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  • Mr. Burns and Other Playsby Anne Washburn

    Theatre Communications Group 2017; US$ 19.02

    A downright brilliant? ( New York Times ) comedy by one of American theatre?s most original new voices. more...

  • Reconstructing Strangeloveby Michael Broderick

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    During his career Stanley Kubrick became renowned for undertaking lengthy and exhaustive research prior to the production of all his films. In the lead-up to what would eventually become Dr. Strangelove (1964), Kubrick read voraciously and amassed a substantial library of works on the nuclear age. With rare access to unpublished materials, this... more...

  • Sick in the Headby Judd Apatow

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2016; US$ 19.99

    Before being considered a hugely successful filmmaker in Hollywood, Judd Apatow was the original comedy nerd. At fifteen, he took a job washing dishes in a local comedy club?just so he could watch endless stand-up for free. At sixteen, he was hosting a show for his local high-school radio station in Long Island?a show that consisted of Q&As with his... more...

  • Coming Home to Storyby Geoff Mead

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 14.95

    Coming Home to Story tells of the magic of stories and storytelling, and of their power to liberate the human spirit. Through traditional tales and his own experiences, Geoff Mead demonstrates how stories illuminate our lives. more...

  • Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2by Debbie Horsfield

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 18.04

    Cornwall, 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are plenty of enemies who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least the powerful banker George Warleggan,... more...

  • Style, Mediation, and Changeby Janus Mortensen; Nikolas Coupland; Jacob Thogersen

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 38.99

    Mediated talk is organised around familiar styles - styles of person, relationship and genre. But media also consistently remake and re-style these familiar patterns. This book brings together original research of media styling in different national contexts and languages. It highlights and theorises how creative acts of mediated styling can promote... more...

  • The Platinum Age of Televisionby David Bianculli

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 32.50

    Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains?historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves?how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved. Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli... more...

  • The Today Showby Cathleen M. Londino

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    This is a history of the first 25 years of the groundbreaking program, The Today Show , from 1952?1977. The author looks at the aspects that contributed to Today ?s success?from the producers to the on air talent?and ultimately earned it a significant place in broadcast history. The book chronicles The Today Show ?s original... more...

  • Superficialby Andy Cohen

    Henry Holt and Co. 2016; US$ 18.90

    The star-studded and sidesplitting follow up to The Andy Cohen Diaries The megapopular host of Watch What Happens: Live and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise is back, better than ever, and telling stories that will keep his publicist up at night. Since the publication of his last book, Andy has toured the country with... more...

  • M?ori Televisionby Jo Smith

    Auckland University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    Established in 2004, M?ori Television has had a major impact on the New Zealand broadcasting landscape. But over the past year or so, the politics of M?ori Television have been brought to the foreground of public consciousness, with other media outlets tracking M?ori Television?s search for a new CEO, allegations of editorial intervention and arguments... more...