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100 Greatest American Plays

THOMAS S HISCHAK · ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Theatre in America has had a rich history - from the first performance on the Lewis Hallam Troupe in September of 1752 to the lively shows of modern Broadway. Over the last few centuries significant works have been produced, including Abie's Irish Rose, Long Day's Journey into Night,...
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The Museum of Broken Relationships

OLINKA VITICA · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

"This menagerie of heart-felt creations like the wedding dress in a jar or love-letter piñata will hit you with unexpected emotions and leave your heart feeling full and connected."-- Frank Warren, New York Times bestselling author of the PostSecret seriesA postcard from a childhood...
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Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the '90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion

Maureen Callahan · Touchstone; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A glittering history of fashion in the 1990s, told through the lives of Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen—the three iconic personalities who defined the time. The 1950s had rock n roll and the 60s had the Beats. In the 70s and 80s, it was punk rock and modern art. But for the 1990s,...
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Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

A Brad Schwartz · Hill and Wang, A division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

On the evening of October 30, 1938, radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of a meteor strike in the New Jersey countryside. With sirens blaring in the background, announcers in the field described mysterious creatures, terrifying war machines, and thick clouds...
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The Fashion Book

DK Publishing · DK Children
Format: Hardcover

From corsets and camis to tailoring and textiles, The Fashion Book is a sassy style guide for teenage girls who want to discover the stories behind their favorite looks, find their own style, and learn what makes the fashion world tick. Packed with gorgeous images, this illustrated book...
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Robin Williams: A Singular Portrait, 1986-2002

Arthur Grace · Counterpoint LLC
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

I had always thought that when I was around 84 and Robin was 80 we could collaborate on a book about the golden years of his career where he could look at my photographs and reminisce about the events and his feelings at the time. Unfortunately, that book was never to be . . . .Photographer...
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Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s

Tom Doyle · Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.   As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney to face the new decade with only his wife Linda...
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Audrey: The 50s

David Wills · HarperCollins
Pages: 231
Format: Print book

A stunning photographic compilation showcasing Audrey Hepburn's iconic career in the 1950s - the decade that solidified her place as one of the world's greatest stars in film and fashion.Devoted to her most influential decade, Audrey: The 50s brings together in one volume the allure...
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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Robert M Edsel · Center Street
Pages: 473
Format: Paperback

At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate"...
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Shake It Up: Great American Writing on Rock and Pop from Elvis to Jay Z: A Library of America Special Publication

Jonathan Lethem · Library of America
Pages: 580
Format: Hardcover

THE ESSENTIAL PLAYLIST OF GREAT WRITING ABOUT THE MUSIC THAT ROCKED AMERICA Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from...
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Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet

Jenifer Ringer · Viking
Format: Hardcover

A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City BalletIn her charming and self-effacing voice, Jenifer Ringer covers the highs and lows of what it’s like to make it to the top in the exclusive, competitive ballet world....
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Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored

John Lydon · Dey Street Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary frontman of the Sex Pistols, comes the complete, unvarnished story of his life in his own words.John Lydon is an icon - one of the most recognizable and influential cultural figures of the last forty years. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols-the...
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Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap

Scarface · It Books
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. ?Scarface is the celebrated rapper whose hits include...
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