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Glen Mazzara

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Glen Mazzara is an American television producer and writer. He is most well known for his work on The Shield, The Walking Dead and Damien.
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The Executive Chair
A Writer’s Guide to TV Series Development
Kelly Edwards - Oct 11, 2021
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Glen Mazzara
Oct 12, 2021
Great book. If you want to understand the particular ring of hell of TV development where writers like me are banished to, this is the book for you.      source
Death's End
Cixin Liu - Sep 20, 2016 (first published in 2010)
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Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay. Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge. With human science advancing daily and the Trisolarans adopting Earth culture, it seems that the two civilizations will soon be able to co-exi...
Glen Mazzara
Oct 01, 2021
Just finished reading this incredible trilogy. I feel like it's the apex of science fiction. Mind blowing.      source
The Dark Forest
Cixin Liu - Aug 16, 2016 (first published in 2008)
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This is the second novel in the "Remembrance of Earth’s Past" near-future trilogy. Written by the China's multiple-award-winning science fiction author, Cixin Liu. In Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion—four centuries in the future. The aliens' human collaborators have been defeated, but the presence of the ...
Glen Mazzara
Oct 01, 2021
Just finished reading this incredible trilogy. I feel like it's the apex of science fiction. Mind blowing.      source
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The Three-Body Problem
Cixin Liu - Jan 12, 2016 (first published in 2006)
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The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple award winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization o...
Glen Mazzara
Oct 01, 2021
Just finished reading this incredible trilogy. I feel like it's the apex of science fiction. Mind blowing.      source
The Man Who Lived Underground
A Novel
Richard Wright - Apr 20, 2021
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A major literary event: an explosive, previously unpublished novel from the 1940s by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy. Fred Daniels, a black man, is picked up randomly by the police after a brutal murder in a Chicago neighborhood and taken to the local precinct where he is tortured until he confesses to a crime he didn't commit. Aft...
Glen Mazzara
May 17, 2021
THE MAN WHO LIVED UNDERGROUND by Richard Wright is a phenomenal book. Electrifying on so many levels.      source
The Best of Richard Matheson
Richard Matheson - Oct 10, 2017
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The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the 20th century" (Ray Bradbury), edited by award-winning author Victor LaValle.Among the greats of 20th-century horror and fantasy, few names stand above Richard Matheson. Though known by many for novels like I Am Legend and his sixteen Twilight Zone episodes, ...
Glen Mazzara
May 15, 2021
I love this book.      source
When They Call You a Terrorist
A Black Lives Matter Memoir
Patrisse Khan-Cullors - Jan 14, 2020
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A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America—and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free.Raised by a single mother in an impoverished neighborhood in Los Angeles, Patrisse Khan-Cullors experienced firsthand the prejudice and persecution Black Americans endure at the hands...
Glen Mazzara
May 01, 2021
I wish everyone who criticizes or fears #BlackLivesMatter would read this book & see all the pain & love behind this movement.      source
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Broken
Don Winslow - Apr 07, 2020
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In six intense short novels connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt and redemption, Broken is #1 international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering, heart-stopping, heartbreaking best. In Broken, he creates a world of high-level thieves and low-life crooks, obsessed cops struggling with life...
Glen Mazzara
Apr 29, 2021
Great book.      source
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Circe
Madeline Miller - Apr 14, 2020
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In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and...
Glen Mazzara
Apr 13, 2021
[email protected]'s CIRCE is one of the best books I've ever read. Wow. Just wow.      source
Born a Crime
Stories from a South African Childhood
Trevor Noah - Feb 12, 2019 (first published in 2016)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times - USA Today - San Francisco Chronicle - NPR - Esquire - Newsday - Booklist...
Glen Mazzara
Mar 28, 2021
Such an amazingly beautiful book. Loved it. Someone should give @Trevornoah his own show.      source
Think Again
The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Adam Grant - Feb 02, 2021
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We need to spend as much time rethinking as we do thinking.Why do we refresh our wardrobes every year, renovate our kitchens every decade, but never update our beliefs and our views? Why do we laugh at people using computers that are ten years old, but yet still cling to opinions we formed ten years ago?For too many of us, our ways of thinking beco...
Glen Mazzara
Mar 24, 2021
THINK AGAIN is @AdamMGrant's best book yet. It's making me re-examine a lot of my long-held beliefs & practices. I'm all about shaking things up.      source
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