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CONVERSATIONS WITH CLINT: PAUL NELSON'S LOST INTERVIEWS WITH CLINT EASTWOOD, 1979-1983

Written by Kevin Avery
Long considered lost, these extensive interviews between legendary Rolling Stone journalist Paul Nelson and Clint Eastwood were discovered after Nelson's death in 2006. Editor: Kevin Avery s writing has appeared in publications as diverse as Mississippi Review, Penthouse, Weber Studies, and Salt Lake magazine. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and stepdaughter.
October 6, 2011 | Paperback | Continuum |
$22.95

FIFTY YEARS OF 60 MINUTES: THE INSIDE STORY OF TELEVISION'S MOST INFLUENTIAL NEWS BROADCAST

Written by Jeff Fager
Starting with the third decade, the decade that saw a new generation of reporters and encapsulates the reasons the show became a hit, Fager tells the history of 60 minutes. He takes us into the editing room, details the decades of human drama that have made the show's success possible, and describes how the program learned from the mistakes they made. An intimate look at how the news gets made.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon and Schuster | 416 Pages |
$35.00

THIS IS JUST MY FACE: TRY NOT TO STARE

Written by Gabourey Sidibe
The Oscar-nominated Precious star and Empire actress delivers a much-awaited memoir--wise, complex, smart, funny--a version of the American experience different from anything we've read Gabourey Sidibe--"Gabby" to her legion of fans--skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee Daniels's acclaimed movie Precious.
May 1, 2017 | H | Houghton Mifflin | 256 Pages |
$25.00

HARD-BOILED HOLLYWOOD: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN POSTWAR LOS ANGELES

Written by Jon Lewis
"The history of Hollywood's postwar transition is framed by two spectacular dead bodies: Elizabeth Short, AKA the Black Dahlia, found dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947 and Marilyn Monroe, the studio era's last real movie star, discovered dead at her home in August 1962.
April 19, 2017 | Paperback | Univ of California Press | 248 Pages |
$29.95

CINEMA BY DESIGN: ART NOUVEAU, MODERNISM, AND FILM HISTORY

Art Nouveau thrived from the late 1890s through the First World War. The international design movement reveled in curvilinear forms and both playful and macabre visions and had a deep impact on cinematic art direction, costuming, gender representation, genre, and theme.
March 1, 2017 | Paperback |
$30.00

FILMS OF TERENCE FISHER: HAMMER HORROR AND BEYOND

Tracing the entire career of the British director Terence Fisher, best known for his Gothic horror films for Hammer--such as The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) and Dracula (1958)--The Films of Terence Fisher covers not only his horror films, but also his film noirs, comedies, and early apprenticeship work to create a full picture of Fisher's life and work.
May 1, 2017 | Paperback |
$25.00

FILM NOIR: 100 ALL-TIME FAVORITES

Into the shadows: From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Drive, 100 all-time favorite film noirs and neo-noirs Enter a world populated by private eyes, gangsters, psychopaths, and femmes fatales, where deception, lust, and betrayal run rampant.
July 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$49.99

WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE CASABLANCA: THE LIFE, LEGEND, AND AFTERLIFE OF HOLLYWOODS MOST BELOVED MOVIE

Written by Noah Isenberg
To celebrate its 75th anniversary: the story of how Casablanca was made and how it became the most beloved of Hollywood movies.
February 14, 2017 | Hardcover | 336 Pages |
$27.95

BRIT NOIR: THE POCKET ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BRITISH CRIME FICTION, FILM & TV

Written by Barry Forshaw
All major living writers, new and established, are covered and the characteristics of their different styles of writing are considered. The writers are also mapped across all regions of England as well as Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
March 24, 2016 | PB | Oldcastle Books | 226 Pages |
$16.95
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BUSTER KEATON, THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T LIE DOWN

Written by Dardis, Tom
Dardis is a genuine film historian and his careful research & skilled narration pay off in this biography of the master comedian with the tragic mask who was all but forgotten at the end of the 1930s but is now on the curricula of film schools.
January 24, 2002 | Paperback | University of Minnesota Press |
$19.95

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