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Prince: The Man and His Music

Matt Thorne · Bolden
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

Famously reticent, perverse, and controversial, Prince is one of the few remaining superstars of the 1980s who still, perhaps, remains an enigma. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics as "Purple Rain," "Sign o' the Times," and "Parade" regularly...
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Cinema in the Digital Age

Nicholas Rombes · Wallflower Press
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

Have digital technologies transformed cinema into a new art, or do they simply replicate and mimic analogue, film-based cinema? Newly revised and expanded to take the latest developments into account, Cinema in the Digital Age examines the fate of cinema in the wake of the digital revolution....
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Minecraft in the Classroom: Ideas, inspiration, and student projects for teachers

Colin Gallagher · Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

Learn how educators are using Minecraft® as a powerful instructional tool to engage students and teach subjects as varied as math and humanities. This book offers ten classroom projects from teachers using Minecraft® to teach math, science, languages, and more. Each project includes...
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Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio

MR DAVID THOMSON · Yale University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

Behind the scenes at the legendary Warner Brothers film studio, where four immigrant brothers transformed themselves into the moguls and masters of American fantasyWarner Bros charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through...
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A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir

Ian Buruma · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land: Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970'sWhen Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more than an idea in his mind, a fantasy of a distant...
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So Much I Want to Tell You: Letters to My Little Sister

ANNA AKANA · Ballantine Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

From Internet sensation Anna Akana comes a candid and poignant collection of essays about love, loss, and chasing adulthood. In 2007, Anna Akana lost her teen sister, Kristina, to suicide. In the months that followed, she realized that the one thing helping her process her grief and begin...
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Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing

Irv Bauer · Focal Press
Pages: 204
Format: Hardcover

Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing takes a step-by-step approach to screenwriting, starting with a blank page and working through each element of the craft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that's full of humor, Bauer shows the writer how to put the pieces...
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Stars, Cars and Crystal Meth

Jack Sutherland · Faber
Format: Print book

Jack Sutherland, the narrator and protagonist of this memoir has, you night say, led a charmed life in the face of seeming damnation. A confirmed alcoholic in his early teens, by his twenties he was PA and bodyguard to the Hollywood stars most notably Michael Stipe, Ru Paul and Mickey Rourke....
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Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People

Danny Katch · Haymarket Books
Pages: 154
Format: Paperback

The election of Donald Trump has sent the United States and the world into uncharted waters, with a bigoted, petty man-child at the head of the planet's most powerful empire. Danny Katch indicts the hollowness of the US political system that led to Trump's rise and puts forward...
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My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel

Oyinkan Braithwaite · Doubleday
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"My Sister, the Serial Killer is a gem, in the most accurate sense: small, hard, sharp, and polished to perfection."--Edgar Cantero, New York Times bestselling author of Meddling KidsSatire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman...
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The Clincher: A Horseshoer Mystery

Lisa Preston · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Clinching is the technique used to bend a driven horseshoe nail to hold the shoe to a hoof. Rainy Dale is The Clincher, a twenty-something high school-dropout turned farrier (horseshoer) who is haunted by a secret she carries. Estranged from her California d-list actress momma and her ranch...
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Judy and I: My Life with Judy Garland

Sid Luft · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The third of Judy Garland's five husbands, Sid Luft was the one man in her life who stuck around. He was chiefly responsible for the final act of Judy's meteoric comeback after she was unceremoniously booted off the MGM lot: he produced her iconic, Oscar-nominated vehicle A Star Is Born...
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Fire and Furry: Pets Get Political

Michael Woof · Imprint
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

We need border collies, not borders.Need a pick-me-up in these challenging times? Take a break with these political (or pawlitical) animals! Cats and dogs reach across the aisle in full-color photos paired with hilarious catchphrases that speak to our current national landscape. From...
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Lessons from the Prairie: The Surprising Secrets to Happiness, Success, and

Melissa Francis · Weinstein Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on the world's most famous prime-time soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.Now in Lessons from the Prairie, she shares behind-the-scenes stories from the set, and lessons learned...
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: A True Love Story

PETER TURNER · Picador USA
Pages: 169
Format: Paperback

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, and Vanessa RedgraveThe Golden Age of Hollywood, a young British actor, a love affair, and a tragedy, Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool is Peter Turner's touching memoir of the last days of Hollywood icon Gloria...
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