Edgar Wright

44 Edgar Wright Recommended Books

Edgar Wright is a British director, screenwriter and producer. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, which consists of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013). Wright also directed Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010), Baby Driver (2017) and directed the pilot of the television series Spaced (1999).

44 Books recommended by Edgar Wright

Buzz

Buzz

The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Author :Jeffrey Spivak

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Hollywood Babylon

Hollywood Babylon

The Legendary Underground Classic of Hollywood's Darkest and Best Kept Secrets

Author :Kenneth Anger

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Meet Me in the Bathroom

Meet Me in the Bathroom

Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

Author :Lizzy Goodman

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Tinseltown

Tinseltown

Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

Author :William J. Mann

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Dolce Vita Confidential

Dolce Vita Confidential

Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome

Author :Shawn Levy

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"About the post war cultural explosion in Italy, including the creation of the paparazzi." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Rebel without a Crew

Rebel without a Crew

Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker With $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player

Author :Robert Rodriguez

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"Great book." - Edgar Wright [Source]

The Castle on Sunset

The Castle on Sunset

Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont

Author :Shawn Levy

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"About love, sex and death at the Chateau Marmont." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Little Deaths

Little Deaths

A Novel

Author :Emma Flint

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Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols

A Life

Author :Mark Harris

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"An incredible document of a life well lived (10 times over)." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Seduction

Seduction

Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

Author :Karina Longworth

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Blitzed

Blitzed

Drugs in the Third Reich

Author :Norman Ohler

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David Bowie

David Bowie

A Life

Author :Dylan Jones

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Black Hole

Black Hole

Author :Charles Burns

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A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits―Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More

Author :Paul Hirsch

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"Loved that book." - Edgar Wright [Source]

On Writing

On Writing

A Memoir of the Craft

Author :Stephen King

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Them

Them

Adventures with Extremists

Author :Jon Ronson

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"I'm not sure there's been a non-fiction book that was more of an ominous bellwether of what was to come..." - Edgar Wright [Source]

1971

1971

Never A Dull Moment

Author :David Hepworth

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"Posits 1971 was the most important year in music." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle

Author :Andrew Smith

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"Read this book. You will enjoy." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Less Than Zero

Less Than Zero

Author :Bret Easton Ellis

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The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City

A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America

Author :Erik Larson

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Shock Value

Shock Value

How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror

Author :Jason Zinoman

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"Great book on horror masters." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Lonely Boy

Lonely Boy

Tales from a Sex Pistol

Author :Steve Jones

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A Kim Jong-Il Production

A Kim Jong-Il Production

The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power

Author :Paul Fischer

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Monty Python's Tunisian Holiday

Monty Python's Tunisian Holiday

My Life with Brian

Author :Kim "Howard" Johnson

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Five Came Back

Five Came Back

A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Author :Mark Harris

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The Sculptor

The Sculptor

Author :Scott McCloud

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Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses

Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses

Roger Corman: King of the B-movie

Author :Chris Nashawaty

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"For anyone interested in movie making I highly recommend [this book]." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Perfect Sound Whatever

Perfect Sound Whatever

Author :James Acaster

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"Posits his theory that 2016 was the best year for music." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Caddyshack

Caddyshack

The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story

Author :Chris Nashawaty

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Rat Pack Confidential

Rat Pack Confidential

Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey and the Last Great Show Biz Party

Author :Shawn Levy

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"Great stuff." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Jews Don’t Count

Jews Don’t Count

A Times Book of the Year 2021

Author :David Baddiel

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"A fascinating, thought provoking and thorough account of the biases, blind spots and hypocrisies of progressives." - Edgar Wright [Source]

The Devil's Candy

The Devil's Candy

The Anatomy Of A Hollywood Fiasco

Author :Julie Salamon

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Who the Hell's in It

Who the Hell's in It

Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors

Author :Peter Bogdanovich

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Pictures at a Revolution

Pictures at a Revolution

Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood

Author :Mark Harris

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The Show That Never Ends

The Show That Never Ends

The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock

Author :David Weigel

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"Funny and affectionate dive into the history of prog rock." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Funny Girl

Funny Girl

A Novel

Author :Nick Hornby

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"I loved [this book] and now have a fictional crush on Sophie Straw." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Members Only

Members Only

The Life and Times of Paul Raymond

Author :Paul Willetts

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"Makes me eager to see the upcoming Coogan biopic." - Edgar Wright [Source]

Hard-Boiled Hollywood

Hard-Boiled Hollywood

Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles

Author :Jon Lewis

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FAQs

Q1: What books have Edgar Wright recommended?

Edgar Wright has recommended books such as High Fidelity by Nick Hornby, Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Dune by Frank Herbert, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny, and The Flintstones by Mark Corrigan.

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Edgar Wright has had a life-long passion for literature and reading that was nurtured in his formative years. His vast knowledge of the genres of fiction, from classic fiction to science fiction and fantasy, and films, has given him an incredibly varied palate when it comes to deciding which books to recommend.

Edgar Wright typically recommends books from a wide range of genres, including classic fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and literature. He has recommended books from all of these genres in the past, including High Fidelity, Dune, and Lolita, among others.

Edgar Wright's book recommendations would be most beneficial to readers who are looking for interesting, entertaining books that explore different genres and appeal to a variety of interests. He often recommends books that are considered classics as well, making his book recommendations great for both casual and dedicated readers.