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Robin

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Robin

Dave Itzkoff

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

Paperback

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one... [more]

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Strange Stars

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Strange Stars

Jason Heller

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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In [this book, the author] recasts sci-fi and pop music as parallel cultural forces that depended on one another to expand... [more]

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The Die Zauberfloete

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The Die Zauberfloete

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

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The guide contains the complete German libretto with a new English translation by Kenneth Chalmers and incorporates all the... [more]

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Then It Fell Apart

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Then It Fell Apart

Moby

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

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Suddenly he was hanging out with David Bowie and Lou Reed, Christina Ricci and Madonna, taking esctasy for breakfast (most... [more]

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Outback Songman: My Life

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Outback Songman: My Life

Ted Egan

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

Paperback

They don't make them like Ted anymore. He's the quintessential bush storyteller; he has rubbed shoulders with some of the... [more]

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making...

Don Graham

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

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A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of... [more]

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

Tom Doyle

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

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The first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise in the wild 1970s, to a global sensation with sales of 200 million albums... [more]

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Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics and Life

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Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics and Life...

Alan Krueger

Music; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics; International economics

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How the music industry explains the workings of our economy, the changes of markets and prepares us the future - from one... [more]

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece...

Michael Benson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fiction-related items; Astronomy, space & time

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

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Michael Caine

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

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Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has... [more]

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Rocketman

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Rocketman

Malcolm Croft

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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In May 2019, audiences are invited to discover the fantastical story of Sir Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy... [more]

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Bowie by O'Neill: The definitive collection with unseen images

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Bowie by O'Neill: The definitive collection with unseen images

Terry O'Neill

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

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More than 500 photographs of David Bowie, shot by celebrated photographer Terry O'Neill, including images never published... [more]

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The Bad Boy of Athens: Classics from the Greeks to Game of Thrones

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The Bad Boy of Athens: Classics from the Greeks to Game of Thrones

Daniel Mendelsohn

Film, TV & Radio; Literature: history & criticism; Cultural studies

Hardback

`Mendelsohn takes the classical costumes off figures like Virgil and Sappho, Homer and Horace ... He writes about things so... [more]

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Star Wars: The Best of the Original Trilogy

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Star Wars: The Best of the Original Trilogy

Titan Comics

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Reference works

Paperback

The making of the Star Wars original trilogy, as told by the cast and crew. The iconic characters from the original Star Wars... [more]

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Howard Stern Comes Again

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern

Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History

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Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships,... [more]

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd Purdum

Theatre Studies; Musicals

Paperback

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American... [more]

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Sir Elton: The Definitive Biography

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Sir Elton: The Definitive Biography

Philip Norman

Individual actors & performers; Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The definitive biography of the much-loved star Elton John. [more]

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Dead People I Have Known

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Dead People I Have Known

Shayne Carter

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

Paperback

In Dead People I Have Known, the legendary New Zealand musician Shayne Carter tells the story of a life in music, taking us... [more]

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Vampire Weekend, and 532 Other Bands Got Their Names

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana,...

Adam Dolgins

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

Paperback

The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world's most popular and influential rock... [more]

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

David Cairns

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Describes the composer Berlioz's early life and career until the celebrated performance of Symphonie Fantastique in 1832.... [more]

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

David Cairns

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

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Berlioz was one of the towering figures of Romanticism- not only was he a great and revolutionary composer, but also the finest... [more]

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This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral History

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This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral...

Jon Savage

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

Paperback

Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield... [more]

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Rebel Voices: Monologues for Women by Women: Celebrating 40 Years of Clean Break Theatre Company

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Rebel Voices: Monologues for Women by Women: Celebrating 40 Years of Clean...

Alice Birch, Linda Brogan, Deborah Bruce

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers

Paperback

Clean Break is a British theatre company set up in 1979 by two women in prison. It exists to tell the stories of women with... [more]

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Alien: The Blueprints

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Alien: The Blueprints

Graham Langridge

Illustration & commercial art; Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items

Hardback

Technical drawings of all the major ships and vehicles from the Alien movies, presented in incredible detail. Includes iconic... [more]

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Harryhausen: The Lost Movies

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Harryhausen: The Lost Movies

John Walsh

Poster art; Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items

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The official guide to the unrealised films of Ray Harryhausen. [more]

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