Category Archives: Books

The Wages Of Fear Paperback Cover.

When Avon published a paperback edition of Arnaud’s The Wages Of Fear in 1968, this is the terrific cover they gave it. The cover painting was by Roger Kastel. Advertisements

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The Friedkin Connection: Sorcerer-related excerpt.

Here’s a brief excerpt from The Friedkin Connection (you all have a copy, right?), with William Friedkin covering the film’s title and where it came from — “Our trucks were old M211 army vehicles. I asked John Box to name … Continue reading

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William Friedkin on NPR.

An interview with William Friedkin aired on NPR yesterday, and it’s available on their website today. You can also read a short excerpt from his memoir, The Friedkin Connection, which is officially available today. Thanks to David Arrate for the … Continue reading

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Sorcerer and Friedkin head to Chicago.

On the 14th, that’s Sunday, William Friedkin will bring a 35mm print of Sorcerer, and a stack of his new book The Friedkin Connection, to the Chicago Critics Film Festival. Makes me feel like dancing. There will be a Q&A and book-signing. … Continue reading

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Looking for something to read?

Just a reminder that William’s Friedkin’s memoir, The Friedkin Connection, will be available April 16. Pre-order yours here.  

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Pre-ordered any good books lately?

Noticed that William Friedkin’s upcoming book, The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir, is now available for pre-order on Amazon (and maybe some other  places). That’s the cover on the left. The release date is listed as March 19, 2013. If your … Continue reading

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