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9780062380746 | Harper Design Intl, October 20, 2015, cover price $40.00

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9780062563637 | Reprint edition (Harper Design Intl, September 27, 2016), cover price $24.99

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Product Description: “Flat out, one of the best Hollywood memoirs ever written . . . an absolute treasure.” —Booklist (starred review) In my ninety-plus years I’ve lived a multitude of lives. In the course of all these lives, I had a front-row seat at the birth of television; wrote, produced, created, or developed more than a hundred shows; had nine on the air at the same time; founded the 300,000-member liberal advocacy group People For the American Way; was labeled the “no...read more

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9780143127963 | Penguin USA, October 27, 2015, cover price $17.00 | also contains Even This I Get to Experience, Even This I Get to Experience | About this edition: “Flat out, one of the best Hollywood memoirs ever written .

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9781611763195 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, October 14, 2014), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The dynamic and always controversial television producer shares fifty years of show business and politics, with all the candor and wisdom expected from the creator of All in the FamilyThe legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture—while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement.

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Product Description: ONE OF BUSTLE'S BOOKS TO READ BEFORE OSCAR SEASON IS OVERThe true story that inspired the major motion picture starring Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren. Dalton Trumbo was the central figure in the "Hollywood Ten," the blacklisted and jailed screenwriters...read more

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9780448090771, titled "Sharks and Whales" | Revised edition (Grosset & Dunlap, May 1, 1989), cover price $7.95 | also contains Sharks and Whales | About this edition: Brief text and illustrations introduce the characteristics of the different kinds of sharks and whales.
9780448080604, titled "The Bobbsey Twins' Mystery of the King's Puppet" | Grosset & Dunlap, June 1, 1967, cover price $4.50 | also contains The Bobbsey Twins'' Mystery of the King''s Puppet

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9781455564972 | Mti rei edition (Grand Central Pub, September 8, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: ONE OF BUSTLE'S BOOKS TO READ BEFORE OSCAR SEASON IS OVERThe true story that inspired the major motion picture starring Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren.
9781455564989 | Reissue edition (Grand Central Pub, September 8, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: ONE OF BUSTLE'S BOOKS TO READ BEFORE OSCAR SEASON IS OVERThe true story that inspired the major motion picture starring Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren.

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Product Description: “Damn, this book is good.”—Jon StewartEmmy Award–winning writer Adam Resnick began his career at Late Night with David Letterman before honing his chops in movies and cable television, including HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show...read more

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9780399160387 | Blue Rider Pr, May 1, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Adam Resnick, an Emmy Award-winning writer for NBC’s Late Night with David Letterman, has spent his entire life trying to avoid interaction with people.

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9780147516213 | Reprint edition (Plume, July 28, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Damn, this book is good.

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By Mel Foster (narrator)

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9781494513849 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $32.99
9781494563844 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $19.99

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Product Description: "There's no way I'm going to end a movie on a negative note." - John Hughes He allegedly wrote Ferris Bueller's Day Off in four days, Planes, Trains and Automobiles in three days, The Breakfast Club in two days, and Vacation in a week...read more
By Chris Columbus (foreword by) and Kirk Honeycutt

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9781631060229 | Race Point Pub, March 25, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: "There's no way I'm going to end a movie on a negative note.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2015 PEN Southwest Award for Creative Nonfiction, Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies looks at how film shapes identity. Through ten cleverly constructed essays, Ison explores how a lifetime of movie-watching has, for better or worse, taught her how to navigate the world and how to grapple with issues of career, family, faith, illness, sex, and love...read more

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9781619024816, titled "Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies" | Soft Skull Pr, January 13, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2015 PEN Southwest Award for Creative Nonfiction, Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies looks at how film shapes identity.

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The son of famed director and screenwriter Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve [1950], Guys and Dolls [1955], Cleopatra [1963]) and the nephew of Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz was genuine Hollywood royalty. He grew up in Beverly Hills and New York, spent summers on his dad's film sets, had his first drink with Humphrey Bogart, dined with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, went to the theater with Ava Gardner, and traveled the world writing for Brando, Sinatra, and Connery. Although his family connections led him to show business, Tom "Mank" Mankiewicz forged a career of his own, becoming a renowned screenwriter, director, and producer of acclaimed films and television shows. He wrote screenplays for three James Bond films―Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973), and The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)―and made his directorial debut with the hit TV series Hart to Hart (1979–1984). My Life as a Mankiewicz is a fascinating look at the life of an individual whose creativity and work ethic established him as a member of the Hollywood writing elite.Mankiewicz details his journey through the inner world of the television and film industries, beginning with his first job as production assistant on The Comancheros (1961), starring John Wayne. My Life as a Mankiewicz illuminates his professional development as a writer and director, detailing his friendships and romantic relationships with some of Hollywood's biggest stars as well as his struggle with alcohol and drugs. With the assistance of Robert Crane, Mankiewicz tells a story of personal achievement and offers an insider's view of the glamorous world of Hollywood during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.

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9780813136059 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, May 8, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The son of famed director and screenwriter Joseph L.

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9780813161235 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, January 22, 2015), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: James Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976) is widely recognized for his work as a screenwriter, playwright, and author, but he is also remembered as one of the Hollywood Ten who opposed the House Un-American Activities Committee. Refusing to answer questions about his prior involvement with the Communist Party, Trumbo sacrificed a successful career in Hollywood to stand up for his rights and defend political freedom...read more

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9780813146805 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, December 15, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: James Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976) is widely recognized for his work as a screenwriter, playwright, and author, but he is also remembered as one of the Hollywood Ten who opposed the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Product Description: Acclaimed independent filmmaker Ed Burns shares the story of his remarkable career and offers a candid, instructive account of the ins-and-outs of making great movies without the backing of Hollywood.As the second of three children from a working-class Long Island family, Ed Burns thought a career in filmmaking was a pipe dream...read more

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9781592408597 | Avery Pub Group, January 29, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An entertaining and inspirational memoir by one of the most prominent practitioners and evangelists of independent filmmaking, and the acclaimed writer, director, and actor (Saving Private Ryan, Friends with Kids, Entourage) whose first film—The Brothers McMullen—has become an indie classic.

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9781592409334 | Avery Pub Group, November 10, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Acclaimed independent filmmaker Ed Burns shares the story of his remarkable career and offers a candid, instructive account of the ins-and-outs of making great movies without the backing of Hollywood.

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Product Description: Marion Grodin, daughter of funnyman Charles Grodin, knows firsthand that laughter is truly the best medicine, having not only survived breast cancer and divorce, but also, various addictions-including an inappropriate relationship with Haagen Dazs...read more

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9781455510139 | Center st, November 5, 2013, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Marion Grodin, daughter of funnyman Charles Grodin, knows firsthand that laughter is truly the best medicine, having not only survived breast cancer and divorce, but also, various addictions-including an inappropriate relationship with Haagen Dazs.

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Product Description: Throughout his career, Preston Sturges (1898–1959) was known for bringing sophistication and wit to the genre of comedy, establishing himself as one of the most valuable writer-directors in 1940s Hollywood. Today, more than fifty years after they were originally produced, his films have lost little of their edge and remain extremely popular...read more

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9780810818156 | Scarecrow Pr, September 1, 1985, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: An examination of Sturges's work as an expression of his sensibility, which unified the dissonant features of his comic vision to offer an ironic and yet serious perspective on American life and society.

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9780813141947 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, April 3, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Throughout his career, Preston Sturges (1898–1959) was known for bringing sophistication and wit to the genre of comedy, establishing himself as one of the most valuable writer-directors in 1940s Hollywood.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestseller that is profane, honest, and contains totally wise sh*t from one of America’s most original voices. That Kevin Smith? The guy who did Clerks a million years ago? Didn’t they bounce his fat ass off a plane once? What could you possibly learn from the director of Cop Out? How about this: He changed filmmaking forever when he was twenty-three, and since then, he’s done whatever the hell he wants...read more

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9781592406890 | Gotham Books, March 20, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: That Kevin Smith?

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9781592407446 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, February 5, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The New York Times bestseller that is profane, honest, and contains totally wise sh*t from one of America’s most original voices.

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9781611760613 | Penguin/Highbridge, March 20, 2012, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Riveting, funny, heartbreaking, at once raw and lyrical: these journals reveal the extraordinary inner life of the actor-writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the form in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia...read more
By Nell Casey (editor)

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9780307273451 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 18, 2011, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Riveting, funny, heartbreaking, at once raw and lyrical: these journals reveal the complexity of the actor/writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the form in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia.

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9780307474919 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 2, 2012), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Riveting, funny, heartbreaking, at once raw and lyrical: these journals reveal the extraordinary inner life of the actor-writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the form in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia.

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Product Description: Anne Edwards is the author of several bestselling biographies of notable figures, including film stars Judy Garland, Vivien Leigh, and Katharine Hepburn, as well as Queen Mary and Gone with the Wind novelist Margaret Mitchell. A fastidious researcher and accomplished writer, Edwards received a Pulitzer prize nomination for her book Early Reagan: The Rise of an American Hero...read more

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9780810881990 | Scarecrow Pr, August 16, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Anne Edwards is the author of several bestselling biographies of notable figures, including film stars Judy Garland, Vivien Leigh, and Katharine Hepburn, as well as Queen Mary and Gone with the Wind novelist Margaret Mitchell.

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Product Description: Although much has been written about the 1950s cult film The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the author of the novel upon which the movie is based, has received little attention. This welcome biography tells the engaging story of the career freelance writer who sold his first story at age 19 and never held a permanent job...read more

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9780786466900 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 30, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Although much has been written about the 1950s cult film The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the author of the novel upon which the movie is based, has received little attention.

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Product Description: Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to the American playwright Tennessee Williams; from the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair to the insane martyr Saint Catherine of Siena; from the English novelist Denton Welch to the timelessly appealing singer Johnny Mathis-these are the extreme figures who helped the author form his own brand of neurotic happiness...read more

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9780374251475 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 25, 2010), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich―and happily horrify readers everywhere.
9780198691341, titled "The Natural World" | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1985, cover price $49.95 | also contains Role Models, Role Models, The Natural World | About this edition: Provides entries under such topics as the natural and physical world, world history, the arts, the universe, and invention and technology

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9781907616624 | Gardners Books, June 10, 2011, cover price $13.90 | also contains Role Models, Role Models | About this edition: Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road.

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Product Description: Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to the American playwright Tennessee Williams; from the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair to the insane martyr Saint Catherine of Siena; from the English novelist Denton Welch to the timelessly appealing singer Johnny Mathis-these are the extreme figures who helped the author form his own brand of neurotic happiness...read more

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9780198691341, titled "The Natural World" | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1985, cover price $49.95 | also contains Role Models, Role Models, The Natural World | About this edition: Provides entries under such topics as the natural and physical world, world history, the arts, the universe, and invention and technology

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9781907616624 | Gardners Books, June 10, 2011, cover price $13.90 | also contains Role Models, Role Models | About this edition: Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road.
9780374532864 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 26, 2011, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich—and happily horrify—readers everywhere.

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Product Description: Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to the American playwright Tennessee Williams; from the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair to the insane martyr Saint Catherine of Siena; from the English novelist Denton Welch to the timelessly appealing singer Johnny Mathis-these are the extreme figures who helped the author form his own brand of neurotic happiness...read more

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9780198691341, titled "The Natural World" | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1985, cover price $49.95 | also contains Role Models, Role Models, The Natural World | About this edition: Provides entries under such topics as the natural and physical world, world history, the arts, the universe, and invention and technology

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9781907616624 | Gardners Books, June 10, 2011, cover price $13.90 | also contains Role Models, Role Models | About this edition: Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road.

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A comprehensive portrait of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author, essayist, and screenwriter follows David Mamet's life and theatrical career from his Chicago youth to the present day, drawing on interviews with key actors and directors to detail Mamet's relationship to Judaism, his reputation for machismo, and his literary and theatrical works. 15,000 first printing.

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9780312293444 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 5, 2008, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive portrait of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author, essayist, and screenwriter follows David Mamet's life and theatrical career from his Chicago youth to the present day, drawing on interviews with key actors and directors to detail Mamet's relationship to Judaism, his reputation for machismo, and his literary and theatrical works.

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9780230378711 | Reissue edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2012), cover price $26.00

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Product Description: Screenwriter and novelist Norma Barzman's extraordinary memoir is a unique record of the political tempests of the post-war era and the rise of McCarthyism. Exiled to France with her screenwriter husband Ben Barzman, The Red and the Blacklist is an extraordinary account of one woman's unique life...read more

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9781560254669 | Nation Books, March 2, 2003, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A Hollywood screenwriter and journalist blacklisted during the 1950s chronicles her thirty-year exile in France in a memoir populated by such characters as Richard Nixon, John Wayne, Spencer Tracy, and Pablo Picasso.

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9781560256175 | Nation Books, August 17, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Screenwriter and novelist Norma Barzman's extraordinary memoir is a unique record of the political tempests of the post-war era and the rise of McCarthyism.

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Product Description: When he was summoned before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, Abraham Lincoln Polonsky (1911-1999) was labeled "a very dangerous citizen" by Harold Velde, a congressman from Illinois. Lawyer, educator, novelist, labor organizer, radio and television scriptwriter, film director and screenwriter, wartime intelligence operative, and full-time radical romantic, Polonsky was blacklisted in Hollywood for refusing to be an informer...read more

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9780520223837 | Univ of California Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: When he was summoned before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, Abraham Lincoln Polonsky (1911-1999) was labeled "a very dangerous citizen" by Harold Velde, a congressman from Illinois.

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9780520236721 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: When he was summoned before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, Abraham Lincoln Polonsky (1911-1999) was labeled "a very dangerous citizen" by Harold Velde, a congressman from Illinois.

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Provides entries under such topics as the natural and physical world, world history, the arts, the universe, and invention and technology
By Malcolm Coe (editor)

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9780198691341 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1985, cover price $49.95 | also contains Role Models, Role Models, Role Models | About this edition: Provides entries under such topics as the natural and physical world, world history, the arts, the universe, and invention and technology

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