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The Enduring Allure of the West and of the Western Style

The great frontier always drew dreamers. I am not an American, but I am a dreamer. And I’ve always considered the Western as one of the greatest adventure movies. Jane Fonda in “Comes a Horseman” Read More

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A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 Years in Hollywood

A Life in Movies, by Irwin Winkler, paints an intimate, straightforward, complex portrait of what it is like to be a producer in Hollywood and of how movies get made. But Winkler is not just another producer. Read More

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A Sporting Life: Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx: The Cannibal is the story of Eddy Merckx is one of the heroes of one of the most beautiful sports. He was the rouleur, good on any surface, in any competition. He conquered everything in cycling. Because that’s what he knew how to do. Because he could. Read More

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The Rules of Hollywood (and Style) According to David Niven

“The Moon’s a Balloon”, by David Niven, the classic Hollywood memoir. Read More

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Stepping into the World of Astrid Lindgren

After having recently experienced Junibacken, the entire family has a new favourite book to look forward to every evening: Emil i Lönneberga. Read More

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