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History of International Fashion

Didier Grumbach · Interlink Pub Group
Format: Hardcover

First English translation of critically-acclaimed book opens the door to the fascinating universe of fashion. This book is not just a history of fashion from the early days of the creation of dressmaking fashion to the development of ready-to-wear manufacturing and the global enterprise...
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In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

Sue Roe · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic...
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Becoming Richard Pryor

Scott Saul · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A major biography—intimate, gripping, revelatory—of an artist who revolutionized American comedy.Richard Pryor may have been the most unlikely star in Hollywood history. Raised in his familys brothels, he grew up an outsider to privilege. He took to the stage, originally, to escape...
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The House by the Lake: One House, Five Families, and a Hundred Years of German History

Thomas Harding · Picador USA
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A Finalist for the Costa Book AwardLonglisted for the Orwell PrizeNamed a Best Book of the Year byThe Times (London) * New Statesman (London) * Daily Express (London) * Commonweal magazine In the summer of 1993, Thomas Harding traveled to Germany with his grandmother to visit a small...
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The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City

Luther Campbell · Amistad Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood - living proof that one person can make a difference in the world.A rap artist, wealthy musical entrepreneur, high school...
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So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

David Browne · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Fifty years after they first came together and changed the sound of rock 'n' roll, the Grateful Dead remain one of rock's most beloved bands - a musical and cultural phenomenon that spans generations and paved the way for everything from the world of jam bands and the idea of independently...
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The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific

David Bianculli · Doubleday
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains - historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves - how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved....
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Interstellar: Beyond Time and Space

Mark Cotta Vaz · Running Press
Format: Hardcover

In his sci-fi epic Interstellar, Christopher Nolan takes on the infinite canvas of space to deliver a cutting-edge, emotionally charged adventure that will amaze audiences of all ages. Interstellar Beyond Time and Space documents the making of Nolans latest masterpiece in fascinating detail...
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More Songwriters on Songwriting

Paul Zollo · Da Capo Press
Pages: 656
Format: Print book

Twenty-five years after publishing his original groundbreaking collection of insight and advice from the greatest songwriters to ever grace the airwaves, Paul Zollo releases the much-anticipated follow-up volume. The sequel to the bestselling Songwriters on Songwriting features new, revealing...
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Rumours of Glory: A Memoir

Bruce Cockburn · Harper One
Pages: 530
Format: Hardcover

Following the success of I'm Your Man and Just Kids, legendary Canadian singer and songwriter Bruce Cockburn delivers his long-awaited memoir - a chronicle of faith, fear, and activism that is also a lively cultural and musical tour through the late twentieth century.Award-winning songwriter...
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Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Ian Nathan · Harper Design
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Return to the wizarding world and discover how director David Yates and producer David Heyman brought J.K. Rowling's all new adventure, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the big screen.Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces filmmaking...
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Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land

Sandy Tolan · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

It is an unlikely story. Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child from a Palestinian refugee camp, confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his charisma and persistence, inspires scores of others to work...
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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

Stephon Alexander · Basic Books, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming a five-pointed star. Inspired by Einstein, Coltrane had put physics and geometry at the core of his music. Physicist and jazz musician Stephon Alexander returns...
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Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap

Ben Westhoff · Hachette Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

"Invaluable... Westhoff's] book will stand as a comprehensive guide to an inner-city movement that conquered the world. """---"Publishers Weekly "A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast...
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