Magic Hours

Author: Tom Bissell
Publisher: McSweeney's
ISBN: 193807310X
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Originally published in magazines such as The Believer, The New Yorker, and Harper's, these essays represent ten years of Bissell's best writing on every aspect of creation—be it Iraq War documentaries or video-game character voices—and ...

Getting To Grey Owl

Author: Kurt Caswell
Publisher: Trinity University Press
ISBN: 1595342621
Size: 32.68 MB
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Far from the trappings of the everyday, he explores a range of ideas: the meaning of roads and pathways, the story of Cain and Abel, nomadic life and the evolution of the human animal, the role of agriculture in the making of the modern ...

The Disaster Artist

Author: Greg Sestero
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 075156186X
Size: 39.68 MB
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In The Disaster Artist, Greg Sestero, Tommy's costar, recounts the film's bizarre journey to infamy, explaining how the movie's many nonsensical scenes and bits of dialogue came to be and unraveling the mystery of Tommy Wiseau himself.

Extra Lives

Author: Tom Bissell
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307379280
Size: 38.58 MB
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Whether you love video games, loathe video games, or are merely curious about why they are becoming the dominant popular art form of our time, Extra Lives is required reading. From the Hardcover edition.

That S Not A Feeling

Author: DAN JOSEFSON
Publisher: Soho Press
ISBN: 1616951893
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Benjamin arrives with his parents for a tour of Roaring Orchards, a therapeutic boarding school tucked away in upstate New York.

You Re Not Doing It Right

Author: Michael Ian Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167958
Size: 75.70 MB
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In the tradition of Christian Lander’s hipster/yuppie-friendly bestselling catalog of observations in Stuff White People Like, Michael Ian Black delivers his unique brand of quirky, deadpan humor in this new collection of comedic essays.

The Book Of Lost Things

Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743298853
Size: 67.10 MB
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Taking refuge in fairy tales after the loss of his mother, twelve-year-old David finds himself violently propelled into an imaginary land in which the boundaries of fantasy and reality are disturbingly melded.

Jimmy Buffett

Author: Ryan White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501132571
Size: 76.76 MB
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McGuane became Captain Berserko, a character Jim Harrison described as
taking on “Tolstoyan grandeur” over the years. In Tom Bissell's Magic Hours:
Essays on Creators and Creation, Harrison recalled dropping a straw into a large
aspirin ...

A Sense Of Direction

Author: Gideon Lewis-Kraus
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 0957548885
Size: 21.36 MB
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A 2007-08 Fulbright scholarship brought him to Berlin, a hotbed of contemporary restlessness where he conceived this book.

Creators On Creating

Author: Frank Barron
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: 9780874778540
Size: 73.18 MB
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This collection of over three dozen essays ponders the essence of creativity. Includes selections from Henry Miller, Federico Fellini, Rainer Maria Rilke, Isadora Duncan, Frank Zappa, and Mary Shelley. A New Consciousness Reader.