Search - List of Books by Tom Shone
Tom Shone is a British film critic and writer. He was the Sunday Times film critic from 1994-9 and has written for Slate, the New Yorker, the New York Times and the London Daily Telegraph. He is the author of How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Summer, published in 2004 by Simon & Shuster, ISBN 0-7432-6838-5. The book is an analysis of the Hollywood blockbuster phenomenon driven chiefly by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas in the 1970s, based on interviews with these and other film-makers. ("Compelling, witty and very, very smart," according to Nick Hornby, "a work of great critical intelligence.") Shone's first novel, In The Rooms, was published in the U.K. by Huchinson on July 2, 2009. (“An intricate and paradoxical tale about innocence and experience, and the dangers and rewards of being truthful, to thine own self and otherwise” according to the Times Literary Supplement.) It will be published in the U.S. by St Martin's Press in 2010.
Total Books: 9