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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

Christopher Lawrence

Music; Western "classical" music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); 20th century & contemporary classical music; Popular culture

Paperback

Love-crazed geniuses, a killer soundtrack and a garnish of imagined pillow talk - here are the real love stories of the great... [more]

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Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

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Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

Neil Gaiman

Television scripts & screenplays; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction-related items

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A glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens, soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the... [more]

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Elton John

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Elton John

David Buckley

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

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More than 50 years into Elton's incredible career, this is the definitive biography of a showbiz legend. [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

On title page, the letter 'i' in the first word of the title appears as a lightning bolt. [more]

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Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

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Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

Patrick McGilligan

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography... [more]

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A Singer's Notebook

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A Singer's Notebook

Ian Bostridge

Music; Memoirs

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Ian Bostridge is one of the outstanding singers of our time. Yet his early career was that of a professional historian, and... [more]

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and...

Rosemary Overell

Music; Music: styles & genres; Popular culture

Hardback

An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations,... [more]

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Hit Brands: How Music Builds Value for the World's Smartest Brands

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Hit Brands: How Music Builds Value for the World's Smartest Brands

Daniel Jackson, Richard Jankovich, Eric Sheinkop

Music; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

Hardback

Companies and agencies spend vast amounts of money to advertise and brand products and music has been an important part of... [more]

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Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman

Pam Cook (University of Southampton, UK)

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema

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Pam Cook's study of the star persona of Nicole Kidman traces Kidman's career trajectory through an examination of her (sometimes... [more]

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Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

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Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock...

Steven Rawle, Kevin Donnelly

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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A compelling collection that looks at one of the most famed director-composer collaborations in film history. -- . [more]

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The Science of Breaking Bad

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The Science of Breaking Bad

Dave Trumbore, Donna J. Nelson (Professor of Chemistry, University of Oklahoma)

Television; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

All the science in Breaking Bad-from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction-explained and analyzed for authenticity.... [more]

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Robin

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Robin

Dave Itzkoff

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

Paperback

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

$18.99

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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

Paperback

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

$32.99

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Strange Stars

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Strange Stars

Jason Heller

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

Paperback

In [this book, the author] recasts sci-fi and pop music as parallel cultural forces that depended on one another to expand... [more]

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The Die Zauberfloete

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The Die Zauberfloete

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

Paperback

The guide contains the complete German libretto with a new English translation by Kenneth Chalmers and incorporates all the... [more]

$24.99

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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

Paperback

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; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

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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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Michael Caine

Acting techniques; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has... [more]

$22.99

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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

Paperback

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

$35.95

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Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics and Life

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Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics and Life...

Alan Krueger

Music; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics; International economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

Paperback

How the music industry explains the workings of our economy, the changes of markets and prepares us the future - from one... [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

Paperback

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

$22.99

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Star Wars: The Best of the Original Trilogy

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Star Wars: The Best of the Original Trilogy

Titan Comics

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Reference works

Paperback

The making of the Star Wars original trilogy, as told by the cast and crew. The iconic characters from the original Star Wars... [more]

$39.99

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Dancing under the Southern Skies: A History of Ballet in Australia

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Dancing under the Southern Skies: A History of Ballet in Australia

Valerie Lawson

Theatre Studies; Ballet

Paperback

With its vivid narrative, Valerie Lawson's Dancing Under the Southern Skies goes far beyond what audiences see on stage to... [more]

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd Purdum

Theatre Studies; Musicals

Paperback

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American... [more]

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Vampire Weekend, and 532 Other Bands Got Their Names

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana,...

Adam Dolgins

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Paperback

The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world's most popular and influential rock... [more]

$27.99

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