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  • Der deutsche Buchhandel und der Siegeszug der Kinematographie 1895-1933by Jasmin Lange

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 51.10

    Die Kinematographie entwickelte sich innerhalb weniger Jahre von einem technischen Kuriosum zu einer florierenden Freizeitindustrie. Bereits um 1905 öffneten in Berlin die ersten Kinotheater ihre Pforten. Eine rasante Entwicklung folgte, die in den zwanziger Jahren in einer Blüte des deutschen Films gipfelte. Der Buchhandel hingegen kämpfte nach Ende... more...

  • Blood, Sweat and Beers: Oz Rock from the Aztecs to Rose Tattooby Murray Engleheart

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 13.06

    The heavy hitters of Oz Rock - The Angels, Rose Tattoo and the Aztecs - crank up the volume in Engleheart's next bestseller It all began in the late 1960s when Lobby Loyde was blowing up amplifiers on such a regular basis that equipment had to be specially constructed. King of the Sunbury festivals, former child star Billy thorpe then took massive... more...

  • AC/DC: Maximum Rock N Rollby Arnaud Durieux; Murray Engleheart

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 13.06

    Who knew when the Young family emigrated from Glasgow to Sydney in the early sixties that the family's youngest lads would go on to lead one of the world's most loved and respected rock bands? Who knew that some of their biggest fans would end up being their own heroes, the Rolling Stones? that streets in Melbourne and Madrid would be officially named... more...

  • Venusby Hanif Kureishi

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65

    With VENUS, Hanif Kureishi turns his piercing gaze onto the pains of old age. Maurice (Peter O'Toole) and Ian (Leslie Phillips) are veteran stage actors whose slow, inevitable decline is disrupted by the arrival in their lives of Ian's niece Jessie (Jodie Whittaker). While Jessie's housekeeping skills make for a bone of contention with Ian, Maurice... more...

  • Collected Screenplaysby Mike Figgis; Hanif Kureishi

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 19.99

    Whether working in England or America, Mike Figgis is one of the most innovative and iconoclastic writer-directors in cinema today, and this collection of screenplays displays the rich diversity of his tastes in style and subject matter. Stormy Monday (1988) In the era of Reagan and Thatcher's 'special relationship', Newcastle hosts a special... more...

  • My Beautiful Laundretteby Hanif Kureishi

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65

    Omar is a restless young Asian man, caring for his alcoholic father in the hustling London of the mid-1980s. His uncle, a keen Thatcherite, offers Omar an entrepreneurial opportunity to revamp a dingy laundrette, and ambitious Omar rolls up his sleeves, enlisting the assistance of his old school-friend Johnny, who has since fallen in with a gang... more...

  • The Motherby Hanif Kureishi

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11

    'Kureishi's screenplay is one of his most focused and engaging since My Beautiful Laundrette .' Allan Hunter, Screen International At sixty-five years of age, May fears that life has passed her by - that she has become just another invisible old lady whose days are more or less numbered. When she and her husband travel down from the north... more...

  • Performed Imaginariesby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this collection of essays, performance studies scholar and artist Richard Schechner brings his unique perspective to bear upon some of the key themes of society in the 21 st century. Schechner connects the avantgarde and terror, the counter-cultural movement of the 1960s/70s and the Occupy movement; self-wounding art, popular culture, and ritual;... more...

  • The Art of the Cinematographerby Leonard Maltin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    Survey and anecdotal interviews with 5 masters ? Arthur Miller, Hal Mohr, Hal Rosson, Lucien Ballard, and Conrad Hall. 105 photographs. Filmographies. more...

  • Swedish Film Classicsby A. Kwiatkowski

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 7.99

    Memorable stills from great cinematic tradition ? Ingeborg Holm (1913) to Wild Strawberries (1957). Complete credits, synopsis, commentary for each film. Introduction, critical biographies of directors. more...