Apropos of Nothing

Apropos of Nothing


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The long-awaited, enormously entertaining memoir by one of the great artists of our time. In this candid and often hilarious memoir, the celebrated director, comedian, writer, and actor offers a comprehensive, personal look at his tumultuous life. Beginning with his Brooklyn childhood and his stint as a writer for the Sid Caesar variety show in the early days of television, working alongside comedy greats, Allen tells of his difficult early days doing standup before he achieved recognition and success. With his unique storytelling pizzazz, he recounts his departure into moviemaking, with such slapstick comedies as Take the Money and Run, and revisits his entire, sixty-year-long, and enormously productive career as a writer and director, from his classics Annie Hall, Manhattan, and Annie and Her Sisters to his most recent films, including Midnight in Paris. Along the way, he discusses his marriages, his romances and famous friendships, his jazz playing, and his books and plays. We learn about his demons, his mistakes, his successes, and those he loved, worked with, and learned from in equal measure. This is a hugely entertaining, deeply honest, rich and brilliant self-portrait of a celebrated artist who is ranked among the greatest filmmakers of our time.
Publisher: New York :, Arcade Publishing, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.,, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781951627348
Characteristics: 392 pages ; 23 cm


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Aug 22, 2020

Very interesting, entertaining and informative. This book is like a Woody Allen movie in a book.
The chapters are very long though so you have to plan not to have a lot to do while reading

May 24, 2020

Why can't I put a hold on this?


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