Series: ModA Very British PhenomenonPaperbackTerry Rawlings9781468314670$43.95HISTORY Jan 02, 2001
Mods were always the essences of cool. If the style appeal of Fifties Teds and Sixties hippies depends heavily upon nostalgia, the Mods looked hip from the start—that was the point. Mods were all about Ivy League button-down shirts, desert boots, Polo shirts, blues and soul music and scooters. Above all, the movement was always a chic one, linking recent youthful revolt with new levels of style awareness. Terry Rawlings' book perfectly captures the look and soul of Mod. Tracing its roots back to London's Soho of the Forties, he unearths every i... + Read More
Series: The Elvis ArchivesElvis' Life and Career, Illustrated with Over 100 Rare or Exclusive PhotographsPaperbackTodd Slaughter9781468314595$17.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 05, 2004
During his lifetime Elvis Presley performed over one thousand concerts, recorded over one thousand different songs, and has had over one thousand books written about his life. No other act in the world of entertainment has been the subject of so much discussion and intense analysis, or with a fan base as loyal, supportive and dedicated in the preservation of his artistic legacy as that of Elvis. Illustrated with over 100 rare and exclusive photographs, The Elvis Archives accurately reflects the true Presley life story, without debate or critici... + Read More
Balancing the inevitable tug between art and commerce is a filmmaker's job, but without film commerce, their art will never come into existence, much less reach an audience. The advice presented within The Independent Film Producer's Survival Guide reflects custom and practice in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, and emphasizes the necessary deals that need to be made to make it in the business. In this comprehensive guidebook, three experienced entertainment lawyers tell you everything you need to know to produce and market an indepen... + Read More
Series: People You'd Like to KnowLegendary Musicians Photographed by Herb WiseHardcoverHerb Wise9781468314656$55.25PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 05, 2010
This superb new collection of photographs shows a fascinating variety of blues, folk and rock performers as they appeared at events across North America during the second half of the 20th century. The pictures were all taken by Herb Wise, a man who learned his craft from his friend David Gahr, the revered photographer of American folk music performers. Gradually Herb Wise too became a fixture at many of the leading music festivals and, over the years, his easy, unobtrusive style resulted in a wealth of revealing and affectionate photographs. Bo... + Read More
Music, Money and Success: The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Business is the industry bible and the ultimate guide to making money in the music business. Music is a business of money, contracts, decisions and making the most of every opportunity. To succeed—to make money and have a career—you have to know what you are doing in both music and business. This invaluable book tells you how the business works, what you must know to succeed, and how much money you can make in films, television, video games, ASCAP, BMI and SESAC, record ... + Read More
The Rolling Stone Years features the work of Baron Wolman, the first photographer to work for America’s legendary Rolling Stone magazine, many of whose images from the late sixties and early seventies have become iconic shots from rock’s most fertile era. Alongside scores of classic photos is Baron’s first-hand account of the magazine’s early years and his memorable encounters with the rock stars of the day.
Series: Crazy in LoveThe Beyoncé Knowles BiographyPaperbackDaryl Easlea9781468314618$28.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 04, 2011
Crazy in Love explores the life and astonishing career of Beyoncé Knowles, the Texan teenager who rose from performing in her hometown backyards to becoming one of the world’s most prolific entertainers both with Destiny’s Child and as a successful solo artist. The updated 2014 edition features the critical and commercial reaction to her 2011 album, 4, and the recording and release of her eponymous fifth album Beyoncé, which was being recorded at the time of writing, her sell out Mrs. Carter World Tour, her storming performance at the 2013 Supe... + Read More
It’s been over a decade since the first volume of Slipknot: All Hope is Gone appeared, and in that time Slipknot have evolved into a completely different band from the one that first emerged into the limelight in 1999. The band’s music is darker, deeper and more mature after four studio albums, three DVDs and a live release. Most strikingly, the sudden death of their bass player Paul Gray in 2010 has changed the face and the attitude of the group, although their commercial profile is, if anything, greater than ever. Slipknot: All Hope is Gone e... + Read More
Series: Gabba Gabba HeyThe Graphic Story of the RamonesPaperbackJim McCarthy9781468314601$33.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Aug 06, 2013
The Ramones were the hard-hitting New York punk band that erupted in 1974 and grew to become the archetype of American punk rock. From their beginnings in Queens and the burgeoning punk scene at CBGB’s, through the excitement of their first album, a brush with the unhinged genius of Phil Spector and more than two thousand concerts over a 22 year period, The Ramones always were a force to be reckoned with. This is their full story told in dramatic graphic style by acclaimed graphic artists Jim McCarthy and Brian Williamson. Gabba Gabba Hey cov... + Read More
Series: Steppin' RazorThe Life of Peter ToshHardcoverJohn Masouri9781468314694$43.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 03, 2013
One of reggae's most extraordinary stories, the life of Peter Tosh came to an end when he was brutally murdered in 1987. Now revered second only to Bob Marley among reggae audiences worldwide, Tosh was awarded the Order of Merit as Jamaica celebrated 50 years of independence. Set against a backdrop of 1970s Jamaica, here are the stories behind hits like "Legalize It," "Equal Rights," "Get Up Stand Up," and "Johnny B. Goode;" Tosh's famous appearances at the 1978 One Love Peace Concert and his now legendary adventures with Mick Jagger and... + Read More
Series: Know Your EnemyThe Story of Rage Against the MachinePaperbackJoel Mciver9781468314632$33.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 06, 2014
Rage Against the Machine, the Californian four-piece rock band, is the only heavy metal group to sell out major stadiums in numerous countries while featuring intensely political songs presented in direct opposition to mainstream popular music. International music biographer McIver wrote this compelling, insightful, and entertaining look into Rage Against the Machine's convoluted 25-year history, uncompromising politics, and worldwide success with the blessing of founding member and guitarist Tom Morello. Know Your Enemy: The Story of Rage Agai... + Read More
Clinton stands alongside James Brown as one of the most influential black artists of all time and, along with his P-Funk Collective, took black funk into the US charts and sold out stadiums by the mid-1970s with his extravagant shows. An avid fan of George Clinton since the early 1970s, music journalist Kris Needs has collected every Clinton-related record and interviewed Clinton several times during Clinton's collaboration with Primal Scream in the 1990s for a wide variety of magazines before penning this definitive biography. George Clinton ... + Read More
Series: Cinema Sex SirensPaperbackDave Worrall9781468314663$45.95PERFORMING ARTS Sep 02, 2014
The Sixties and Seventies was an era when actresses were not ashamed to be associated with the tag of "Sex Goddess" or "Sex Siren" and were not embarrassed to exploit their beauty and bodily charms to enhance their career. Cinema Sex Sirens centers around a select number of actresses who capitalized on their natural beauty during this era. They range from cinematic legends to some whose names are barely known by the general public. Each chapter focuses on one actress with a biography, commentary and complete filmography. Cinema Sex Sirens featu... + Read More
Series: AuthorAuthor, No. 1HardcoverOona Chanel9780692636640$131.00DESIGN Oct 11, 2016
AUTHOR No. 1 is emblazoned with four collectable covers that feature some of the most exciting top models in the fashion industry today: Chiharu Okunugi, Katlin Aas, Aymeline Valade, and Ajak Deng. Bringing together contemporary voices that celebrate diverse points of view and illustrated with 188 photographs, the uniquely creative and original editorial content of AUTHOR, No. 1 includes: Interviews with designer Gaia Trussardi, ASVOFF founder Diane Pernet, DSquared2 founders Dean and Dan Caten, athlete and actress Aimee Mullins, visual artist... + Read More
Susan Wise Bauer’s narrative world history series is widely used in advanced high school history classes, as well as by home educating parents. The Study and Teaching Guide, designed for use by both parents and teachers, provides a full high-school-level curriculum in late medieval-early Renaissance history. It includes: Study questions and answers Critical thinking assignments Map exercises Essay topics and instructor grading rubrics Teaching tips and explanations for answers The Study and Teaching Guide, designed by historian and teacher ... + Read More
Series: The KillersDays & AgesPaperbackMark Beaumont9781468314564$33.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Nov 08, 2016
Few bands have done for their hometown what The Killers did for Las Vegas. They took Sin City’s heady mix of neon glitz and dangerous undercurrent and turned it into vibrant music that made them one of the biggest bands in the world, selling over 17 million albums worldwide along the way. The Killers: Days & Ages traces their rise through a decade of driving ambition and unbeatable synth-rock melodies to today’s global fame and acclaim from their own heroes, including Bono, Elton John, Neil Tennant, Bruce Springsteen and legions of fans. Includ... + Read More
Series: Dylan100 Songs and PicturesPaperbackAnn Barkaway9781468314687$53.95MUSIC Nov 15, 2016
Bob Dylan is popular music’s most celebrated singer/songwriter: a legend, a maverick, and a superstar who has rarely given away much about his personal life. Now comes Dylan: 100 Songs & Pictures, the highly-collectable book that depicts Dylan’s work in the context of his life, featuring the full sheet music of his most important songs plus the intimate stories behind them—all accompanied by 100 rare photographs. Fellow performers such as Bono and Sir Paul McCartney selected many of the songs featured in Dylan to represent each stage of his per... + Read More
Doctor and medical columnist John Launer has written on the practice and teaching of medicine for many years. Now, more than fifty of his essays have been collected in How Not to Be A Doctor. Taken together, they set out an argument that being a doctor—a real doctor—should mean being able to draw on every aspect of yourself, your interests, and your experiences, however remote these may seem from the medical task of the moment. Originating from popular columns Launer has written for medical journals, the essays range from the title essay “How N... + Read More
The Science of Addiction explains in an easy-to-understand way changes in the terminology and characterisation of addiction that are emerging based on new neurobiological research. This updated edition reflects the developments in treatment, philosophy and policy around addiction made in the decade since its original publication.
Addition Facts That Stick will guide you, step-by- step, as you teach your child to understand and memorize the addition facts, from 1 + 1 through 9 + 9. Hands-on activities, fun games your child will love, and simple practice pages help young students remember the addition facts for good. In 15 minutes per day (perfect for after school, or as a supplement to a homeschool math curriculum) any child can master the addition facts, gain a greater understanding of how math works, and develop greater confidence, in just six weeks! Mastery of the mat... + Read More
Series: American Tall TalesPaperbackJim Weiss9781933339979$25.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7Jan 31, 2017
Quickies demonstrates that the best sex therapy is often the briefest, presenting readers with a refreshing array of time-efficient, client-focused approaches to sexual problems. The third edition includes new chapters on the impact of the Internet in relationships, infidelity, and same-sex and transgender affirming therapy.
In All The Ways To Say I Love You, Neil LaBute’s “haunting, heartrending” (AP) new play, Mrs. Johnson is a high school English teacher in a loving marriage. As she recounts her experiences with a favored student from her past, Mrs. Johnson slowly reveals the truth that is hidden just beneath the surface details of her life, in this riveting solo play about love, hard choices, and the cost of fulfilling an all-consuming desire. Two-time Tony winner Judith Light originated the role of Mrs. Johnson in a “full-throttle performance” (Time Out NY) fo... + Read More
Series: Not a ScientistHow Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle SciencePaperbackDave Levitan9780393353327$21.95SCIENCE Apr 18, 2017
The Butter-Up and Undercut. The Certain Uncertainty. The Straight-Up Fabrication. Dave Levitan dismantles all of these deceptive arguments, and many more, in this probing and hilarious examination of the ways our elected officials attack scientific findings that conflict with their political agendas. The next time you hear a politician say, “Well, I’m not a scientist, but…,” you’ll be ready.
Subtraction Facts That Stick will guide you, step-by- step, as you teach your child to understand and memorize the subtraction facts, from 1 - 1 through 9 - 9. Hands-on activities, fun games your child will love, and simple practice pages help young students remember the subtraction facts for good. In 15 minutes per day (perfect for after school, or as a supplement to a homeschool math curriculum) your child will master the subtraction facts, gain a greater understanding of how math works, and develop greater confidence, in just six weeks! Mas... + Read More
Series: Morning, Noon, NightA Way of LivingHardcoverSoho House9781848094789$63.95DESIGN Jan 24, 2017
The new book on cooking, style and decoration from Soho House, the world’s leading members club.A Way of Living charts the Soho House journey in design, food and drink. From the perfect burger to the most inspiring art, from afternoon tea to how to light a room. Developing themes from their first book Eat, Drink, Nap, Soho House shares hints and tips to get the best out of what is around us morning, noon and night. They have included their favourite recipes for every event, tips on creating an inspiring workspace, how to dress an outdoor space ... + Read More
Series: The Zookeeper's WifeA War StoryPaperbackDiane Ackerman9780393354256$21.95HISTORY Feb 07, 2017
1939: the Germans have invaded Poland. The keepers of the Warsaw zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, survive the bombardment of the city, only to see the occupiers ruthlessly kill many of their animals. The Nazis then carry off the prized specimens to Berlin for their program to create the “purest” breeds, much as they saw themselves as the purest human race. Opposed to all the Nazis represented, the Zabinskis risked their lives by hiding Jews in the now-empty animal cages, saving as many as three hundred people from extermination. Acclaimed, best-... + Read More
Series: UglyPaperbackRobert Hoge9780143198581$12.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Feb 07, 2017
Robert Hoge has done pretty much every kind of writing there is. He has worked as a journalist, a speechwriter, a science writer, and a political advisor. He’s also written numerous short stories, articles, and interviews that have been published in Australia and overseas. When he’s not writing, Robert enjoys photography and talking with people about looking different and being disabled. He lives in Brisbane, Australia and is married and has two amazing daughters. Visit him at RobertHoge.com and follow him @RobertHoge.From the Hardcover edition.
“Cahiers d’Art” refers at once to a publishing house, a gallery, and to a revue founded in 1926 by Christian Zervos at 14 rue du Dragon in the heart of Saint-Germain des-Prés. Cahiers d’Art was entirely unique: a journal of contemporary art defined by its combination of striking typography and layout, abundant photography, and juxtaposition of ancient and modern art, including original works by Picasso, Miró, Giacometti, Duchamp, and Man Ray, where writers like Paul Éluard, Ernest Hemingway, and Samuel Beckett often replaced the usual art criti... + Read More
Series: 13 Reasons WhyPaperbackJay Asher9780451478290$14.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Mar 07, 2017
The #1 global bestseller is now a Netflix original series. Read the book that started it all!You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past.The only way to learn the secret…is to press play.Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker—his classmate and crush—who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he l... + Read More
Series: Guns, Germs, and SteelThe Fates of Human SocietiesPaperbackJared Diamond9780393354324$24.95HISTORY Mar 07, 2017
In this “artful, informative, and delightful” (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion—as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war—and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the w... + Read More
Series: Rosemary's BabyPaperbackIra Levin9781681774664$21.95FICTION Mar 07, 2017
Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband Guy move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and mostly elderly residents. Neighbors Roman and Minnie Castavet soon come nosing around to welcome the Woodhouses to the building, and despite Rosemary’s reservations about their eccentricity and the weird noises that she keeps hearing, her husband takes a shine to them. Shortly after Guy lands a plum Broadway role, Rosemary becomes pregnant—and the Castavets start taking a special interest in her ... + Read More
Easter Surprise is a bright lively story for springtime! Follow Peter Rabbit as he excitedly hops along to share an Easter surprise with his friends. The charming rhyming story features lots of Beatrix Potter’s most famous characters, such as Tom Kitten and Jemima Puddle-Duck in a Pied Piper-style adventure. With a gorgeous new cover, this little story book is a must for every baby’s Easter.
Kesterly-on-Sea is full of secrets. Some are darker than others; many are shameful. One is even deadly. Andee is an ex-detective whose marriage is breaking up. So when a young female student disappears without trace, she throws herself into the search. Meanwhile, the town’s beloved Rowzee Cayne has just discovered that she is terminally ill, and doesn’t want to burden her family and friends with the news. Andee and Rowzee don’t know it yet, but their journeys are going to help them uncover a secret. One that is going to affect them more than t... + Read More
Series: SpymasterThe Life of Britain's Most Decorated Cold War Spy and Head of MI6, Sir Maurice OldfieldHardcoverMartin Pearce9780593075203$42.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 28, 2017
’I cannot think of a better biography of a spy chief’ Richard Davenport-Hines, The Spectator The extraordinary story of the most highly decorated British spymaster of the Cold War, Sir Maurice Oldfield. Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (commonly known as the SIS or MI6), he was the first Chief to be named and pictured in the press, and often alleged by them to be the model for the screen versions of both Ian Fleming’s M and John Le Carré’s George Smiley. This major study of Oldfield’s life portrays one of the UK’s most important and ... + Read More
Series: F*ck You, 2016HardcoverBob A. N. Grypants9780718187743$14.99HUMOR Feb 10, 2017
In the year that David Bowie died, Brexit shocked us, ’Hiddleswift’ was a thing and Trump trumped, we are all asking ourselves was 2016 really the worst year ever? Find out in this special* commemorative book**. Inside this cathartic memento of the annus shitabulus that was 2016 you’ll find a hilarious guide to everything that went wrong and the few - very few - things that actually went right. For example: - How was it that politics completely jumped the shark this year? - From Bowie to Prince, Ali to Cohen, we celebrate the many extraord... + Read More
Series: CharlotteA NovelPaperbackDavid Foenkinos9781468314816$21.95FICTION Jun 06, 2017
International literary phenomenon, multiple award-winner, and massive bestseller with over 500,000 copies in print in France and rights sold in 24 countries, Charlotte tells a fictionalized version of Charlotte Salomon’s story with passion, life, humor, and intelligent observation. An utterly original tribute to Charlotte Salomon’s tragic life and transcendent art, Foenkinos’s novel is the result of a long-cherished desire to honor this young artist. Infused with the emotion of a writer who connects deeply with his subject, and masterfully and ... + Read More
Series: The Art of SoundHardcoverTerry Burrows9780500519288$66.00MUSIC Jun 27, 2017
The Gramophone Company and The Columbia Phonograph Company merged in 1931 to become EMI: the Apple of its day. Organized chronologically, this richly illustrated resource tells the incredible story of the development of sound recording throughout the acoustic era (1877–1925), the electrical era (1925–45), the magnetic era (1945–75), and the digital era (1975–present), and it showcases specially commissioned photography of the beautiful, iconic, and rarely seen objects housed within the diverse collections of the EMI Archive Trust. Recording equ... + Read More
When the Colonial Marines set out after their deadliest prey, the Xenomorphs, it’s what Corporal Hicks calls a bug hunt—kill or be killed. Here are fifteen all-new stories of such “close encounters,” written by many of today’s most extraordinary authors.Set during the events of all four Alien™ films, sending the Marines to alien worlds, to derelict space settlements, and into the nests of the universe’s most dangerous monsters, these adventures are guaranteed to send the blood racing—One way or another.
In 1957, New York photojournalist Jerry Dantzic spent time with the iconic singer Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub Sugar Hill. The resulting images offer a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of Billie with her family, friends, and her pet chihuahua, Pepe; playing with her godchild (son of her autobiography’s coauthor, William Dufty); washing dishes at the Duftys’ home; walking the streets of Newark; in her hotel room; waiting backstage or having a drink in front of the stage; and performing.... + Read More
Series: Dark CitiesHardcoverChristopher Golden9781785655791$29.95FICTION May 16, 2017
In shadowy back alleys, crumbling brownstones, and gleaming skyscrapers, cities harbor unique forms of terror. Here lie malicious ghosts, cursed buildings, malignant deities, and personal demons of every kind. Twenty of today’s most talented writers bend their skills toward the darkness, creating brand-new tales guaranteed to keep you awake at night— especially if you live in the dark cities. Far worse than mythical creatures such as vampires and werewolves, these are horrors that lurk in the places you go every day—where you would never expect... + Read More
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