Synopses & Reviews
In this anthology twenty-six contemporary fiction writers and poets offer short essays on a single movie that inspired, seduced, horrified, or fascinated them, giving readers a rare glimpse of the writer's perspective on film.
In this anthology, novelist Jim Shepard gives 26 contemporary fiction writers and poets the opportunity to comment on a single film that inspired of fascinated them. Included are essays from Salman Rushdie on "The Wizard of Oz" and Lorrie Moore on "Titanic". Photos. 35,000.
About the Author
Jim Shepard is the author of five novels and one story collection. He is the editor, with Ron Hansen, of the anthology You've Got to Read This: Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories That Held Them in Awe and, with Amy Hempel, of the anthology Unleased: Poems by Writers' Dogs. He teaches film and literature at Williams College.