The Age of Movies

Selected Writings of Pauline Kael

By Pauline Kael; Sanford Schwartz (Editor)
(Library of America, Hardcover, 9781598531091, 828pp.)

Publication Date: October 27, 2011

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Kael delivers appraisals of films that defined an era, along with many others, some awaiting rediscovery, all providing the occasion for masterpieces of observation and insight, alive on every page. 750 pp. 8,000 print.

About the Author
Pauline Kael won the National Book Award for her film criticism in 1974. The film critic for "The New Yorker" from 1968 to 1991, she is the author of more than a dozen books on the movies.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2011

American film critic Pauline Kael was a brash, exuberant female writer at a time when most of her colleagues were buttoned up � and male. The Age of Movies, a new collection of selected essays and movie reviews from Kael, showcases the gutsy and passionate style that made her a household name. More at

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