Books by Jon Krampner

Jon Krampner, the author of The Man in the Shadows: Fred Coe and the Golden Age of Television, has written about entertainment history for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. He lives in Los Angeles.

FEMALE BRANDO by Jon Krampner
Released: June 15, 2006

"A steadily turning kaleidoscope of vivid, unsettling images."
A look at the genius, madness, cruelty and sensitivity of an acting legend. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"As the only sustained resource on Coe, this book is useful to media scholars, but as dramatic reading, it wants the poetic humanity of Coe's works. (20 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A long-neglected pioneer of live TV drama is appropriately praised but not brought to life in this biography by a contributing editor to Emmy magazine. Read full book review >