Media Studies, General
Paperback ISBN: 0312420234
In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker (first published in 1965), to a remarkable portrait of Bob Noyce, the man who invented Silicon Valley, Tom Wolfe the master of reportage and satire returns in vintage form.
Bill Moyers Journal
The Conversation Continues
Hardcover ISBN: 1595586245
Collects the best of Bill Moyers' conversations from the celebrated weekly PBS broadcast "Bill Moyers Journal"--from his discussion with "The Wire" creator David Simon to anthropologist Jane Goodall to clean-food advocate Michael Pollan.
Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa
Paperback ISBN: 0060580488
Follows the experiences of a former contributing editor to the New York Times magazine who, after fabricating part of a story and losing his job, was mistaken for a murderer and fled to Cancun, where he lived under an assumed identity and forged a complex relationship with the real killer. Reprint.
The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup
My Encounters With Extraordinary People
Paperback ISBN: 0375758631
In a collection of essays from The New Yorker, the acclaimed author of The Orchid Thief offers a series of intriguing profiles of some of the colorful people she has encountered, from the first female Spanish matador to the African king who drives a New York City cab to Silly Billy, a popular entertainer on the children's birthday-party circuit. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Paperback ISBN: 0385480016
A step-by-step guide to writing and managing the writer's life covers each portion of a written project, addresses such concerns as writer's block and getting published, and offers awareness and survival tips