Books for Review Spring 2022

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 (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  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.

Badley, Linda. Lars Von Trier Beyond Depression. Wallflower Press, 2022.

Berke, Annie. Their Own Best Creations: Women Writers in Postwar Television. University of California Press, 2022.

Billson, Anne. The Thing. BFI, 2021.
Brasiske, Inesa. Jonas Mekas: The Camera Was Always Running. Yale University Press, 2022.
Cain, Victoria. Schools and Screens: A Watchful History. MIT Press, 2021.
Cooper, Martin. Radio’s Legacy in Popular Culture: The Sounds of British Broadcasting over the Decades. Bloomsbury, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Cuevas, Efrén. Filming History from Below: Microhistorical Documentaries. Wallflower, 2022.
Fabian, Steven, Marissa Moorman, and Josh Shepperd, eds. Breaking News. Radical History Review, 2021.
Faucette, Brian. Hawaii Five-O. Wayne State University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Grant, Barry Keith. 100 American Horror Films. British Film Institute, 2022.
Havas, Julia. Woman Up: Invoking Feminism in Quality Television. Wayne State University Press, 2022.
Hinkelman, Jeffrey A. For No Reason at All:The Changing Narrative of the First World War in American Film. University Press of Mississippi, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Mizejewski, Linda. The Americans. Wayne State University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Neto, João Nemi. Cannibalizing Queer: Brazilian Cinema from 1970 to 2015. Wayne State University Press, 2022.
Perry, Chris, and Eric Henry Sanders. SceneWriting: The Missing Manual for Screenwriters. Bloomsbury, 2022.
Pomerance, Murray. Color It True: Impressions of Cinema, 2022.  Already assigned for review.
Preece, Julian. Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (Die Verlorene Ehre Der Katharina Blum). BFI, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Rony, Fatimah Tobing. How Do We Look? Revisiting Visual Biopolitics. Duke University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Rühse, Viola. Film Und Kino Als Spiegel: Siegfried Kracauers Filmschriften Aus Deutschland Und Frankreich. De Gruyter, 2022.
Schleser, Max. Smartphone Filmmaking: Theory and Practice. Bloomsbury, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Sharp, Ilana Shub. Esfir Shub: Pioneer of Documentary Filmmaking. Bloomsbury, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Shor, Francis. Soupy Sales and the Detroit Experience. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2021.
Stern, Julia A. Bette Davis Black and White. University of Chicago Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Vasudevan, Ravi. Media and the Constitution of the Political. Sage, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Winterbottom, Michael, ed. Dark Matter: Independent Filmmaking in the 21st Century. British Film Institute, 2021. Already assigned for review. 

Books for Review – Winter 2022

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 (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  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.
Boulègue, Franck. The Return of Twin Peaks. Intellect, 2022.
Brown, Matthew H. Indirect Subjects: Nollywood’s Local Address. Duke University Press, 2021.
Duffett, Mark. Elvis: Roots, Image, Comeback, Phenomenon. Equinox Publishing, 2020.
Gottlieb, Sidney, and Donal Martín, eds. Haunted by Vertigo: Hitchcock’s Masterpiece Then and Now. JOHN LIBBEY PUBLISHING, 2021.  Already assigned for review.
Groskopf, Jeremy. Profit Margins: The American Silent Cinema and the Marginalization of Advertising. Indiana University Press, 2021.
Karalis, Vrasidas. Cinematic Language of Theo Angelopoulos. Berghahn Books, 2021.
Lemza, John. The Big Picture: The Cold War on the Small Screen. University Press of Kansas, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Martin-Jones, David. Columbo: Paying Attention 24/7. EUP, 2021.
McBride, Joseph. Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge. Columbia University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Meden, Jurij. Scratches and Glitches: Observations on Preserving and Exhibiting Cinema in the Early 21st Century. Austrian Film Museum, 2021 Already assigned for review.
Prokhorov, Alexander. Russian TV Series in the Era of Transition. Academic Studies Press, 2021.
White, John. British Cinema and a Divided Nation. Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.

Books for Review Autumn 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 (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  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.

Alexander, Lisa Doris. Homicide: Life on the Street. Wayne State University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Bannister, Matthew. Eye of the Taika: New Zealand Comedy and the Films of Taika Waititi. Wayne State University Press, 2021.
Berton, Mireille. Le Médium (au) cinéma. Georg Editeur, 2021.
Chapman, Llewella. Fashioning James Bond: Costume, Gender and Identity in the World of 007. Bloomsbury, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Fritzsche, Sonja, ed. The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film. Liverpool University Press, 2021.
Galt, Rosalind. Alluring Monsters: The Pontianak and Cinemas of Decolonization. Columbia University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Gates, Philippa. Resetting the Scene: Classical Hollywood Revisited. Wayne State University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Grosvenor, Chris. Cinema on the Front Line: British Soldiers and Cinema in the First World War. University of Exeter Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Hutchings, Peter. Hammer and Beyond: The British Horror Film. Edited by Johnny Walker. Manchester University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
J.P., Telotte, and Gerald Duchovnay, eds. Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text. Liverpool University Press, 2021.
Keller, Sarah. Barbara Hammer: Pushing out of the Frame. Wayne State University Press, 2021.
Konkle, Amanda. Perspectives on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Nuanced Postnetwork Television. Syracuse University Press, 2020.
Koszarski, Richard. Keep ’Em in the East: Kazan, Kubrick, and the Postwar New York Film Renaissance. Columbia University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Macdonald, Scott, and Jacqueline Najuma Stewart, eds. William Greaves – Filmmaking As Mission. Columbia University Press, 2021.
Mizejewski, Linda and Tanya D. Zuk, eds. Our Blessed Rebel Queen: Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia. Wayne State University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Niemeyer, Katharina, ed. Nostalgies Du Present. Revues d’études cinematographiques, 2021.
Odino, Simone, and Filippo Ulivieri. 2001 Between Kubrick and Clarke. Amazon, 2019.
Polan, Dana. Dreams of Flight: The Great Escape in American Film and Culture. University of California Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Sandberg, Claudia. Peter Lilienthal: A Cinema of Exile and Resistance. Berghahn Books, 2021.
Sharrett, Christopher. Breaking Bad. Wayne State University Press, 2021.
Vich, Cynthia, and Sarah Barrow, eds. Peruvian Cinema of the Twenty-First Century. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
Zhou, Chenshu. Cinema off Screen: Moviegoing in Socialist China. University of California Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.

 

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