At once a style guide, an inspirational tome, and a how-to volume on creating one’s home, this book will serve as a go-to reference for all those seeking to spur their own creativity as they embark on the creation of home. When Diane Keaton decided that she wanted to build her own home from the ground up, she took the advice of her dear friend, film director Nancy Meyers, and took to the boards of Pinterest to find inspiration. There she discovered the practical and the fantastical, elements and styles long adored and ones that she never knew she was drawn to. Keaton’s dream house was officially under way and this book that resulted is a compelling account of her that house, from idea to realization in brick, stone, and wood. The House that Pinterest Built defines what home and house mean to the celebrated movie star, who is known for her love affair with houses and design. Filled with ideas that reveal a personal yet engaging aesthetic, this volume includes compelling photos from Keaton’s past homes and those she admires, as well as a multitude of details from every corner of those spaces and objects that excite and inspire the house designer and dreamer—dramatic staircases and magical light fixtures, film stills and book covers, pottery and art—drawn from the visual treasure trove known as Pinterest and Keaton’s private collection, as she creates and designs her newest house. Rich imagery is accompanied by Keaton’s ideas for selecting furniture, kitchen layout, and bedroom design; she talks about the importance of lighting in the bathroom and why the living room needs to be reimagined. Beyond the interior, she explores curb appeal and environmental sensitivity, always with an eye to making home the way it should be—a place of tranquility, a place where one is restored and where one returns to dream again and again. The book culminates in the dream realized, the house she has imagined, designed, and made, now shared with the world for the first time in all-new photography. ´´If you want to explore. If you love to see. If you’re looking to look; this book is an example of a home made from the gifts of other people’s addictive yearnings for the perfect home, with the perfect landscape and the perfect interior. It illustrates my choices of your choices. Who knows, you might find one of your pins here. You might smile. You might shake your head and say, ‘This isn’t what I had in mind.’ You might think: ‘Hey that’s my kitchen. She copied my kitchen.’ But the truth is, as much as I tried, I could never entirely recreate the light filled photograph of a kitchen that led the way to the journey that brought me here. No one can.” – Diane KeatonAbout the AuthorDiane Keaton is an Oscar-winning actress, director, and author. Her design aesthetic has been celebrated in several successful books that she produced, including California Romantica and House. Lisa Romerein is a Los Angeles–based photographer.
What good is running away when you only end up lost? Cassandra Pierce had her whole ´´perfect´´ life planned out by her parents. One night of pure weakness and lust has her running away from it all and seeking refuge in Alamosa with her best friend. But it seems life has other plans for her when she finds herself lost in the small town of Keaton. Jason Bradley is a charming country guy. He lives a simple life that´s nothing like what Cassandra is used to. A single moment in life changed everything he thought he once knew, leaving him with a broken heart and an unplanned future. What happens in Keaton is nothing Cassandra or her heart could have ever prepared for. The instant connection she shares with Jason is no secret, but what they´re keeping hidden from one another is. Will these two be able to find a way to trust each other, or will their secrets tear them apart? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maren McGuire. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/045192/bk_acx0_045192_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What caused Jack Quaid to slowly drive away the love of his life? What made him arrive home late one night, sit in front of a camera pouring out his soul, before taking a shotgun and ending his life? When Detective Alex Keaton arrives at the scene, it has all the signs of a straightforward suicide. Alex is struggling with her own demons following her partner´s violent death some months earlier, but when Jack´s suicide brings up some strange questions, the tenacious, no-nonsense cop she once was starts to show itself again. Why did Jack feel responsible for a murder he had nothing to do with? Why has he been flying around the world? Why has he filled books with elaborate conspiracy theories? As Alex digs deeper, it appears Jack may have uncovered a terrible secret, one that could impact on Alex personally. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Leena Emsley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087992/bk_acx0_087992_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
More than 70 years after Pearl Harbor drew the United States into World War II, a sinister secret - remnants of covert research done by the Army - haunts the Keaton School. Less than two months have passed since Devon Mackintosh uncovered the truth about the apparent suicide of Hutch, Keaton´s golden boy and her unrequited love. But solving Hutch´s murder has put all eyes on her in the small Keaton School community. When she is knocked unconscious on a New Year´s Eve cruise, it´s clear that her life is danger too. In the aftermath of the attack, Devon must attend a weekly meeting with Dr. Jocelyn Hsu, a shrink who refuses to believe Devon´s account of the ´´accident.´´ She turns to the only people she can trust: Hutch´s terminally ill grandfather, Reed, and his heirs Bodhi and Raven. Before Reeddies, he gives Devon a journal from his time as a science prodigy in the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor. Reed´s entries not only detail top secret research on what would become Keaton land, they reveal a pact made among three powerful families - a pact that could determine the school´s future. Wrestling with growing feelings for Bodhi and the very real threat closing in on her, Devon fights to untangle both the past and the present and find the truth Reed´s enemies are still willing to kill for. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amanda Dolan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/006997/bk_blak_006997_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Anthony Lane on Con Air— ´´Advance word on Con Air said that it was all about an airplane with an unusually dangerous and potentially lethal load. Big deal. You should try the lunches they serve out of Newark. Compared with the chicken napalm I ate on my last flight, the men in Con Air are about as dangerous as balloons.” Anthony Lane on The Bridges of Madison County— ´´I got my copy at the airport, behind a guy who was buying Playboy´s Book of Lingerie, and I think he had the better deal. He certainly looked happy with his purchase, whereas I had to ask for a paper bag.” Anthony Lane on Martha Stewart— ´´Super-skilled, free of fear, the last word in human efficiency, Martha Stewart is the woman who convinced a million Americans that they have the time, the means, the right, and—damn it—the duty to pipe a little squirt of soft cheese into the middle of a snow pea, and to continue piping until there are ´fifty to sixty´ stuffed peas raring to go.” For ten years, Anthony Lane has delighted New Yorker readers with his film reviews, book reviews, and profiles that range from Buster Keaton to Vladimir Nabokov to Ernest Shackleton. Nobody´s Perfect is an unforgettable collection of Lane´s trademark wit, satire, and insight that will satisfy both the long addicted and the not so familiar. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Zuhause ist, wo mein Herz ist ? und das Meer ? Annie Marlow hat das Schlimmste erlebt, denn sie hat ihre ganze Familie durch ein tragisches Unglück verloren. Als ihre beste Freundin ihr rät, an den Ort zurückzukehren, an dem sie immer glücklich war, fällt ihr Oceanside ein, eine kleine Stadt am Meer, in der sie viele fröhliche Sommer mit ihrer Familie verbrachte. Annie mietet ein winziges Cottage und schließt auch bald neue Freundschaften ? vor allem mit Keaton, der für sie der Fels in der Brandung wird. Während sie langsam zurück ins Leben findet, muss Annie sich schon bald fragen, ob da nicht doch mehr als nur Freundschaft zwischen ihnen ist ?
Sie änderte ihren Namen, sie änderte ihr Leben ? aber jemand will sie nicht gehen lassen ... Naomi Carson war elf, als sie ihrem Vater eines Nachts in den Wald folgte. Sie vermutete dort ihr Geburtstagsgeschenk, ein neues Fahrrad. Stattdessen machte sie eine grausige Entdeckung, die ihre Welt zerbrechen ließ ? denn ihr Vater war nicht der Mann, für den ihn alle hielten. Trotz allem wuchs Naomi zu einer starken jungen Frau heran und bereiste als erfolgreiche Fotografin die Welt. Nun hat sie beschlossen, ihr unstetes Leben aufzugeben und endlich sesshaft zu werden. Sie verliebt sich in ein altes Haus an der Küste ? und in den attraktiven Xander Keaton, doch als im Wald bei ihrem Haus eine Frauenleiche auftaucht, scheint der Albtraum von Neuem zu beginnen ?
From a legendary film critic and movie fan extraordinaire, the highlights reel of a life spent at the movies Richard Schickel has seen, by his own estimate, more than twenty thousand films. He has been a reviewer since 1965 (long for Time magazine), has written almost forty books on the subject, and has produced and directed thirty documentaries. He has counted as personal friends many of the leading filmmakers of the twentieth century. Call it ´´obsession,´´ ´´lunacy,´´ or a ´´grand passion´´ (Schickel grants all three), but there´s simply no one who knows film better. Now Schickel gives us the ultimate summing up: a history of film as he´s seen-and lived-it, a tour of his favorites, a master class in what makes a film soar or flop. Schickel´s no-holds-barred, often raucously irreverent opinions can range from panning classics, to spotlighting forgotten treasures, to defending the art of ´´popular´´ genres such as horror, westerns, screwball comedy, and noir. Beyond his picks and pans, Schickel offers a wealth of behind-the-scenes anecdotes (a love note from Marlene Dietrich, Frank Capra´s unlikely path to success, Annie Hall´s original title), career studies of our greatest performers and auteurs, and candidly intimate glimpses of his own life in pictures (an evening with Greta Garbo, John Ford´s advice on directing, a ´´dust-up´´ in defense of Monty Python). Above all, Schickel gives us a collection of the true gems, the immortal moments that have stuck with him over a lifetime of movie watching-the transcendent scenes, characters, lines, shots, scores, even lighting cues that offer, each in their way, pure ´´movie magic.´´ Buster Keaton, His Girl Friday, Ingrid Bergman, Taxi Driver, Star Wars, Stanley Kubrick, Pulp Fiction-Schickel reveals all the films and the forces behind them that have kept him coming back for more. An essential addition to any cinephile´s library, Keepers is the curation of a brilliant connoisseur and critic, but more than that, it´s a love letter to film from one of its most dedicated devotees.
Dirty Boulevard: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Lou Reed: David James Keaton
Vivian (Jane Fonda), Diane (Diane Keaton), Carol (Mary Steenburgen) und Sharon (Candice Bergen) kennen sich schon ihr halbes Leben und sind gemeinsam durch dick und dünn gegangen. Nun sind sie allesamt über 60 und nach wie vor beste Freundinnen. In ihrem regelmäßig stattfindenden Buchclub treffen sich die Vier, um bei jeder Menge Wein über alle möglichen Themen zu reden, nur um Männer geht es dabei zumeist nicht mehr. Das ändert sich jedoch schlagartig, als Vivian ihren Freundinnen das neue Buch vorstellt, dass sie gerade liest: Den Sado-Maso-Bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey von E.L. James. Die erotische Lektüre stellt das (Liebes-)Leben der vier Damen auf den Kopf und sie finden sich auf einmal in einer Reihe von aufregenden romantischen Abenteuern wieder...Darsteller:Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Alicia Silverstone, Andy Garcia, Craig T. Nelson, Don Johnson, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Dreyfuss