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Staff Picks


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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
Staff Pick
If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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Death and the Maiden: Tie-In Edition
Death and the Maiden: Tie-In Edition
by Ariel Dorfman
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Reminiscent of the moral perplexities that became the distinctive feature of Greek drama, Death and the Maiden is an unabashed examination of the sometimes unexpected repercussions inherent in reconciliation with the past. Set in post-Pinochet Chile, or... (read more)

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Shakespeare: The World as Stage (Eminent Lives)
Shakespeare: The World as Stage (Eminent Lives)
by Bill Bryson
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A well-researched, well-written journey through Shakespeare's England. And who better as your affable guide than Bill Bryson? This slim volume is a perfect stocking stuffer.... (read more)

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The Reel Truth: Everything You Didn't Know You Need to Know about Making an Independent Film
The Reel Truth: Everything You Didn't Know You Need to Know about Making an Independent Film
by Reed Martin
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What's great about The Reel Truth isn't simply its usefulness, but its thoroughness. Martin doesn't gloss over the difficulties of the medium (filmmaking is a constant, uphill struggle, no matter how successful you are). Nor does he make any attempt to... (read more)

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The Birthday Party and the Room: Two Plays
The Birthday Party and the Room: Two Plays
by Harold Pinter
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Written in 1957 while in his mid-20s, The Room and The Birthday Party were Harold Pinter's first two plays. The English dramatist's attempts at creating theatrical works were initially ridiculed, but Pinter is now acclaimed as one of the world's finest... (read more)

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Pedro and the Captain: A Play
Pedro and the Captain: A Play
by Mario Benedetti
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Though long revered throughout Latin America, when Mario Benedetti passed away in 2009, the great Uruguayan novelist, poet, playwright, and journalist was little known to the English-speaking world. Few, quite unfortunately, of his over 75 works are... (read more)

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Arcadia
Arcadia
by Tom Stoppard
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Now this is important theatre. Yes, a play, and I recommend seeing it performed if you ever get the chance to, but read it beforehand if you want to have a chance of understanding it. I actually played Valentine in a production of Arcadia (I had a... (read more)

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Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater
Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater
by William T Vollmann
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Understatement isn't exactly characteristic of William T. Vollmann's writing. In his previous journalistic attempts to understand some of the more paradoxical and confusing aspects of the world, he has exercised such an unremitting onslaught of literary... (read more)

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Well:
Well:
by Lisa Kron
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Lisa Kron wrote and starred in this "one woman show with other people in it" that went all the way to Broadway. The play concerns her relationship with her mother — and her mother's chronic ill-health — while also examining the methods... (read more)

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