Booker T. Mattison’s first novel, “Unsigned Hype,” is a terrifically engaging book, with its positive representation of a world that is often degraded and exploited, its no wonder it is drawing some serious consideration from movie producers. “Unsigned Hype” is a terrifically engaging book, full of authentic characters and a palpable atmosphere that pulls you right into the world of Tory Tyson, a teenager with a clear focus of becoming a recognized hip-hop artist. In addition to dealing with the usual challenges of being a teenager, Tory manages to break into the New York music scene while staying true to the proper upbringing of his devoted mother. With its positive representation of a world that is often degraded and exploited, its no wonder “Unsigned Hype” is drawing some serious consideration from movie producers.
This nostalgic coffee table book, billed as “The Most Unforgettable Screen Romances of the Studio Era,” will satisfy the classic film fan and novice admirer alike with plenty to see, read and discover about the best known duos of the silver screen from the golden age of cinema.
In Chuck Palaniuk’s eighth novel, he has created a new vision of the future that differs from every other dystopian work of science fiction: it feels real, and most importantly, it feels likely.
Phil Hall’s new book, “The Encyclopedia of Underground Movies: Films from the Fringes of Cinema” is so much more than a cursory introduction into a world of moviemaking usually shunned by the major film distribution conglomerates and multiplexes.