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The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s

Peter Doggett · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The Man Who Sold the World by Peter Doggett—author of the critically acclaimed Beatles biography, You Never Give Me Your Money—is a song-by-song chronicle of the evolution of David Bowie.Focusing on the work and the life of one of the most groundbreaking figures in music and popular...
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Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records

Amanda Petrusich · Scribner; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of a quirky and important subculture: The world of 78rpm records and the insular community that celebrates them - by acclaimed music critic and author Amanda Petrusich, who contributes regularly to Pitchfork, The Oxford American, and The New York Times.Before MP3s, CDs,...
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Dazzling Duct Tape Designs: Fashionable Accessories, Adorable Décor, and Many More Creative Crafts You Make At Home

Tamara Boykins · Ulysses Press
Format: Paperback

CRAZY CUTE CREATIONS! With eye-popping colors and exciting designs, duct tape is the most versatile and fun crafting material around. Just fold, cut and stick to make amazing projects including bracelets headbands sandals throw pillows party banners belts purses lunch bags flower pens ,
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Painting Zoo Animals on Rocks

Lin Wellford · North Light Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Listen to the call of the wild!Bring home the excitement and wonder of exotic creatures from all over the world with Painting Zoo Animals on Rocks. Renowned artist Lin Wellford gives easy-to-follow directions for creating your very own rock menagerie.You'll learn everything you need...
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Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain

Charles R. Cross
Format: Paperback

It has been twenty years since Kurt Cobain died by his own hand in April 1994; it was an act of will that typified his short, angry, inspired life. Veteran music journalist Charles R. Cross fuses his intimate knowledge of the Seattle music scene with his deep compassion for his subject...
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Let's Rock!: How 1950s America Created Elvis and the Rock and Roll Craze

Richard Aquila · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

Rock & roll was one of the most important cultural developments in post-World War II America, yet its origins are shrouded in myth and legend. Let's Rock! reclaims the lost history of rock & roll. Based on years of research, as well as interviews with Bo Diddley, Pat Boone,...
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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that embody rock and roll as a thing in itself--in the story each song tells, inhabits, and creates in its legacy.
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When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles' Rise to the Top

Larry Kane · Running Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

This is the story of the Beatles’ harrowing rise to fame: focusing on that seven-year stretch from the time the boys met as teenagers to early 1964, when the Fab Four made their momentous first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. From the boys’ humble beginnings in Liverpool,...
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Not to be Missed: Fifty-four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film

Kenneth Turan · PublicAffairs
Pages: 345
Format: Hardcover

The images and memories that matter most are those that are unshakeable, unforgettable. Kenneth Turan's fifty-four favorite films embrace a century of the world's most satisfying romances and funniest comedies, the most heart-stopping dramas and chilling thrillers.Turan discovered...
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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland · Touchstone Books, published by Simon & Schuster
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when...
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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Rick Bragg · Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis - and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.A monumental figure on the American...
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Practical Folk Art: Create Beautiful and Decorative Pieces in the Folk Art Tradition, with 35 Projects

Stewart and Sally Walton · Lorenz Books
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of country folk art, with beautiful pieces to make for the home using traditional craft-making techniques such as punched tinware, wood carving, cross stitch and stencil painting.
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