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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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The Wes Anderson Collection: Bad Dads: Art Inspired by the Films of Wes Anderson

Spoke Gallery. · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The third volume in the New York Times bestselling Wes Anderson Collection series showcases the best artwork from "Bad Dads," an annual exhibition of art inspired by the films of Wes Anderson. Curated by Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco, "Bad Dads" has continued...
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Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

Lauren Graham · Ballantine Books
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood - along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking...
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Away with Words: An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions

Joe Berkowitz · Harper Perennial
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

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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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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions...
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Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies

Andrew DeGraff · Quirk Books
Pages: 157
Format: Hardcover

This beautifully illustrated atlas of beloved movies is an essential reference for cinephiles, fans of great films, and anyone who loves the art of mapmaking. Acclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand-painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest...
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The Magnolia Story

Chip Gaines · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's WeeklyAre you ready to see your fixer upper?These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves...
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Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night

Jason Zinoman · Harper
Pages: 345
Format: Hardcover

New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman delivers the definitive story of the life and artistic legacy of David Letterman, the greatest television talk show host of all time and the signature comedic voice of a generation.In a career spanning more than thirty years, David Letterman redefined...
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Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index

Kathy Griffin · Flatiron Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From #1 NYT bestselling author Kathy Griffin, an A-Z compendium of the celebrities she's met over the years and the outrageous, charming, and sometimes bizarre anecdotes only she can tell about them. Last year, while watching Straight Outta Compton, Kathy Griffin realized that she knew...
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The Book of Joe: The Life, Wit, and

JEFF WILSER · Three Rivers Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate guide to America's favorite vice president, filled with all of the key moments, all of the lessons, and none of the malarkey.The aviators. The Amtrak. The ice cream cones. The memes. Few politicians are as iconic, or as beloved, as Joe Biden. Now, in The Book of Joe, Biden...
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Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art

SAM WASSON · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Fosse, a sweeping yet intimate - and often hilarious - history of a uniquely American art form that has never been more popular. At the height of the McCarthy era, an experimental theater troupe set up shop in a bar near the University of Chicago. Via word-of-mouth,...
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The Art of Horror Movies: An Illustrated History

Stephen Jones · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

(Applause Books) . This magnificent companion to The Art of Horror , from the same creative team behind that award-winning illustrated volume, looks at the entire history of the horror film, from the silent era right up to the latest releases and trends. Through a series of informative...
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Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be

Mchale Joel. · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

From actor and comedian Joel McHale comes the most important celebrity-penned book of this, or any, generation. Part shocking tell-all memoir, part aspirational how-to guide, and mostly all book, this one-of-a-kind tome is required reading for anyone who enjoys Hollywood gossip, get-rich-gradually...
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Lightfoot

NICHOLAS JENNINGS · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of Canada's most beloved singer-songwriter, a legendary musician who helped define the folk-pop era.From the tender ballad of "Beautiful" to the historical lament of "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" to the plaintive political plea of "Black...
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