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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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Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

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Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Music; Western "classical" music; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Reverence for J. S. Bach's music and its towering presence in our cultural memory have long affected how people hear his works.... [more]

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Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration

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Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration

Thomas Brothers (Duke University)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Jazz; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

The fascinating story of how creative cooperation inspired two of the world's most celebrated musical acts. [more]

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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

Paperback

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

$23.95

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1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music

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1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music

Andrew Grant Jackson

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

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A fascinating account of the music and epic social change of 1965, a defining year for Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling... [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

Paperback

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

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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

W. Scott Poole

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Social & cultural history; First World War; Popular culture; Media studies

Hardback

Historian and Bram Stoker Award nominee W. Scott Poole traces the confluence of history, technology, and art that gave us... [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

Hardback

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

$37.99

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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

Hardback

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

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First Man: The Annotated Screenplay

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First Man: The Annotated Screenplay

Josh Singer, James R. Hansen

Film movie scripts & screenplays; Fiction-related items

Hardback

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award (R)-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar (R)-winning director Damien Chazelle and... [more]

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The Wes Anderson Collection: Isle of Dogs

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The Wes Anderson Collection: Isle of Dogs

Lauren Wilford

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Animated movies & films

Hardback

An exclusive look at the making of Wes Anderson's newest animated film, Isle of Dogs [more]

$50.00

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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

Paperback

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

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

Elaine M Hayes

Music; Light orchestral & big band music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

An account of the life of the influential jazz singer and civil rights advocate shares insights into her contributions as... [more]

$33.95

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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

Paperback

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

$22.99

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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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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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

Paperback

A memoir of the author's cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife transformation... [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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Oriental martial arts

Paperback

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

$35.00

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

Bill Lawrie, Claire Moodie

Music

Paperback

`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]

$34.99

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The Life of a Song Volume 2: The Stories Behind 50 More of the World's Best-loved Songs

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The Life of a Song Volume 2: The Stories Behind 50 More of the World's Best-loved...

Jan Dalley, David Cheal

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Easy listening, MOR music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

The second installment of the fascinating back stories behind 50 of the world's best-known and best-loved songs as featured... [more]

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Imagine John Yoko

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Imagine John Yoko

John Lennon, Yoko Ono

Music

Hardback

Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon's iconic, beloved song and illustrations by award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant... [more]

$65.00

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Dance In America: A Reader's Anthology: A Library of America Special Publication

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Dance In America: A Reader's Anthology: A Library of America Special Publication...

Robert Gottlieb

Theatre Studies; Anthologies (non-poetry)

Hardback

In this landmark anthology, dance critic Mindy Aloff (Hippo in a Tutu) brings together an astonishing array of writers - dancers... [more]

$71.95

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Star Trek Stellar Cartography: Starfleet Reference Library

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Star Trek Stellar Cartography: Starfleet Reference Library

Larry Nemecek

Films, movies & cinema; Television; Science fiction

Hardback

Star Trek Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library assembles ten maps of the Star Trek universe. Pulled from the... [more]

$89.95

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Arthur Elgort: Jazz

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Arthur Elgort: Jazz

Arthur Elgort

Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits; Music; Jazz

Hardback

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

$65.00

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