Gifts for Music & Performing Arts Lovers

The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker

The Beatles: Get Back Cover Image
By The Beatles, Peter Jackson (Foreword by), Hanif Kureishi (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780935112962
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Published: Callaway Arts & Entertainment - October 12th, 2021


Music Is History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419751431
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Published: Abrams Image - October 19th, 2021

Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.

SPIKE Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797203850
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Published: Chronicle Chroma - November 17th, 2021

Spike Lee is a world-renowned, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, a cultural icon, and one of the most prominent voices on race and racism for more than three decades.

King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802158055
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Published: Grove Press - October 5th, 2021

The first full and authoritative biography of an American--indeed a world-wide--musical and cultural legend.

"No one worked harder than B.B. No one inspired more up-and-coming artists. No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues."--President Barack Obama

Led Zeppelin: The Biography Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399562426
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of the Beatles comes the authoritative account of the group many call the greatest rock band of all time, arguably the most successful, and certainly one of the most notorious

Hip-Hop (And Other Things) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781538730225
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Published: Twelve - October 26th, 2021

HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music these past two and a half decades. Tupac is in there. Jay Z is in there. Missy Elliott is in there. Drake is in there.

Carpenters: The Musical Legacy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781648960727
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 16th, 2021

Introduction by Richard Carpenter

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring and endeared recording artists in history—the Carpenters—is told for the first time from the perspective of Richard Carpenter, through more than 100 hours of exclusive interviews and some 200 photographs from Richard's personal archive, many never published.

Symphonies for the Soul: Classical music to cure any ailment Cover Image
ISBN: 9781788403184
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Published: Cassell - November 23rd, 2021

An A-Z of ailments - physical, mental and spiritual - and the classical music that will cure the body and soothe the soul

They say that music has charms to soothe a savage beast, but can it cure a broken heart?

Oliver Condy takes the role of musical diagnostician in Symphonies for the Soul, using his years of experience to prescribe classical music remedies for

All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593159118
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 30th, 2021

At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now he shares his story for the first time in “a wonderful addition to a seminal career” (San Francisco Chronicle), “infused with nostalgia and his signature hilarity” (Parade).

Dvorak's Prophecy: And the Vexed Fate of Black Classical Music Cover Image
By Joseph Horowitz, George Shirley (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780393881240
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 23rd, 2021

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2021

A provocative interpretation of why classical music in America "stayed white"—how it got to be that way and what can be done about it.

Noël Coward on (and in) Theatre Cover Image
By Noël Coward, Barry Day (Editor)
ISBN: 9780525657958
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Published: Knopf - November 2nd, 2021

Noël Coward on theatre was as dazzling and entertaining as his masterful plays and lyrics. Here his ideas and opinions on the subject are brilliantly brought together in an extraordinary collection of commentary, lyrics, essays, and asides on everything having to do with the theatre and Coward's dazzling life in it.

The Rolling Stones: Unzipped Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500023853
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 26th, 2021

An intimate and comprehensive volume tracing the incredible musical career and creative life of the Rolling Stones.

“As well as going back through our history we wanted everyone to experience and feel exactly what it’s like to be in the Rolling Stones.”

Hayao Miyazaki Cover Image
By Hayao Miyazaki (Artist), Jessica Niebel, Toshio Suzuki (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781942884811
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Published: Delmonico Books - September 7th, 2021

A richly illustrated journey through the extraordinary cinematic worlds of beloved filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki

Metallica: The Black Album in Black & White: Photographs by Ross Halfin Cover Image
By Ross Halfin (Photographer), Ross Halfin (Introduction by), James Hetfield (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781909526761
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Published: Reel Art Press - October 19th, 2021

The authoritative portrait of the bestselling metal classic, with unseen photographs from the recording sessions and tours

You've Got Red on You: How Shaun of the Dead Was Brought to Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948221153
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Published: 1984 Publishing - November 23rd, 2021

LIMITED FIRST EDITION contains red foil gilded page edges, foil cover elements, and a black satin ribbon marker. As featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, MovieMaker, SYFY, Fangoria, Yahoo's It List, SFX, Mental Floss, Total Film, Mashable, and more

A Small Book of Jewish Comedians Cover Image
By Tony Nourmand (Editor), Bobby Slayton (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781909526839
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Published: Reel Art Press - October 19th, 2021

An unmissable gift book, A Small Book of Jewish Comedians is a perfect (please God) post-pandemic pick-me-up

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

So, I've written a book.

The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063065246
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Published: William Morrow - October 12th, 2021


The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics: 1963–1970 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781645176336
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Published: Thunder Bay Press - October 19th, 2021

This vibrant collection of lyrics, photos, and illustrations will be a treasured addition to the shelf of every Beatles fan.

The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics includes the full lyrics of 178 songs by the Fab Four—covering all of their biggest hits from 1963 to 1970.

Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: The Story of Schitt's Creek Cover Image
ISBN: 9780762499502
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 26th, 2021


The official tie-in book for the beloved, nine-time Emmy® Award-winning series Schitt's Creek. 

This beautifully produced, keepsake coffee-table book is the ultimate celebration of the series, the town, the characters, and the state of mind that is Schitt's Creek.

Anvils, Mallets & Dynamite: The Unauthorized Biography of Looney Tunes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781989555460
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Published: Sutherland House - October 5th, 2021

Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525656876
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Published: Knopf - October 19th, 2021

“At once a film book, a history book, and a civil rights book.… Without a doubt, not only the very best film book [but] also one of the best books of the year in any genre. An absolutely essential read.” —Shondaland

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: The Deluxe Hardcover: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063112568
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Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

Featuring never-before-seen photos from the set and posters and other memorabilia from Rick Dalton’s career, an original, exclusive script for a Bounty Law episode by Quentin Tarantino titled “Incident at Inez” and a Mad Magazine parody of Bounty Law titled “Lousy Law: Loser’s Last Ride”

Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525559597
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Published: Penguin Press - October 5th, 2021

One of Oprah Daily's 20 Favorite Books of 2021 • Selected as one of Pitchfork's Best Music Books of the Year

One of the best books of its kind in decades.The Wall Street Journal

Made In Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s Cover Image
By Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780762474974
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 26th, 2021

The Go-Go’s were the first all-female rock group in history to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and reach the top of the Billboard charts with their #1 album, Beauty and the BeatMade In Hollywood is drummer Gina Schock’s personal account of the band, which includes a treasure trove of photographs and memorabilia collected over the cou

The Essential Directors: The Art and Impact of Cinema's Most Influential Filmmakers (Turner Classic Movies) Cover Image
By Sloan De Forest, Peter Bogdanovich (Foreword by), Jacqueline Stewart (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780762498932
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Published: Running Press Adult - November 23rd, 2021

From Turner Classic Movies, this is the essential guide to all the must-know detail on the style, achievements, and landmark films of the most influential directors in cinema history from the silent era through the 1970s.

For well over a century, those who create motion pictures have touched our hearts and souls; they have transported and transformed our minds, intoxicated and

The Annotated Godfather (50th Anniversary Edition): The Complete Screenplay, Commentary on Every Scene, Interviews, and Little-Known Facts Cover Image
ISBN: 9780762473830
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - September 21st, 2021

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Godfather, this authorized, annotated and illustrated edition of the complete, unedited screenplay includes all the little-known facts, behind-the-scenes intrigue, and first-person reflections from cast and crew members on the making of this landmark film.  From its ingenious cinematic innovations and memorable, oft-quoted script to its ic

100 Iconic Gangster Movies Cover Image
ISBN: 9783943330731
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Published: Gingko Press - March 23rd, 2021

Gangsters embodied on the screen by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Alain Delon, Robert De Niro and other iconic actors have become modern legends. It's no wonder that movies tracing the rise and fall of these fascinating characters have built a rapt fanbase.

Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063082199
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: Custom House - November 16th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

“The definitive history of The Office. Spills all of the tea on NBC's iconic sitcom.” —E! News

Join the entire Dunder Mifflin gang on a journey back to Scranton: here's the hilarious and improbable inside story behind the beloved series.