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Benjamin Stiller is an American actor, comedian, film producer, film director, and writer. He is the son of the late comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.
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Bag Man
The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House
Rachel Maddow - 2020-12-08
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The untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon's White House: the wild crimes, audacious cover-up, and spectacular downfall of Vice President Spiro Agnew - with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow's Peabody Award-nominated podcast.Is it possible for an American vice president to direct a vast criminal enterprise within the halls of...
Ben Stiller
Great book.      source
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The Jaws Log
Expanded Edition (Shooting Script)
Carl Gottlieb - 2012-08-07 (first published in 1975)
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Winner of three Oscars and the highest-grossing film of its time, Jaws was a phenomenon, and this is the only book on how twenty-six-year-old Steven Spielberg transformed Peter Benchley's number-one bestselling novel into the classic film it became.Hired by Spielberg as a screenwriter to work with him on the set while the movie was being made, Carl...
Ben Stiller
It is a day-by-day account of the making of the movie. It is filled with the details of making a movie on location. It was incredibly inspiring to me.      source
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Nine Stories
J. D. Salinger - 1991-05-01 (first published in 1953)
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Nine Stories (1953) is a collection of short stories by American fiction writer J. D. Salinger published in April 1953. It includes two of his most famous short stories, "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" and "For Esmé – with Love and Squalor". (Nine Stories is the U.S. title; the book is published in many other countries as For Esmé - with Love and Sq...
Ben Stiller
When I was a teenager, my mother gave me Nine Stories. The story 'For Esmé—with Love and Squalor' affected me deeply.      source
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The Second Tree from the Corner
E. B. White - 1989-01-01 (first published in 1954)
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"The variety of subject matter to be found in these graceful pages is enormous. But no matter what his subject, Mr. White always writes about it in a prose that is a joy to read."--New York Times...
Ben Stiller
I was given The Second Tree from the Corner when I was a teenager by my older sister’s friend. It has always been so inspiring...      source