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30-Second Opera: The 50 crucial concepts, roles and performers, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Opera: The 50 crucial concepts, roles and performers, each explained...

Hugo Shirley

Music; Opera

Paperback

30-Second Opera raises the curtain so that anyone can enjoy opera, classical or contemporary, without the elitism. Compiled... [more]

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Shots

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Shots

Don Walker

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This memoir begins with Don Walker's early life in rural Australia and ends in the late '80s. In mesmerising prose, he evokes... [more]

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The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record

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The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record

Jonathan Scott

Music recording & reproduction; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

'Bursts with gloriously geeky detail.' The Telegraph Have you ever made someone you love a mix-tape? Forty years ago,... [more]

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Songs: From 'Flame Trees' to 'Khe Sanh' and beyond

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Songs: From 'Flame Trees' to 'Khe Sanh' and beyond

Don Walker

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

For over forty years, Don Walker's songwriting has captured what it is to be Australian. From Cold Chisel to Catfish, Tex,... [more]

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The Actor's Career Bible: Auditioning, Networking, Survival and Success

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The Actor's Career Bible: Auditioning, Networking, Survival and Success...

Rob Ostlere

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

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The Actor's Career Bible is a practical guide to building an acting career. Based on a huge range of interviews with actors... [more]

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The Wall Will Tell You

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The Wall Will Tell You

Hampton Fancher

Film, TV & Radio; Screenwriting techniques

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In short paragraphs--oracular and enigmatic, hardhitting and concrete--the man Forbes called a creative genius writes a... [more]

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Barney Hoskyns

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

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With his trademark growl, carnival madman persona, haunting music, and unforgettable lyrics, Tom Waits is one of the most... [more]

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Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

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Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

Viv Albertine

Music; Punk, New Wave & Indie; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The guitarist for seminal female punk group The Slits recounts playing with Sid Vicious, touring with the Clash, dating Mick... [more]

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Feel Free: Essays

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Feel Free: Essays

Zadie Smith

Film movie guides & reviews; Music reviews & criticism; Literary essays; Reportage & collected journalism; Literary companions

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Arranged into four sections--In the World, In the Audience, On the Bookshelf, and Feel Free--this collection poses questions... [more]

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Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Supergroup

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Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest...

David Browne

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

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The first and most complete narrative biography of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, by acclaimed music journalist and Rolling... [more]

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From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film

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From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film

Siegfried Kracauer

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Media studies

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Places - Siegfried Kracauer, the German-born writer and film critic, who made a startling claim: films as a popular art provide... [more]

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Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction

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Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction

James Naremore

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Film & movie: styles & genres

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James Naremore introduces film noir, highlighting key themes, films, and styles, and exploring why the genre is so difficult... [more]

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

Ursula Buchan

Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs

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John Buchan's name is known across the world for The Thirty-Nine Steps. In the past hundred years the classic thriller has... [more]

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Daisy Jones and The Six: The most rock n roll novel of 2019

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Daisy Jones and The Six: The most rock n roll novel of 2019

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Romance

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Daisy Jones is an instant icon.' ERIN KELLY DAISY JONES & THE SIX is a transporting novel - at once a love story, a glimpse... [more]

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Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968

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Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968

Ryan H. Walsh

Music

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A mind-expanding dive into a lost chapter of 1968, featuring the famous and forgotten: Van Morrison, folkie-turned-cult-leader... [more]

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Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany

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Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany

Valerie Weinstein

Film theory & criticism; History; Jewish studies; Humour

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Today many Germans remain nostalgic about classic film comedies created during the 1930s, viewing them as a part of the... [more]

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Men in Black Films: The Official Visual Companion to the Films

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Men in Black Films: The Official Visual Companion to the Films

Lisa Fitzpatrick, Sharon Gosling

Film movie guides & reviews; Fiction-related items

Hardback

Men in Black: The Official Visual Companion to the Films is the first book to cover all four films, including Men in Black... [more]

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Je t'aime: The legendary love story of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg

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Je t'aime: The legendary love story of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg...

Veronique Mortaigne

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

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The lyrical retelling of a relationship that defined an age. [more]

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Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation

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Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation...

Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw

Music; Music reviews & criticism; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history

Hardback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer... [more]

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The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy: A Womb of One's Own

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The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy: A Womb of One's Own

Rachel Robison-Greene

Television; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Philosophers look beyond the sea of red dresses to reveal insights about gender inequality, religious oppression, power, and... [more]

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Songs from the Stations

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Songs from the Stations

Myfany Turpin, Felicity Meakins, Erika Charola

World music; History

Paperback

Songs from the Stations is the first detailed documentation of wajarra, public songs performed by the Gurindji people. Featuring... [more]

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Star Wars Insider: The Saga Begins

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Star Wars Insider: The Saga Begins

Titan

Film movie production: technical skills; Science fiction

Paperback

A new Star Wars Insider collection, featuring content previously printed in the Star Wars Insider magazine. [more]

$37.99

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Choristes: Modern Languages Study Guides (MLSG)

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Choristes: Modern Languages Study Guides (MLSG)

Karine Harrington

Films, movies & cinema; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Languages & ESL

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Film analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed... [more]

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly

Jim DeRogatis

Music; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

Hardback

The essential account of R. Kelly's actions and their consequences, a reckoning... [more]

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Star Trek Shipyards: The Klingon Fleet

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Star Trek Shipyards: The Klingon Fleet

Ben Robinson, Marcus Riley, Matt McAllister

Film, TV & Radio; Science fiction

Hardback

The Star Trek Shipyards series provides Star Trek fans with the first ever chronological guide to the starships from the television... [more]

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