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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

Elizabeth Winder

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Popular culture

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Marilyn, like you've never seen her before! [more]

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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

Marc Eliot

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

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-The award-winning author of Walt Disney draws on firsthand diaries, letters and estate records in a portrait of the Hollywood... [more]

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Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont

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Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont...

Saul Austerlitz, Saul Austerlitz

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

The most blisteringly impassioned music book of the season. --New York Times Book Review A thrilling account of the Altamont... [more]

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A Short History of Film

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A Short History of Film

Wheeler Winston Dixon, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Film movie guides & reviews; Media studies

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With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema, an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated... [more]

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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past

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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's...

William Hogeland, Joanne B. Freeman, Lyra D. Monteiro

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Musicals; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Brings together a collection of top scholars to explain the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it might mean for our understanding... [more]

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Girls at the Piano

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Girls at the Piano

Virginia Lloyd

Keyboard instruments; Biography; Memoirs

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A brilliant memoir about how learning the piano shaped the lives of two women worlds and generations apart that will resonate... [more]

$32.99

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RAW: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

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RAW: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

Lamont U-God Hawkins

Music; Rap & Hip-Hop; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Part social history, part confessional memoir, U-God's intimate portrait of his life - and those of his Wu-Tang brothers -... [more]

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Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story Of Recorded Music

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Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story Of Recorded Music

Greg Milner

Music; Music recording & reproduction

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'[A] breathless, surprisingly thrilling rollercoaster ride through the history of recorded music ... a tour-de-force of fascinating... [more]

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Cameras & Kalashnikovs: The Making of Jirga

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Cameras & Kalashnikovs: The Making of Jirga

Benjamin Gilmour

Film, TV & Radio; Memoirs

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Moved by his travel experiences in Afghanistan and encounters with war veterans in Australia, filmmaker Benjamin Gilmour wrote... [more]

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Clint Eastwood: Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection

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Clint Eastwood: Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection

David Frangioni

The Arts: General & Reference; Film, TV & Radio

Hardback

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

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Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love

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Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think,...

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Television; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Gender studies: women

Hardback

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

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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

Henry Alford

Theatre Studies; Dance; Social & cultural anthropology; Humour

Hardback

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

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Listen to This

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Listen to This

Alex Ross

Music; Music reviews & criticism; World music

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Includes a new chapter on John Cage.<br /><br />Alex Ross's award-winning... [more]

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Sam Shepard: A Life

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Sam Shepard: A Life

John J Winters

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Creative writing & creative writing guides

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The first comprehensive biography of Sam Shepard in 30 years draws on newly available letters and journals, as well as dozens... [more]

$31.95

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The Secret History of Magic: The True Story of the Deceptive Art

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The Secret History of Magic: The True Story of the Deceptive Art

Peter Lamont, Jim Steinmeyer

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A history of stage magic from Ancient Egypt to David Copperfield -- [more]

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Pink Floyd: Album by Album

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Pink Floyd: Album by Album

Martin Popoff

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

Hardback

Rock journalists and musicians discuss every release from the hugely successful band that has sold more than 250 million albums... [more]

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The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, and the Birth of an Unlikely Feminist

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The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, and the Birth of an Unlikely...

Michelle Morgan

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

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With an in-depth look at the two most empowering years in the life of Marilyn Monroe, The Girl details how The Seven Year... [more]

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Why to Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee's Book and the Iconic American Film Mean to Us Today

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Why to Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee's Book and the Iconic...

Tom Santopietro

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Literary studies: general; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies

Hardback

A look at the enduring importance of To Kill a Mockingbird at a time when racial division in the US is at its most severe.... [more]

$36.99

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Paul Kildea

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Social & cultural history

Hardback

In November 1838 Frederic Chopin, George Sand and her two children sailed to Majorca to escape the Parisian winter. They settled... [more]

$55.00

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That Was Entertainment: The Golden Age of the MGM Musical

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That Was Entertainment: The Golden Age of the MGM Musical

Bernard F. Dick

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Musicals; History of the Americas

Hardback

Traces the development of the MGM musical from The Broadway Melody (1929) through its heyday in the 1940s and 1950s and its... [more]

$63.95

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How Did Lubitsch Do It?

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How Did Lubitsch Do It?

Joseph McBride

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

Hardback

Joseph McBride analyzes Ernst Lubitsch's films in rich detail in the first in-depth critical study to consider the full scope... [more]

$82.00

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Contemporary Scenes for Twentysomethings

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Contemporary Scenes for Twentysomethings

Jessica Bashline

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

A comprehensive compilation of the best contemporary monologues for twentysomethings, all written in the 21st century! [more]

$24.99

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

Jessica Bashline

Theatre Studies

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A comprehensive compilation of the best contemporary monologues for twentysomethings, all written in the 21st century! [more]

$27.95

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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars & the Triumph of Geek Culture

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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars & the Triumph of Geek Culture...

A. D. Jameson

Film & movie: styles & genres; Science fiction; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture

Hardback

A lifelong geek lays out the history and aesthetic of this geekiest of moments in popular culture, beginning and ending with... [more]

$47.95

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Messiah

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Messiah

Jonathan Keates

Music; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750)

Paperback

The story of the composition, first performances and cultural afterlife of one of the best-loved and most widely performed... [more]

$19.99

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