Other People's Secrets by Louise Candlish. Ginny and Adam Trustlove arrive on holiday in Italy torn apart by personal tragedy. The Sale family have arrived at the main villa: wealthy, high-flying Marty, his beautiful wife Bea, and their privileged, confident offspring. The teenage Pippi introduces a new friend into the circle. For there is something about Zach that has everyone instantly beguiled, something that loosens old secrets.
Half autobiography, half master film class, Conversations with Scorsese ($20) is the result of a series of late-night discussions between Marty and his friend Richard Schickel. Topics range from Scorsese's sickly childhood on the streets of New York's Little Italy to his experiences at NYU, with plenty of time for discussion about his films, career, and Hollywood in general along the way. At 440+ pages, it's not a casual read, but it is a must read for any true film fan.
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Joe Pesci, Matin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro on the set of "Casino" I fell so in love with Casino when I was 19. I would clear my weekend and watch it over and over until I could recite every line. Perfect movie. Perfect acting. Incredible story.