Books for Review, Autumn 2020

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.

Abel, Richard. Motor City Movie Culture, 1916-1925. Indiana University Press, 2020.

Andersen, Joceline. Stars and Silhouettes: The History of the Cameo Role in Hollywood. Wayne State University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Bottomley, Andrew J. Sound Streams: A Cultural History of Radio-Internet Convergence. University of Michigan Press, 2020.

Burke, Frank. A Companion to Federico Fellini. John Wiley & Sons, 2020.

Cobb, Thomas J. American Cinema and Cultural Diplomacy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Egan, Kate, and Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock. And Now for Something Completely Different: Critical Approaches to Monty Python. Edinburgh University Press, 2020.

Fletcher, Tony. The Kinematograph Theatre Arrives: Part III of The London County Council and the Cinematograph. Local History Publications, 2020.

Galili, Doron. Seeing by Electricity: The Emergence of Television, 1878-1939. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Greenhill, Pauline. Reality, Magic, and Other Lies: Fairy Tale Film Truths. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Horten, Gerd. Don’t Need No Thought Control: Western Culture in East Germany and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Berghahn Books, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Kilbourn, Russell. The Cinema of Paolo Sorrentino. Wallflower Press, 2020.

Konkle, Amanda. Some Kind of Mirror: Creating Marilyn Monroe. Rutgers University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Lanzoni, Rémi. The Cinema of Ettore Scola. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Lewis, Leon. John Alton: Essays on the Cinematographer’s Art and Craft. McFarland, 2020.

Morton, Scott A. The Sirens of Wartime Radio and How the American Print Media Presented Them. Lexington Books, 2020.

Remes, Justin. Absence in Cinema. Columbia University Press, 2020.

Thomson, David. Murder and the Movies. Yale University Press, 2020.

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