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Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records
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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Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog

James Grissom · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth...
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Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution
Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution

Jon Fine · Viking
Format: Hardcover

* A New York Times Summer Reading List selection * A Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book of 2015 * A memoir charting thirty years of the American independent rock underground by a musician who knows it intimately Jon Fine spent nearly thirty years performing and recording with bands...
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Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page
Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page · Genesis Publications; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page is the photographic autobiography and visual history of the world’s most iconic guitar player. With incredible attention to detail, Page has chosen hundreds of photographs representing significant moments in his career: from a schoolboy with a rock-a-billy...
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Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching
Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching

Ivan Galamian · Dover Publications, Inc.
Pages: 108
Format: Print book

A celebrated instructor explains his philosophy of teaching and practice methods, including the appropriate combination of technique and interpretation. Ivan Galamian, a longtime Juilliard professor, incorporates aspects of both the Russian and French schools in a system both ingenious...
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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves
Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T Parker · Workman
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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Pretentiousness: Why It Matters
Pretentiousness: Why It Matters

Dan Fox · Coffee House Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Pretentiousness is for anyone who has braved being different, whether that's making a stand against artistic consensus or running the gauntlet of the last bus home dressed differently from everyone else. It's an essential ingredient in pop music and high art. Why do we choose accusations...
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The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song
The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song

Ben Yagoda · Riverhead Books; Uncorrected Manuscript edition
Format: Hardcover

From an acclaimed cultural critic, a narrative and social history of the Great American Songwriting era. Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it's a bit less widely understood that in about 1950, this stream of great songs more or less dried up. All of a sudden, what...
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Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace
Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace

Nikil Saval · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the worlds work—our work—gets done. From Bartleby the Scrivener to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a fascinating,...
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It's a Long Story: My Life
It's a Long Story: My Life

Willie Nelson · Hachette Audio
Format: Audiobook

One of the most beloved popular musicians of our time tells the story of his extraordinary life.This is Willie Nelson's complete, unvarnished story, told in his voice and leaving no significant moment or experience untold, from Texas, Nashville, Hawaii, and beyond. Having recently turned...
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The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution
The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution

Bryan Shih · Nation Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

October 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, an organization that remains one of the most misunderstood of the twentieth century. But beyond the labels of "extremist" and "violent" that have marked the party, and behind charismatic...
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Small Architecture Now!
Small Architecture Now!

Philip Jodidio · TASCHEN
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Saving space: Big ideas for small buildings
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Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism, Pop A:
Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism, Pop A:

Various · Library of America
Format: Hardcover

Experience the creative explosion that transformed American art, in the words of the artists, writers, and critics who were there: In the quarter century after the end of World War II, a new generation of painters, sculptors, and photographers transformed the face of American art and shifted...
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In the Name of Gucci: A Memoir
In the Name of Gucci: A Memoir

Patricia Gucci · Crown Pub
Pages: 304
Format: Book

The gripping family drama and never-before-told love story surrounding the rise and fall of the late Aldo Gucci, the man responsible for making the legendary fashion label the powerhouse it is today, as told by his daughter. Patricia Gucci was born a secret: the lovechild whose birth could...
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