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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.95
Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women?s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women?s progress in achieving... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
The Pixar Touch is a lively chronicle of Pixar Animation Studios' history and evolution, and the ?fraternity of geeks? who shaped it. With the help of animating genius John Lasseter and visionary businessman Steve Jobs, Pixar has become the gold standard of animated filmmaking, beginning with a short special effects shot made at Lucasfilm in 1982... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
Part One of this wonderfully entertaining exploration of screwball comedies and their later offspring begins midcentury discussing the careers and love of popular super stars such as Cary Grant and Carole Lombard and well-known supporting players like Walter Connally and Ralph Bellamy (also Asta, top animal star of the 1930s!). Writers and directors... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 27.95
"Today on Oprah ," intoned the TV announcer, and all over America viewers tuned in to learn, empathize, and celebrate. In this book, Kathryn Lofton investigates the Oprah phenomenon and finds in Winfrey?s empire?Harpo Productions, O Magazine , and her new television network?an uncanny reflection of religion in modern society. Lofton shows that when... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 36.00
Democracy is based on the belief that the media gets the attention of voters. But is this plausible in an age of multiplying media, disillusionment with the political system and time-scarcity? This book, now available in paperback, addresses this question, and charts experiences of 'public connection'. more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive study of the Western covers its history from the early silent era to recent spins on the genre in films such as No Country for Old Men , There Will Be Blood , True Grit , and Cowboys & Aliens . While providing fresh perspectives on landmarks such as Stagecoach , Red River , The Searchers , The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95
A classic in its field since its original publication, The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist is now revised, updated and paperback for a new generation of professionals. This encyclopedic resource covers all of the current studio make-up methods and lab techniques, with text and art contributions from some of the leading experts in the... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 61.24
Jeder kennt die Biene Maja, aber kaum jemand kennt ihre Entwicklungsgeschichte. Wer von der Biene Maja spricht, denkt zuerst an die ab 1976 in Deutschland ausgestrahlte Zeichentrickserie. Dabei ist die Biene Maja viel älter, sie hat ihren ersten Auftritt bereits 1912, als das Buch Die Biene Maja und ihre Abenteuer des heute kaum noch bekannten Autors... more...
- The Floating Press 1923; US$ 7.95
The time has come when advertising has in some hands reached the status of a science. It is based on fixed principles and is reasonably exact. The causes and effects have been analyzed until they are well understood. The correct methods of procedure have been proved and established. We know what is most effective, and we act on basic law. Advertising,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 27.00
Star reporter for the New York Times , the world?s most powerful newspaper; foreign correspondent in some of the most dangerous fields; Pulitzer winner; longest jailed correspondent for protecting her sources, Judith Miller is highly respected and controversial. In this memoir, she turns her reporting skills on herself with the intensity of her professional... more...