My Favorite Books

An Agent Tells All

-Tony Martinez

Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and New Media

-Dina Appleton

How To Agent Your Agent

-Nancy Rainford

Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

-Tony Martinez

The Agency: William Morris and the Hidden History of Show Business

-Dina Appleton

Real Low Down Dirty Truth About Hollywood Agenting

-Rima Greer

The Mailroom: Hollywood History From The Bottom Up

-David Resin

Powerhouse: The Untold Story Of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency

-James Andrew Miller

From Start to Stardom

-Lisa London


-Harriet Greenspan

Confessions Of A Casting Director

-Jen Rudin

Audition and Book It

-Helen McCready

Breaking Into Commercials

-Terry Berland

The Lyndon Technique: The 15 Guideline Map To Booking Handbook

-Amy Lyndon

The Actor’s Menu: A Character Preparation Handbook

-Bill Howey

Building A Character

-Constantin Stanislavsk

Fine On Acting

-Howard Fine

Book The Job

-Doug Warhit

The Actor’s Audition Checklist

-Doug Warhit

Get The Callback - The Art Of Auditioning For Musical Theater

-Jonathan Flom

The Artist’s Way

-Julia Cameron

Acting Is Everything

-Judy Kerr

The Professional Actor’s Handbook

-Julio Agustin

Acting From A Spiritual Perspective

-Kathryn Marie Bild

The Intent To Live

-Larry Moss

How To Get The Part Without Falling Apart

-Margie Haber

Acting In Film

-Michael Caine


-Michael Shurtleff

Sanford Meisner on Acting

-Sanford Meisner

Eight Characters Of Comedy

-Scott Sedita

The Art Of Acting

-Stella Adler

Respect For Acting

-Uta Hagen

Actor’s Workbook: How To Become A Working Actor

-Valorie Hubbard

Self Management For The Actor

-Bonnie Gillespie

Act Like It’s Your Business

-Jonathan Flom

How To Break Into Show Business: Secrets Of A Hollywood Talent Manager

-Wendy Alane Wright

Hit The Ground Running

-Carolyne Barry

The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide

-Jenna Fisher

Making It In Hollywood

-Scott Sedita

Acting: Make It Your Business- How To Avoid Mistakes and Achieve Success as a Working Actor

-Paul Russell

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

-Stephen Covey

How To Win Friends and Infuence People in the Digital Age

-Dale Carnegie

Act ALIVE: The Essential Guide to Igniting and Sustaining Your Working Actor Career

-Andi Matheny

Speaking Actor

-Alyson Croft

Right for the Role: Breakdowns, Breakups and Breakthroughs From 35 Years of Casting Iconic TV Shows

-John Frank Levey

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

-James Clear

The Present Actor: A Practical and Spiritual Guideline to Help You Enjoy the Ride

-Marci Phillips

The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique

-Ivana Chubbuck

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth

-Jen Sincero

The Ultimate Side Hustle Book: 450 Moneymaking Ideas for the Gig Economy

- Elana Varon

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

-Robert T. Kiyosaki

How to Make Your Audience Fall in Love with You

-Deryn Warren

I Booked It: The Commercial Actor's Handbook

-Judy Kain

Social Media for Actors: 100 Essential Tips to Grow, Thrive and Survive Online

-Heidi Dean

I Will Teach You to Be Rich: No Guilt. No Excuses. Just a 6-Week Program That Works (Second Edition)

-Ramit Sethi

The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness

-Dave Ramsey

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