From the Publisher
You love William Shatner.
You admire his many and varied talents.
You appreciate his creativity and willingness to take risks.
You want to learn his master negotiation techniques.
You wish you could hang out with him.
Admit it. You want to BE William Shatner.
And now...you can (almost).
This collection of rules, illustrated with stories from Bill''s
illustrious life and career, will show you how Bill became WILLIAM
SHATNER, larger than life and bigger than any role he ever played.
Shatner Rules is your guide to becoming William Shatner.
Or more accurately, beautifully Shatneresque.
Because let''s face it...Shatner does rule, doesn''t he?
About the Author
William Shatner has cultivated a career spanning
over fifty years as an award-winning actor, director, producer,
writer, recording artist, and horseman. He is one of Hollywood''s
most recognizable figures and a major philanthropist. In 1966,
Shatner originated the role of Captain James T. Kirk in the
television series Star Trek. The series spawned a feature
film franchise where Shatner returned as Captain Kirk in seven of
the Star Trek movies, one of which he directed. Shatner
player the title role in the hit television series T.J.
Hooker and won several Emmys and his first Golden Globe for
his role on The Practice and Boston Legal.
Shatner''s Raw Nerve, currently airing on Bio, is his edgy
celebrity interview series. Most recently, he was the star of the
CBS sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, a sitcom based on a Twitter
feed of the same name, Shatner has authored nearly thirty fiction
and nonfiction titles, including his autobiography, Up Til
Now, which was a New York Times bestseller. An avid
horse rider and breeder, he has won numerous world championships in
several equine events. His passions for horses and philanthropy
were united when he started the Hollywood Charity Horse Show in
1990. The annual event benefits Los Angeles-based children''s
charities. He and his wife, Elizabeth, and three married children
live in Los Angeles.
Chris Regan is a five-time Emmy Award-winning
comedy writer who has written for The Daily Show with Jon
Stewart and Lopez Tonight. He was one of the
contributors to the Daily Show''s bestselling America
(The Book) and is the author of Mass Historia: 365 Days of
Historical Facts and (Mostly) Fictions. He lives in New York
and Los Angeles with his wife, Susannah.
About the Book
With insight, wisdom, and, of course, a heavy dose of humor, Shatner reveals the truth behind his persona, his own career longevity, his understanding of modern technology, and the benefit of staying true to oneself, no matter what the situation. Welcome to the Shatnerverse. 200,000 print.
Published: October 4, 2011
Publisher: DUTTON ADULT
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0525952519
ISBN - 13: 9780525952510