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  • More Songwriters on Songwriting

    More Songwriters on Songwriting
    av Paul Zollo

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306817991

    Twenty-five years after publishing his original ground-breaking collection of insight and advice from the greatest songwriters to ever grace the airwaves, Paul Zollo releases the much-anticipated follow-up volume. The sequel to the bestselling Songw…

  • Please Please Tell Me Now

    Please Please Tell Me Now
    av Stephen Davis

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306846069

    In Please Please Tell Me Now, bestselling rock biographer Stephen Davis tells the story of Duran Duran, the quintessential band of the 1980s. Their pretty boy looks made them the stars of fledgling MTV, but it was their brilliant musicianship that l…

  • The History Of The Blues

    The History Of The Blues
    av Francis Davis

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306812965

    Francis Davis's The History of the Blues is a ground-breaking rethinking of the blues that fearlessly examines how race relations have altered perceptions of the music. Tracing its origins from the Mississippi Delta to its amplification in Chicago r…

  • Can't Slow Down

    Can't Slow Down
    av Michaelangelo Matos

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306903373

    Everybody knows the hits of 1984-pop music's greatest year. From "Thriller" to "Purple Rain," "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" to "Like a Virgin," "Hello" to "Against All Odds," "Sister Christian" to "Love Is a Battlefield," "What's Love Got to Do with…

  • Reading Comics

    Reading Comics
    av Douglas Wolk

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306816161

    Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics , critic Douglas Wolk shows us why and how. Wolk i…

  • The Last Battle

    The Last Battle
    av Stephen Harding

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306822964

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREMay, 1945. Hitler is dead, the Third Reich is little more than smoking rubble, and no GI wants to be the last man killed in action against the Nazis. The Last Battle tells the nearly unbelievable story of the unlikel…

  • Thinking In Pictures

    Thinking In Pictures
    av John Sayles

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306812668

    What choices- creative, practical, and technical- make a movie what it is? Here a gifted writer and filmmaker takes us behind the camera and provides a full description of the movie-making process.When John Sayles turned from writing fiction to maki…

  • Frederick The Great On The Art Of War

    Frederick The Great On The Art Of War
    av Jay Luvaas

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306809088

    Frederick the Great (1712-1786), King of Prussia, initiated the Seven Years' War in 1756 outfought the formidable French, Russian, and Austrian armies aligned against him and established Prussia as a major power, thereby decisively influencing the n…

  • The Continuum Concept

    The Continuum Concept
    av Jean Liedloff
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201050714

    Jean Liedloff, an American writer, spent two and a half years in the South American jungle living with Stone Age Indians. The experience demolished her Western preconceptions of how we should live and led her to a radically different view of what hu…

  • Stone Alone

    Stone Alone
    av Bill Wyman

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306807831

    During the height of the Rolling Stones'success, Bill Wyman kept a diary, recoding the churning chaos of the band's creative evolution, power plays, recording sessions, tours, romances, drug busts, and financial disarray. Stone Alone is a meticulous…

  • Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart

    Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart
    av Elizabeth Edwards

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781569243732

    After service in Vietnam, as a surgeon for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in 1968-69, at the height of the war, Dr. Gordon Livingston returned to the U.S. and began work as a psychiatrist. In that capacity, he has listened to people talk about th…

  • Panzer Leader

    Panzer Leader
    av Heinz Guderian

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306811012

    General Heinz Guderian's revolutionary strategic vision and his skill in armored combat brough Germany its initial victories during World War II. Combining Guderian's land offensive with Luftwaffe attacks, the Nazi Blitzkrieg decimated the defences…

  • How to Talk Dirty and Influence People

    How to Talk Dirty and Influence People
    av Lewis Black

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825293

    During the course of a career that began in the late 1940s, Lenny Bruce challenged the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions he widened the boundaries of free speech. Critic Ralph Gleason said, So many taboos ha…

  • American Happiness and Discontents

    American Happiness and Discontents
    av George F. Will

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306924415

    George F. Will has been one of this country's leading columnists since 1974. He won the Pulitzer Prize for it in 1977. The Wall Street Journal once called him "perhaps the most powerful journalist in America." In this new collection, he examines a r…

  • The Essential 55 Workbook

    The Essential 55 Workbook
    av Ron Clark

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306873485

    Ron Clark's The Essential 55 took the country by storm, selling over over one million copies. Now he provides a new edition of the companion workbook with fresh exercises for teachers and parents to transform any child into a successful student. The…

  • Crosby, Stills & Nash

    Crosby, Stills & Nash
    av Dave Zimmer

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306816154

    Crosby, Stills & Nash created some of the most indelible songs and beautiful harmonies of the late 1960s and early 1970s: Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," Woodstock," Teach Your Children." This copiously illustrated account of the trio's personal and musical…

  • Precious Metal

    Precious Metal
    av Albert Mudrian

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306818066

    Decibel magazine is regarded as the best extreme music magazine around. Precious Metal gathers pieces from Decibel's most popular feature, the monthly"Hall of Fame” which documents the making of landmark metal albums via candid, hilarious, and…

  • Official Truth, 101 Proof

    Official Truth, 101 Proof
    av Rex Brown

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306822889

    Few heavy metal acts survived the turmoil of the early 1990s music scene. Pantera, featuring the peerless guitar playing of the late "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, was different. Instead of humouring the market, the band demanded that the audience come t…

  • Fellini On Fellini

    Fellini On Fellini
    av Federico Fellini

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306806735

    One of the greatest Italian filmmakers, Federico Fellini (1920-1993) created such masterpieces as La Strada, La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, Juliet of the Spirits, Satyricon , and Amarcord. His prodigious body of work evokes Pirandello, existentialism, "the s…

  • Hell In A Very Small Place

    Hell In A Very Small Place
    av Bernard Fall

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306811579

    The 1954 battle of Dien Bien Phu ranks with Stalingrad and Tet for what it ended (imperial ambitions), what it foretold (American involvement), and what it symbolized: A guerrilla force of Viet Minh destroyed a technologically superior French army,…

  • America 51

    America 51
    av Corey Taylor

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306921872

    The always-outspoken hard rock vocalist Corey Taylor begins America 51 with a reflection on what his itinerant youth and frequent worldwide travels with his multiplatinum bands Slipknot and Stone Sour have taught him about what it means to be an Ame…

  • America 51

    America 51
    av Corey Taylor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825446

    The always-outspoken hard rock vocalist Corey Taylor begins America 51 with a reflection on what his itinerant youth and frequent worldwide travels with his multiplatinum bands Slipknot and Stone Sour have taught him about what it means to be an Ame…

  • I Ain't Studdin' Ya

    I Ain't Studdin' Ya
    av Bobby Rush

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306874802

    This memoir charts the extraordinary rise to fame of living blues legend, Bobby Rush. Born Emmet Ellis, Jr. in Homer, Louisiana, he adopted the stage name Bobby Rush out of respect for his father, a pastor. As a teenager, Rush acquired his first rea…

  • A Simple Twist of Fate

    A Simple Twist of Fate
    av Andy Gill

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306814136

    In 1974 Bob Dylan wrote, recorded, reconsidered, and then re-recorded the best-selling studio album of his career. Blood on the Tracks was composed as Dylan's twelve-year marriage began to unravel, and songs like "Tangled Up in Blue" and "Shelter fr…

  • The World Of Count Basie

    The World Of Count Basie
    av Stanley Dance

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306802454

    The late Count Basie is one of the jazz immortals. The master of swing, whose beat was the subtlest and supplest of all the bandleaders, Basie featured some of the great soloists in jazz history while he sat unobtrusively at the piano, keeping time…

  • Their Backs against the Sea

    Their Backs against the Sea
    av Bill Sloan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306824715

    The battle of Saipan lasted twenty-five hellish days in the summer of 1944, and the stakes couldn't have been higher. If Japan lost possession of the island, all hope for victory would be lost. For the Americans, the island was the only obstacle bet…

  • This Is Not Fame

    This Is Not Fame
    av Drew Pinsky

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825743

    As his legions of devoted fans (known as "termites") already know, Doug Stanhope lives in an interesting world, a "cult legend" who nonetheless commands an audience that is larger than many mainstream stars. That's because Stanhope built his career…

  • Pussypedia

    av Zoe Mendelson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306924286

    If the clitoris and penis are the same size on average, why is the word "small" in the definition of clitoris but strangely missing from the definition of penis? Sex probably doesn't cause yeast infections? But racism probably does cause BV? Why is…

  • I Am the Wolf

    I Am the Wolf
    av Mark Lanegan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825279

    With a voice that Pitchfork has called "as scratchy as a three-day beard yet as supple and pliable as moccasin leather," former Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age vocalist Mark Lanegan draws frequent comparisons to wounded masters of doom l…

  • Whores

    av Brendan Mullen

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306814785

    Jane's Addiction's 1988 breakthrough album, Nothing's Shocking , had a seismic impact. With a bracing combination of metal, punk, and psychedelia, coupled with lead singer Perry Farrell's banshee-ina- wind-tunnel vocals, Jane's Addiction helped put…

  • Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius
    av Frank McLynn

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306819162

    Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD) is one of the great figures of antiquity whose life and words still speak to us today. His Meditations remains one of the most widely read books from the classical world, and his life represents the fulfillment of Plato'…

  • Stanley Kubrick

    Stanley Kubrick
    av Vincent Lobrutto

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306809064

    Stanley Kubrick, director of the acclaimed films Path of Glory, Spartacus, Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: Space Odyssey. A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, and Full Metal Jacket, is arguably one of the greatest American filmmakers. Yet, despite being…

  • Jazz Singing

    Jazz Singing
    av Will Friedwald

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306807121

    This book is an overview of jazz and jazz-influenced pop singers. Among the major figures discussed are Armstrong, Crosby, Holiday, Fitzgerald, Sinatra, Eckstine, Vaughan, Torme and Bennett, along with descriptions of the contributions of secondary…

  • Beat Punks

    Beat Punks
    av Victor Bockris

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306809392

    Here, accompanied by dozens of unique photographs, are the very best of Victor Bockris's infamous interviews, essays, and observations on the stars of downtown Manhattan in the 1970s and 1980s. The internationally acclaimed biographer Bockris was th…

  • Comfortably Numb

    Comfortably Numb
    av Mark Blake

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306817526

    Mark Blake draws on his own interviews with band members as well as the group's friends, road crew, musical contemporaries, former housemates, and university colleagues to produce a riveting history of one of the biggest rock bands of all time. We f…

  • Iron Man

    Iron Man
    av Tony Iommi

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306821455

    Black Sabbath is currently on The End Tour," which they have proclaimed as their final concert tour . Iron Man chronicles the story of both pioneering guitarist Tony Iommi and legendary band Black Sabbath, dubbed The Beatles of heavy metal" by Rolli…

  • Godard On Godard

    Godard On Godard
    av Jean-Luc Godard

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306802591

    Jean-Luc Godard, like many of his European contemporaries, came to filmmaking through film criticism. This collection of essays and interviews, ranging from his early efforts for La Gazette du Cinéma to his later writings for Cahiers du Cinéma, refl…

  • Hit So Hard

    Hit So Hard
    av Patty Schemel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825071

    A stunningly candid portrait of the Seattle grunge scene of the '90s and a memoir of an addict during the last great era of rock 'n' roll excess, by Hole drummer Patty Schemel Patty Schemel's story begins with a childhood surrounded by the AA meetin…

  • Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner)

    Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner)
    av Michael Hebb

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738235301

    We have countless conversations throughout our life, yet the most critical one-discussing death-is the one we just aren't having. But what if talking about death wasn't the loaded, uncomfortable conversation we've come to dread? What if death wasn't…

  • Divided Soul

    Divided Soul
    av David Ritz

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306811913

    Drawing from interviews conducted before Marvin Gaye's death, acclaimed music writer David Ritz has created a full-scale portrait of the brilliant but tormented artist. With a cast of characters that includes Diana Ross, Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson…

  • Taliban

    av James Fergusson

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306820779

    From a small group of religious students formed in 1994, the Taliban quickly grew into a national movement that occupied all of Afghanistan. When the Americans overthrew the Taliban in 2001, the United States thought the regime had been defeated. Ye…

  • Pushed

    av Jennifer Block

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738211664

    A ground-breaking narrative investigation of childbirth in the age of machines, malpractice, and managed care, Pushed presents the complete picture of maternity care in America. From inside the operating room of a hospital with a 44% Cesarean rate t…

  • Sidney Bechet

    Sidney Bechet
    av John Chilton

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306806780

    Fifty years after hearing Sidney Bechet (1897-1959) in 1923, Duke Ellington recalled, "I have never forgotten the power and imagination with which he played." The first great jazz soloist, Bechet was a genius of the clarinet and the notoriously diff…

  • On Time

    On Time
    av David Ritz

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306922190

    To tell the story of Morris Day is to tell the story of Prince. Not because they were inseparable or because their paths never diverged, but because, even when their paths did diverge, they always intersected again. Each artist lifted the other up,…

  • On Time

    On Time
    av David Ritz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306922213

    To tell the story of Morris Day is to tell the story of Prince. Not because they were inseparable or because their paths never diverged, but because, even when their paths did diverge, they always intersected again. Each artist lifted the other up,…

  • The Dark Side of the Screen

    The Dark Side of the Screen
    av Foster Hirsch

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306817724

    A revised and updated edition of the definitive study of film noir- the most original genre of American cinema- with a new afterword by the author Since The Dark Side of the Screen first appeared over two decades ago, it has served as the essential…

  • Dangerous Muse

    Dangerous Muse
    av Nancy Schoenberger

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306811876

    You can see her dark-eyed beauty in photos by Walker Evans, and her bewitching figure in paintings by Lucian Freud. She is the mermaid of whom poet Robert Lowell writes in The Dolphin (and he was clutching her portrait when he died). She was Lady Ca…

  • 100,000 + Baby Names (Revised)

    100,000 + Baby Names (Revised)
    av Bruce Lansky

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306845246

    What's new about names? The new edition of 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky features the most up-to-date lists of names, trends, advice, and fascinating facts about names, including: Hundreds of newly popular names and variationsThe latest list o…

  • Sword and Scimitar

    Sword and Scimitar
    av Raymond Ibrahim

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306921421

    The West and Islam--the sword and the scimitar--have clashed since the mid-seventh century, when, according to Muslim tradition, the Byzantine emperor rejected Prophet Muhammad's order to abandon Christianity and convert to Islam, unleashing a centu…

  • Dawn of Infamy

    Dawn of Infamy
    av Stephen Harding

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825033

    On December 7, 1941, even as Japanese carrier-launched aircraft flew toward Pearl Harbor, a small American cargo ship chartered by the Army reported that it was under attack from a submarine halfway between Seattle and Honolulu. After that one crypt…

  • John Coltrane

    John Coltrane
    av Bill Cole

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306810626

    Here is the book that distinguished music critic Leonard Feather called a "brilliantly perceptive examination of the forces that shaped Coltrane's brief life." Illustrating the influence of African folklore and spirituality on Coltrane's work and so…

  • The Salem Witch Trials Reader

    The Salem Witch Trials Reader
    av Frances Hill

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306809460

    Against the backdrop of a Puritan theocracy threatened by change, in a population terrified not only of eternal damnation but of the earthly dangers of Indian massacres and recurrent smallpox epidemics, a small group of girls denounces a black slave…