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Being John Lennon: A Restless Life

Ray Connolly · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologized musicians of the twentieth century.

What was it like to be John Lennon? What was it like to be the castoff child, the clown at school, and the middle-class suburban boy who pretended to be a working-class...

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Beatles Forever

Helen Spence · Crescent
Pages: 93

A pictorial chronicle of the world's most popular musical group follows the careers of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr during the Beatles era and as solo musicians
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The Essentials of Theater: A Guide to Acting, Stagecraft, Technical Theater, and More

Lisa Mulcahy · Allworth Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An Introduction to the World of Theater A friendly and practical guide to the stage, The Essentials of Theater will prepare actors and crew for their next show. Perfect for college students in theater programs, as well as community theater troupes, this book covers all the bases -- from...
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Georges Braque

Karen Wilkin · Abbeville Press
Pages: 127
Format: Book

This work on Georges Braque depicts the man and the artist, drawing out the contrasts they throw up. The man was cheerful, good looking, an amateur boxer and a player of Beethoven; the artist was serious and meticulous, whether as a Fauvist, Cubist (with Picasso) or in his own style.
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Punk London. 1977

Derek Ridgers · Carpet Bombing Culture
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Punk. London.1977. Most people blinked and missed it. Many spent a decade trying to catch up. Derek Ridgers stumbled across it by accident, where it was, in the beating filthy heart of the Roxy in middle of a derelict slum called Covent Garden. Stumbling through the moshpits trying to keep...
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Harry Potter: The Artifact Vault

Jody Revenson · Harper Design
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

Throughout the making of the eight Harry Potter movies, designers and craftspeople were tasked with creating fabulous chocolate-fantasy feasts, flying brooms, enchanted maps, and much more, in addition to numerous magical items necessary in a wizard's everyday life - for example, newspapers...

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For Love: 25 Heartwarming Celebrations of Humanity

Eugene Kim · Chronicle Books
Pages: 156
Format: Print book

This collection of highly creative and incredibly moving visual stories from 25 contemporary photographers has been thoughtfully curated by Alice Yoo and Eugene Kim, founders of the leading art and culture blog My Modern Met. These photo essays capture magnificent displays of ordinary people...
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The White Road: Journey into an Obsession

Edmund de Waal · Farrar
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

An intimate narrative history of porcelain, structured around five journeys through landscapes where porcelain was dreamed about, fired, refined, collected, and coveted.

Extraordinary new nonfiction, a gripping blend of history and memoir, by the author of the award-winning...

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Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin, and Beyond--The Story of Rock's Greatest Manager

Mark Blake · Da Capo Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The authorized biography of the most notorious rock manager of all time, Peter Grant, best known for his work with Led Zeppelin, by the author of Comfortably Numb

Peter Grant is the most famous music manager of all time. Acknowledged as the "fifth member of Led Zeppelin,"...
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive

John Desmond · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Unpacking Wright's archive of more than two million objects, on the 150th anniversary of the master architect's birth
Published for a major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this catalog reveals new perspectives on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, a designer so prolific and familiar...
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Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March

ARTISAN. · Artisan
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

On January 21, 2017, millions of people gathered worldwide for the Women's March, one of the largest demonstrations in political history. Together they raised their voices in hope, protest, and solidarity. This inspiring collection features 500 of the most eloquent, provocative, uplifting,...
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On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution

Drew Hodges · Rizzoli
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A visual and oral history of the past twenty years of theater, On Broadway pulls back the curtain to reveal the creative process involved in bringing a Broadway show to the stage and into the public consciousness through the words of Broadway's most famous personalities and the art of SpotCo....
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Moment Work: Tectonic Theater Project's Process of Devising Theater

Moise?s Kaufman · Vintage
Pages: 338
Format: eBook

A detailed guide to the collaborative method developed by the acclaimed creators of The Laramie Project and Gross Indecency--destined to become a classic. A Vintage Original.By Moisés Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with Leigh Fondakowski, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Kelli Simpkins, Jimmy...
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The humorless ladies of border control : touring the punk underground from Belgrade to Ulaanbaatar

Franz Nicolay · New Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

In 2009, musician Franz Nicolay left his job in the Hold Steady, aka "the world's greatest bar band." Over the next five years, he crossed the world with a guitar in one hand, a banjo in the other, and an accordion on his back, playing the anarcho-leftist squats and DIY spaces...
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The Photographer's Handbook: Be your best photographer

Michael Freeman · Ilex Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

To take photos you need to get your settings right.To take good photos you need to understand how your camera works.To take great photos, you need to think about what you're shooting.This book will show you how to master all three.Divided into three definitive sections; Technology &...
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