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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

Paperback

From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

W. Scott Poole

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Social & cultural history; First World War; Popular culture; Media studies

Hardback

Historian and Bram Stoker Award nominee W. Scott Poole traces the confluence of history, technology, and art that gave us... [more]

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Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

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Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

Wendy Lesser

Theatre Studies; Dance; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A lively and inspired biography celebrating the centennial of this master choreographer, dancer, and stage director [more]

$37.99

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Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art

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Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art

Susan Napier

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

Hardback

The story of filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's life and work, including his significant impact on Japan and the world [more]

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First Man: The Annotated Screenplay

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First Man: The Annotated Screenplay

Josh Singer, James R. Hansen

Film movie scripts & screenplays; Fiction-related items

Hardback

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award (R)-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar (R)-winning director Damien Chazelle and... [more]

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The Wes Anderson Collection: Isle of Dogs

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The Wes Anderson Collection: Isle of Dogs

Lauren Wilford

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Animated movies & films

Hardback

An exclusive look at the making of Wes Anderson's newest animated film, Isle of Dogs [more]

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

Elaine M Hayes

Music; Light orchestral & big band music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

An account of the life of the influential jazz singer and civil rights advocate shares insights into her contributions as... [more]

$33.95

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

Diana Cooper

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A charming portrait of Lady Diana Cooper's traditional aristocratic childhood and young womanhood. From her sheltered upbringing... [more]

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

Michael Atherton

Keyboard instruments; History; Social & cultural history; Material culture

Paperback

What has lived with us, entertained us, travelled with us and symbolised Australian aspirations, only to end up gathering... [more]

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

John Hodgman

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Humour; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Presents a memoir of the author's cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife... [more]

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How to Play Ukulele: A Complete Guide for Beginners

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How to Play Ukulele: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Dan Scanlan

Music; String instruments; Techniques of music & music tutorials

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [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

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

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

Bill Lawrie, Claire Moodie

Music

Paperback

`It's a bit of a haven. It's a paradise for sure. Close to utopia for me.' - Abbe May Freo Groove is a window into the... [more]

$34.99

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The Life of a Song Volume 2: The Stories Behind 50 More of the World's Best-loved Songs

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The Life of a Song Volume 2: The Stories Behind 50 More of the World's Best-loved...

Jan Dalley, David Cheal

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Easy listening, MOR music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

The second installment of the fascinating back stories behind 50 of the world's best-known and best-loved songs as featured... [more]

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Imagine John Yoko

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Imagine John Yoko

John Lennon, Yoko Ono

Music

Hardback

Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon's iconic, beloved song and illustrations by award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant... [more]

$65.00

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Star Trek Stellar Cartography: Starfleet Reference Library

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Star Trek Stellar Cartography: Starfleet Reference Library

Larry Nemecek

Films, movies & cinema; Television; Science fiction

Hardback

Star Trek Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library assembles ten maps of the Star Trek universe. Pulled from the... [more]

$89.95

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Teaching Drama: Skills, games and playbuilding

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Teaching Drama: Skills, games and playbuilding

Lesley Christen

Theatre Studies

Paperback

Teaching Drama: Skills, Games and Playbuilding provides entry points for the beginner and advanced practitioner in schools... [more]

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Arthur Elgort: Jazz

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Arthur Elgort: Jazz

Arthur Elgort

Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits; Music; Jazz

Hardback

This is the first book dedicated to Elgort's Jazz portraits and the list of names it includes constitutes a veritable pantheon... [more]

$65.00

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Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany

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Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany

David Stubbs (Associate Editor)

Music; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

This proved to be fertile ground for a generation of musicians who, from the 1960s onwards, would develop the experimental... [more]

$24.99

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Molly Meldrum

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

Paperback

These things happen to Molly: magic coincidences, fateful happenings' - Daryl Somers There was once a boy from Quambatook... [more]

$22.99

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That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound

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That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound

Daryl Sanders

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound is the definitive treatment of Bob Dylan's magnum opus, Blonde on Blonde, not only providing... [more]

$69.95

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Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America

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Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the...

Heidi Waleson

Theatre management; Music; Opera

Hardback

From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went... [more]

$39.99

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Inside American Gods

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Inside American Gods

Emily Haynes

Television; Fiction-related items

Hardback

Inside American Gods is the official companion book to the hit show based on Neil Gaiman's most beloved and acclaimed work.... [more]

$60.00

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Hidden Universe Travel Guides: Firefly: The 'Verse

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Hidden Universe Travel Guides: Firefly: The 'Verse

Marc Sumerak

Film, TV & Radio; Fiction-related items

Hardback

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

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The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together

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The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together

Adam Nayman

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers

Hardback

A playfully illustrated critical journey through the Coen brothers' filmography [more]

$60.00

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