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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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Elton John

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Elton John

David Buckley

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

Paperback

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

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Tina Turner: My Love Story: The Autobiography

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Tina Turner: My Love Story: The Autobiography

Tina Turner

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

Paperback

*** The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner's 60th year in... [more]

$35.00

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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]

$137.95  $10.00

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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

Paperback

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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Avengers Files

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Avengers Files

Andrew Pixley

Film, TV & Radio; Television

Paperback

This is a useful guide to the world of Cathy Gale, John Steed and Emma Peel. Loosely set in the England of the 1960s and 1970s,... [more]

$54.95  $5.00

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Pink  Floyd's  The Wall: In the Studio,on Stage and on Screen

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Pink Floyd's The Wall: In the Studio,on Stage and on Screen

J Bench, David M. O'Brien

Films, movies & cinema; Music; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

The book features the story of Pink Floyd's legendary album from inception, as a multi-million selling album, through live... [more]

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The Unknown Paul McCartney: McCartney and the Avant-garde

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The Unknown Paul McCartney: McCartney and the Avant-garde

Ian Peel

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

Paperback

For over three decades, Paul McCartney has initiated and participated in projects that have taken him far from the kind of... [more]

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The Complete Frankie Howerd

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The Complete Frankie Howerd

Robert Ross

Film, TV & Radio; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Titter ye not! ... Don't laugh! ... No Missus! ...Frankie Howerd's famous catch phrases stick in the memory like glue. Frankie's... [more]

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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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral History

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This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral...

Jon Savage

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

Paperback

Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield... [more]

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Rebel Voices: Monologues for Women by Women: Celebrating 40 Years of Clean Break Theatre Company

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Rebel Voices: Monologues for Women by Women: Celebrating 40 Years of Clean...

Alice Birch, Linda Brogan, Deborah Bruce

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers

Paperback

Clean Break is a British theatre company set up in 1979 by two women in prison. It exists to tell the stories of women with... [more]

$29.99

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30-Second Jazz: The 50 most fundamental concepts in physics, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Jazz: The 50 most fundamental concepts in physics, each explained...

Dave Gelly

Music; Jazz

Paperback

30-Second Jazz explains, in easy, short riffs that keep you engaged, taking readers from the African-American roots of jazz... [more]

$19.99

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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; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

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

$29.99

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

Geoff Page

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

Paperback

The short but remarkable career of American jazz guitarist, Emily Remler (1957-1990), ended with her death, amid still-disputed... [more]

$25.00

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Howard Stern Comes Again

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern

Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History

Paperback

Howard Stern's first book in more than twenty years, Howard Stern Comes Again, will be published by Simon & Schuster on 16... [more]

$35.00

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Batmobile Cutaways: Movie Vehicles 1989-2012 Plus Collectible (Batman)

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Batmobile Cutaways: Movie Vehicles 1989-2012 Plus Collectible (Batman)

Alan Cowsill, James Hill, Richard Jackson

Film, TV & Radio; Fiction-related items

Paperback

A behind the scenes look at the design and construction of the iconic vehicles featured in the Batman motion pictures. [more]

$69.99

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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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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

Lee Siegel

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

Paperback

A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius... [more]

$24.99

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Politics & government

Paperback

Harlem 69 brings Stuart Cosgrove's epic sixties trilogy to a dramatic conclusion... [more]

$22.99

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Serving The Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

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Serving The Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Danny Goldberg

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our... [more]

$32.99

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A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives

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A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives

David Hepworth

Music; Rock & Pop music; Music recording & reproduction

Paperback

The LP itself had been a mark of sophistication, a measure of wealth, an instrument of education, a poster saying things you... [more]

$35.00

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