Film and Music Recommendations

The Unseen Photos of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street Cover Image
By Trevor Crafts, Eli Attie (Preface by), Michael Davis (Foreword by), Sonia Manzano (Afterword by), David Attie (By (photographer))
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419758409
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Published: Abrams - December 7th, 2021

The official companion book to the feature-length documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street, featuring previously unpublished photographs from the first season of Sesame Street and interviews with cast and crew

The Unseen Photos of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street expands on the film’s exploration of the origins and legacy of Sesame St


Citizen Cash: The Political Life and Times of Johnny Cash Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541699571
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Published: Basic Books - December 7th, 2021

A leading historian argues that Johnny Cash was the most important political artist of his time

Johnny Cash was an American icon, known for his level, bass-baritone voice and somber demeanor, and for huge hits like “Ring of Fire” and “I Walk the Line.” But he was also the most prominent political artist in the United States, even if he wasn’t recognize


My Body Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781250817860
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Published: Metropolitan Books - November 9th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Will Cover Image
By Will Smith, Mark Manson (With)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984877925
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

“It's the best memoir I've ever read.” Oprah Winfrey


Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525656876
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Published: Knopf - October 19th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOK OF THE YEAR • BOOKLISTS' EDITOR'S CHOICE ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


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)
$49.95
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


Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar With the Doors Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316243346
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 12th, 2021

One of AARP’s Nine New Music Memoirs and Biographies for Rock and Blues Fans

In his tell-all, legendary Doors guitarist, Robby Krieger, one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” opens up about his band’s meteoric career, his own darkest moments, and the most famous black eye in rock ‘n’ roll.


King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King Cover Image
$30.00
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


Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir Cover Image
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306925429
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Published: Hachette Books - September 28th, 2021

**Instant International Bestseller, New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Publishers Weekly Bestseller**


Uncover never-before-told stories in this epic tale of self-discovery by a Rock n Roll disciple and member of the E Str


The Annotated Godfather (50th Anniversary Edition): The Complete Screenplay, Commentary on Every Scene, Interviews, and Little-Known Facts Cover Image
$30.00
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


Competing with Idiots: Herman and Joe Mankiewicz, a Dual Portrait Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781400041831
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Published: Knopf - September 14th, 2021

A fascinating, complex dual biography of Hollywood's most dazzling—and famous—brothers, and a dark, riveting portrait of competition, love, and enmity that ultimately undid them both.


Beast: John Bonham and the Rise of Led Zeppelin Cover Image
By C. M. Kushins, Dave Grohl (Foreword by)
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306846687
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Published: Hachette Books - September 7th, 2021

The first full-length narrative biography of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham, considered by many to be one of the greatest drummers in rock history, and a genuine wild man of epic (and sadly fatal) proportions.


The History of Bones: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399592973
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Published: Random House - August 17th, 2021

The quintessential depiction of 1980s New York and the downtown scene from the artist, actor, musician, and composer John Lurie

“A picaresque roller coaster of a story, with staggering amounts of sex and drugs and the perpetual quest to retain some kind of artistic integrity.”—The New York Times


You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone: The Biography of Nico Cover Image
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306922909
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Published: Hachette Books - August 10th, 2021

A new, definitive biography of the iconic and mysterious singer, Warhol superstar, Velvet Underground collaborator: influential solo artist Nico.


Dream State: California in the Movies Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781597145312
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Published: Heyday Books - May 18th, 2021

An eminent film writer looks behind the curtain of the California dream


The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics Cover Image
By Jim Morrison, Tom Robbins (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780063028975
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Published: Harper Design - June 8th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The definitive anthology of Jim Morrison's writings with rare photographs and numerous handwritten excerpts of unpublished and published poetry and lyrics from his 28 privately held notebooks.


Boy on Fire: The Young Nick Cave Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781838953706
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Published: Atlantic Books - June 4th, 2021

An intensely beautiful, profound, and poetic biography of the formative years of the dark prince of rock 'n' roll, Boy on Fire is Nick Cave's creation story, a portrait of the artist first as a boy, then as a young man.


Rememberings Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358423881
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 1st, 2021

From the acclaimed, controversial singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor comes a revelatory memoir of her fraught childhood, musical triumphs, fearless activism, and of the enduring power of song.
 
Blessed with a singular voice and a fiery temperament, Sinéad O’Connor rose to massive fame in the late 1980s and 1990s with a string of


Brat: An '80s Story Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538754276
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

Fans of Patti Smith's Just Kids and Rob Lowe's Stories I Only Tell My Friends will love this beautifully written, entertaining, and emotionally honest memoir by an actor, director, and author who found his start as an 80s Brat pack member.
 Most people know Andrew McCarthy from his movie roles in Pretty in Pink, St.


Hollywood Eden: Electric Guitars, Fast Cars, and the Myth of the California Paradise Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781487007218
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Published: House of Anansi Press - April 6th, 2021

From the Beach Boys and Jan & Dean to the Byrds and the Mamas & the Papas, acclaimed music journalist Joel Selvin tells the story of a group of young artists and musicians who came together at the dawn of the 1960s to create the lasting myth of the California dream.


AMORALMAN: A True Story and Other Lies Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525658559
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

Truth and lies are two sides of the same coin. But who's flipping it? A thought-provoking and brilliantly entertaining work of nonfiction from one of the world's leading deceivers, the creator and star of the astonishing theater show and forthcoming film In & Of Itself.


Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781797205090
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 17th, 2020

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.

As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Dolly Parton's personal and business archives.


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
 


Something Like An Autobiography Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780394714394
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Published: Vintage - May 12th, 1983

Translated by Audie E. Bock.


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.