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Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I

by Shinobu Hashimoto

Any list of Japan's greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto at or near the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his own right, offers...


Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

by John Szwed

Published in celebration of Holiday’s centenary, the first biography to focus on the singer’s extraordinary musical talent

When Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia’s studios in November 1933, it marked...


Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations

by Nick Fancher

What’s your definition of a photo studio? Is it a room with a white seamless backdrop or a cyc wall? Maybe it’s simply anywhere you’re in control of the lighting. In a perfect world, where every day is...


I Found My Friends

by Nick Soulsby

I Found My Friends recreates the short and tempestuous times of Nirvana through the musicians and producers who played and interacted with the band. The guides for this trip didn't just watch the life of this...


Survey of Historic Costume

by Phyllis G. Tortora & Sara B. Marcketti

Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition, is the best-selling introduction to Western dress from the ancient world through the twenty-first century. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental,...


Masterclass: Writing Comedy: Teach Yourself

by Lesley Bown

Masterclass: Write Great Comedy will reveal to both beginners and experienced writers the distinctive features that mark out comedy from other forms of creative writing. Having identified these, it will help...


Cinema of Simulation: Hyperreal Hollywood in the Long 1990s

by Randy Laist

Hyperreality is an Alice-in-Wonderland dimension where copies have no originals, simulation is more real than reality, and living dreams undermine the barriers between imagination and objective experience. The...


The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China

by Huan Hsu

A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family’s hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before.

 

In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan...


Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis

by Preston Lauterbach

The vivid history of Beale Street—a lost world of swaggering musicians, glamorous madams, and ruthless politicians—and the battle for the soul of Memphis.

Following the Civil War, Beale Street in Memphis,...


The Shakers

by Lesley Herzberg

Leaving Manchester, England, in 1774 to avoid religious persecution, the Shakers crossed the Atlantic and during the next 50 years established 19 villages in the United States from Maine to Kentucky. 

Guided...


Bollywood's India: A Public Fantasy

by Priya Joshi

In a work of dazzling interpretive virtuosity, Priya Joshi returns popular Hindi cinema to the 1970s when the term “Bollywood” was deployed to dismiss an unruly cultural product marked by its social responsiveness....


The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come

by Francesco Casetti

Francesco Casetti believes new media technologies are producing an exciting new era in cinema aesthetics. Whether we experience film in the theater, on our hand-held devices, in galleries and museums, onboard...


Passionate Embrace: Faith, Flesh, Tango

by Sandra Vander Schaaf

Passionate Embrace: Faith, Flesh, Tango is a story of desire, intimacy, and transformation, set in the sumptuous world of Argentine Tango. Sandra Vander Schaaf shares the provocative tale of an unexpected love...


Ibsen in Practice: Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power

by Frode Helland

The volume reveals an astonishing richness in the theatrical approaches to Ibsen across the world: it considers political theatre, institutional 'high art', theatre for development, queer and transgender theatre,...


Islands

by Caroline Horton

This is my world, I am the king, I make the rules and everyone else can go to hell. This is off-shore.

Oxfam estimate that there is $18.5 trillion siphoned out of the world economy into tax havens by wealthy...


The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success

by Ken Rea

Drawing on Ken Rea's 30 years' teaching experience and research, as well as interviews with top actors and directors, The Outstanding Actor identifies seven key qualities that the most successful actors manifest,...


Born to Drum

by Tony Barrell

The pulse of rock 'n' roll—the drummer—finally gets its due in this unique, all-encompassing inside look at the culture and history of drumming

Beating the hell out of a drum kit is hard, sweaty, demanding...


Tell the Truth Until They Bleed

by Josh Alan Friedman & Wyatt Doyle

"Josh Alan Friedman has chops like a wolf. The French had a phrase for his tropism for the seedy, the gutter, the outcasts: nostalgie de la boue. This book deserves wide attention." --Jerry Wexler, co-founder...


The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History

by Robin Givhan

On November 28, 1973, the world's social elite gathered at the Palace of Versailles for an international fashion show. By the time the curtain came down on the evening's spectacle, history had been made and...


Maximizing Profits: A Practical Guide for Portrait Photographers

by Lori Nordstrom

If you’ve got great camera skills and want to take the plunge and make your passion a career, you’ll need to build a solid business foundation from which your passion and creativity can take flight. If you’re...