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  • Woman's Hour: Words from Wise, Witty and Wonderful Womenby Alison Maloney; Jenni Murray

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.09

    For the last 70 years, the guests of Woman?s Hour have been entertaining listeners with their compelling combination of wit, warmth, insight and humour . Woman?s Hour has interviewed many of the biggest female names from entertainment, politics, the arts and beyond. Wise Words from Great Women is a collection of quotes and extracts from 70... more...

  • The Off-Screenby Eyal Peretz

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99

    From the Renaissance on, a new concept of the frame becomes crucial to a range of artistic media, which in turn are organized around and fascinated by this frame. The frame decontextualizes, cutting everything that is within it from the continuity of the world and creating a realm we understand as the realm of fiction. The modern theatrical stage,... more...

  • Makeup Manby Michael Westmore; Jake Page

    Lyons Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    Headline: A peak behind the Hollywood mask by one of its foremost makeup artists In Hollywood?s heyday, almost every major studio had a Westmore heading up the makeup department. Since 1917, there has never been a time when Westmores weren?t shaping the visages of stardom. For their century-long dedication to the art of makeup, the Westmores were... more...

  • Film Pilotby Jerry Grayson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    When Jerry Grayson left the Royal Navy's Search and Rescue helicopter fleet aged 25, he was the most decorated peacetime naval pilot in history. In terms of excitement, however, civilian life couldn't compete ? especially when the only real demand for helicopter pilots was as glorified chauffeurs for the very wealthy. Jerry had a passion for the... more...

  • Playable Bodiesby Kiri Miller

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Playable Bodies shows how dance video games work as engines of humor, social risk, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody's watching-while being tracked by motion-sensing interfaces in their living rooms. Author Kiri Miller looks at game design and player experiences across media platforms, presenting a new theory of "intimate media." more...

  • Hollywood's Hawaiiby Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Hollywood?s Hawaii is the first full-length study of the film industry?s intense engagement with Hawaii and the South Pacific from 1898 to the present. This book presents a history of cinema that examines Hawaii and the Pacific and its representation in film in the context of colonialism, war, Orientalism, occupation, military buildup, and entertainment. ... more...

  • Hollywood Aestheticby Todd Berliner

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    Hollywood Aesthetic offers the first comprehensive appraisal of Hollywood's capacity to provide aesthetic pleasure to mass audiences. Grounded in film history and in the psychological and philosophical literature in aesthetics, Hollywood Aesthetic explains how Hollywood creates, for huge numbers of people, some of their most exhilarating experiences... more...

  • Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zoneby Mark Dawidziak

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    Can you live your life by what The Twilight Zone has to teach you? Yes, and maybe you should. The proof is in this lighthearted collection of life lessons, ground rules, inspirational thoughts, and stirring reminders found in Rod Serling?s timeless fantasy series. Written by veteran TV critic, Mark Dawidziak, this unauthorized tribute is a celebration... more...

  • Understanding John Guareby William W. Demastes; Linda Wagner-Martin

    University of South Carolina Press 2017; Not Available

    A comprehensive study of an award-winning playwright known for unconventional blending of genres more...

  • McQueen: The Biography (Text Only)by Christopher Sandford

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 8.93

    A full and frank portrait of the complex man behind the icon of cool. This edition does not include illustrations. more...