Category Archives: Books

New and old books about Hollywood, movie stars, the studios, the image, the glamor. Includes reviews, criticism, promotions, and sometimes books for sale.

High Noon at the Aero

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Paramount Studios History Part 2

Film Historians Present Slide Show to Celebrate Second Book on Paramount Pictures Marc Wanamaker and Michael Christaldi returned to Larry Edmunds Bookshop in April to present a slideshow and commentary to celebrate the release of their second book on Paramount … Continue reading

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Illeana Douglas and Friends at Larry Edmunds Bookshop

Gang of Famous Comedians Rock at Hollywood Bookshop It’s hard to get a great line-up like this at a comedy club, but on Sunday, May 1st, Illeana Douglas showed up at Larry Edmunds Bookshop with Kelly Carlin, Heather Matarazzo, Wayne … Continue reading

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History of Paramount Studios Part 2

Film Historians to Make Presentation at Larry Edmunds Bookshop in Hollywood WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13th -7:30 pm @ Larry Edmunds Bookshop-PARAMOUNT STUDIOS 1940-2000 It is  always a joy to welcome friends back & the Lare really doesn’t have too many friends … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Controversy Over Racial Issues Heats Up

Hollywood Fails to Improve Despite the 1973 Wake-Up Call at the Oscars by Robert S. Newport, Jr. There has been a lot of talk lately that minorities have been pretty much shut out of Hollywood, especially the Academy Awards.  It … Continue reading

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Francesca Lia Block Coming to Echo Park

Stories Books & Cafe Hosts Francesca Lia Block and other authors on Friday, November 13th at 7:30pm   Francesca Lia Block is the author of more than twenty-five books of fiction, non-fiction, short stories and poetry. She received the Spectrum Award, … Continue reading

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Frank and Ava In Love and War

Join us at Larry Edmunds Bookshop on Wednesday, November 11th at 7:30pm Authors John Brady and Lawrence Grobel Join us as author John Brady signs & discusses his new book, “Frank & Ava-In Love and War” with author Lawrence Grobel. … Continue reading

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Writer Lawrence H. Levy at Classic TV Night November 12th

Join Us At Barnes & Noble Burbank Thursday November 12th at 7pm For Another Classic TV Preservation Society Special Event Note:  If you have Periscope we will be live streaming the event!  Click on the red dot Los Angeles and … Continue reading

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The Soup Nazi From Seinfeld

If You Want Soup, You’d Better Listen To This Message! Click on the box below to hear this blast from Larry Thomas:

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Gala Event Set For Thursday July 30

Barnes and Noble, Burbank Store, Invites You to the Next Thursday Night Event. Invited Guests include:  Larry Thomas, the famous Soup Nazi from Seinfeld;  Michael Stern, Lucille Ball’s Number One Fan; Frank Gorey, Lucille Ball’s chauffeur for 30 years; and … Continue reading

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