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  • Not Dead Yet: The Memoir
    Views : 148
    Pages : 384

    by: Phil Collins

    Publisher: pCrown Archetype

    Book Description

    Of beat-keeping, boozing, and stardom: Genesis drummer and solo star Collins tells…well, something approaching all. Two things are evident from the beginning of this amiable tour of a life in pop music. The first is that the author is a somewhat r ... more

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    2016-10-25

    ISBN-10: 1101907479

    ISBN-13: 9781101907474

    Language: English

  • Television: A Biography
    Views : 497
    Pages : 304

    by: David Thomson

    Publisher: pThames & Hudson

    Book Description

    The article in the subtitle of this book is telling. The eminent film writer offers not a definitive or comprehensive history of TV but a personal celebration of his particular fascinations and a provocative consideration of the ways in which t ... more

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    2016-10-25

    ISBN-10: 0500519161

    ISBN-13: 9780500519165

    Language: English

  • Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar
    Views : 297
    Pages : 400

    by: Brad Tolinski Alan di Perna

    Publisher: pDoubleday

    Book Description

    Two music writers explore the history of one of the most iconic instruments of the past 100 years.

    The many connoisseurs of the electric guitar are inclined to argue over who put the ax into the hands of so many hewers. Former Guitar W ... more

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    2016-10-25

    ISBN-10: 038554099X

    ISBN-13: 9780385540995

    Language: English

  • Bresson on Bresson: Interviews, 1943-1983
    Views : 166
    Pages : 304

    by: Robert Bresson Anna Moschovakis Mylène Bresson

    Publisher: pNew York Review Books

    Book Description

    Reflections of a cinematic grandmaster.

    Robert Bresson (1901-1999) was one of the few directors of France’s cinematic old guard to be taken up by the iconoclastic French New Wave filmmakers, as the upstarts admired his exacting and poe ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1681370441

    ISBN-13: 9781681370446

    Language: English

  • The Untold Story of the Talking Book
    Views : 349
    Pages : 384

    by: Matthew Rubery

    Publisher: pHarvard University Press

    Book Description

    An overview of how the spoken word has been captured on records, tapes, cassettes, and digital devices.

    For Rubery (English/Queen Mary Univ.; The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction After the Invention of the News, 2009, etc. ... more

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    2016-11-14

    ISBN-10: 0674545443

    ISBN-13: 9780674545441

    Language: English

  • Set the Boy Free: The Autobiography
    Views : 493
    Pages : 480

    by: Johnny Marr

    Publisher: pDey Street Books

    Book Description

    The driving force behind the Smiths recalls his path to stardom and what he wore along the way.

    The thing that makes Marr’s autobiography of interest also stands in the way of making it interesting: he was all of 23 when his iconi ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 0062438697

    ISBN-13: 9780062438690

    Language: English

  • Just Getting Started
    Views : 314
    Pages : 288

    by: Tony Bennett Scott Simon

    Publisher: pHarper

    Book Description

    The nonagenarian singer expresses his gratitude to many of the people who have helped him along the way.

    With the help of NPR host Simon, Bennett presents not so much a memoir as a collection of sweet, uplifting tributes to people rangin ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 0062476777

    ISBN-13: 9780062476777

    Language: English