James Lipton is the creator, executive producer, writer, and host of Inside the Actors Studio, which is seen in eighty-nine million homes in America on the Bravo network, and in 125 countries, and has received fourteen Emmy nominations. He is the author of the novel Mirrors, which he then adapted and produced for the screen, and of the American literary perennial An Exaltation of Larks, and has written the book and lyrics of two Broadway musicals. His television productions include Jimmy Carter’s Inaugural Gala, the first presidential concert ever televised; twelve Bob Hope birthday specials, reaching record-breaking audiences; and The Road to China, the first American entertainment program from the People’s Republic. He is a vice president of the Actors Studio, is the founder and dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University, has received three honorary PhDs, is a recipient of France’s Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
What a great book for literary nerds! I LOVE the illustrations and playfulness, as well as explanations of origins. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kendra Holliday
I haven't read it yet but I loved a similar volume I had years ago. I love this type of list.Published 3 months ago by E Lauren Holmes
Who knew all these groups of things were named. It was reopened and what fun !Published 3 months ago by glynbert
This is one of my favorite books to give as a gift. You can see people's faces light up as they leaf through it and see how wonderful and whimsical the English language can be.Published 3 months ago by LLB
my second copy lost or loaned the first love all the descriptions of groupsPublished 5 months ago by Ann Bittick
What fun for budding writers and experienced authors! James Lipton (Host of Inside the Actor's Studio) wrote this book, using historical phrases for groups of things (e.g. Read morePublished 7 months ago by L. W. Design