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Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry

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Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry

Florence Welch

Music: styles & genres; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

Hardback

The iconic voice of Florence and the Machine shares a beautifully designed collection of her lyrics, poems and scrapbook entries<br... [more]

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Mozart's Starling

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Mozart's Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Birds, including cage birds, as pets

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A charming story of Mozart and his pet starling, along with a natural history of the bird. [more]

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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]

$79.00

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Born to Run

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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen

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

Paperback

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

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A Sick Life: TLC 'n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage

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A Sick Life: TLC 'n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage

Tionne Watkins, Tionne Watkins

Music; Memoirs

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For the first time, five-time Grammy Award winner, Tionne T-Boz Watkins, talks about her rise to fame, lifelong battle with... [more]

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Leonard Bernstein

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Leonard Bernstein

Paul R. Laird

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

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Drawing on over thirty years of study, leading scholar Paul R. Laird describes Bernstein's work as a conductor, composer,... [more]

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As Time Goes By

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As Time Goes By

Derek Taylor

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

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'The sharpest memoir written by one of the Beatles' inner circle.' Observer Derek Taylor's iconic memoir is a rare opportunity... [more]

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My First Guitar: Tales of True Love and Lost Chords

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My First Guitar: Tales of True Love and Lost Chords

Julia Crowe

Music; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Easy listening, MOR music

Paperback

Interviews with the world's great guitarists, from Jimmy Page and Les Paul to Tom Morello and Richard Thompson, who reveal... [more]

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Buster Keaton in His Own Time: What the Responses of 1920s Critics Reveal

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Buster Keaton in His Own Time: What the Responses of 1920s Critics Reveal...

Wes D. Gehring

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres

Paperback

If you thought you knew Buster Keaton's silent features, think again. By keying on 1920 period texts one sees how a popular... [more]

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Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon

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Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon

Charles Casillo

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

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Based on new interviews and research, this ground-breaking biography reveals how Marilyn's childhood contributed to her struggle... [more]

$39.99

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Searching for New Frontiers: Hollywood Films in the 1960s

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Searching for New Frontiers: Hollywood Films in the 1960s

Rick Worland

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

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Searching For New Frontiers offers film students and general readers a survey of popular movies of the 1960s. The author explores... [more]

$57.95

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Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World

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Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World

Billy Bragg

Music; Rock & Pop music

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A Rough Trade, Mojo and FT Book of the Year LONGLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE Emerging from the jazz clubs... [more]

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As Serious As Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957-1977

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As Serious As Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957-1977...

Val Wilmer

Music; Jazz; Blues

Paperback

An essential masterpiece of jazz history by renowned photographer and music historian, with a new foreword by Richard Williams... [more]

$24.99

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The Cure: A Perfect Dream

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The Cure: A Perfect Dream

Ian Gittins

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

Hardback

The Cure's story is a fantastical pop fable, but their trajectory has not been one of unbroken success. A Perfect Dream is... [more]

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

Andrew Morton

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author of Diana: Her True Story and Wallis in Love, comes the inside story of Meghan Markle... [more]

$29.99

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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

Pull back the curtain on the real history of magic - and discover why magic really matters If you read a standard history... [more]

$51.95

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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

Paperback

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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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]

$22.99

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Music; History; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

An argument for the role of culture in human evolution, arguing that the leaps we made can only really be understood if we... [more]

$45.99

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The Shining

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The Shining

Kevin Donnelly

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980) is both a successful mainstream horror film and an esoteric object for cult audiences... [more]

$27.99

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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

Paperback

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

$24.99

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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]

$32.99

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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

Paperback

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

$35.95

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Unmasked

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Unmasked

Andrew Lloyd Webber

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

Paperback

You have the luck of Croesus on stilts (as my Auntie Vi would have said) if you've had the sort of career, ups and downs,... [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

Paperback

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

$52.95

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