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Hype and Glory by William Goldman
Hype and Glory
by William Goldman
read in July, 2009
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Goldman serves as a judge for the Cannes Film Festival and the Miss America Pageant, while undergoing a divorce and dealing with medical problems. This is an entertaining read: opinionated, full of tales large and small, and ultimately engaging and e ...more
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Which Lie Did I Tell? by William Goldman
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A followup, years later, to his "Adventures in the Screen Trade". There's more focus on how to write a screenplay (the dialog's the least of it), somewhat fewer stories. Not as good as the first book, but still worthwhile.
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Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman
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Goldman's a raconteur, telling great stories of his (early) years as a writer of screenplays. He gives a great sense of why movie development people are in constant fear, why stars are insane and what their function is (namely, to get people to come ...more
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Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
Beggars in Spain
by Nancy Kress (Goodreads Author)
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