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Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

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

Hardback

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

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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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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

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

Hardback

The life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [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; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

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

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The Princess Diarist (Star Wars)

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The Princess Diarist (Star Wars)

Carrie Fisher

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Science fiction

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When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to... [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

Paperback

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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The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

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The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

Bruce Beresford

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

This entertaining collection of pieces from the acclaimed director of Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy and Mao's Last Dancer... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Adapted from the Whitbread-Prize-winning biography of A. A. Milne and the tie-in to a major film. [more]

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

Ingrid Rowland, Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

A narrative of intrigue, gossip and colourful artistic rivalry, The Collector of Lives presents a lively introduction to a... [more]

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

Jeff Apter

Music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

<strong>High Voltage is the first biography to focus exclusively on Angus. It tells of his remarkable rise from working-class... [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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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

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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

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

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Elvis Presley: Caught in a Trap

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Elvis Presley: Caught in a Trap

Spencer Leigh

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

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Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Elvis' death. With exclusive interviews with fellow musicians, promoters... [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]

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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; Advocate - Biography

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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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Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

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Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

Robert Greenfield

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

Paperback

Robert Greenfield brings readers the definitive biography of a Grateful Dead legend - Augustus Owsley Stanley III, known better... [more]

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Testimony

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Testimony

Robbie Robertson

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

Paperback

Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists... [more]

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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

Marina Abramovic

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

Paperback

A celebrated performance artist details her life, from her dark childhood in postwar Yugoslavia and her formative relationships... [more]

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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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Shine Like it Does: The Life of Michael Hutchence

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Shine Like it Does: The Life of Michael Hutchence

Toby Creswell

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The real story of a complex man whose star is still shining two decades after his death. Michael Hutchence was a superstar,... [more]

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