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American Utopia Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635576689
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 27th, 2020

From former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia visionary David Byrne and revered bestselling author, illustrator, and artist Maira Kalman--an inspiring celebration in words and art of the connections between us all.

Don't miss the Spike Lee film of the Broadway hit American Utopia--on HBO.
A Beat Most Anticipated Graphic Novel of Fall 2020


How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593183526
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Published: Dutton - October 13th, 2020

There are few creative acts more mysterious and magical than writing a song. But what if the goal wasn't so mysterious and was actually achievable for anyone who wants to experience more magic and creativity in their life? That's something that anyone will be inspired to do after reading Jeff Tweedy's How to Write One Song
 


Confess: The Autobiography Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306874949
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Published: Hachette Books - September 29th, 2020

The legendary frontman of Judas Priest, one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time, celebrates five decades of heavy metal in this tell-all memoir.

Most priests hear confessions. This one is making his.


Something Like An Autobiography Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780394714394
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Published: Vintage - May 12th, 1983

Translated by Audie E. Bock.


The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250301826
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 4th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece


The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982107581
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Published: Atria Books - October 13th, 2020

This first cultural biography of rap superstar and “master of storytelling” (The New Yorker) Kendrick Lamar explores his meteoric rise to fame and his profound impact on a racially fraught America—perfect for fans of Zack O’Malley Greenburg’s Empire State of Mind.

Kendrick Lamar is at the top of his game.

The thirteen-time Grammy Aw


Kim Gordon: No Icon Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847865819
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Published: Rizzoli - October 13th, 2020

An edgy and evocative visual self-portrait by musician and artist Kim Gordon, indie-underground cultural icon and muse of style for four decades.

As cofounder of legendary rock band Sonic Youth, best-selling author, and celebrated artist, Kim Gordon is one of the most singular and influential figures of the modern era.


The Nolan Variations: The Movies, Mysteries, and Marvels of Christopher Nolan Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780525655329
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Published: Knopf - November 3rd, 2020

An in-depth look at Christopher Nolan, considered to be the most profound, commercially successful director at work today, written with his full cooperation. A rare, revelatory portrait, "as close as you're ever going to get to the Escher drawing that is Christopher Nolan's remarkable brain" (Sam Mendes). 


The Meaning of Mariah Carey Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250164681
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Published: Andy Cohen Books - September 29th, 2020

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

The global icon, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, mother, daughter, sister, storyteller, and artist finally tells the unfiltered story of her life in The Meaning of Mariah Carey


Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358346234
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 21st, 2020

An intimate memoir by the controversial and outspoken Oscar-winning director and screenwriter about his complicated New York childhood, volunteering for combat, and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon, Midnight Express, and Scarface.

Before the international success of Platoon in 1986, Oliver Stone had been wounded as an