Books by Jean-Claude Carrière

PLEASE, MR. EINSTEIN by Jean-Claude Carrière
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"A playful yet carefully engineered pop-physics excursion, with a host considerably livelier than most narrators on the Discovery Channel."
Einstein made (relatively) simple. Read full book review >
VIOLENCE AND COMPASSION by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Admirers of the Dalai Lama should not feel they have to add this to their collection."
French film writer Carriäre (The Return of Martin Guerre, etc.) does most of the talking in this set of conversations with Tibet's world-acclaimed religious leader. Read full book review >
THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF FILM by Jean-Claude Carrière
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 1994

"Deserves a place on a small shelf alongside such oddities as Bresson's Notes on Cinematography and Tarkovsky's Sculpting in Time, studies in the philosophy of film written by great practitioners of the art."
One of Europe's most distinguished screenwriters offers a philosophical rumination on his chosen medium, but those led by the title to expect a glimpse into the hidden world of filmmaking will be disappointed. Read full book review >