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Tom Shone

Tom Shone is an Americanhttp://tomshone.blogspot.com/

He is the author of Blockbuster: How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Summer, published in 2004 by Simon & Schuster, ISBN 0-7432-6838-5. The book is an analysis of the Hollywood blockbuster phenomenon driven chiefly by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas in the 1970s, based on interviews with these and other film-makers. (“The film book of the year.... enthralling... groundbreaking," The Daily Telegraph) Shone's first novel, In the Rooms ("A sweet and savvy page-turner" — Gary Shteyngart) was published in the U.K. by Hutchinson on July 2, 2009 and in the U.S. by St Martin's Press in 2011.

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