Book 1

Warning Shadows: Home Alone with Classic Cinema

Warning Shadows: Home Alone with Classic Cinema

W. W. Norton & Company. 2010

A brilliantly insightful and witty examination of beloved and little-known films, directors, and stars by one of America’s most esteemed critics. In his illuminating new work, Gary Giddins explores the evolution of film, from the first moving pictures and peepshows to the digital era of DVDs and online video-streaming. New technologies have changed our experience of cinema forever; we have peeled away from the crowded theater to be home alone with classic cinema. Recounting the technological...

Sight and Sound

Sight and Sound

Children, Parents, and the Law

Children, Parents, and the Law

Aspen Publishers. 2019

This very teachable book is ideal for child-focused courses that deal with the juvenile justice system and the child welfare system or with the legal position of children within their families and society. The Fourth Edition is updated with case law and legislation current through mid-2019, including the Supreme Court’s latest decisions on special education, constitutional limits on punishing minors, new materials on conflicts between parents and state authorities over school curriculum,...

The New York Times Biographical Service

The New York Times Biographical Service

A compilation of current biographical information of general interest.

My Roses

My Roses