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Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World: What Superheroes Can Tell Us About Economics

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Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World: What Superheroes Can Tell Us About...

J. Brian O'Roark

Film, TV & Radio; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture; Business & Economics; Economics

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Why do some superheroes have day jobs? Why do villains keep trying even though they almost never win? Why don't heroes simply... [more]

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Esoteric Hollywood II:: More Sex, Cults & Symbols in Film

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Esoteric Hollywood II:: More Sex, Cults & Symbols in Film

Jay Dyer

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Popular culture; Conspiracy theories

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Like no other book before it, this work delves into the deep, dark, and mysterious undertones hidden in Tinsel town's biggest... [more]

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

Tudor Jones

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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Britain played a key role in Bob Dylan's career in the 1960s. He visited Britain on several occasions and performed across... [more]

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The Devils

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The Devils

Darren Arnold

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Film movie guides & reviews; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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Undoubtedly the most notorious title in director Ken Russell s controversial filmography, this Devil s Advocate considers... [more]

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Stoned Beyond Belief

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Stoned Beyond Belief

Action Bronson, Rachel Wharton

Rap & Hip-Hop; Popular culture; Food & society; Cookery, food & drink

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Rapper, chef, and television star Action Bronson is a marijuana superhero, both its champion and devoted consumer, and Stoned... [more]

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Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel

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Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel

Bob Batchelor

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Fiction-related items

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This first true biography of Stan Lee is an eye-opening look at a pop culture visionary. This book traces Lee's life-from... [more]

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Never Grow Up

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Never Grow Up

Jackie Chan

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A candid, honest memoir from one of the most recognisable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world.... [more]

$35.00

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures

Adina Hoffman

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: literary

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A vibrant portrait of one of the most accomplished and prolific American screenwriters, by an award-winning biographer and... [more]

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Seduction: Sex, Money and Power in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

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Seduction: Sex, Money and Power in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

Karina Longworth

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

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An exploration of Hollywood's glamorous golden age via the cenematic life of Howard Hughes and the women who encountered... [more]

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Lady Sings the Blues

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Lady Sings the Blues

Billie Holiday

Music; Jazz; Blues; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Originally published: Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1956. [more]

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How To Make Gravy

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How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs

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Over four nights the author performed, in alphabetical order, one hundred of his songs from the previous three decades. In... [more]

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Marvels Captain Marvel: Art of the Movie

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Marvels Captain Marvel: Art of the Movie

Eleni Roussos

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Films, movies & cinema

Hardback

Go behind the scenes of the highly anticipated Captain Marvel film with... [more]

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La Boheme

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La Boheme

Giacomo Puccini

Music; Opera; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

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This edition of La boheme has over twenty photographs, a detailed thematic analysis and the original libretto with a facing... [more]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi The Ultimate Guide

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi The Ultimate Guide

Titan Magazines

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction

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The Ultimate Souvenir Guide to Episode 8 of the epic Star Wars franchise! [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... [more]

$54.95

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The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at the University of Sydney 1957-63

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The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at the University of Sydney 1957-63...

Robyn Dalton, Laura Ginters

Theatre Studies

Paperback

The Ripples Before the New Wave charts the history, influence and artistic resonances of Sydney University Dramatic Society... [more]

$40.00

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

Jeff Apter

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

Paperback

Apter has reveals the struggles and triumphs of one of Australia's most distinctive and dazzling talents. [more]

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101 Marvellous Movies You May Have Missed

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101 Marvellous Movies You May Have Missed

David Stratton

Film, TV & Radio; Film movie guides & reviews

Paperback

Avoid spending hours trawling Netflix for the perfect film to watch, and take the recommendation of one of the world's most... [more]

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The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick

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The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of...

Mallory O'Meara

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film & movie: styles & genres; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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The Lady from the Black Lagoon uncovers the life and work of Milicent Patrick -- one of Disney's first female animators and... [more]

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Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyonce Knowles-Carter

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Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyonce Knowles-Carter...

Veronica Chambers

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our time,... [more]

$39.99

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The Beatles, Or The White Album

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The Beatles, Or The White Album

Mark Goodall

Music

Paperback

Critical opinion on The Beatles (aka the 'White Album') in 1968 varies, the record being seen as something of a comedown after... [more]

$42.95

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World Domination

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World Domination

Gillian G. Gaar

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

Founded in the late 1980s by Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman, Seattle-based Sub Pop Records released early recordings by... [more]

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Shake Your Hips

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Shake Your Hips

Fox Randy

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Blues

Paperback

The electrifying sounds of groovin' jump blues, Southern-fried rock 'n' roll, fervent black gospel, and the simmering sounds... [more]

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In Black

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In...

Jesse Fink

Music; Memoirs

Paperback

Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, forensic, unflinching, and masterful biography AC/DC's Bon... [more]

$22.99

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Why Dylan Matters

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Why Dylan Matters

Richard F. Thomas

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Paperback

Harvard Classics professor and celebrated Dylanologist Richard F. Thomas makes a compelling case for why the music and lyrics... [more]

$19.99

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