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  • Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker

    Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker
    av James Gavin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781569767573

    This first major biography of the most romanticized icon in jazz thrillingly recounts his wild ride. From his emergence in the 1950s--when an uncannily beautiful young man from Oklahoma appeared on the West Coast to become, seemingly overnight, the…

  • George Harrison on George Harrison

    George Harrison on George Harrison

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600514

  • Roadside Picnic

    Roadside Picnic
    av Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613743416

    Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the pl…

  • Afrofuturism

    Afrofuturism
    av Ytasha L. Womack

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613747964

    2014 Locus Awards Finalist, Nonfiction Category In this hip, accessible primer to the music, literature, and art of Afrofuturism, author Ytasha Womack introduces readers to the burgeoning community of artists creating Afrofuturist works, the innovat…

  • Still on the Road: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1974-2006

    Still on the Road: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1974-2006
    av Clinton Heylin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613736760

    The second of two volumes, this companion to every song that Bob Dylan ever wrote is the most comprehensive book on the words of America's greatest songwriter. Clinton Heylin is the world's leading Dylan biographer and expert, and he has arranged th…

  • Stick It!: My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n' Roll

    Stick It!: My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n' Roll
    av Carmine Appice

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912777665

    He ran with teenage gangs in Brooklyn before becoming a global rock star in the Summer of Love. He was managed by the mob, hung with Hendrix, trashed thousands of hotel rooms, unwittingly paid for an unknown Led Zeppelin to support him on tour, taug…

  • Marie Curie for Kids

    Marie Curie for Kids
    av Amy M. O'Quinn

    9-12 år Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613733202

    Marie Curie, nicknamed "Manya" by her family, reveled in reading, learning, and exploring nature as a girl growing up in her native Poland. She went on to become one of the world's most famous scientists. Curie's revolutionary discoveries over sever…

  • The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia

    The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia
    av Steven Jay Rubin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600828

    Ian Fleming's James Bond character has entertained motion picture audiences for nearly sixty years, and the filmmakers have come a long way since they spent $1 million producing the very first James Bond movie, Dr. No, in 1962. The 2015 Bond title,…

  • Lightnin' Hopkins

    Lightnin' Hopkins
    av Alan Govenar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641604284

    2011 ARSC Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research for Best History By the time of his death in 1982, Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins was likely the most recorded blues artist in history. This brilliant biography--the first book ever writt…

  • Viking Age Brew

    Viking Age Brew
    av Laitinen Mika Moser Randy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600477

    Exploring the tradition, history, and hands-on brewing craft of sahti and other ancient ales from medieval times and the Viking Age Viking Age Brew brings beer history alive and takes readers on a lavishly illustrated tour of rustic brewhouses fuele…

  • This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band

    This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band
    av Levon Helm, Stephen Davis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613748763

    The singer and drummer of the Band details, in this book, the history of one of the most influential groups of the 1960s. While their music evoked a Southern mythology with their beautifully crafted, image-rich songs, only their Arkansan drummer, Le…

  • Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out

    Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out
    av Josh Noel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613737217

    Goose Island opened as a family-owned Chicago brewpub in the late 1980s, and it soon became one of the most inventive breweries in the world. In the golden age of light, bland and cheap beers, John Hall and his son Greg brought European flavors to A…

  • Dolly on Dolly

    Dolly on Dolly
    av Schmidt Randy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600040

    "Nobody knows Dolly like Dolly," declares Dolly Parton. Dolly's is a rags-to-riches tale like no other. A dirt-poor Smoky Mountain childhood paved the way for the buxom blonde butterfly's metamorphosis from singer-songwriter to international music s…

  • Patti Smith on Patti Smith

    Patti Smith on Patti Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912777009

    From the moment Patti Smith burst onto the scene, chanting "Jesus died for somebody's sins, but not mine," the irreverent opening line to Horses, her 1975 debut album, the punk movement had found its dissident intellectual voice. Yet outside the rec…

  • Waylon: An Autobiography

    Waylon: An Autobiography
    av Waylon Jennings, Lenny Kaye

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613744697

    Equal parts outlaw, renegade, and legend, Waylon Jennings enjoyed a stellar music career for four decades and this no-holds-barred autobiography reveals the story of a man who infused conservative country music traditions with the energy of rock and…

  • Modern Art Adventures: 36 Creative, Hands-On Projects Inspired by Artists from Monet to Banksy

    Modern Art Adventures: 36 Creative, Hands-On Projects Inspired by Artists from Monet to Banksy
    av Maja Pitamic, Jill Laidlaw

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613731772

    Bold and experimental art activities and for children who love to draw outside of the lines Modern Art Adventures introduces young artists to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose to create their own works of art. Au…

  • Mastering Stand Up

    Mastering Stand Up
    av Rosenfield Stephen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613736920

    This entertaining and sharply written guide--for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers--examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Mo…

  • Half Man, Half Bike: The Life of Eddy Merckx, Cycling's Greatest Champion

    Half Man, Half Bike: The Life of Eddy Merckx, Cycling's Greatest Champion
    av William Fotheringham

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613747261

    Leading cycling writer William Fotheringham presents the biography of the greatest cyclist in history, Eddy Merckx--the extraordinary man who is to cycling what Muhammad Ali is to boxing. This definitive history chronicles his life, examining both t…

  • The Doomed City

    The Doomed City
    av Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613749937

    The magnum opus of Russia's greatest science fiction novelists translated into English for the first time Arkady and Boris Strugatsky are widely considered the greatest of Russian science fiction masters, and their most famous work, Roadside Picnic,…

  • He's Making You Crazy: How to Get the Guy, Get Even, and Get Over It

    He's Making You Crazy: How to Get the Guy, Get Even, and Get Over It
    av Kristen Doute

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641603799

    "If there's one thing I know, it's crazy. A lot of people have called me crazy. Crazy Kristen For a while there, it was practically my name. Women all over the world get called crazy every day. But we weren't born crazy--we were made crazy." Unpack…

  • TMI

    TMI
    av Perez Hilton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641604048

    The story of how Mario Lavandeira became Perez Hilton, the world's first and biggest celebrity blogger. With Perez's help, many promising young artists reached the masses - Katy Perry, Adele, Amy Winehouse, and Lady Gaga, to name a few. Soon Perez w…

  • The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion

    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion
    av Annette Whipple

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641601665

    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion helps eager readers experience and discover Wilder's books like never before. Author Annette Whipple encourages children to engage in pioneer activities while thinking deeper about the Ingalls and Wilder families a…

  • No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf

    No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf
    av Carolyn Burke

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613743928

    The iconic French singer comes to life in this biography, which captures Edith Piaf s immense charisma along with the time and place that gave rise to her international career. Raised by turns in a brothel, a circus caravan, and a working-class Pari…

  • Red Hot and Blue

    Red Hot and Blue
    av Stanley Booth

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641601061

    This collection of over 50 years of writing about the South and its music by Stanley Booth, one of the undisputedly great chroniclers of the subject, is a classic, essential read. Booth's close contacts with many of the musicians he writes about pro…

  • Women and Madness

    Women and Madness
    av Phyllis Chesler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600361

    Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler's pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly fifty years since its first publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this landmark book is unanimously regarded as the defi…

  • Hard to Be a God

    Hard to Be a God
    av Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613748282

    Don Rumata has been sent from Earth to the medieval kingdom of Arkanar with instructions to observe and to save what he can. Masquerading as an arrogant nobleman, a dueler, and a brawler, he is never defeated, but yet he can never kill. With his dou…

  • Cowboy Song: The Authorized Biography of Thin Lizzy's Philip Lynott

    Cowboy Song: The Authorized Biography of Thin Lizzy's Philip Lynott
    av Graeme Thomson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613739198

    Philip Lynott packed a vast amount into his 36 years. An instantly identifiable singer, charismatic stage performer and supremely gifted songwriter, the guiding spirit of Thin Lizzy combined the instincts of a wild man with the soul of a poet. The f…

  • Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen

    Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen
    av Jeff Burger

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613731789

    Leonard Cohen, one of the most admired performers of the last half century, has had a stranger-than-fiction, roller-coaster ride of a life. Now, for the first time, he tells his story in his own words, via more than 50 interviews conducted worldwide…

  • Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

    Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking
    av Simon Quellen Field

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781569767061

    When you're cooking, you're a chemist Every time you follow or modify a recipe, you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with…

  • Wildfire at Midnight

    Wildfire at Midnight
    av Mary Stewart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613744468

    First published in 1956, this haunting novel of suspense and romance set in the Scottish Hebrides blends pungent description with sheer terror as only Mary Stewart can. Most visitors to the Isle of Skye are there to climb the jagged peaks of Blaven…

  • Grandma Gatewood's Walk

    Grandma Gatewood's Walk
    av Ben Montgomery

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613734995

    Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, sixty-seven-year-old great-grandmother had…

  • Grandma Gatewood's Walk

    Grandma Gatewood's Walk
    av Ben Montgomery

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613747186

    Winner of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards for History/Biography Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her…

  • Outwitting Squirrels

    Outwitting Squirrels
    av Bill, Jr. Adler Jr

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613749418

    Bird-loving Americans share a common problem: squirrels These fast, greedy, incredibly crafty, fluffy-tailed rodents pillage birdfeeders before owners' very eyes. For 25 years, Outwitting Squirrels has been leading the charge to help bird lovers def…

  • Flicker

    Flicker
    av Theodore Roszak

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556525773

    Jonathan Gates finds himself on an unwitting quest to discover the secret life of a forgotten director of silent movies, only to discover that the truth behind the director's strange films may be more sinister than he could ever imagine. Reprint.

  • The Assassination of Fred Hampton

    The Assassination of Fred Hampton
    av Jeffrey Haas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641603218

    On December 4, 1969, attorney Jeff Haas was in a police lockup in Chicago, interviewing Fred Hampton's fianc e. She described how the police pulled her from the room as Fred lay unconscious on their bed. She heard one officer say, "He's still alive.…

  • Up Jumped the Devil

    Up Jumped the Devil
    av Bruce Conforth

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600941

  • The Show Won't Go On

    The Show Won't Go On
    av Jeff Abraham

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641602174

  • Dance of Death

    Dance of Death
    av Steve Lowenthal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613738795

    John Fahey hovers ghostlike in the sound of almost every acoustic guitarist who came after him, from Leo Kottke to Jimmy Page. In essence, John Fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric: the man whom all subsequent m…

  • The Axeman of New Orleans

    The Axeman of New Orleans
    av Miriam C. Davis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912777719

    From 1910 to 1919, New Orleans suffered at the hands of a serial killer. The story has been the subject of short stories, novels, and the television series American Horror Story. But the full story of gruesome murders, accused innocents, public pani…

  • The Axeman of New Orleans

    The Axeman of New Orleans
    av Miriam C. Davis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613748688

    From 1910 to 1919, New Orleans suffered at the hands of a serial killer. The story has been the subject of short stories, novels, and the television series "American Horror Story." But the full story of gruesome murders, accused innocents, public pa…

  • Devil's Defender

    Devil's Defender
    av Browne John

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912777672

    In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's memoir, The Devil's Defender, recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate--and a human b…

  • A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

    A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away
    av Paul Hirsch

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641602556

    A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Paul Hirsch, the Oscar-winning film editor who worked on such classics as Geo…

  • Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson

    Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson
    av George Jackson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556522307

    A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, "Soledad Brother" is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson's letter…

  • A Night in the Lonesome October

    A Night in the Lonesome October
    av Roger Zelazny, Gahan Wilson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556525605

    Loyally accompanying a mysterious knife-wielding gentleman named Jack on his midnight rounds through the murky streets of London, good dog Snuff is busy helping his master collect the grisly ingredients needed for an unearthly rite that will take pl…

  • Jack of Shadows

    Jack of Shadows
    av Roger Zelazny

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613735244

    In a world half of light, half of darkness, where science and magic strive for dominance, there dwells a magical being who is friendly with neither side. Jack, of the realm of shadows, is a thief who is unjustly punished. So he embarks on a vendetta…

  • Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp

    Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp
    av Travis Atria

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780914090106

    Arthur Briggs's life was Homeric in scope. Born on the tiny island of Grenada, he set sail for Harlem during the Renaissance, then to Europe in the aftermath of World War I, where he was among the first pioneers to introduce jazz music to the world.…

  • Letters to a Young Feminist

    Letters to a Young Feminist
    av Phyllis Chesler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641600286

    LETTERS TO A YOUNG FEMINIST is a visionary message from a leading feminist to the next generation of feminists. Phyllis Chesler discusses basic aspects of feminism, explains feminism's relevance in a world that has taken it for granted and derided i…

  • Sword at Sunset

    Sword at Sunset
    av Rosemary Sutcliff

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556527593

    This brilliant reconception of the Arthurian epic cuts through the familiar myths and tells the story of the real King Arthur: Artos the Bear, the mighty warrior-king who saved the last lights of Western civilization when the barbarian darkness desc…

  • That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound

    That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound
    av Daryl Sanders

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641602730

  • The Audacity of Hops: The History of America's Craft Beer Revolution

    The Audacity of Hops: The History of America's Craft Beer Revolution
    av Tom Acitelli

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613737088

    Discover the underdog story of how America came to dominate beer stylistically in The Audacity of Hops, the first book on American craft beer's history. First published in May 2013, this updated, fully revised edition offers the most thorough pictur…

  • Revolution in the Head

    Revolution in the Head
    av Ian MacDonald

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556527333

  • The Madman and the Assassin

    The Madman and the Assassin
    av Scott Martelle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613736494

    As thoroughly examined as the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln have been, virtually no attention has been paid to the life of the Union cavalryman who killed John Wilkes Booth, an odd character named Boston Corbett. Corbett became…