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Author: David Thomson
Release Date: February 19, 2019
From the celebrated film critic and author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film, an original, seductive account of sexuality in the movies and of how actors and actresses on screen have fed our desire.

Film can make us want things we can not have.
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Author: David Dean Bottrell
Release Date: February 19, 2019
Veteran character actor David Dean Bottrell draws on his 35+ tumultuous years of work in the entertainment industry to offer a guide to breaking in, making a living, and making a life in the fabulous trenches of show business.

David Dean Bottrell has worn many different hats during his decades in showbiz.
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Author: Elizabeth Weitzman
Release Date: February 05, 2019
A charmingly illustrated and timely tribute to the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television, debuting during an historic time of change in the entertainment industry.
 
Renegade Women in Film and TV blends stunning illustrations, fascinating biographical profiles, and exclusive interviews with icons like Barbra Streisand, Rita Moreno, and Sigourney Weaver to celebrate the accomplishments of 50 extraordinary women throughout the history of entertainment.
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Author: Philip Pullman | Narrator: Simon Mason and Philip Pullman
Release Date: September 18, 2018
From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling.
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Author: H. Jon Benjamin | Narrator: H. Jon Benjamin
Release Date: May 01, 2018
“Writing this funny requires immense talent.”
AV Club


H. Jon Benjamin—the lead voice behind Archer and Bob's Burgers—helps us all feel a little better about our own failures by sharing his own in a hilarious memoir-ish chronicle of failure.
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Author: Robert Lacey | Narrator: Alex Jennings
Release Date: October 17, 2017
The official companion to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and exclusive images.
 
Starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, Netflix's original series The Crown, created by Peter Morgan and growing out of his Oscar-winning movie The Queen starring Helen Mirren, paints a unique and intimate portrait of Britain's longest-reigning monarch.
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Author: Eric Lax | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 03, 2017
A cinephile's dream. the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film--from inception to premiere--and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema.

Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way.
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Author: Jonathan Goldsmith | Narrator: Jonathan Goldsmith
Release Date: June 13, 2017
What makes a life truly interesting. Is it the people you meet. The risks you take. The adventures you remember.

Jonathan Goldsmith has many answers to that question. For years he was a struggling actor in New York and Los Angeles, with experiences that included competing for roles with Dustin Hoffman, getting shot by John Wayne, drinking with Tennessee Williams, and sailing the high seas with Fernando Lamas, never mind romancing many lovely ladies along the way.
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Author: Jay Chandrasekhar | Narrator: Jay Chandrasekhar
Release Date: March 28, 2017
Director, writer, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar tells the hilarious stories behind his films Super Troopers and Super Troopers 2 (out on 4/20/2018.), the history of his comedy group, Broken Lizard, and everything in between.

Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing, and acting in film and TV.
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Author: Carol Burnett and Agnes Nixon | Narrator: Judith Ivey and Carol Burnett
Release Date: March 21, 2017
From the Emmy-winning writer and creator of All My Children, One Life to Live, and Loving, a memoir of her trailblazing rise to the top of the television industry, including behind-the-scenes stories from some of the most beloved soaps of all time
 
Before there was Erica Kane, Adam Chandler, or Victoria Lord, there was Agnes Nixon, a young girl who dreamed up stories for paper dolls.
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Author: Judith Thurman | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: October 11, 2016
A dazzling biography of the French literary superstar Colette, who is also the subject of a major motion picture.

“A fine and intelligent biography of Colette, with her long tumultuous life and the great body of her work scrupulously considered and presented with style.
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Author: Carol Burnett | Narrator: Carol Burnett
Release Date: September 13, 2016
Winner of the 2017 Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album

Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show.
 
Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons.
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