Two new books prove it’s always a good time to think about Buster Keaton

Dana Stevens and James Curtis, authors of "Camera Man" and "Buster Keaton: A Filmmaker's Life," argue for the silent film star's enduring appeal.

Two New Books Prove It'S Always A Good Time To Think About Buster Keaton

Los Angeles Times – by Chris Vognar

Woe betide the author who, whether by design or coincidence, must compete with another when their two books cover the same subject on roughly the same publication date. The inevitable double reviews might be catnip for critics, but they can force a zero-sum game for the authors: Two books enter, one survives. Fortunately, when it comes to Buster Keaton, the subject of two compelling and complementary new books, there’s plenty to go around.

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