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One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band

Alan Paul - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!One Way Out is the powerful biography of The Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth...
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5-Minute Sketching -- Architecture: Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings

Liz Steel - Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

Sketching has become very popular. In more than 60 cities around the world, from New Jersey, San Diego, and Montreal to as far as Moscow and Australia, "sketch crawls" find artists drawing what they see. A new social network has emerged where these sketch artists meet for group...
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The Woman I Wanted to Be

Diane von Furstenberg - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

One of the most influential, admired, and colorful women of our time: fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg tells the most personal stories from her life, about family, love, beauty and business: "It's so good, you'll want to take notes" (People) .Diane...
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Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community

Saul Austerlitz - Chicago Review Press
Format: Paperback

The form is so elemental, so basic, that we have difficulty imagining a time before it existed: a single set, fixed cameras, canned laughter, zany sidekicks, quirky family antics. Obsessively watched and critically ignored, sitcoms were a distraction, a gentle lullaby of a kinder, gentler...
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Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story

Wayne Everett Goins - University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition
Format: Paperback

A member of Muddy Waters' legendary late 1940s-1950s band, Jimmy Rogers pioneered a blues guitar style that made him one of the most revered sidemen of all time. Rogers also had a significant if star-crossed career as a singer and solo artist for Chess Records, releasing the classic...
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Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products

Leander Kahney - Portfolio Hardcover
Format: Book

“Different and new is relatively easy. Doing something that’s genuinely better is very hard.” —Jony Ive In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple as CEO with the unenviable task of turning around the company he had founded. One night, Jobs discovered a scruffy...
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Alice Neel: Painter of Modern Life

Jeremy Lewison - Mercatorfonds ;
Format: Print book

This groundbreaking book re-evaluates the work of Alice Neel, one of the most renowned American portrait painters of the 20th century This insightful catalogue examines anew the full range of Alice Neel's (1900-1984) celebrated paintings of people, still life, and cityscapes. Featuring...
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100 Acoustic Lessons - Guitar Lesson Goldmine Series

Michael Mueller - Hal Leonard Corporation; Pap/Com edition
Format: Paperback

Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series] Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics each lesson in this Acoustic volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature. You'll also get extremely...
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Cats in Art

DESMOND MORRIS - Reaktion Books
Format: Hardcover

The cat - that most graceful, stubborn, and agile of animals - has been a favorite subject of artists the world over from prehistory to the modern day. A spectacular 7,000-year-old engraving in Libya depicts a catfight. Figures modeled by the Babylonians remind us of their belief that the souls...
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Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters

Leonard Cohen - Independent Pub Group
Format: Print book

Leonard Cohen, one of the most admired performers of the last half century, has had a stranger-than-fiction, roller-coaster ride of a life. Now, for the first time, he tells his story in his own words, via more than 50 interviews conducted worldwide between 1966 and 2012. In Leonard Cohen...
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