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10 Books For Movie Buffs

  • NONFICTION

    THE PATH TO PARADISE

    NOV. 28, 2023

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE PATH TO PARADISE

by Sam Wasson

A memorable portrait of an artist who has changed the cinematic landscape and whose work will endure. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    OPPOSABLE THUMBS

    OCT. 24, 2023

NONFICTION

OPPOSABLE THUMBS

by Matt Singer

Readers who recall Siskel and Ebert will be delighted by this opportunity to reminisce. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    DAUGHTER OF THE DRAGON

    AUG. 1, 2023

NONFICTION

DAUGHTER OF THE DRAGON

by Yunte Huang

An intimate Hollywood profile perfect for students of film and pop culture. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    OSCAR WARS

    FEB. 21, 2023

HISTORY

OSCAR WARS

by Michael Schulman

This Oscars history mixes all the expected glitz and glamour with enough industry intrigue to power an award-winning drama. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CHARLIE CHAPLIN VS. AMERICA

    OCT. 31, 2023

NONFICTION

CHARLIE CHAPLIN VS. AMERICA

by Scott Eyman

A brilliant must-read about the epic and turbulent life and times of a cinematic titan. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HITCHCOCK'S BLONDES

    OCT. 10, 2023

NONFICTION

HITCHCOCK'S BLONDES

by Laurence Leamer

Leamer excels at dissecting Hitchcock’s filmic genius and odd proclivities. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    MY COUSIN MARIA SCHNEIDER

    APRIL 18, 2023

NONFICTION

MY COUSIN MARIA SCHNEIDER

by Vanessa Schneider ; translated by Molly Ringwald

This stunning tale of Maria Schneider and her battles is stark yet consistently loving—and unforgettable. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    SURELY YOU CAN'T BE SERIOUS

    OCT. 3, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    KIND OF A BIG DEAL

    AUG. 22, 2023

NONFICTION

KIND OF A BIG DEAL

by Saul Austerlitz

This surprising history doesn’t just stay classy; it reveals how remarkably deep the Ferrell comedy really was. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE LAST ACTION HEROES

    JUNE 6, 2023

NONFICTION

THE LAST ACTION HEROES

by Nick de Semlyen

A joyful romp featuring larger-than-life characters, iconic movies, and plenty of behind-the-scenes info. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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