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William Shatner gets the joke about William Shatner. In fact, most of the time he's the one telling it. His self-effacing attitude, so perfectly parodied in the bombastic character he now plays on Boston Legal, Denny Crane, is one of the reasons for his huge popularity. While best known for his creation of Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek, William Shatner has been a working actor for more than half a century. He has experienced all the ups (the awards and acclaim) and the down (having to live for a time in the truck bed of his camper when he couldn't get work) that are a part of the actor's world. In Up Till Now he tells us about his remarkable life, from training as a Shakespearan actor to his time on Broadway, his movie career and, of course, his successful tv series. He writes, with glee, about some of his less successful ventures, including Incubus, the only feature ever made entirely in Esperanto. As funny and charming as the man himself, this book will delight his many fans of all ages. 'Crammed full of anecdotes from a long and full life, and infused with a self-deprecating humour' Private Eye
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As well as playing Captain Kirk in the Star Trek tv series and in seven spin-off films, William Shatner starred in the popular series T.J. Hooker and recently won an Emmy and Golden Globe for his role in Boston Legal. A prolific actor, he has also worked as a musician, author, producer and director.

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"Shatner's sincerity, honesty, and heightened sense of humor all come across at warp speed in this entertaining memoir." --"Publishers Weekly" "Shatner makes you feel like he's sitting out on the balcony with you, sharing a cigar and waxing nostalgic." --"The Oregonian" "That rare celebrity autobiography that's as entertaining as it is self-revealing, a genuinely fun read." --"The "Dallas"" Morning News"""It is now Bill Shatner's universe--we just live in it." --New York "Daily News"

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