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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past

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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's...

William Hogeland, Joanne B. Freeman, Lyra D. Monteiro

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Musicals; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Brings together a collection of top scholars to explain the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it might mean for our understanding... [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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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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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]

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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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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Cynthia Brideson, Sara Brideson

Theatre Studies; Musicals; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this definitive biography, authors Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson offer a comprehensive look at both the life and legacy... [more]

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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]

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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

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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

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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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When the World Stopped to Listen: Van Cliburn's Cold War Triumph, and Its Aftermath

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When the World Stopped to Listen: Van Cliburn's Cold War Triumph, and Its...

Stuart Isacoff

Music

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April of 1958--the Iron Curtain was at its heaviest, and the outcome of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition seemed... [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...

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]

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Now Where Was I?

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Now Where Was I?

Glenn Shorrock

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

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Now Where Was I?' is Glenn's story in his own words. He writes of his childhood in Kent, England and his family's decision... [more]

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Twentieth-Century Classical Music: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Twentieth-Century Classical Music: A Ladybird Expert Book

Fiona Maddocks

Music; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Educational: Music; Educational: History

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, 20th Century Classical Music is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the... [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

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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]

$24.99

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

Jessica Bashline

Theatre Studies

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

$35.00

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Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers

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Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers

Jeff Apter

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

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The rise and fall of the... [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]

$14.99

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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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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

Scottee

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

The first collection of its kind, The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues chronicles over one hundred years of queer and trans... [more]

$26.99

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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]

$29.95

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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

Paperback

The first comprehensive biography of Sam Shepard in 30 years draws on newly available letters and journals, as well as dozens... [more]

$31.95

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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

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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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