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  • The Future of Fleshby Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou; Zoe Detsi-Diamanti; Effie Yiannopoulou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 120.00

    Encompassing some of the most recent academic research on mainstream issues of body image, weight and representation of the body, this collection addresses the body in areas such as ancient Greek poetry, new media art, comic book culture and biotechnology. more...

  • Get Real: Documentary Theatre Past and Presentby Alison Forsyth; Chris Megson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 32.00

    Over the past two decades, theatre practitioners across the West have turned to documentary modes of performance-making to confront new socio-political realities. The essays in this book place this work in context, exploring historical and contemporary examples of documentary and 'verbatim' theatre, and applying a range of critical perspectives. more...

  • Talks on Talkingby Grenville Kleiser

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 5.99

    Effective spoken communication is a fine art. Brush up your speaking skills with this timeless treatise on talking from Yale public speaking instructor Grenville Kleiser. Brimming with practical tips on how to get your point across, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to be a better communicator. more...

  • Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerlandby David Rose

    Scribner 2010; US$ 13.99

    Straight from British shores, here is another dose of love, or the lack of it, from the pages of the London Review of Books. The editor of They Call Me Naughty Lola has cooked up yet another irresistible collection of brilliant, bawdy and often absurd personal ads from the world's funniest, and smartest, lonely-hearts column. These ads prove that... more...

  • George Lucas's Blockbustingby Alex Ben Block; Lucy Autrey Wilson

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 17.99

    A comprehensive look at 300 of the most financially and/or critically successful motion pictures of all time?many made despite seemingly insurmountable economic, cultural, and political challenges?set against the prevailing production, distribution, exhibition, marketing, and technology trends of each decade in movie business history. more...

  • Phenomenology's Material Presenceby Gabrielle A. Hezekiah

    Intellect Books Ltd 2010; US$ 32.00

    Phenomenology?s Material Presence: Video, Vision and Experience†is an exploration of phenomenology and the aesthetics of the moving image. Drawing on the insights of Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, this seminal work addresses key questions related to the notion of encounter in cinematic viewing. How does video make visible... more...

  • How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart!by Margie Haber; Barbara Babchick; Heather Loclear

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 19.99

    How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart! is the answer to every actor's audition prayers. Acting coach Margie Haber has created a revolutionary phrase technique to get actors through readings without stumbling over the script. The book helps actors break through the psychological roadblocks to auditioning with a specific, 10-step method for breaking... more...

  • The Weekend Novelistby Robert J. Ray; Bret Norris

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 17.95

    Who doesn't dream of writing a novel while holding on to a day job? Robert J. Ray and coauthor Bret Norris can help readers do just that, with this proven practical and accessible step-by-step guide to completing a novel in just a year's worth of weekends. The Weekend Novelist shows writers of all levels how to divide their writing time into... more...

  • Character Costume Figure Drawingby Tan Huaixiang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Character Costume Figure Drawing will develop your drawing skills to improve your renderings. Not only is this book gorgeous and inspirational, but these comprehensive visual images carefully illustrate--step-by-step--how to successfully render dynamic characters with personality and life. This book presents drawing instruction with detailed breakdowns... more...

  • Living Loadedby Dan Dunn

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 14.99

    Dunn's style, like his subject matter, is prototypical Playboy; brash, funny, unapologetically masculine, sex-obsessed, packed with wordplay and self-referential asides?. It was written to be a little informative and a lot of fun, and it succeeds on both counts. In an age when exercise and a low-fat diet has been conflated with virtue, it's refreshing... more...