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  • Lonely Boy

    Lonely Boy
    av Steve Jones

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306824814

    Ask anyone who knows about music and they'll tell you: without Steve Jones, punk rock would not exist. This is not hyperbole. The prototypical street-urchin-turned-Sex-Pistols-guitarist was the inspiration for and creator of the punk movement, which…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Here At The New Yorker

    Here At The New Yorker
    av Brendan Gill

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306808104

    For over sixty years Brendan Gill has been a contented inmate of the singular institution known as the New Yorker. This affectionate account of the magazine, long known as a home for congenital unemployables, is a celebration of its wards and attend…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sword and Scimitar

    Sword and Scimitar
    av Raymond Ibrahim

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306825552

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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'…

  • 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…

  • The Book of Drugs

    The Book of Drugs
    av Mike Doughty

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306818776

    Mike Doughty first came to prominence as the leader of the band Soul Coughing then did an abrupt sonic left turn, much to the surprise of his audience, transforming into a solo performer of stark, dusky, but strangely hopeful tunes. He battled addic…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Fallopian Rhapsody

    Fallopian Rhapsody
    av Jeanne Fury

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306874482

    In the late 80s, three self-described "total freak" high school girls from Brooklyn found salvation in the sisterhood of friendship, refuge in the East Village. Soon after graduation, The Lunachicks signed with Blast First Records; Kim Gordon and Th…

  • 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…

  • Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition

    Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition
    av H.G, Bissinger

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306824203

    The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated 's best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa,the winningest h…

  • Jazz From The Beginning

    Jazz From The Beginning
    av Garvin Bushell

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306808487

    Jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bassoonist Garvin Bushell (1902-1991) performed with many of the twentieth century's greatest jazz musicians,from Fletcher Henderson, Fats Waller, and Cab Calloway to Eric Dolphy, Gil Evans, and John Coltrane,durin…

  • Exile on Main Street

    Exile on Main Street
    av Robert Greenfield

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306815638

    Recorded during the blazing hot summer of 1971 at Villa Nellcôte, Keith Richards's seaside mansion in southern France, Exile on Main Street has been hailed as one of the greatest rock records of all time. Yet its improbable creation was difficult, t…

  • Empty Without You

    Empty Without You
    av Rodger Streitmatter

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306809989

    In 1978, more than 3,500 letters written over a thirty-year friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok were discovered by archivists. Although the most explicit letters had been burned (Lorena told Eleanor's daughter, "Your mother wasn't…

  • The Quotable Hitchens

    The Quotable Hitchens
    av Windsor Mann

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306819582

    Over the past few decades, the bestselling author of Hitch-22 has crisscrossed the globe debating religious scholars, Catholic clergy, rabbis, and devout Christians on the existence of God- appearances that have attracted thousands of people on both…

  • 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…

  • Dragon's Jaw

    Dragon's Jaw
    av Barrett Tillman

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306903458

    Every war has its "bridge"--Old North Bridge at Concord, Burnside's Bridge at Antietam, the railway bridge over Burma's River Kwai, the bridge over Germany's Rhine River at Remagen, and the bridges over Korea's Toko Ri. In Vietnam it was the bridge…

  • The Writings Of A Savage

    The Writings Of A Savage
    av Paul Gauguin

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306807008

    The life of Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), who abandoned his wife, five children, and a successful career as a stockbroker to paint in poverty in exotic Tahiti, is one of the legendary tales of the art world. Today he is recognized as a highly influentia…

  • 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…

  • Teach Your Own

    Teach Your Own
    av John Holt

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738206943

    Today more than one and a half million children are being taught at home by their own parents. In this expanded edition of the book that helped launch the whole movement, Pat Farenga has distilled John Holt's timeless understanding of the ways child…

  • A Higher Standard

    A Higher Standard
    av Ann Dunwoody

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738217796

    On June 23, 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody as a four-star general in the US Army,the first time a woman had ever achieved that rank. The news generated excitement around the world. Now retired after nearly four decades in the…

  • The Jazz Life

    The Jazz Life
    av Nat Hentoff

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306800887

    The last few years have witnessed an enormous resurgence in the popularity of jazz, after some lean times in the sixties when many potential jazz fans turned to rock. Now the pendulum is on the backswing, and vintage and modern jazz as well as "jazz…

  • The Tradition Of The New

    The Tradition Of The New
    av Harold Rosenberg

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306805967

    Harold Rosenberg was undoubtedly the most important American art critic of the twentieth century. It was he who first coined the term "Action Painters" to refer to the American Abstract Expressionists such as Pollock, Kline, and de Kooning. Rosenber…

  • The Apocalypse Now Book

    The Apocalypse Now Book
    av Peter Cowie

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306810466

    The movie took years to be filmed and edited, and was the subject of endless stories, rumors, and speculation. At a screening at Cannes in May 1979, Francis Ford Coppola said simply, "There wasn't a truthful thing written about [the film] in four ye…

  • I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To

    I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To
    av Loni Love

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306873720

    An inspiring, hilarious memoir about learning to resist the pressures of conformity, love yourself for who you are, and unlock your true potential. Now cohost of Fox's The Real and SiriusXM's Caf? Mocha, Loni Love hasn't taken the typical path to be…

  • I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To

    I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To
    av Loni Love

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306873737

    An inspiring, hilarious memoir about learning to resist the pressures of conformity, love yourself for who you are, embrace your flaws, and unlock your true potential. Now cohost of Fox's The Real and SiriusXM's Café Mocha, Loni Love hasn't taken th…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Queen's Throat

    Queen's Throat
    av Wayne Koestenbaum

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306810084

    This passionate love letter to opera, lavishly praised and nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award when it was first published, is now firmly established as a cult classic. In a learned, moving, and sparklingly witty melange of criticism,…

  • 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…

  • Fury On Earth

    Fury On Earth
    av Myron Sharaf

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306805752

    Argues that most forms of therapy practised today include some idea that Wilhelm Reich pioneered. This biography - written by a former patient, student and assistant of Reich - reveals how the same "life functionalism" that Reich studied brought him…

  • The Dark Stuff

    The Dark Stuff
    av Iggy Pop

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306811821

    A smart, scathing look at the most hell-bent performers of our time: Here are profiles of everyone you'd expect (and a few you wouldn't)-Brian Wilson, Miles Davis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Sid Vicious, and Kurt Cobain. "Kent matters because he…

  • The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia

    The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia
    av Carl Von Clausewitz

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306806506

    On June 23, 1812, Napoleon's Grande Armée, over 500,000 men strong, poured over the Russian border. An equally massive Russian army faced them. The ensuing campaign was a catastrophe for Napoleon. Although the battle of Borodino, which resulted in h…

  • American Music Is

    American Music Is
    av Nat Hentoff

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306813511

    Writing in a passionate and streetwise style all his own, Nat Hentoff transports us into the diverse worlds of musicians that hold one thing in common: America. In over sixty pieces Hentoff has assembled a mosaic that creates a vivid picture of the…

  • A Modern Man

    A Modern Man

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306827099

    It is impossible to talk about 20th century comedy without discussing George Carlin. Named the 2nd greatest standup of the 20th century by both Comedy Central and Rolling Stone, Carlin garnered multiple gold records, 4 Grammys, 6 Emmy nominations, a…

  • Marine Corps Book Of Lists

    Marine Corps Book Of Lists
    av Albert Nofi

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780938289890

    The United States Marine Corps is America's best-known military unit, and perhaps the most famous in the world. It is the nation's oldest unit, as far as recognition by Congress goes, and has been almost continually engaged in active operations for…