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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

Hardback

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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

Jessica Bashline

Theatre Studies

Paperback

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

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The Beatles on the Roof

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The Beatles on the Roof

Tony Barrell

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

Paperback

Beatles on the Roof studies the rooftop concert in penetrating detail, uncovering new truths and debunking old myths about... [more]

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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]

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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]

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The Coffee Break Screenwriter...Breaks the Rules: A Guide for the Rebel Writer

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The Coffee Break Screenwriter...Breaks the Rules: A Guide for the Rebel...

Pilar Alessandra

Film, TV & Radio; Screenwriting techniques

Paperback

Pilar Alessandra's popular book, The Coffee Break Screenwriter, taught writers how to outline quickly, write efficiently,... [more]

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High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic

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High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic...

Glenn Frankel

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; History

Paperback

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Searchers, the revelatory story behind the classic movie High Noon and the... [more]

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Album Art: New Music Graphics

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Album Art: New Music Graphics

John Foster

Graphic design; Illustration & commercial art; Music

Paperback

We find ourselves square in the middle of one of the greatest periods in music packaging. Events such as Record Store Day... [more]

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Making a Meal of It: Writing About Film

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Making a Meal of It: Writing About Film

Brian McFarlane

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism

Paperback

For more than forty years, readers of Melbourne newspapers and journals - and radio listeners - have learned about the latest... [more]

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Bowerbird: The Art of Making Theatre Drawn From Life

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Bowerbird: The Art of Making Theatre Drawn From Life

Alana Valentine

Theatre Studies; Creative writing & creative writing guides

Paperback

`Mostly it feels like you don't know-like you're reaching for something that you can't quite grab. Some writers talk about... [more]

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Building Character: The Art and Science of Casting

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Building Character: The Art and Science of Casting

Amy Cook

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Politics & government

Paperback

What can we learn about how we understand each other and ourselves by examining the casting we find on stage and film - the... [more]

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Fast Times and Excellent Adventures: The Surprising History of the '80s Teen Movie

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Fast Times and Excellent Adventures: The Surprising History of the '80s...

James King

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

Paperback

Fast Times and Excellent Adventures is an inside look at the surprising history of the Eighties teen movie - how the movie... [more]

$32.99

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Hitchcock's Heroines

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Hitchcock's Heroines

Caroline Young

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Individual film directors, film-makers; Popular culture

Hardback

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

$45.00

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Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye

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Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye

Dave Lory

Individual actors & performers; Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who made just one record but inspired a generation of rock... [more]

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Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music

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Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music...

Christopher C. King

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social & cultural anthropology

Hardback

In the tradition of Patrick Leigh Fermor and Geoff Dyer, a Grammy-winning producer discovers a powerful and ancient folk music... [more]

$46.95

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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

Molly Haskell

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

Paperback

A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture... [more]

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All Gates Open: The Story of Can

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All Gates Open: The Story of Can

Irmin Schmidt, Rob Young

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

Hardback

All Gates Open presents the definitive story of arguably the most influential and revered avant-garde band of the late twentieth... [more]

$49.99

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Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg

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Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg

Eli Maor

Music; Mathematics; History of mathematics; History of science

Hardback

How music has influenced mathematics, physics, and astronomy from ancient... [more]

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Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist

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Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist

Thomas Doherty

Film, TV & Radio; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Marxism & Communism; Cinema industry

Hardback

Thomas Doherty tells the story of the 1947 hearings into alleged Communist subversion in the movie industry. Show Trial is... [more]

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Daniel R. Melamed (Professor of Musicology, Professor of Musicology, Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music)

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Western "classical" music; Sacred & religious music; Christianity; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

Hardback

This book encourages eighteenth-century ways of listening to J. S. Bach's Mass in B Minor and Christmas Oratorio. It explores... [more]

$45.95

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