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A Genius for Failure

by Paul O'Keeffe

* Haydon's first attempt at suicide ended when the low calibre bullet fired from his pistol fractured his skull but failed to penetrate his brain.

* His second attempt also failed: a deep slash across his throat...


Duncan Grant

by Frances Spalding

The life of the painter and designer Duncan Grant spanned great changes in society and art, from Edwardian Britain to the 1970s, from Alma-Tadema to Gilbert and George. This authoritive biography combines an...


Phiz

by Valerie Lester

'Phiz' - Hablot Knight Browne - was the great illustrator of Dickens' fiction. For over twenty-three years they worked together, and Phiz's drawings brought to life a galaxy of much-loved characters, from Mr...


Live Fast, Love Hard: The Faron Young Story

by Diane Diekman

One of the best-known honky-tonkers since Hank Williams, Faron Young was a popular presence on Nashville's music scene for more than four decades. The Singing Sheriff produced a string of Top Ten hits, placed...


Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

by Joseph Mai

For well over a decade, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have produced highly original and ethically charged films that immerse their audiences in an intense and embodied viewing experience. Their work has consistently...


A Great Big Girl Like Me: The Films of Marie Dressler

by Victoria Sturtevant

In this study of Marie Dressler, MGM's most profitable movie star in the early 1930s, Victoria Sturtevant analyzes Dressler's use of her body to challenge Hollywood's standards for leading ladies. At five feet...


Mike Leigh

by Sean O'Sullivan

In this much needed examination of Mike Leigh, Sean O'Sullivan reclaims the British director as a practicing theorist--a filmmaker deeply invested in cinema's formal, conceptual, and narrative dimensions. In...


D.A. Pennebaker

by Keith Beattie

This volume is the first book-length study of the extensive career of D.A. Pennebaker, one of the pioneers of direct cinema, a documentary form that emphasizes observation and a straightforward portrayal of...


Dario Argento

by L. Andrew Cooper

Commanding a cult following among horror fans, Italian film director Dario Argento is best known for his work in two closely related genres, the crime thriller and supernatural horror, as well as his influence...


Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

by Celestino Deleyto & Maria del Mar Azcona

This in-depth study of Mexican film director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu explores his role in moving Mexican filmmaking from a traditional nationalist agenda toward a more global focus. Working in the United...


E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

by Clinton Heylin

The celebrated popular music scholar presents an intimate portrait of The Boss and his legendary band

Bruce Springsteen fans know that the band makes the man, which is why millions of people have jammed stadiums...


The Complete Kubrick

by David Hughes

With just thirteen feature films in half a century, Stanley Kubrick established himself as one of the most accomplished directors in motion picture history. Kubrick created a landmark and a benchmark with every...


I'm Chevy Chase ... and You're Not

by Rena Fruchter

Chevy Chase is a much-loved Hollywood star. His success as a writer and actor on Saturday Night Live in the 70s made him a household name.

It had been a long, hard route to the top for Chevy. Behind the fame...


My Life So Far (with Bonus Content)

by Jane Fonda

This eBook includes the full text of the book plus the following additional content:

• 50 new photos from Jane Fonda’s personal and family archives, many often never seen in public

• A free chapter from...


The Strongest Men on Earth: When the Muscle Men Ruled Show Business

by Graeme Kent

They claimed to be the mightiest men in the world. For twenty-five years, before the outbreak of the First World War, professional strongmen were the pop idols of their day. Performing apparently incredible...


Spielberg: The Man, the Movies, the Mythology

by Frank Sanello

This unauthorized biography recounts Speilberg's childhood, education, career, philanthropic endeavors and his latest filmmaking efforts.


101 Amazing Daniel Radcliffe Facts

by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor

Daniel Radcliffe rose to fame in the lead role of the Harry Potter films, and quickly became a firm favourite of fans across the world. From the saviour of the wizarding world to his horror debut in The Woman...


Edward Albee: A Singular Journey: A Biography

by Mel Gussow

In 1960, Edward Albee electrified the theater world with the American premiere of The Zoo Story, and followed it two years later with his extraordinary first Broadway play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Proclaimed...


Strings Attached: The Life and Music of John Williams

by William Starling

Strings Attached is the much anticipated authorised biography of John Williams, one of the most accomplished and celebrated musicians of his generation. From his childhood in Australia to his stellar career...


Mamoulian: Life on Stage and Screen

by David Luhrssen

An Armenian national raised in Russia, Rouben Mamoulian (1897--1987) studied in the influential Stanislavski studio, renowned as the source of the "method" acting technique. Shortly after immigrating to New...