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Play All

(2016)
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Television and TV viewing are not what they once were - and that's a good thing, according to award-winning author and critic Clive James. Since serving as television columnist for the London Observer from 1972 to 1982, James has witnessed a radical change in content, format, and programming, and in the very manner in which television is watched. Here he examines this unique cultural revolution, providing a brilliant, eminently entertaining analysis of many of the medium's most notable 21st-century accomplishments and their not-always-subtle impact on modern society - including such acclaimed serial dramas as Breaking Bad, The West Wing, Mad Men, and The Sopranos, as well as the comedy 30 Rock.

With intelligence and wit, James explores a television landscape expanded by cable and broadband and profoundly altered by the advent of Netflix, Amazon, and other "cord-cutting" platforms that have helped to usher in a golden age of unabashed binge-watching.



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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
ISBN: 0-300-21809-5 / 978-0-300-21809-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
ISBN: 0-300-22970-4 / 978-0-300-22970-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Play All Lib/E: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
ISBN: 1-5047-5569-3 / 978-1-5047-5569-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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August 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
ISBN: 1-5047-5570-7 / 978-1-5047-5570-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
ISBN: 1-5047-5571-5 / 978-1-5047-5571-9 (USA edition)
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August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
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August 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

August 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook
Author(s): Clive James
Publisher: Yale University Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU