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Year of Wonder: Classical Music for Every Day

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Year of Wonder: Classical Music for Every Day

Clemency Burton-Hill

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Western "classical" music

Paperback

Classical music for everyone - an inspirational piece of music for every day of the year, celebrating composers from the medieval... [more]

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Being John Lennon: A Restless Life

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Being John Lennon: A Restless Life

Ray Connolly

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

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An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologised musicians of the twentieth century. [more]

$35.00

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Warner Bros.: Hollywood's Ultimate Backlot

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Warner Bros.: Hollywood's Ultimate Backlot

Steven Bingen

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Dance & Performing arts; Media studies; Media, information & communication industries

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Movie studios are the wondrous, almost magical locales where legends are created. Unfortunately, these celebrity playgrounds... [more]

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

David Yaffe

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

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Reckless Daughter tells the story of Joni Mitchell and also of the fertile, exciting musical time of which she was an integral... [more]

$31.95

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Thomas Ades: Full of Noises: Conversations with Tom Service

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Thomas Ades: Full of Noises: Conversations with Tom Service

Thomas Ades, Tom Service

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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Thomas Ad s: Full of Noises: Conversations with Tom Service is an unprecedented glimpse into the creative mind and influences... [more]

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Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre

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Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre

Keith Johnstone

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

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A leading figure in the theatre, Keith Johnstone lays bare his techniques and exercises to foster spontaneity and narrative... [more]

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Brecht On Theatre

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Brecht On Theatre

Bertolt Brecht

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors

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A wholly revised, re-edited and expanded edition of one of the seminal texts of twentieth century theatre. Featuring new translations,... [more]

$43.99

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Miles And Me

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Miles And Me

Quincy Troupe

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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An intimate and candid account of friendship with Miles Davis-soon to be a major motion picture! [more]

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered...

Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies

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An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash under the dark shadow of Reagan and Thatcher. [more]

$35.95

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What Is Performance Art?: Australian Perspectives

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What Is Performance Art?: Australian Perspectives

Mimi Kelly

Art & Architecture; Dance & Performing arts

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This new volume takes a look at the rich history of performance art in Australia through a multitude of perspectives. With... [more]

$39.99

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First Time Ever: A Memoir

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First Time Ever: A Memoir

Peggy Seeger

Music; Folk & traditional music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A SUNDAY TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE THE BOOKSELLER'S Most Picked... [more]

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Michael: My Brother, Lost Boy of INXS

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Michael: My Brother, Lost Boy of INXS

Tina Hutchence

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

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He died at only 37 but his fans are legion. INXS singer/songwriter Michael Hutchence was the celebrated frontman of a band... [more]

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Roadies: The Secret History of Australian Rock'n'Roll

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Roadies: The Secret History of Australian Rock'n'Roll

Stuart Coupe

Music; Music industry

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This is your backstage pass to the hidden side of the music industry - the tantrums, the fights, the tensions, the indulgence,... [more]

$32.99

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Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer

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Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer

Sorcha Ni Fhlainn

Individual artists, art monographs; Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A necessary and timely study of Barker's influence in dark fantasy, gothic and horror studies. The book features twelve groundbreaking... [more]

$45.99

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Predator: The Official Movie Special

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Predator: The Official Movie Special

Titan Magazines

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items

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A behind-the-scenes guide to the long-awaited return of one of cinema's most iconic aliens: The Predator! [more]

$37.95

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The Sky is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids and Superheroes Made America Great for Extremism

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The Sky is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids and Superheroes Made...

Peter Biskind

Film, TV & Radio; Popular culture; Media studies; Political ideologies

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Are Batman and 24's Jack Bauer heroic loners defending our way of life - or right-wing vigilantes attacking it? Is Avatar... [more]

$39.99

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

Jimmy Barnes

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

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

$22.99

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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]

$24.99

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Danger Music: How Teaching the Cello to Children in Afghanistan Led to a Self-Discovery Almost Too Hard to Bear

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Danger Music: How Teaching the Cello to Children in Afghanistan Led to a...

Eddie Ayres

Music; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

From the former ABC Classic FM broadcaster comes a remarkable story about the power of music and courage to be one's self.... [more]

$22.99

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Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music

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Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music

David Stubbs (Associate Editor)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Electronic music

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Electronic music is now ubiquitous, from mainstream pop hits to the furthest reaches of the avant-garde. [more]

$39.99

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Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography

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Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography

Meredith Ochs

Music

Paperback

The Bruce Springsteen Vault offers fans an intimate look into the life of this beloved artist, including photos of The Boss,... [more]

$39.99

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Performing Hamlet: Actors in the Modern Age

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Performing Hamlet: Actors in the Modern Age

Jonathan Croall

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Shakespeare studies & criticism

Paperback

Hamlet is arguably the most famous play on the planet, and the greatest of all Shakespeare's works. Its rich story and complex... [more]

$47.99

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David Bowie: A Life

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David Bowie: A Life

Dylan Jones

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

Paperback

Shortlisted for the NME Best Music Book Award 2018THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'The definitive book on Bowie' The Times Dylan... [more]

$24.99

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Daddy Who?

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Daddy Who?

Craig Horne

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Daddy Who? is the story of a phenomenon, a band that in eighteen short months changed the course of Australian rock history.<br... [more]

$39.95

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Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

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Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Marina Frolova-Walker

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Paperback

A rare look at the life and music of renowned Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.<br... [more]

$67.00

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