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Biography: arts & entertainment

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Erik Jensen

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in... [more]

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business...

Mick Houghton

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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In 1980, Houghton set up his own PR company, Brassneck Publicity, and for the next 20 years the list of his charges reads... [more]

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and... [more]

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

Cate Haste

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

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The life of an extraordinary artist and intellect: the composer, author and socialite Alma Mahler, whose life spanned one... [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

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THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

Anne Edwards

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards... [more]

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Oriental martial arts

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The first authoritative biography of film star Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between... [more]

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

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The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

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Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

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Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

Greg Laurie

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: religious & spiritual; Christian life & practice; Personal Christian testimony & inspirational works

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In the 1960s, Steve McQueen was the biggest movie star of his generation and one of the coolest men to ever walk the planet.... [more]

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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever

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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood...

Nick de Semlyen

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film & movie: styles & genres; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The definitive account of the kings of comedy who ruled eighties Hollywood. [more]

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Robin

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Robin

Dave Itzkoff

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one... [more]

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Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country

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Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country

Billy Connolly

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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And, let me tell you, that question can take you all sorts of strange places...'In Made in Scotland, legendary comic and national... [more]

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Espionage & secret services

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The wickedly funny sequel to the MI5 and Me, described by Tatler as 'a stone cold comic classic', following the irrepressible... [more]

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Then It Fell Apart

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Then It Fell Apart

Moby

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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Suddenly he was hanging out with David Bowie and Lou Reed, Christina Ricci and Madonna, taking esctasy for breakfast (most... [more]

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Outback Songman: My Life

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Outback Songman: My Life

Ted Egan

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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They don't make them like Ted anymore. He's the quintessential bush storyteller; he has rubbed shoulders with some of the... [more]

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making...

Don Graham

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of... [more]

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

Tom Doyle

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise in the wild 1970s, to a global sensation with sales of 200 million albums... [more]

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece...

Michael Benson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fiction-related items; Astronomy, space & time

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Howard Stern Comes Again

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern

Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History

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Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships,... [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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Sir Elton: The Definitive Biography

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Sir Elton: The Definitive Biography

Philip Norman

Individual actors & performers; Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The definitive biography of the much-loved star Elton John. [more]

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Dead People I Have Known

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Dead People I Have Known

Shayne Carter

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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In Dead People I Have Known, the legendary New Zealand musician Shayne Carter tells the story of a life in music, taking us... [more]

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

David Cairns

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Describes the composer Berlioz's early life and career until the celebrated performance of Symphonie Fantastique in 1832.... [more]

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

David Cairns

Music; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Berlioz was one of the towering figures of Romanticism- not only was he a great and revolutionary composer, but also the finest... [more]

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

Eric Idle

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humour

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From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir... [more]

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