“Holly van Leuven has written an exhaustively researched, well-written chronicle of Bolger’s life and career.
“Lynch’s art is like his films: unconventional, dark, bizarre, and expressive.
“Adina Hoffmann’s admirably condenses a lot of literary, theater, movie and socio-political history in an otherwise fascinating study of Hecht, the man, the writer, the cad, and the relucta
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“Go Ahead in the Rain is a musical memoir in which the narrator comes of age and becomes a man.”
This is not the first book to be published on this subject (see for instance Physics and the Art of Dance by Kenneth Laws and Arlene Sugano, or Laws’ earlier volume, The Physics of Da
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While the history of the creative relationship between choreographer George Balanchine and impresario Lincoln Kirstein has been chronicled before in books on and by both subjects, James Steichen’s
A good superhero needs a great storyline to make an impression on his/her readers.
The recent retake on A Star is Born, with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, got wonderful reviews.
There have been two excellent, lengthy biographies of director-choreographer Jerome Robbins: Deborah Jowitt’s Jerome Robbins and Amanda Vaill’s Somewhere: A Life of Jerome Robbins
“Playing to the Gods is a useful entry into the careers and lives of these two extraordinary artists.”
On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus gave their final “Greatest Show on Earth” performance in Uniondale, NY.
“I got the Simpsons job the same way I got a wife,” writes Mike Reiss. “I was not the first choice, but I was available.”
A dream come true. This is what Frank Verlizzo, aka Fraver, has been living.
“[a] well-written memoir.”
“Clausewitz meets Darth Vader . . .”
“This collection would make a great item to place on some deep space probe for other intelligent life to use to learn who and what we are.”
“the ultimate guide to A-List brands for men who can afford this luxury.”
Brooks Brothers is commemorating its bicentennial year this year, and what better way to celebrate than to serve up a monograph that recounts its history via compelling visuals and great text.
“What She Ate is for foodies, fashionistas, feminists, and for anyone who enjoys reading about meals as much as eating them.”
Christopher Myers and Joanne Chang have a partnership filled with love. Love for each other, love of food, love for their friends and family, and especially love for their collaborative projects a
Good Wives and Warriors, aka Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, let out all the stops in this highly imaginative coloring book.
My eighth grade English teacher had our class write autobiographies based on our imagined lives as adults. In mine I recounted my exciting careers as a TV comedy writer, actor, and U.S. Senator.