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  • Zapolska?s Womenby

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00

    This groundbreaking book contains the first English language translations of three plays by Polish playwright, actress and journalist Gabriela Zapolska. They were initially performed in fin-de-siecle, partitioned Poland. Each play focuses on the economic and social pressures faced by women. A general introduction and three focused essays will serve... more...

  • Walking, Writing and Performanceby

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 32.00

    This collection charts three projects by performance-makers who generate autobiographical writing by taking walks. It includes performance texts and photographs, as well as essays by the artists that discuss processes of development, writing and performance.The Crab Walks and Crab Steps Aside are performances made by Phil Smith based on an initial... more...

  • Stephen J. Cannell Television Productionsby Jon Abbott

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    The face of 1980s television was shaped by a man who stayed behind the scenes. Stephen Cannell's reluctant white knights--put-upon private eye James Rockford, World War II fly-boys the Black Sheep Squadron, hapless superhero Ralph Hinckley, fugitive mercenaries the A-Team, and maverick cop Hunter--traversed the television landscape from the 1970s... more...

  • Irwin Allen Television Productions, 1964-1970by Jon Abbott

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Before establishing himself as the "master of disaster" with the 1970s films The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno, Irwin Allen created four of television's most exciting and enduring science-fiction series: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel and Land of the Giants. These 1960s series were full of... more...

  • Cult TV Book, Theby Stacey Abbott

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push theboundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today.Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry,... more...

  • Revolution Televisedby Christine Acham

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 57.00

    In Revolution Televised, Christine Acham offers a complex reading of African American television history, finding within programs like Sanford and Son and Good Times opposition to dominant white constructions of African American identity. Revolution Televised deftly illustrates how black television artists operated within the constraints of the television... more...

  • Picture Perfectby Kiku Adatto

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    We say the camera doesn't lie, but we also know that pictures distort and deceive. In Picture Perfect , Kiku Adatto brilliantly examines the use and abuse of images today. Ranging from family albums to Facebook, political campaigns to popular movies, images of war to pictures of protest. Adatto reveals how the line between the person and the pose,... more...

  • Can We Trust the BBC?by Robin Aitken

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    This book asks a big question: can we trust the BBC? As the most famous media brand in the world, the BBC is growing bigger and more powerful every year. Its reputation depends on honest and accurate journalism. But this book argues that the Corporation's own pervasive political culture imperils its impartiality. It demonstrates how some groups and... more...

  • I'm Judging Youby Luvvie Ajayi

    Henry Holt and Co. 2016; US$ 12.75

    New York Times Bestseller #1 Washington Post Bestseller "A truth-riot of a book!" ? Shonda Rhimes Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essays With over 500,000 readers a month at her enormously popular blog,... more...

  • Reading Six Feet Underby Kim Akass; Mark Lawson; Janet McCabe

    I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95

    Praised for its unabashed portrait of the ?death care? industry, HBO?s Six Feet Under is less about the business of death than the art of living well. Created by Alan Ball (American Beauty) this innovative, controversial show charts difficult territory, from death, dying and bereavement, to female and gay sexualities, laying bare in the process an... more...