A Last Conversation with Pauline Kael
By (author) Francis Davis
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Afterglow by Francis Davis
Book DescriptionOn September 3, 2001, the movies and those who love them lost one of their greatest friends-a friend who never tired of championing the best that the movies could offer and didn't shrink from taking to task any film, director, or actor she thought deserved a taste of her famously acerbic wit. Kael's insight, spirit, and straight-shooting won her singular respect in both movie and literary circles, as well as a passionate following for her New Yorker columns and books such as "I Lost It at the Movies" and "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang". Shortly before her death, Kael sat down with Francis Davis for a series of conversations about her life and work-and, of course, the movies. Among many, many things she talks here of her early days as a critic, her career at the New Yorker, the directors she knew (for better or worse), her disappointment with contemporary cinema, and her renewed interest in television.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306812309
(204mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Francis Davis
History of the Blues, Paperback (August 2003)
In honor of the Year of the Blues, the long-awaited reissue of a myth-shattering examination of a most enduring form of American music
Like Young, Paperback (October 2002)
The latest collection of essays by peerless music and culture writer Francis Davis, who "has long combined Gary Giddins's musical acuity with Whitney Balliett's literary flair"-Boston Phoenix
Jazz and Its Discontents, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by Francis Davis
A spirited collection of profiles, reporting, and commentary spanning the cultural scene by one of the finest essayists writing today
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Author Biography - Francis Davis
Francis Davis is a contributing editor of the "Atlantic Monthly" and writes regularly for the "New York Times" and the "New Yorker." He is the author of the acclaimed books Outcats and History of the Blues and a biography of John Coltrane (Knopf). He lives in Philadelphia.
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