Recommended books by William Goldman

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Product picture for The Princess Bride: S. Morgensterns Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman
Book › Mass Market Paperback
William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests—for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love—that's thrilling and timeless.


Anyone who lived through the 1980s may find it impossible—inconceivable, even—to equate The Princess Bride with anything other than the sweet, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, but the film is only a fraction of the ingenious storytelling you'll find in these pages. Rich in character and...
Book cover from The Princess Bride: An Illustrated Edition of S. Morgensterns Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman
Book › Hardcover
Here William Goldman’s beloved story of Buttercup, Westley, and their fellow adventurers finally receives a beautiful illustrated treatment.

A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts—The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic.

As Florin and Guilder teeter on the verge of war, the reluctant Princess Buttercup is devastated by the loss of her true love, kidnapped by a mercenary...
Book cover from Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting by William Goldman
Book › Paperback
Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting
Book cover from Art of Drawing People: Discover simple techniques for drawing a variety of figures and portraits (Collectors Series) by Debra Kauffman Yaun
Book › Paperback
Learn to draw faces, features, and figures in graphite, with inspiration from 4 accomplished artists

Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, this comprehensive, 144-page book is an essential resource to which artists of all skill levels will refer again and again. The Art of Drawing People comprises instruction from a group of four experienced artists who demonstrate the processes of drawing the human head and clothed figure from infancy through old age in...
Book cover from Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Principles and Practices by Arnold J. Goldman
Book › Paperback
BUSINESS LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 9E has been revised dramatically to enhance learning! The 9th edition offers a new learning system with clear learning objectives to guide students. The fresh two-color design engages students with its contemporary features: Ethics in a Business Setting, You React, and the Self-Check Quizzes. The case examples are presented in readable segments to be clear, current, and jargon-free. Co-authored by Arnold J. Goldman, a practicing attorney and William D....
Book cover from Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman
Book › Paperback
From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride (he also wrote the novel), and the bestselling author of Adventures in the Screen Trade comes a garrulous new book that is as much a screenwriting how-to (and how-not-to) manual as it is a feast of insider information.

If you want to know why a no-name like Kathy Bates was cast in Misery-it's in here. Or why Linda Hunt's brilliant work in Maverick didn't make the final cut-William Goldman...
Book cover from William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays by William Goldman
Book › Paperback
(Applause Books). Marathon Man, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Princess Bride, Misery . Author royalties donated to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.
Book cover from Magic by William Goldman
Book › Mass Market Paperback
“One of those can’t-put-it-down-until-the-last-page-is-turned monsters that has readers all over the country missing sleep.”—Minneapolis Tribune
Corky is a brilliant entertainer with a bright future ahead of him. He has good looks, many women, and enormous talent. He also has a secret that must be kept hidden from the public at all costs—and an unshakable belief that the dark forces of magic are out to destroy him.
Book cover from THE SEASON A Candid Look At Broadway by William Goldman
Book › Paperback
(Limelight). Playwright/novelist/screenwriter Goldman analyzes Broadway from the perspective of the audiences, playwrights, critics, producers and actors. "Very nearly perfect... It is a loose-limbed, gossipy, insider, savvy, nuts-and-bolts report on the annual search for the winning numbers that is now big-time American commercial theatre." Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times