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Art of DOOM

Bethesda Softworks · Dark Horse Books
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

From id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre and coined the multiplayer term Deathmatch, comes a massive art tome from the highly anticipated next installment of DOOM!From the massive UAC facilities on Mars to the depths of hell, uncover never-before-seen sketches...
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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

Molly Haskell · Yale University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented

"Everything about me is in my films," Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding the hugely successful...
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Turning the tables : from housewife to inmate and back again

Teresa Giudice · Gallery Books
Pages: 261
Format: Print book

The star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and three-time New York Times bestselling author offers a behind-the-scenes look at life in prison, her marriage, her rise to fame, the importance of her family, and the reality TV franchise that made her a household name in her explosive...
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William Cameron Menzies: The Shape of Films to Come

James Curtis · Pantheon Books, 2015.
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

He was the consummate designer of film architecture on a grand scale, influenced by German expressionism and the work of the great European directors. He was known for his visual flair and timeless innovation, a man who meticulously preplanned the color and design of each film through a series...
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Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies

Owen Gleiberman · Hachette Books, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From a personal obsession with film, to an unorthodox mentorship with the legendary Pauline Kael, to establishing himself with the upstart Entertainment Weekly, Movie Freak is the memoir by veteran film critic Owen Gleiberman that will speak to anyone whose life has been changed by a great...
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Naked beneath My Clothes: Tales of a Revealing Nature

Rita Rudner · Viking
Pages: 162
Format: Book

A hilarious look at the follies and foibles of life by the popular stand-up comedienne describes human relationships, the art of trying on a bathing suit, fitness, face lifts, and more. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
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Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler · Yale University Press 2016.
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Barbra Streisand has been called the "most successful...talented performer of her generation" by Vanity Fair, and her voice, said pianist Glenn Gould, is "one of the natural wonders of the age." Streisand scaled the heights of entertainment - from a popular vocalist...
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Maggie Smith : a biography

Michael Coveney · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 353
Format: Print book

No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith. Michael Coveney's biography shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. From her days as a West End star...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

James McBride · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the "real" James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated...
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West of Eden: An American Place

Jean Stein · Random House, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic Edie

Jean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol "superstar"...
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Around the Way Girl: A Memoir

Taraji P Henson · 37 Ink
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth.

With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters,...
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The Movie Book

DK · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.

From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book...

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Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again

Teresa Giudice · Gallery Books
Pages: 261
Format: Print book

"Teresa Giudice, star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, has seen it all, but nothing--not even Real Housewives scandals--could compare to the media firestorm that ensued after she was convicted on federal fraud charges. The infamous, fun-loving Jersey mom of four was sentenced...
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They're playing our song : a memoir

Carole Bayer Sager · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter Carole Bayer Sager shares the remarkably frank and darkly funny story of her life in and out of the recording studio, from her fascinating (and sometimes calamitous) relationships to her collaborations with some of the greatest composers and musical...
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