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- Wings Press 2010; US$ 9.95
Following the life of journalist Bryan Woolley, this lively account paints a colorful and accurate picture of newspaper reporting on the Mexican border 50 years ago. From Woolley?s initiation at the El Paso Times to his smoking cigars with Andres Segovia and his pulling on the pant leg of Louie Armstrong to get an interview, this is the tale of... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 13.99
It was August 25, 2006, my first on-camera studio open for the CBS News broadcast 60 Minutes . Executive Producer Jeff Fager poked his head in the dressing room." Good luck, Brotha! You've come a long way to get here. You've earned it." ?If only he knew. My mind flashed back to elementary school, when a therapist had informed my mother, "I'm... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 16.99
Mississippi Sissy is the stunning memoir from Kevin Sessums, a celebrity journalist who grew up scaring other children, hiding terrible secrets, pretending to be Arlene Frances and running wild in the South. As he grew up in Forest, Mississippi, befriended by the family maid, Mattie May, he became a young man who turned the word "sissy" on its head,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00
Praise for A. Scott Berg?s Max Perkins: Editor of Genius ?A highly readable work of literary history.? ? New York Times Book Review ?An extraordinarily fine and moving portrait of the man who assembled America?s finest literary gang.? ?Russell Baker ?Talented, intelligent, and marvellously researched... A work that does honor to the subject.?... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 23.99
"A riveting memoir of years of living dangerously."-- Kirkus Reviews For the countless readers who have admired Philip Caputo's classic memoir of Vietnam, A Rumor of War , here is his powerful recounting of his life and adventures, updated with a foreword that assesses the state of the world and the journalist's art. As a journalist, Caputo... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 9.99
Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte?the New York Times? longtime lead sports columnist?mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other. An enthralling book, as much about personal relationships and the culture of sports as the athletes and teams themselves, An Accidental Sportswriter interweaves... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 8.99
Drinking with Miss Dutchie is a story about Dutchie, a Black Labrador, and her lasting impact on the life of her owner and narrator, Ed Breslin. In contrast to the typical tale of dog as man's best friend, Breslin's is a unique reflection on dog as role model and teacher. While the author struggles with clinical depression and addiction, Dutchie... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
Although fictional characters have long dominated the reception of literature, films, television programs, comics, and other media products, only recently have they begun to attract their due attention in literary and media theory. The book systematically surveys today´s diverse and at times conflicting theoretical perspectives on fictional... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2002; US$ 36.93
Das Lexikon gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über alle Bereiche der Medientheorie und Medienwissenschaft. Die rund 250 Einträge informieren u.a. über Medienästhetik, Medienanalyse, Medienökonomie, Medienpolitik und Medienpsychologie sowie über Produktionsformen und Wirkungsweisen der einzelnen Medien. Dazu die traditionellen Medien wie Buch, Fotografie,... more...