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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends: perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a lengthy work. He was the very first icon of the silver screen and is one of the most recognizable of Hollywood faces, even a hundred years after his first film. But what of the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 18.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE A.V. CLUB ? Includes new interviews! From the writer and director of Knocked Up and the producer of Freaks and Geeks comes a collection of intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy from the past thirty years?including Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld,... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Eleven Comedies: Knights, Acharnaians, Peace, Lysistrata, The Clouds, The Wasps, The Birds, The Frogs, The Thesmophoriazusae, The Ecclesiazusae, and Plutus. Eleven of his forty plays have come down to us virtually complete. These, as well as fragments of some of his other plays, provide us with the only real example we have of a genre of comic... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99
This vibrant collection of verse translations of Aristophanes' works?featuring Clouds, Women at the Thesmophoria (or Thesmophoriazusae), and Frogs?combines historical accuracy with a sensitive attempt to capture the rich dramatic and literary qualities of Aristophanic comedy. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 9.99
Let hosts Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman guide you through the quiz rounds with their trademark warmth and humour and battle it out against your friends and family for Pointless glory. Perfect for playing along alone or with family and friends, The Very Pointless Quiz Book will test your knowledge and tease your brains. So how good are you... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 19.16
The ultimate companion to Fresh Meat, the award-winning Channel 4 comedy by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain What's the secret to JP's sexual prowess? How does Howard beat the buffet every time? What does Vod really think about drink, drugs and Salman Rushdie? And will Kingsley's diary spill his true feelings for Josie? (hopefully not as stomach-churning... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 17.95 US$ 12.56
Enlightenment from the South Park gang faster than you can say, "Screw you guys, I'm going home"! The Ultimate South Park and Philosophy: Respect My Philosophah! presents a compilation of serious philosophical reflections on the twisted insights voiced by characters in TV’s most irreverent animated series. Offers readers a philosophically... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.66
In this book Richard Ayoade - actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself. Over ten brilliantly insightful and often erotic interviews, Ayoade examines himself fully and without mercy, leading a breathless investigation into this once-in-a-generation visionary. ... more...
- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 3.63
Les Dawson: a comedian who, more than any other, spoke for the phlegmatic, resigned, sarcastic, glorious British way of life. This is his story. A Northern lad who climbed out of the slums thanks to an uncommonly brilliant mind, Les Dawson was always the underdog, but his bark was funnier and more incisive than many comics who claimed to bite.... more...