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    Indiewire's 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: 13 Options for the Indiewire Reader

    With the holidays just around the corner we've compiled a list of gifts best suited to our loyal Indiewire readers. Included are picks for the cinephile, TV lover, and techie. Happy shopping!

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    WATCH: Anjelica Huston Talks Buzzy New Memoir 'A Story Lately Told' on Charlie Rose, Review Roundup

    With "Smash" behind her, Anjelica Huston has been doing the rounds with her new memoir, "A Story Lately Told." In the book she dishes on her childhood growing up in Ireland, her famous philandering director father John, how she coped with her mother's death in a car crash, and her experience meeting...

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    Book Review: 'A Life of Barbara Stanwyck,' at 1000 Pages, Builds a Living Thing

    “A Life of Barbara Stanwyck” by Victoria Wilson ends abruptly in 1940. Still ahead are “The Lady Eve” and “Ball of Fire,” “Meet John Doe” and “Double Indemnity,” not to mention more than 40 other movies and four years as the matriarch of a sprawling 19th century ranch on the television series, “The...

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    Having Conquered Television, Shonda Rhimes Tackles Memoir with First Book Deal

    Shonda Rhimes, the creator responsible for ABC's hit series "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy," and "Private Practice," has just signed a deal with Simon & Schuster to release a book that will be part memoir, part inspiration publication, recounting the hardships she endured while raising three kids, as a ...

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    More Details on Rudin Buy 'City on Fire,' 900-Page Debut Tome Sold for $2 Million to Knopf (UPDATE)

    The long novel appears to be making a comeback. "City on Fire," 34-year-old Garth Risk Hallberg's 900-page debut novel, sold to Knopf for just shy of $2 million following a two-day bidding war.

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    Review: 'The Book Thief,' Starring Geoffrey Rush, a Well-Meaning but Oddly Muted Holocaust Tale

    "The Book Thief," adapted from Markus Zusak's best-selling novel, is a well-meaning re-telling of the oft-told tale: the Holocaust was a time of unimaginable horror, but even during the worst moments of man's inhumanity to man, there were good people around who adopted the children of Communists and...

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    David Thomson Recalls Fun 'Moments That Made the Movies'

    The New Republic critic David Thomson has written more than 20 movie books, among them must-owns such as "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film" and "'Have You Seen...?': A Personal Introduction to 1000 Films." The Brit transplant's long experience with writing accessible, entertaining, idiosyncra...

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    Why Fellini Never Made His Masterpiece, 'The Journey of G. Mastorna'

    The following is an excerpt from "The Journey of G. Mastorna: The Film Fellini Didn't Make," which was recently released in an English translation by Berghahn Books.

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    Exclusive Excerpt from David Thomson's 'Moments That Made the Movies:' From 'Citizen Kane' to 'Burn After Reading'

    We have an exclusive excerpt from David Thomson's new book "Moments That Made the Movies," which will be published this month by Thames & Hudson.

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    To Celebrate Roman Polanski's 80th Birthday, A Retrospective

    Happy birthday to Roman Polanski, who turns 80 on Sunday August 18. Published just ahead of this occasion is James Greenberg's picture-packed coffee table book "Roman Polanski: A Retrospective," which covers all of Polanski's movies as well as his career as an actor. Part of a series of glossy filmm...

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