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On Individual Shows A to C

American Idol: Singer's AdvantageAmerican Idol: Singer's Advantage
The Ultimate Voice Training Program

Seth Riggs
Learn to sing with the world's greatest vocal coach, Seth Riggs! Singer's Advantage comes with one instructional DVD, seven instructional CDs, and a comprehensive companion workbook. Separate versions for men and for women. Audio CD, $58.99.

The High Guard HandbookAndromeda: The High Guard Handbook
Gareth Wigmore and Thomasina Gibson
Debuting as the highest rated sci-fi show in syndication, Andromeda continues to scale the heights of television excellence. In The High Guard Handbook -- the authorised guide to the series -- experience an in-depth look at the show's first two seasons, including a comprehensive episode guide, a glimpse behind the scenes, a wealth of photographs, previously unseen artifacts, and much more. Softcover, 281 pp. $26.95.

Angel: The Casefiles Volume 1Angel: The Casefiles Volume 1
Nancy Holder, Jeff Marriotte, and Maryelizabeth Hart
The official companion to the hit action/vampire series contains character biographies, color photos, notable quotes, and episode dossiers for the complete first two seasons. Softcover, 400 pp., $25.95.

Cylons in AmericaCylons in America

C.W. Marshall & Tiffany Potter
Cylons in America presents an edgy, stimulating, and sometimes witty collection of critical studies of Battlestar Gallactica, examining the series' place within popular culture and its engagement with contemporary American society. For anyone wishing to explore the many worlds of Battlestar Gallactica, Cylons in America provides the perfect point of departure. Softcover, 278 pp. $30.95.

Reading Angel: The TV Spin-off With a SoulReading Angel: The TV Spin-off With a Soul

Stacey Abbott
Reading Angel looks at the cinematic aesthetics of Angel, its music, editing and mise-en-scene. It investigates the show's shifting portrayal of masculinity, its strong noir Los Angeles setting, and its demonization of racial difference. It examines the impact and influence of comedy, the superhero and horror on Angel, and would not be complete without considering corporate and global evil in the form of Wolftam & Hart. These themes and more are addressed in this critical tribute to Angel for its followers and fans, by writers who are drawn together by their fascination with the vampire with a soul. Softcover, 265 pp. $21.95.

Five Seasons of AngelFive Seasons of Angel: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss their Favorite Vampire
Glenn Yeffeth
Did the gypsies curse the wrong guy? How did Welsley go from prissy Watcher-boy to modern-day Loki? What does Jasmine have in common with street evangelists? What is the Wolfram & Hart policy on interoffice dating? These questions, and many more, are answered by a crack team of science fiction writers, vampire experts, romance writers, sexologists and crew. Five Seasons of Angel is a collection of creative, surprising and fun essays on everybody's favorite Vamp. Softcover, 216 pp. $24.95.

Big Brother InternationalBig Brother International: Formats, Critics & Publics
Ernest Mathijs & Janet Jones
The television show Big Brother (remarkable for its multinational incarnations) is one of the key cultural phenomena to mark the move into the twenty-first century. Both scandal and commercial hit, it has revolutionized television practice, changing the status of live multimedia events and challenging cultural theory. Media scholars from around the world have collaborated to compose this integrated view on Big Brother. Softcover, 261 pp. $34.95.

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Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer: BFI TV Classics
Anne Billson
Season by season, Anne Billson unravels the magic of Buffy, examining the Slayer's antecedents and influences and exploring how, in a broadcasting environment inimical to long-running series, Joss Whedon and his collaborators were able to push the outside of the envelope, take so many risks and create a fully realised mythology in which the fantasy elements are underpinned by emotional honesty that brings fresh relevance to the age-old story of the struggle between Good and Evil. Softcover, 154 pp. $27.95.

Reading the Vampire SlayerReading the Vampire Slayer
Roz Kaveney
An unofficial critical companion to 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and 'Angel'. Softcover, 270 pp., $21.95.



Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer: The Watcher's Guide Volume 3
Paul Ruditis
This third volume in the best-selling series of Buffy companions offers complete episode summations from seasons five, six, and seven. Fans will gobble up this treasure trove of Vampire Slayer info, trivia, and photographs. Softcover, 359 pp. $25.95.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and PhilosophyBuffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy
James B. South
For as long as Buffy has been on television, it's been clear that the show was light years ahead of its competition. Its level of sophistication is nowhere more apparent than in this compilation of essays pertaining to the philisophical relevance of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. With this book at your side, you'll now have no problem integrating Buffy lore into any debate about Kant, Sartre, Plato or Marx. Softcover, 335 p. $26.95.

Bite Me! An Unofficial Guide to the World of Buffy the Vampire SlayerBite Me! An Unofficial Guide to the World of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Nikki Stafford
This new edition of the unofficial companion to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" contains: original biographies updated to 2002, a complete episode guide to the end of season six, a new chapter on the history of the show, an updated listing of the best Buffy web sites, an all-new trivia quiz, over 120 photographs, and much more! Softcover, 196 pp. $16.95.

Fighting The ForcesFighting The Forces:
What's At Stake in Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Edited by Rhonda V. Wilcox and David Lavery
Fighting the Forces explores the struggle to create meaning in an impressive example of popular culture, the television series phenomenon Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In the essays collected here, contributors examine the social and cultural issues implicit in the series and place them in a literary context. Softcover, $41.95.

Seven Seasons of BuffySeven Seasons of Buffy
Glenn Yeffeth
Seven Seasons of Buffy
is a collection of fun, irreverent and surprising essays on Buffy by some of science fiction and fantasy's most important authors. Softcover, 205 pp. $23.95.

Joss Whedon
The Genius Behind BuffyJoss Whedon: The Genius Behind Buffy
Candace Havens
A lucid and highly informative summary of the life and career of the creator of Buffy, Angel, Fray, and Firefly. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Softcover 171 pp. $23.95.


Why Buffy MattersWhy Buffy Matters: The Art of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Rhonda Wilcox
Rhonda Wilcox, a world authority on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has been writing and lecturing about the show since its arrival on our screens. This book is the distillation of this remarkable body of work and thought, a celebration of the series that she proposes as an aesthetic test case for television. Combining great intelligence and wit, and written for a wide readership, this is a worthy companion to the show that has claimed and kept the minds and hearts of watchers worldwide. Softcover, 246 pp. $19.95.

Making History
The Remarkable Story Behind Canada: A People's HistoryMaking History: The Remarkable Story Behind Canada: A People's History
Mark Starowicz
A behind-the-scenes look at the many and sometimes alarming adventures involved in making a major television production, this book is also the story in microcosm of relations between English and French Canada and the cautionary tale of how a vital national institution was laid low. Making History is candid, often funny, and always very revealing. Hardcover 341 pp. $34.99.

Tales from Dog River: The Complete Corner Gas GuideTales from Dog River: The Complete Corner Gas Guide
Michele Sponagle
Ever wondered what Hank does for a living, why we've never seen Wanda's son, which Corner Gas star is superstitious, or how to make your own chili cheese dogs at home? The answers are all here. Packed with information even the most ardent fan doesn't know, Tales from Dog River also reveals secrets about the making of the show, including filming flubs, inside jokes, memorable quotes, cast bios, trivia, and much more. Softcover, 211 pp. $28.00.

Curb Your Enthusiasm: The BookCurb Your Enthusiasm: The Book

Deidre Dolan
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Book is complete with stories about Larry David's childhood, his roots as a stand-up comic, and his various writing jobs before the breakthrough of Seinfeld. Readers will enjoy dating stories from his bachelor years, discover how he met his future wife Laurie David, and learn why Cheryl Hines was picked to play his TV wife. Ever wonder if there's a story behind the creation of Krazee-Eyez Killa's infamous rap? There is, and it's in this book, along with the tale of the ordinary afternoon lunch where the idea for Curb Your Enthusiasm was first formed. Perhaps best of all, fans can finally see Larry David's original scene outlines - just a few sentences from which the actors improvise - which eventually evolve into the carefully edited comedy that we see on air. Hardcover, 208 pp. $39.00.

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