There will always be an England. Simon Winchester, internationally respected bestselling author of such great works of non-fiction as The Professor and the Madman, Krakatoa: The Day The Earth Exploded, and so many others, is an author whose fascination with science makes for some terrific books for even readers who are not generally inclined to read about geology or geo-politics all over the world.
High Fidelity. About A Boy. A Long Way Down. Nick Hornby’s novels are unquestionably hilarious, often terribly poignant, and always terrific, and they define a time and place in our literary era.
David Thomson is a film critic, film historian, and cultural critic. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film is a modern classic, and was voted by critics and writers to be the most valuable film book of all time. It also made it clear that David Thomson is one of the great film authorities of all time as well. It’s a given that his Biographical Dictionary is a must-have to anyone who wants a quick reference to who-did-what-when in a movie or television show, despite the…
Magic imbues the city of Barcelona. That is a truism, and anyone who has been to Barcelona knows it and feels it.
Writers Bloc congratulates Mel Brooks, Dick Cavett and HBO Productions on the recent Emmy® nomination for Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett: Together Again.
Martin Amis. Labeled an iconic writer, one of the best of the postwar British authors. Sometimes his novels are bitingly funny and ironic, and some books are dark and unsettling.