Our favorite Music books!
"She was like a storm." —Leonard Cohen
A New York Times Top 10 Book of the Year (Dwight Garner)
A New York Times Top 10 Book of the Year (Janet Maslin)
A New York Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year
A USA Today Top 10 Book We Loved Reading in 2017
An Amazon Top 100 Book of 2017
An Amazon Best Biography of 2017
In his graphic biography Nick Cave: Mercy on Me, Reinhard Kleist paints an expressive and enthralling portrait of the musician, novelist, poet, and actor.$24.00ISBN: 9781501195259Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Atria / 37 INK - August 7th, 2018
An NPR 2018 Great Read
Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the acclaimed and influential debut album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill with this eye-opening and moving exploration of Lauryn Hill and her remarkable artistic legacy.
Released in 1998, Lauryn Hill’s first solo album is often cited by music critics as one of the most important recordings in mo$28.00ISBN: 9780374156060Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 2nd, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER
Named a Fall Read by Vogue, Esquire, The Washington Post, TIME, Vanity Fair and O, the Oprah Magazine. One of Daily Mail and Financial Times's Best Books of 2018.
“There are very, very few people who occupy the ground that Leonard Cohen walks on.” —BONO$29.95ISBN: 9780571346974Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Faber & Faber Social - November 2018
The definitive guide to electronic music.
"Stubbs is a joy to read."--MOJO***$30.00ISBN: 9780226129907Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: University of Chicago Press - October 19th, 2018It started with the searing sound of a slide careening up the neck of an electric guitar. In 1970, twenty-three-year-old Bruce Iglauer walked into Florence’s Lounge, in the heart of Chicago’s South Side, and was overwhelmed by the joyous, raw Chicago blues of Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRockers.$39.99ISBN: 9780062873743Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Ecco - October 23rd, 2018
Patti Smith’s National Book Award–winning memoir, now richly illustrated with new material and never-before-seen photographs$40.00ISBN: 9780525573883Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Clarkson Potter - October 16th, 2018
ONE OF AMAZON'S BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS 0F 2018
AN NPR AND PITCHFORK BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2018 PICK
ONE OF TIME'S 25 BEST PHOTOBOOKS OF 2018
NEW YORK TIMES, ASSOCIATED PRESS, WALLSTREET JOURNAL, ROLLING STONE, AND CHICAGO SUN HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE PICK$40.00ISBN: 9780374159061Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 16th, 2018
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. The Sunday Times (U.K.) Classical Music Book of 2018 and one of The Economist's Best Books of 2018.
"A magisterial portrait." --Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times Book Review$49.95ISBN: 9781909526563Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Reel Art Press - July 24th, 2018
A powerful portrait of a legendary musician by a legendary photographer
Carefully curated with full access to the Jim Marshall Archive, this powerful oversize volume offers the definitive view of Johnny Cash's prison concerts at Folsom in 1968 and San Quentin in 1969. Jim Marshall was the only official photographer present, and was granted unlimited access.$50.00ISBN: 9780812995541Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 30th, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself—by band members ADROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more.
$50.00ISBN: 9781538747155Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 9th, 2018Personally compiled and curated by Yoko Ono, Imagine John Yoko is the definitive inside story-told in revelatory detail-of the making of the legendary album and all that surrounded it: the locations, the creative team, the artworks and the films, in the words of John & Yoko and the people who were there. Features 80% exclusive, hitherto-unpublished archive photos and f$69.95ISBN: 9781909526501Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Reel Art Press - October 9th, 2018
Page, Plant and Jones have collaborated with Reel Art Press to publish the first illustrated book celebrating 50 years since Led Zeppelin formed