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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

In this witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir, a sequel to his best-selling The Justice Game, Australia’s... [more]

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine...

Joe Hagan

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Tells the story of Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone's founder, editor, and publisher. This title takes you through the backstages... [more]

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

Ashleigh Wilson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The first authorized biography of this iconic twentieth-century artist, illustrated with classic artworks, rare notebook sketches... [more]

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George Lucas: A Life

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George Lucas: A Life

Brian Jay Jones

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Science fiction

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George Lucas' life, his art, and the making of his cinematic empire. [more]

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Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh

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Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh...

Ann Thwaite

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Memoirs; Children's literature studies: general

Paperback

Now a major motion picture starring Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson. [more]

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

Paperback

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M. Lucey

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

Hardback

The fascinating backstories of four women painted by John Singer Sargent come alive in this seductive, multi-layered biography.... [more]

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

Paperback

Quentin Kenihan is living proof that superheroes don't need capes, just the right attitude. FOREWORD BY RAY MARTIN [more]

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

Ira B. Nadel

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing,... [more]

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Is There Life Outside the Box?: An Actor Despairs

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Is There Life Outside the Box?: An Actor Despairs

Peter Davison

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

Paperback

His fans have spoken, but despite their requests, Peter Davison has gone ahead and written his autobiography anyway. It wasn't... [more]

$16.99

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin

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

Paperback

A thorough and sophisticated effort to answer an interesting question: How did an indifferently raised, self-flagellating... [more]

$31.95

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

Charles Fox

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime

Paperback

The glamorous life, gilded family, and tragic times of J. Paul Getty III, whose kidnapping made headlines in 1973. [more]

$29.95

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Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams

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Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams

Mark Ribowsky

Music; Country & Western music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A heart-breaking, unforgettable portrait of country music's founding father and Hillbilly King . [more]

$26.95

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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

Steve Turner

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

Paperback

It was the year their records were burned in America after John's explosive claim that the group was more popular than Jesus,... [more]

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First King of Hollywood

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First King of Hollywood

Tracey Goessel

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

Paperback

The first truly definitive biography of Douglas Fairbanks, the greatest leading man of the silent film era -- [more]

$37.95

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Wes Anderson

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Wes Anderson

Donna Kornhaber

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Film movie production: technical skills; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The Grand Budapest Hotel and Moonrise Kingdom have made Wes Anderson a filmmaking force. Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums... [more]

$41.99

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Sinatra: The Chairman

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Sinatra: The Chairman

James Kaplan

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Just in time for the Chairman's centennial, the endlessly absorbing sequel to James Kaplan's bestselling Frank: The Voice... [more]

$22.99

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Hero: David Bowie

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Hero: David Bowie

Lesley-Ann Jones

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

Paperback

A unique portrait of the globally revered artist, and the complex man behind the legend. [more]

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling...

Lowell Tarling

Art & design styles: Pop art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

In this second of two volumes, Lowell Tarling offers us a way into the enigmatic and reclusive artist, through extensive interviews... [more]

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin...

Rachel Corbett

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

Paperback

[An] empathetic and imaginative biography, deeply researched. -The New Yorker [more]

$22.95

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George: A Memory of George Michael

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George: A Memory of George Michael

Sean Smith

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

Paperback

George is the story of two extraordinary lives - the private man and the public legend. [more]

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Scrappy Little Nobody

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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed...

Nigel Cliff

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Biography: arts & entertainment; International relations

Paperback

Relates the story of a remarkable young Texan pianist, Van Cliburn, who played his way through the wall of fear built by... [more]

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The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

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The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever...

Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The hilarious and inspiring story of how a mysterious misfit got past every roadblock in the Hollywood system to achieve success... [more]

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