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James Bond Unmasked written by Bill Desowitz

By: FSWL team
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Publication of James Bond Unmasked by Bill Desowitz. The book is released by Spies Publishing in America.

James Bond is the most powerful and enduring cultural hero of our time and the longest-running franchise in movie history. In James Bond Unmasked, veteran film journalist Bill Desowitz chronicles the 50-year evolution of Ian Fleming's iconic superspy on the big screen, from the Cold War of the sixties to the current post-9/11 era. This insightful book comes direct from the source, as Desowitz interviews all six Bond actors: Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig.

"An elegant orgy of all things Bond. As essential, cool, and satisfying as one of Mr. Bond's martinis." -William Joyce, director of the Oscar(R)-winning animated short, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011).

Book details:
Paperback: 178 pages
Publisher: Spies Publishing (same as The Making of On Her Majesty's Secret Service)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0984412611
ISBN-13: 978-0984412617
Dimensions: 23.5 x 19 x 1 cm
Cover price: 19.99 USD / 13.99 GBP

About the author:
Bill Desowitz covers all aspects of film, particularly animation/VFX/below-the-line. His “Immersed in Movies” column appears weekly at Indiewire’s TOH blog. He is a contributor to Animation World Network, where he recently served as senior editor as well as editor of VFXWorld. Desowitz is a long-time contributor to Editors Guild Magazine (retitled Cinemontage) and is a book reviewer for USA Today.

He was previously assignment editor at Below the Line, where he launched the BTL director series of interviews with such luminaries as Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, Michael Mann, Peter Weir, Mike Nichols, and the late Anthony Minghella. He began his animation/VFX coverage as managing editor and then editor of Animation Magazine. The Los Angeles native launched his career as a staffer for The Hollywood Reporter, where he also was a film reviewer.

As a distinguished freelancer, he’s written in-depth analysis of home entertainment, film restoration, outside the box trends, production stories, and profiles. His pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Premiere, Film Comment Wired, Variety, och, among others. More information about Bill on his official website.

Other James Bond related books published in 2012 and featured on FSWL:
>A Brief Guide to James Bond by Nigel Cawthorne (Paperback - September 20, 2012)
>All About Bond by Terry O'Neill (Hardcover - October 1, 2012)
>Bond on Bond by Roger Moore (Hardcover - April 10, 2012)
>Bond on Set: Filming Skyfall by Greg Williams (Hardback - October 2012)
>Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan by Mark O'Connell (Paperback - September 3, 2012)
>Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Hardback - March 13, 2012)
>For Your Ears Only: The Voice of the Stars by Nikki van der Zyl
>Ian Fleming: The Bibliography by Jon Gilbert (Hardback - October, 2012)
>Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Top Secret Story Behind 007 by Brian Gordon Lett (Hardback - September 20, 2012)
>James Bond: Amazing and Extraordinary Facts by Michael Paterson (Hardback - April 27, 2012)
>James Bond 50 Years of Movie Posters by Dennis Gassner (Hardback - September 3, 2012)
>James Bond is Real: The Untold Story of Political & Military Technological Threats Ian Fleming Warned Us About by Mike L. Sparks (Paperback - March 19, 2012)
>LIFE 50 Years of James Bond: On the Run with 007, from Dr. No to Skyfall (HB - Oct. 2, 2012)
>My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, Superman and Other Action Heroes by Vic Armstrong (Paperback - May 25, 2012)
>My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider’s Journey through Hollywood by Robert Crane (Hardback - May 28, 2012)
>The First Lady of Bond: My Autobiography by Eunice Gayson (Hardback - September 12, 2012)
>The James Bond Archives by Paul Duncan (Hardback - October 26, 2012)
>The James Bond Omnibus Volume 003 by Ian Fleming (Paperback - March 23, 2012)
>The James Bond Omnibus Volume 004 by Ian Fleming (Paperback - November 6, 2012)
>The Music of James Bond by Jon Burlingame (Hardback - November 1, 2012)

For other American Bond books featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.

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The paperback edition of James Bond Unmasked. © 2012 Spies Publishing. All rights reserved.

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