Carol J. Binkowski

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Not Your China Doll: The Wild and Shimmering Life of Anna May Wong

A thoroughly researched and superbly written study of a remarkable woman. An important addition to film history and cultural studies collections.
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Candy Darling: Dreamer, Icon, Superstar

A richly detailed and thoughtful portrait of Candy Darling, an innovator during an era that, although on the cusp of change, had not yet evolved far enough beyond the limited boundaries of conformity.

She Sings the Songs | Women Pop Singers of the 1950s

What a Difference a Day Makes: Women Who Conquered 1950s Music

Balancing the biographical and the historical, this informative and stylishly written work illuminates the lives and contributions of these gifted performers. For popular-music lovers.

All I Want Is Loving You: Popular Female Singers of the 1950s

Enjoyable and educational. Will appeal to a wide range of popular-musical enthusiasts, including those who remember the era well and those eager to learn more about it.

Magic Time: The Films and Scripts of Billy Wilder

A must for serious film enthusiasts—well-researched, organized, and presented
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Normporn: Queer Viewers and the TV That Soothes Us

A complex study, in content and in presentation. Those who take the time to read in depth will be rewarded with meticulous analyses and perceptive insights that have universal relevance.

Why Willie Mae Thornton Matters

An engaging and well-written must-read with generous resources for further study.
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Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother: Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker

While film enthusiasts will appreciate Sonnenfeld’s witty anecdotes, this self-deprecating memoir will also resonate with anyone seeking an inspirational story.
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