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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

David Hepworth

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

Paperback

As heard on BBC 6 Music with Shaun Keveny, BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Radio with Eamonn HolmesThe age of the rock star, like... [more]

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The Penguin Book of English Song: Seven Centuries of Poetry from Chaucer to Auden

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The Penguin Book of English Song: Seven Centuries of Poetry from Chaucer...

Richard Stokes

Musical scores, lyrics & libretti; Poetry anthologies

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Draws together a great variety of English poetry (including Irish, Scots and Welsh writers) that has reached a wider audience... [more]

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The Clash: All the Albums, All the Songs

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The Clash: All the Albums, All the Songs

Martin Popoff

Music

Hardback

In-depth looks at all 103 studio cuts-the history, the personnel, the songwriting and recording, the politics, and plenty... [more]

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Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul

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Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B

Paperback

WINNER OF THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE 2018In the 1950s and 1960s, Memphis, Tennessee, was the launch pad of musical pioneers... [more]

$25.95

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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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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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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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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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Girls at the Piano

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Girls at the Piano

Virginia Lloyd

Keyboard instruments; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

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

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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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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]

$49.99

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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]

$35.00

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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

Paperback

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

$24.99

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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]

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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]

$39.99

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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]

$35.00

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Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

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Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

Nancy J. Hajeski

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

Paperback

Travel across the universe, or at least the globe, with one of the greatest bands of all time. [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]

$63.95

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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]

$27.95

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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]

$47.95

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