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Granta 86: Film by Ian Jack
  

Granta 86: Film

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Granta 86: Film by Ian Jack

Granta goes to the movies. Featuring John Fowles on the making of 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' and DM Thomas on the not-making of 'The White Hotel', Nik Cohn on his early involvement with the porn industry, Thomas Keneally on finding Schindler's list, Roger Lewis on Peter Sellers, Gaby Wood on Lana Turner, Pankaj Mishra in Bombay, Ian Jack on the Roxy, the Rialto, the Ritz and the Regal, Andrew O'Hagan on two years in the dark as a movie critic and Maarten 'T Hart on coping with Werner Herzog and his ten thousand rats. Plus Art by film directors: The drawings, storyboards and photographs of Cocteau, Fellini, Hitchcock, Kubrick, Scorsese and many more...And new fiction by Tessa Hadley and Jim Lewis and John Boorman.

About the Author

Ian Jack has edited Granta since 1995. He began his career in journalism on a weekly newspaper in Scotland in the 1960s. Between 1970 and 1986 he worked for the Sunday Times as a reporter, editor, feature writer and foreign correspondent (mainly in the Indian Subcontinent). He was a co-founder of the Independent on Sunday in1989 and edited that newspaper between 1991 and 1995. His awards in Britain include those for reporter, journalist and editor of the year. A book of his writing about Britain, Before the Oil Ran Out, was published by Secker and Warburg in 1987 and republished by Vintage in 1997. He lives with his family in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st July 2004

Author

Ian Jack

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Publisher

Granta Books

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Anthologies (non-poetry)
Films, cinema

ISBN

9780903141697

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