Jeanine D. Basinger is founder of the Department of Film Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and curator of the cinema archives there. She has written 12 books on film, including Silent Stars, winner of the William K. Everson Film History Award, and American Cinema: One Hundred Years of Filmmaking, the companion book for a 10-part PBS series. Basinger lives part-time in Brookings, where she earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from South Dakota State University. Her most recent book is The Movie Musical!
Fiction, South Dakota AuthorsCobblered to Death
Film, Non-FictionThe Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood
History, South Dakota AuthorsPicturing the Past: South Dakota's Historic Places
Fiction, Non-FictionDevolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre