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    Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman

No one knows the writer's Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's inner sanctums...on and behind the scenes for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men, and other films...into the plush offices of Hollywood producers...into the working lives of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman...and into his own professional experiences and creative thought processes in the crafting of screenplays.

Year: 1983
Genre: on Film Making

    Christine by Stephen King

Stephen King's ultimate evil vehicle of terror, Christine the frightening story of a nerdy teenager who falls in love with his vintage Plymouth Fury. It's love at first sight, but this car is no lady.

Year: 1983
Genre: Horror

    Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King

When the full moon rises, a paralyzing fear sweeps through Tarker's Mills. For snarls that sound like human words can be heard whining through the wind. And all around are the footprints of a monster whose hunger cannot be sated...

Year: 1983
Genre: Horror

    Decision in Normandy by Carlo D'Este

One of the most controversial and dangerous military operations in the history of modern warfare, the battle for Normandy took over two years of planning by each country that made up the Allied forces. The event is mired to this day in myth and misconception, and untangling the web of work that led to D-Day is nearly as daunting as the work that led to the day itself.

Year: 1983
Genre: D-Day

    Fletch and the Man Who by Gregory Mcdonald

Full of sharp-witted commentary and rich details, Fletch and the Man Who takes a satirical, behind-the-scenes look inside the world of American politics.

Year: 1983
Genre: Murder MysteryPolitical Thriller

    Floating Dragon by Peter Straub

The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors. One is natural. The hideous unstoppable creation of man’s power gone mad. The other is not natural at all. And it makes the first look like child’s play..

Year: 1983
Genre: Horror

    Gods of Riverworld by Philip Jose Farmer

Riverworld's omnipotent leaders must finally be confronted, and the renegades of Riverworld--led by the intrepid Sir Richard Francis Burton--will control the fantastic mechanism that rules them. But the most awesome challenge lies ahead. For in the vast corridors and secret rooms of the tower stronghold, an unknown enemy watches and waits to usurp the usurpers....

Year: 1983
Genre: After LifeScience Fiction

    Intrepid's Last Case by William Stevenson

Sir William Stephenson (Intrepid) still stood at the center of events when he and author William Stevenson discussed in the 1980s an investigation into sudden allegations that Intrepid's wartime aide, Dick Ellis, had been both a Soviet mole and a Nazi spy. They concluded that the rumors grew, ironically, from Intrepid's last wartime case involving the first major Soviet intelligence defector of the new atomic age: Igor Gouzenko.

Year: 1983
Genre: Cold War Espionage

    LaBrava by Elmore Leonard

Joe LaBrava first fell in love with femme fatale movie queen Jean Shaw in a darkened theater when he was twelve. Now he's finally meeting his dream woman in the flesh, albeit in a rundown Miami crisis center.

Year: 1983
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Legion by William Peter Blatty

A young boy is found horribly murdered in a mock crucifixion. Is the murderer the elderly woman who witnessed the crime? A neurologist who can no longer bear the pain life inflicts on its victims? A psychiatrist with a macabre sense of humor and a guilty secret? A mysterious mental patient, locked in silent isolation?

Year: 1983
Genre: Serial Killer




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1983Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman on Film Making, Hollywood, Non-Fiction
1983Christine by Stephen King Horror
1983Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King Horror
1983Decision in Normandy by Carlo D'Este Non-Fiction
1983Fletch and the Man Who by Gregory Mcdonald Murder Mystery, Political Thriller, Fletch
1983Floating Dragon by Peter Straub Horror
1983Gods of Riverworld by Philip Jose Farmer Science Fiction, After Life, Riverworld
1983Intrepid's Last Case by William Stevenson Cold War Espionage, Non-Fiction
1983LaBrava by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Miami
1983Legion by William Peter Blatty Serial Killer
1983Love and Glory by Robert B. Parker Literature
1983Pacific Vortex! by Clive Cussler Action, Sea Stories, Dirk Pitt
1983Pet Sematary by Stephen King Horror
1983Poland by James A. Michener Historical, Poland
1983Road of Iron by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: Europe, Resistance
Resistance: 4
1983Shadows of Death by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: Europe, Resistance
Resistance: 3
1983Stick by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Miami
1983Target: Sahara by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: Europe, Resistance
Resistance: 5
1983The Anatomy Lesson by Philip Roth Literature, Zuckerman
1983The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers Historical Fantasy, Steampunk, Time Travel
1983The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian by Lawrence Block Crime Fiction, Bernie Rhodenbarr
1983The Cheshire Cat's Eye by Marcia Muller Cold Case, Stolen Goods, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1983The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett Epic Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1983The Defective Detective in the Pulps by Gary Hoppenstand Defective Detective, on Pulp Fiction
1983The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural
1983The Desert Rose by Larry McMurtry Family Drama, Las Vegas
1983The Disappearing Dwarf by James P. Blaylock Fantasy
1983The Feud by Thomas Berger Literature, Revenge
1983The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré Espionage, Terrorist
1983The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley Arthurian Fantasy
1983The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco Historical Detective, Middle Ages
1983The Pioneers by Jack Schaefer Westerns, Short Stories
1983The Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov Science Fiction, Asimov's Robots
1983The Widening Gyre by Robert B. Parker Extortion, Spenser
1983Voice of Our Shadow by Jonathan Carroll Horror, Vienna





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