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Last Man Standing: Tales from Tinseltown

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Last Man Standing: Tales from Tinseltown

Roger Moore

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

Paperback

In this fabulous collection of true stories from his stellar career, Roger Moore lifts the lid on the movie business, from... [more]

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Biographic: Bowie

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Biographic: Bowie

Liz Flavell

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

Paperback

Many people know that David Bowie (1947-2016) was an iconic singer, songwriter and actor, whose lyrics, performances and ever-changing... [more]

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Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

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Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Mollie Gregory

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

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Here, Mollie Gregory presents the first history of stuntwomen in the film industry from the silent era to the twenty-first... [more]

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Popular science

Paperback

Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it. Dara O Briain A Sunday Times Book of the Year A New Scientist Gift Pick... [more]

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics...

Philip Moriarty

Heavy Metal music; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Popular physicist uses principles of heavy metal music to explain concepts in quantum physics in both a fun and informative... [more]

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You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir

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You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir

Parker Posey

Film, TV & Radio; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

From the Queen of the Indies and star of Christopher Guest's Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show, Woody Allen's Cafe Society... [more]

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

David Jason

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Television; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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***The follow-up autobiography to one of Britain's best loved actors and national treasuresIn his first book David Jason told... [more]

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The Free Voice: A Guide to Natural Singing

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The Free Voice: A Guide to Natural Singing

Cornelius L. Reid (Vocal Pedagogue)

Music; Techniques of music & music tutorials

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This 50th anniversary edition of Cornelius L. Reid's The Free Voice approaches the teaching of singing in a functional, as... [more]

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Complete Making of Planet of the Apes

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Complete Making of Planet of the Apes

J. W. Rinzler

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Film & movie: styles & genres; Screenwriting techniques; Literature: history & criticism

Hardback

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Planet of the Apes, the classic science-fiction film from 1968, The Making... [more]

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The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide

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The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide

Anthony Tommasini

Music; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Hardback

An exploration into the question of greatness from the Chief Classical Music Critic of the New York Times When he began to... [more]

$54.95

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Stages: A Memoir

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Stages: A Memoir

Reg Livermore

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A warm, witty and intimate memoir from one of the greats of Australian theatre. [more]

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Othello: Arden Performance Editions

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Othello: Arden Performance Editions

William Shakespeare

Acting techniques; Individual actors & performers; Shakespeare plays

Paperback

Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes... [more]

$12.99

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

Adam Ockelford

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

A tap of the foot, a rush of emotion, the urge to hum a tune; without instruction or training we all respond intuitively to... [more]

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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos

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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos

Clancy Sigal

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Cinema industry

Paperback

The riveting, poignant, star-studded and hilarious memoir of award-winning author Clancy Sigal's time as a film agent on the... [more]

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Beastie Boys Book

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Beastie Boys Book

Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz

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

Hardback

Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip hop superstardom. [more]

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Darcey Bussell: Evolved

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Darcey Bussell: Evolved

Darcey Bussell

Photographs: portraits; Theatre Studies; Ballet; Memoirs

Hardback

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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Music as an Art

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Music as an Art

Roger Scruton

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Music as an Art begins by examining music through a philosophical lens, engaging in discussions about tonality, music and... [more]

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Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema

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Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema

Anne Distel

Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography

Hardback

Beloved impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir left a vibrant legacy that influenced the life and films of his... [more]

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The Downtown Pop Underground

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The Downtown Pop Underground

Kembrew McLeod

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Music; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A vibrant history of the artists and performers of downtown New York in the 1960s and 70s draws on interviews with notables... [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

Hardback

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

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Queen: Album by Album

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Queen: Album by Album

Martin Popoff

Music

Hardback

Queen experts delve into the history, album by album, of one of the most popular rock bands of all time in the lavishly designed... [more]

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The First Time: Tracks and Tales from Music Legends

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The First Time: Tracks and Tales from Music Legends

Matt Everitt

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

Taken from the acclaimed BBC Radio 6 Music show, The First Time invites you inside the lives of some of the music world's... [more]

$35.00

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Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite

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Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite

Roger Daltrey

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

Hardback

'I've always resisted the urge to 'do the memoir' but now, finally, I feel I've enough perspective. When you've spent more... [more]

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Detours

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Detours

Tim Rogers

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

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A charming, honest, funny, sad, tender and beautiful literary memoir, from Tim Rogers of You Am I. Think Patti Smith meet... [more]

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Hindsight: And All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me

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Hindsight: And All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me

Justin Timberlake

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

Hardback

I want you to see me, just like I want to see you.' - Justin TimberlakeIn his first book, Justin Timberlake creates a characteristically... [more]

$49.99

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