Shawn Levy
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Shawn Levy

Shawn Levy is the author of eight books, including the New York Times bestsellers "Rat Pack Confidential" and "Paul Newman: A Life." He served as film critic of The Oregonian from 1997 to 2012 and is a former senior editor of American Film and a former associate editor of Box Office. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian, The Independent, Film Comment, Movieline, and Sight and Sound, among many other publications. He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he reviews movies on KGW-TV and serves on the board of directors of Operation Pitch Invasion (www.pitch-invasion.org). To get a peak into his head, visit www.shawnlevy.com.

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Best Sellers

    • De Niro: A Life

    • By: Shawn Levy
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 21 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • As meticulous as its subject

    • By Scott on 11-11-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Paul Newman

    • A Life
    • By: Shawn Levy
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    In Paul Newman: A Life, film critic and pop culture historian Shawn Levy gives readers the ultimate behind-the-scenes examination of the actor's life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charismatic subject makes for great reading

    • By Glory on 07-25-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Dolce Vita Confidential

    • Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome
    • By: Shawn Levy
    • Narrated by: P.J. Ochlan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    From the ashes of World War II, Rome was reborn as the epicenter of film, fashion, creative energy, tabloid media, and bold-faced libertinism that made "Italian" a global synonym of taste....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting read about Italian cinema

    • By Roger Perrault on 06-04-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • King of Comedy

    • The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis
    • By: Shawn Levy
    • Narrated by: Marty Ingels
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    From Woody Allen and Lenny Bruce to Jim Carey and David Letterman, Jerry Lewis has influenced...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting!

    • By David on 01-17-04

    Regular price: $12.57

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