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Barbara Bottner, New York Times best-selling author, is a screenwriter, TV writer, and writing coach, who began her multi-hyphenate career as an artist and actor. Designing off-Broadway sets in the ’60s led her to performance and following her career in theatre, she began writing and illustrating books for children. In total, she has written over 40 books in all areas of children’s literature including Young Adult, Middle Grade, chapter, and "I Can Reads". Several of her award-winning picture books have been animated and translated into multiple languages. ...more

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Courageously honest and with remarkable dexterity, Melanie Chartoff touches us and our funny bones as she recounts certain chapters of her life as an upcoming comedian, actress, performer who encounters both mountain tops and valleys pursuing her dre ...more
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UPDATE: Finished reading it and it's great. If you're a Woody Allen fan (and you're aware that Mia Farrow is most likely a crazy person who unfortunately abused Dylan for her own gains) you will love this. His writing is hilarious, " Read more of this review »
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Of course the book is entertaining; laugh out loud on every page but it also grounds the reader in Allen's family and upbringing and his road to becoming a writer/director. There's plenty of stuff about the headlines. Enough to convince me of his inn ...more
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