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  • When Broadway Went to Hollywood
    Views : 492
    Pages : 272

    by: Ethan Mordden

    Publisher: pOxford University Press

    Book Description

    What happens when Broadway’s musicals try to go Hollywood?

    Mordden (On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide, 2015, etc.) is probably the authority on the American musical and the perfect person to write about the important role ... more

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    2016-12-01

    ISBN-10: 0199395403

    ISBN-13: 9780199395408

    Language: English

  • Perfume: A Century of Scents
    Views : 90
    Pages : 384

    by: Lizzie Ostrom

    Publisher: pPegasus Books

    Book Description

    A British perfume aficionado’s breezy “tour” of some of the 20th century’s most popular scents.

    In her debut, Ostrom examines 100 years of fragrance history, dividing the text into 10 chapters—each of which discusses 10 differen ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 1681772469

    ISBN-13: 9781681772462

    Language: English

  • The 60s: The Story of a Decade
    Views : 167
    Pages : 720

    by: The New Yorker Henry Finder

    Publisher: pRandom House

    Book Description

    The third installment in the esteemed magazine’s superb decades series.

    As current New Yorker editor David Remnick astutely notes in his introduction, the tenor of the 1960s didn’t necessarily jibe with the maga ... more

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    2016-10-25

    ISBN-10: 0679644830

    ISBN-13: 9780679644835

    Language: English

  • The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom
    Views : 374
    Pages : 272

    by: Phil West

    Publisher: pThe Overlook Press

    Book Description

    A perfectly fine book about an adequate soccer league.

    Compared to other leagues in Europe, Central and South America, and other regions of the globe, Major League Soccer, which emerged after the United States hosted the 1994 FIFA World ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1468312413

    ISBN-13: 9781468312416

    Language: English

  • Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created
    Views : 119
    Pages : 320

    by: Laura Miller

    Publisher: pBlack Dog & Leventhal

    Book Description

    A stroll through 98 of “the greatest fictional worlds ever created.”

    Overseen by editor Miller (The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures in Narnia, 2008, etc.), longtime editor and critic at Salon.com, a host of writers ... more

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    2016-11-01

    ISBN-10: 0316316385

    ISBN-13: 9780316316385

    Language: English

  • Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop
    Views : 488
    Pages : 336

    by: Marc Myers

    Publisher: pGrove Press

    Book Description

    A cultural history of the elusive hit single, focused on artists’ recollections and studio alchemy.

    In 2011, Myers (Why Jazz Happened, 2012) began the Wall Street Journal’s “Anatomy of a Song,” which focused on “dr ... more

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    2016-11-01

    ISBN-10: 080212559X

    ISBN-13: 9780802125590

    Language: English

  • A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition
    Views : 273
    Pages : 160

    by: Charles Dickens

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    A perennial holiday favorite is immortalized with a singular trade edition of the original manuscript.

    In association with the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan, which places the original manuscript of Charles Dickens’ timeless C ... more

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    2016-11-01

    ISBN-10: 0393608646

    ISBN-13: 9780393608649

    Language: English