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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
Raymond Chandler was among the most original and enduring crime novelists of the twentieth century. Yet much of his pre-writing life, including his unconventional marriage, has remained shrouded in mystery. In this compelling, wholly original book, Judith Freeman sets out to solve the puzzle of who Chandler was and how he became the writer who would... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet ranks among the century's most influential writers for stage and screen. His dialogue--abrasive, rhythmic--illuminates a modern aesthetic evocative of Samuel Beckett. His plots--surprising, comic, topical--have evoked comparisons to masters from Alfred Hitchcock to Arthur Miller. Here are two screenplays demonstrating... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 17.00
Judy Carter, guru to aspiring comedy writers and stand-up comics, tells all about the biz of being funny and writing funny in this bright, entertaining, and totally practical guide on how to draw humor from your life and turn it into a career. Do you think you?re funny? Do you want to turn your sense of humor into a career? If the answer is yes, then... more...
- Picador 2007; US$ 6.79
A Picador Paperback Original A new movie written and directed by Paul Auster, starring David Thewlis, Irene Jacob, Michael Imperioli, and Sophie Auster. From The New York Trilogy to The Book of Illusions and Travels in the Scriptorium, Paul Auster is one of America's most spectacularly inventive novelists. Smoke, Blue in the Face,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99
Make a Great Short Film is a jargon-free, straightforward guide for all budding film makers. Covering every aspect of making a film, from scriptwriting, casting and cameras to lighting, financing, filming and editing, this is the most comprehensive, user-friendly guide on the market. This new edition has been fully updated to take into account the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00
A companion volume to George Stevens, Jr.?s, much admired book of American Film Institute seminars with the great pioneering moviemakers (?Invaluable??Martin Scorsese). Those represented here?directors, producers, writers, actors, cameramen, composers, editors?are men and women working in pictures, beginning in 1950, when the studio system was collapsing... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Among today?s leading filmmakers, none brings to the screen such a deep awareness of how power is channeled from First to Third World societies, or exhibits such great human sensitivity, as Raoul Peck. Collected here for the first time are Peck?s three early feature and documentary screenplays as well as his seminal film Lumumba . In this collection... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Monster is John Gregory Dunne's mordant account of the eight years it took to get the 1996 Robert Redford/Michelle Pfeiffer film Up Close & Personal made. A bestselling novelist, Dunne has a cold eye, perfect pitch for the absurdities of Hollywood, and sharp elbows for the film industry's savage infighting. 192 pp. Author tour & national ads. 25,000... more...