Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to '80s Teen Movies

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.8 X 8.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781942600671
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About the Author

Kevin Smokler is the author of the essay collection Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books you Haven't Touched Since High School (2013), which the Atlantic Wire called truly enjoyable, and the editor of Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times, A San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book of 2005. His writing on pop culture has appeared in the LA Times, Salon, BuzzFeed, Vulture, the San Francisco Chronicle and on NPR. In 2013, he was BookRiot's first ever Writer-in-Residence. He can be found on twitter at @weegee. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, cat, and most of MTV's first year on vinyl.

Reviews

One of Book Riot's Best Books from Indie Presses 2016

"Smokler's enthusiasm for movies shines through, making this an absolute delight for movie buffs."
--Library Journal

"An important addition to the growing 80s canon."
--Third Coast Review

"The perfect ticket to go back to those days. DeLorean not included."
--The Quivering Pen

"Two thumbs up.... Now pardon me, while I go add a dozen or so movies to my Netflix queue."
--GeekDad

"Kevin Smokler's fun new look at '80s teen movies."
--San Jose Mercury News