Difficult Men

Chronicling the anti-hero movement, Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad ($20) charts the rise of a new type of cable television that we've all come to love, featuring unlikeable characters, difficult subject matter, and artistic merit. The book includes in-depth interviews with the guys who made it happen, such as David Chase (The Sopranos), David Simon (The Wire), Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), and more — giving you an inside look into why TV doesn't suck anymore.

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