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Here are some other books by John Baxter, available online as pdfs and paper editions on order. Simply pay online to enjoy reading them.

 


HEMINGWAY'S PARIS. A USER'S GUIDE

2020 - EBOOK FORMAT

 

Hemingway lived for only a few years in Parisbut returned often, and called it “the city I loved most in the world.” In this 32-page guide John Baxter summarizes Hemingway’s times in Paris, listing all the addresses with which he was associated, and their present status and accessibility. An indispensible companion to the literary visitor.

 

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FILMSTRUCK. A LIFE IN THE MOVIES.

182 PAGES. FULLY ILLUSTRATED. FIRST PUBLICATION ANYWHERE. 

NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY OTHER FORM. SIGNED EDITION, LIMITED TO 100 COPIES.

 

A new memoir, never before published, detailing my experience of the cinema  since childhood and the ways in which it influenced my life. Details my encounters with Federico Fellini, John  Huston and other immortals of the cinema;  eccentric meetings in Hollywood, at film  festivals and in dusty archives. A racy, anecdotal and sometimes scandalous account  of one man’s education in and experience of motion pictures all over the world.  

 

Read it now for US$15 (PDF download) 

 

Get it now for US$30 (Paper edition, postage included) 

 

It is brilliant- magical. What a writer! So many memories rekindled - and so much that’s new to me .. and Mr B. writes with such style and wit.”  

Phillip Adams.  ABC Radio National.

“includes John’s wonderful recounting of just how he came to write the only English-language authorized biography of Fellini, a story of enthusiasm, luck, coincidence and dogged application.”  

Geoffrey Gardner, Film/Alert. 

 

 

 

 


THE PARIS MEN'S SALON.

226 PAGES. FULLY ILLUSTRATED. FIRST PUBLICATION ANYWHERE. 

NOT AVAILABLE IN ANY OTHER FORM.

 

This collection of non-fiction, never before published in book form, reflects a career lived widely both intellectually and geographically. It includes memoirs of an often bizarre Australian country childhood, an account of searching for rare editions in the Pacific northwest with legendary book hunter Martin Stone, a report on the presentation by Hollywood’s X-rated film industry of its annual awards, the Heart-Ons, a meeting with legendary cinema custodian Henri Langlois, and details of the activities of that unique and secret conclave of remarkable individuals, the Paris Men’s Salon. 

 

Read it now for US$15 (PDF download) 

 

Get it now for US$30 (Paper edition, postage included) 

 

 

 

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