Traces how the owners of the James Bond franchise have produced successful films throughout the past half century, profiling the actors who have played 007, his companions, and his adversaries, while evaluating how the Bond character has evolved.
Depicts the making of the iconic film Breakfast at Tiffany's in the late 1950s, drawing on interviews with those involved in the film's production, including the actors, producer Richard Shepherd and late author Truman Capote's biographer, Gerald Clarke. 30,000 first printing.
A health journalist delves into the medical puzzles solved by Dr. Gregory House of the hit television series, exploring the real-world medicine behind the show's unique cases and the titular character's perspective on human behavior. Original. 35,000 first printing.
A resource on classical music provides coverage of composers, works, musical terminology, and performers, along with recommended recordings and access to an interactive Web site that allows readers to listen to sample works, techniques, and performers discussed in the reference.
The producer behind such films as Oh, God!, The Karate Kid and the Ocean's Eleven remake and its sequels reveals what it took to make it to the top and how he became not only a Hollywood icon, but also a confidant to U.S. presidents and titans of finance.
America's first professional songwriter, Foster wrote lyrics that have entered our country's cultural bloodstream. Emerson presents a fully and delightfully annotated selection of Foster's most famous songs, and augments them with lyrics that either influenced Foster or were inspired by his genius.
A social evaluation of the influence and legacy of the "Brat Pack" films explores their 1980s cultural themes, in an account that draws on interviews with such celebrities as Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, and John Cusack.