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Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer

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Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer

Sorcha Ni Fhlainn

Individual artists, art monographs; Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback

A necessary and timely study of Barker's influence in dark fantasy, gothic and horror studies. The book features twelve groundbreaking... [more]

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Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century: Tips, Trends, and Techniques for Digital and New Media

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Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century: Tips, Trends, and Techniques...

Stephanie Barton Farcas

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Paperback

Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century covers acting and auditioning in relation to new media, blue and green screen technology,... [more]

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Tchaikovsky: The Man Revealed

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Tchaikovsky: The Man Revealed

John Suchet

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

Hardback

A tortured genius, a sensitive soul, a great composer burdened by the weight of his private desires [more]

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Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black  Featuring Photographs and Artifacts Form the Cash Family Archives

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Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black Featuring Photographs...

Alan Light

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

An illustrated biography of Johnny Cash that tells his life story through never-before-seen personal photographs and memorabilia... [more]

$64.99

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Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2294 - the Future: Encyclopedia of Starfle

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Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2294 - the Future: Encyclopedia of...

Ben Robinson, Marcus Reily

Film, TV & Radio; Science fiction

Hardback

Most of the contents of this book were originally published as part of STAR TREK-- The Official Starships Collection and STAR... [more]

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Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down: Official Behind The Scenes Companion

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Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down: Official Behind The Scenes Companion...

Gina McIntyre

Television; Fiction-related items

Hardback

A journey deep into the story of Stranger Things, this definitive behind-the-scenes companion reveals every aspect of the... [more]

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Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon

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Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon

Maxine Gordon

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

Hardback

Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923-1990), one of the major innovators... [more]

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics...

Philip Moriarty

Heavy Metal music; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Popular physicist uses principles of heavy metal music to explain concepts in quantum physics in both a fun and informative... [more]

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Biographic: Bowie

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Biographic: Bowie

Liz Flavell

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

Paperback

Many people know that David Bowie (1947-2016) was an iconic singer, songwriter and actor, whose lyrics, performances and ever-changing... [more]

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Last Man Standing: Tales from Tinseltown

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Last Man Standing: Tales from Tinseltown

Roger Moore

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

Paperback

In this fabulous collection of true stories from his stellar career, Roger Moore lifts the lid on the movie business, from... [more]

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Platform Papers 56: Falling Through the Gaps: Our artists' health and welfare

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Platform Papers 56: Falling Through the Gaps: Our artists' health and welfare...

Mark R. W. Williams

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

David Jason

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

Paperback

***The follow-up autobiography to one of Britain's best loved actors and national treasuresIn his first book David Jason told... [more]

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Othello: Arden Performance Editions

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Othello: Arden Performance Editions

William Shakespeare

Acting techniques; Individual actors & performers; Shakespeare plays

Paperback

Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes... [more]

$12.99

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

Adam Ockelford

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers.... [more]

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Popular science

Paperback

Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it. Dara O Briain A Sunday Times Book of the Year A New Scientist Gift Pick... [more]

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Aardman: An Epic Journey: Taken One Frame at a Time

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Aardman: An Epic Journey: Taken One Frame at a Time

Peter Lord, Dave Sproxton, Nick Park, Aardman Animations Ltd

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: business & industry; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The fascinating and funny behind-the-scenes story of claymation experts Aardman Animations, from humble beginnings to Hollywood,... [more]

$35.00

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The Astounding Illustrated History of Fantasy and Horror

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The Astounding Illustrated History of Fantasy and Horror

Flame Tree Studio, Roger Luckhurst, Mike Ashley

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Illustration & commercial art; Films, movies & cinema; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

Companion title to The Astounding Illustrated History of Science Fiction this new book reflects the same roots in Gothic literature... [more]

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Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema

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Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema

Anne Distel

Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography

Hardback

Beloved impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir left a vibrant legacy that influenced the life and films of his... [more]

$65.00

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Around the World in 80 Record Stores: A Guide to the Best Vinyl Emporiums on the Planet

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Around the World in 80 Record Stores: A Guide to the Best Vinyl Emporiums...

Marcus Barnes

Music

Hardback

Revealing the best places on the planet to buy records, this is a must-read for all vinyl lovers, crate diggers, and music... [more]

$24.99

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Downtown Pop Underground, The

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Downtown Pop Underground, The

Kembrew McLeod

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Music; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A vibrant history of the artists and performers of downtown New York in the 1960s and 70s draws on interviews with notables... [more]

$39.99

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Beastie Boys Book

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Beastie Boys Book

Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz

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

Hardback

Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip hop superstardom. [more]

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Change-Makers: The pin-up book of pioneers, troublemakers and radicals

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Change-Makers: The pin-up book of pioneers, troublemakers and radicals

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Film, TV & Radio; Popular culture; Political activism; Inventions & inventors; Gift books; Children's & Educational

Hardback

Celebrate 50 of the world's sexiest brains - people who have changed the... [more]

$29.99

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The First Time: Tracks and Tales from Music Legends

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The First Time: Tracks and Tales from Music Legends

Matt Everitt

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

Each interview is followed by an artist-inspired playlist. [more]

$35.00

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Darcey Bussell: Evolved

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Darcey Bussell: Evolved

Darcey Bussell

Photographs: portraits; Theatre Studies; Ballet; Memoirs

Hardback

The first book from Darcey Bussell in over six years, retired darling of the British Ballet and beloved judge of Strictly... [more]

$60.00

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Firefly Encyclopedia

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Firefly Encyclopedia

Monica Valentinelli

Television; Fiction-related items

Hardback

Based on the series created by Joss Whedon -- Colophon. [more]

$69.99

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