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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic

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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic

John Zubrzycki

Conjuring & magic; History; Asian history; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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A vibrant narrative of India's magical traditions and their journey across the world [more]

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The Arts of Cinema

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The Arts of Cinema

Martin Seel

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics

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In The Arts of Cinema, Martin Seel explores film's connections to the other arts and the qualities that distinguish it from... [more]

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Platform Papers #56: Falling Through the Gaps

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Platform Papers #56: Falling Through the Gaps

Mark Williams

Theatre Studies

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Michael Y. Bennett

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Educational material

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? shocked audiences and critics alike with its assault on decorum. At base though,... [more]

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Live Cinema and Its Techniques

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Live Cinema and Its Techniques

Francis Ford Coppola

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

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From one of the masters of twentieth-century cinema comes an indispensable and entertaining guide to a visionary new form... [more]

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

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Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

Wendy Lesser

Theatre Studies; Dance; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A lively and inspired biography celebrating the centennial of this master choreographer, dancer, and stage director [more]

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Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art

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Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art

Susan Napier

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

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The story of filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's life and work, including his significant impact on Japan and the world [more]

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

Casey Donovan

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

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Casey Donovan is an Australian singer, songwriter, theatre actress and author, best known for winning the second season of... [more]

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

Michael Atherton

Keyboard instruments; History; Social & cultural history; Material culture

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What has lived with us, entertained us, travelled with us and symbolised Australian aspirations, only to end up gathering... [more]

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

John Hodgman

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Humour; Travel & holiday guides

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Presents a memoir of the author's cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife... [more]

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

Diana Cooper

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A charming portrait of Lady Diana Cooper's traditional aristocratic childhood and young womanhood. From her sheltered upbringing... [more]

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How to Play Ukulele: A Complete Guide for Beginners

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How to Play Ukulele: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Dan Scanlan

Music; String instruments; Techniques of music & music tutorials

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

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Oriental martial arts

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

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

Bill Lawrie, Claire Moodie

Music

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`It's a bit of a haven. It's a paradise for sure. Close to utopia for me.' - Abbe May Freo Groove is a window into the... [more]

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Darcey Bussell: Evolved

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Darcey Bussell: Evolved

Darcey Bussell

Photographs: portraits; Theatre Studies; Ballet; Memoirs

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The first book from Darcey Bussell in over six years, retired darling of the British Ballet and beloved judge of Strictly... [more]

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Molly Meldrum

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

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These things happen to Molly: magic coincidences, fateful happenings' - Daryl Somers There was once a boy from Quambatook... [more]

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Arthur Elgort: Jazz

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Arthur Elgort: Jazz

Arthur Elgort

Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits; Music; Jazz

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This is the first book dedicated to Elgort's Jazz portraits and the list of names it includes constitutes a veritable pantheon... [more]

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Change-Makers: The pin-up book of pioneers, troublemakers and radicals

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Change-Makers: The pin-up book of pioneers, troublemakers and radicals

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Film, TV & Radio; Popular culture; Political activism; Inventions & inventors; Gift books; Children's & Educational

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Celebrate 50 of the world's sexiest brains - people who have changed the... [more]

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Alan R. Harvey (Emeritus Professor, The University of Western Australia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution; Neurosciences

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'Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls' demonstrates the evolutionary sociobiological importance of music as a driver... [more]

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Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

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Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

Rob Sheffield

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Biography: general

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NPR Best Book of 2017 Winner of the 2017 Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism This is the best book... [more]

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

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

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THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen

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Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen

Sheri Chinen Biesen

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Ethical issues: censorship

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Film Censorship is a concise overview of Hollywood censorship and efforts to regulate American films. Sheri Chinen Biesen... [more]

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Konstantin Stanislavsky

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Konstantin Stanislavsky

Bella Merlin

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

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Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each... [more]

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Riot Days

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Riot Days

Maria Alyokhina

Punk, New Wave & Indie; Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory; Demonstrations & protest movements

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On 21st February 2012 Maria Alyokhina and the group Pussy Riot performed a protest song in Moscow Cathedral. It only lasted... [more]

$22.99

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