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Writing from the Senses: 59 Exercises to Ignite Creativity and Revitalize Your Writing
Writing from the Senses: 59 Exercises to Ignite Creativity and Revitalize Your Writing
by Laura Deutsch
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Break through writer's block using your five senses! The sensory details that infuse our everyday experience—the smell of a favorite dish cooking, the texture of a well-worn coat, hearing a song that reminds you of a person or a time in your life... (read more)

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Tick... Tick... Tick...: The Long Life and Turbulent Times of 60 Minutes
Tick... Tick... Tick...: The Long Life and Turbulent Times of 60 Minutes
by David Blum
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The story of how CBS's 60 Minutes grew from a little network experiment into a Sunday-night-at-seven addiction for most of the country would itself make a raucous and typically compelling 60 Minutes episode. Or, maybe, an opera, complete with rival... (read more)

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Backstory: Inside the Business of News
Backstory: Inside the Business of News
by Ken Auletta
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It is said that journalism is a vital public service as well as a business, but more and more it is also said that big media consolidation; noisy, instant opinions on cable and the Internet; and political “bias” are making a mockery of such... (read more)

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Postdramatic Theatre and the Political: International Perspectives on Contemporary Performance
Postdramatic Theatre and the Political: International Perspectives on Contemporary Performance
by Edited By Karen J
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Is postdramatic theatre political and if so how? How does it relate to Brecht's ideas of political theatre, for example? How can we account for the relationship between aesthetics and politics in new forms of theatre, playwriting, and performance?The... (read more)

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The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work (Counterblasts)
The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work (Counterblasts)
by Fern
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The Imperial Messenger reveals the true value of this media darling, a risible writer whose success tells us much about the failures of contemporary journalism. Belén Fernández dissects the Friedman corpus with wit and journalistic... (read more)

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Literary Intention, Literary Interpretation, and Readers.
Literary Intention, Literary Interpretation, and Readers.
by John. Maynard
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Maynard (English, New York U.) dives into one of the thornier issues in literary theory and interpretation: literary intention. The issue in literary intention is: Does an author's intent or historical setting determine a correct interpretation of a... (read more)

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Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Part 2 (Voices from the Underground)
Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Part 2 (Voices from the Underground)
by Ken Wachsberger.
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This enlightening book offers a collection of histories of underground papers from the Vietnam Era as written and told by key staff members of the time. Their stories, building on those presented in Part 1, represent a wide range of publications... (read more)

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The Essentials of Literature in English, Post-1914
The Essentials of Literature in English, Post-1914
by Ian Mackean
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By identifying and analyzing the leading works and authors in modern English literature, this book provides the reader with an engaging and knowledgeable insight into the books, their writers and the connections between them. From Graham Greene to... (read more)

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The Company They Kept: Writers on Unforgettable Friendships
The Company They Kept: Writers on Unforgettable Friendships
by Robert B Silvers
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Now in paperback Many of the illustrious contributors to The New York Review of Books have had deep and abiding relationships-both personal and intellectual-with other poets, writers, artists, composers, and scientists of equal stature. The Company They... (read more)

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The International Television News Agencies: The World from London
The International Television News Agencies: The World from London
by Chris A. Paterson
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This slim volume on the international television news industry discusses the largely unexamined role of field journalist in the scope of television news and the interaction with corporate news organizations that forms the media delivered to the... (read more)

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Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices
Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices
by Howard And Frank Webster. Tumber
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Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices is the first book to combine a conceptually audacious analysis of the changing nature of war with an empirically rich critical analysis of journalists who cover conflict. In this book... (read more)

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Somatic Cinema; the Relationship Between Body and Screen; a Jungian Perspective.
Somatic Cinema; the Relationship Between Body and Screen; a Jungian Perspective.
by Luke. Hockley
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Films can hold personal psychological meanings that are often at odds with their narratives. Examining the intersections between mental health and the cinema, Somatic Cinema represents the cutting edge of film theory, evaluating the significance of this... (read more)

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I Hear Men Talking
I Hear Men Talking
by Meridel Le Sueur
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Penelope, a girl in Depression-era rural Iowa, is witness to the personal and political dramas of her family and neighbors during hard times.... (read more)

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If You Like the Terminator...: Here Are Over 200 Movies, TV Shows, and Other Oddities That You Will Love
If You Like the Terminator...: Here Are Over 200 Movies, TV Shows, and Other Oddities That You Will Love
by Scott. Von Doviak
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The Terminator began life as a low-budget B movie seemingly destined for a short run at malls and drive-ins before blossoming into a billion-dollar franchise that launched the careers of director James Cameron and star Arnold Schwarzenegger. The original... (read more)

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Jesus in Twentieth Century Art and Film
Jesus in Twentieth Century Art and Film
by Paul C. Burns.
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In the twentieth century a number of novelists, artists, and filmmakers, resurrected the life of Jesus genre made so popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by Renan, Strauss, and others. In addition, novelists Norman Mailer, Jose Saramago... (read more)

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Why We Write: Conversations with African Canadian Poets and Novelists
Why We Write: Conversations with African Canadian Poets and Novelists
by H Nigel Thomas
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Poetry. Fiction. Essays. In WHY WE WRITE: CONVERSATIONS WITH AFRICAN CANADIAN POETS AND NOVELISTS, fifteen leading African Canadian writers interview with editor H Nigel Thomas, discussing the complexities of the writing experience and revealing their... (read more)

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Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement
Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement
by Richard. Brookhiser
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Richard Brookhiser wrote his first cover story for National Review at age fourteen, and became the magazines youngest senior editor at twenty-three. William F. Buckley Jr. was Brookhisers mentor, hero, and admirer; within a year of Brookhisers arrival at... (read more)

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A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers
A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers
by Michael Holroyd
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A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction book of 2011 A Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction title for 2011 On a hill above the Italian village of Ravello sits the Villa Cimbrone, a place of fantasy and make-believe. The characters that move through Michael... (read more)

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Continuum Literary Studies #177: Neo-Victorianism and the Memory of Empire
Continuum Literary Studies #177: Neo-Victorianism and the Memory of Empire
by Elizabeth. Ho
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Examining the global dimensions of Neo-Victorianism, this book explores how the appropriation of Victorian images in contemporary literature and culture has emerged as a critical response to the crises of decolonization and Imperial collapse. Neo... (read more)

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Ireland's National Theaters: Political Performance and the Origins of the Irish Dramatic Movement (Irish Studies)
Ireland's National Theaters: Political Performance and the Origins of the Irish Dramatic Movement (Irish Studies)
by Mary. Trotter
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An intensive exploration of theater groups in turn-of-the-century Ireland and how they shaped the nation's civic, political, and cultural fortunes.<P>In the annals of Irish studies and theater history much has been written about the Abbey Theatre... (read more)

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