Books for Review, Winter 2021

IAMHIST received copies of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, please send a message (mentioning the full title of the book and your postal address) to Ciara Chambers (  It would help if you could tell us a bit about your own research and expertise and/or why you are interested in reviewing this title. Please also note that some books may still be available from previous lists.

Barraza, Vania, and Carl Fischer, eds. Chilean Cinema in the Twenty-First-Century World. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Braitman, Jacqueline R. She Damn near Ran the Studio: The Extraordinary Lives of Ida R. Koverman. University Press of Mississippi, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Carroll, Nathan. The Cinematic Sublime: Negative Pleasures, Structuring Absences. Intellect, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Chard, Holly. Mainstream Maverick: John Hughes and New Hollywood Cinema. University of Texas Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Deacon, Desley. Judith Anderson: Australian Star First Lady of the American Stage. Kerr Publishing, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Humphrey, Daniel. Archaic Modernism: Queer Poetics in the Cinema of Pier Paolo Pasolini. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Kaklamanidou, Betty, ed. New Approaches to Contemporary Adaptation. Wayne State University Press, 2020.Khoo, Gaik Cheng, Thomas Barker, and Mary J. Ainslie, eds. Southeast Asia on Screen. Amsterdam University Press, 2020.

Lema-Hincapié, Andrés, and Conixita Domènech, eds. Indiscreet Fantasies: Iberian Queer Cinema. Bucknell University Press, 2020.

Losada, Matt. Before Bemberg: Women Filmmakers in Argentina. Rutgers University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Mclaughlin, Noel, and Joanna Braniff. How Belfast Got the Blues: A Cultural History of Popular Music in the 1960s. Intellect, 2020.

Merck, Mandy. Cinema’s Melodramatic Celebrity. British Film Institute, 2020.

Morse, Daniel Ryan. Radio Empire: The BBC’s Eastern Service and the Emergence of the Global Anglophone Novel. Columbia University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Pye, Douglas. V. F. Perkins on Movies. Wayne State University Press, 2020Already assigned for review.

Siewert, Senta. Performing Moving Images: Access, Archives and Affects. Amsterdam University Press, 2020 Already assigned for review.

Wasson, Haidee. Everyday Movies: Portability and the Transformation of American Culture. University of California Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

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