Terry Bosky

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Friends: A Cultural History

Serious Friends fans looking for a deep dive will appreciate this scholarly though accessible chronicle--and will enjoy arguing over whether Dunn got it right with her list of the 25 best episodes.
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

This long-running work remains an achievement, yet its recent move to annual updates means that the difference between this edition and the previous one is negligible. Libraries owning the earlier iteration need not replace it.

For Kids of All Ages: The National Society of Film Critics on Children’s Movies

This compelling meditation on cinematic representations of childhood is a must for film buffs.

Movies (and Other Things)

Serrano knows how to craft a think piece, and his perspective is illuminating. With essays on Get Out, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Booksmart, this is also a timely read to be enjoyed by film buffs and general audiences alike.
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Sitcommentary: Television Comedies That Changed America

A useful and readable guide to social issues as seen through sitcoms. Beyond its scholarly use, this book will be appreciated by nostalgic readers.
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Where Do I Begin? Stories from a Life Lived Out Loud

Duran’s success stems from his ability to connect personally with celebrities and listeners. Here he connects with readers through heartfelt remembrances and hilariously filthy tirades that are sure to please his national fan base.

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Generation Friends: An Inside Look at the Show That Defined a Television Era

Necessarily covering the same ground as Kelsey Miller in her best-selling I’ll Be There for You, the author approaches Friends as a pop culture historian, incorporating his recent interviews with the show’s creators in this workmanlike effort. For followers of the program and lovers of pop culture.

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Inside Family Guy: An Illustrated History

Moore is a die-hard fan, and it shows in this lovingly crafted book. Alert readers will notice the lack of textual criticism; however, Family Guy’s fanbase will find this freakin’ sweet.

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The Geek's Guide to SF Cinema: 30 Key Films That Revolutionised the Genre

A fascinating, focused book for sf followers.

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