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Crusoe, the Worldly Wiener Dog

by Ryan Beauchesne St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2018)

The New York Times bestselling, popular blogger, internet sensation Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund returns with a beautiful and whimsical book full of heartwarming and goofy photographs of his around the world...


Fryderyk Chopin

by Dr. Alan Walker Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2018)

A landmark biography of the Polish composer by a leading authority on Chopin and his time

Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris, London, New York,...


English Cathedrals: England’s magnificent cathedrals and abbeys (Collins Little Books)

by Historic Uk Collins (October 04, 2018)

A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.

Historical background and architectural details for...


Mad Scenes and Exit Arias

by Heidi Waleson Henry Holt and Co. (October 02, 2018)

From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went bankrupt—and what it means for the future of the arts

In October 2013, the arts world...


The Burn (Cook)Book

by Jonathan Bennett & Nikki Martin Grand Central Publishing (October 02, 2018)

The ultimate, unofficial Mean Girls cookbook.

Kalteen Bars. Gretchen's Wieners. Fetch-uccine Alfredo. You Go Glen (Hot) Cocoa. Ms. Norberry Pie. Just Stab Caesar Salad. Is Mac and Cheese a Carb? Face Smells Like...


Let the Good Times Roll

by Kenney Jones St. Martin's Press (September 25, 2018)

The long-awaited memoir of the legendary drummer's life and times in the bands Small Faces, Faces, and The Who.

From the Mod revolution and the British Invasion of the 1960s, through the psychedelic era of the...


What We Keep

by Bill Shapiro Running Press (September 25, 2018)

Everyone has that one object that holds deep meaning--some relic that speaks to our past, that carries a remarkable story. What We Keep will reveal the secret lives of objects--and the small, emotional moments...


Gordon Stretton, Black British Transoceanic Jazz Pioneer

by Michael Brocken & Jeff Daniels Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This extensively researched text concerning the life and career of Liverpool-born Black jazz musician Gordon Stretton not only contributes to the important debate concerning the transoceanic pathways of jazz...


So You Want to Sing the Blues

by Eli Yamin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2018)

So You Want to Sing the Blues shines a light on the history and vibrant modern life of blues song. Eli Yamin explores those essential elements that make the blues sound authentic and guides readers of all backgrounds...


The Essential Films of Ingrid Bergman

by Constantine Santas & James M. Wilson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2018)

Ingrid Bergman was not only an incomparable beauty but one of the finest actresses of cinema’s Golden Age. She made her start in modest productions in Sweden before Hollywood beckoned and soon became one of...


Hugs from Obama

by M. Sweeney St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2018)

A photographic celebration of Obama’s warmth and compassion

America needs a hug from Obama now more than ever, and this beautiful collection of photographs and quotations showcases President Obama’s wit,...


The Times on Cinema

by Brian Pendreigh The History Press (September 03, 2018)

The Times on Cinema opens The Times’ and the Sunday Times’ vast archives of reviews and coverage of Hollywood’s most treasured films. Featuring many of cinema’s most revered critics, including Philip...


Camera Trapping Guide

by Janet Pesaturo Stackpole Books (September 01, 2018)

Using a specially made, inexpensive and rugged heat-detecting camera, you can view wildlife up close. Camera Trapping Guide gives you the trapping techniques and knowledge of animal behaviors so you can get...


Olivia de Havilland and the Golden Age of Hollywood

by Ellis Amburn Lyons Press (September 01, 2018)

This is classic Hollywood history as told through the life and career of one of its most

iconic actresses. The book benefits tremendously from the author's meeting with Olivia de Havilland after he was assigned...


Been So Long

by Jorma Kaukonen & Grace Slick St. Martin's Press (August 28, 2018)

"A modern parable." —from the foreword by Grace Slick

“Jorma Kaukonen is a force in American music, equally adept at fingerpicked acoustic folk and blues as he is at wailing on an electric.” – Acoustic...


Jarmila Novotná

by Jarmila Novotná, William V. Madison & Brian Kellow The University Press of Kentucky (August 16, 2018)

A legendary beauty, hailed as one of the greatest singing actors of her time, Jarmila Novotná (1907--1994) was an internationally known opera soprano from the former Czechoslovakia. Best known for her performances...


Black Music Matters

by Ed Sarath Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Black Music Matters: Jazz and the Transformation of Music Studies is one of the first books to promote the reform of music studies with a centralized presence of jazz and black music to ground American musicians...


The Legacy of Tanzanian Musicians Muhidin Gurumo and Hassan Bitchuka

by Frank Gunderson & Hassan Rehani Bitchuka Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

Muhidin Maalim Gurumo and Hassan Rehani Bitchuka are two of Tanzania’s most well-known singers in the popular music genre known as muziki wa dansi (literally, 'music for dancing'), a variation of the Cuban-based...


Experiencing Latin American Music

by Carol A. Hess University of California Press (August 10, 2018)

In Experiencing Latin American Music, Carol A. Hess offers a new approach to human experience as a point of departure for musical understanding. Students explore topics such as music and identity, music and...


Two by Two

by Eve Babitz Simon & Schuster (August 07, 2018)

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Philistines at the Hedgerow

by Steven Gaines Little, Brown and Company (August 07, 2018)

Bestselling author Steven Gaines's "richly entertaining" (People) and juicy social history of the Hamptons.

As one of America's most fabled communities--long a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very rich,...


Devil's Mile

by Alice Sparberg Alexiou St. Martin's Press (July 24, 2018)

The New York Times Book Review: "Alexiou guides us through this checkered history with gusto."

Kevin Baker, author of The Big Crowd: "Devil's Mile is a terrific read. Alice Sparberg Alexiou knows her history,...


Wanna Bet?

by Artie Lange & Anthony Bozza St. Martin's Press (July 17, 2018)

"Lange’s entertaining book makes it clear that, no matter how wild and risky his lifestyle may be, he takes comedy more seriously than anything else." —Publishers Weekly

When Artie Lange's first book, the...


Experiencing Herbie Hancock

by Eric Wendell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

The musical output of pianist and composer Herbie Hancock is a design rarely seen in jazz; a child prodigy working their way up the ranks to elder statesman and influencing an entire generation of musicians...


The Arts of Cinema

by Martin Seel & Kizer S. Walker Cornell University Press (July 15, 2018)

In The Arts of Cinema, Martin Seel explores film’s connections to the other arts and the qualities that distinguishe it from them. In nine concise and elegantly written chapters, he explores the cinema’s...


Just a Shot Away

by Saul Austerlitz St. Martin's Press (July 10, 2018)

“The most blisteringly impassioned music book of the season.” —New York Times Book Review

A thrilling account of the Altamont Festival—and the dark side of the ‘60s.

If Woodstock tied the ideals of the...


Open Concept Apartments

by Francesc Zamora Harper Design (July 03, 2018)

The ultimate resource for modern apartment design and renovation, featuring hundreds of creative ideas from around the world, curated by the author of Open Concept Houses and the 150 Best design series.

With...


A&R Pioneers

by Brian Ward & Patrick Huber Vanderbilt Univ Press - Country Music Foundation P (June 26, 2018)

A&R Pioneers offers the first comprehensive account of the diverse group of men and women who pioneered artists-and-repertoire (A&R) work in the early US recording industry. In the process, they helped create...


The American Piano Concerto Compendium

by William Phemister Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 20, 2018)

The second edition of William Phemister’s The American Piano Concerto Compendium reveals to professional and amateurs pianists alike a vast collection of available compositions by American composers. Analysis...


AutoCAD Pocket Reference

by Cheryl R. Shrock & Steve Heather Industrial Press, Inc. (June 19, 2018)

Everyone needs a refresher sometimes. The 8th edition of the AutoCAD® Pocket Reference provides easy access to everyday information needed by AutoCAD users, including concepts, how-to, and fundamental commands. ...


Experiencing Jewish Music in America

by Tina Frühauf Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 13, 2018)

Experiencing Jewish Music in America: A Listener's Companion offers an easy-to-read and new perspective on the remarkably diverse landscape that comprises Jewish music in the United States. This much-needed...


Siren Song

by Seymour Stein & Gareth Murphy St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

The autobiography of America’s greatest living record man: the founder of Sire Records and spotter of rock talent from the Ramones to Madonna.

Seymour Stein is America's greatest living record man. Not only...


Television Series of the 1990s

by Vincent Terrace Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 07, 2018)

In the 1990s the big three networks were being challenged by upstarts FOX and the WB for viewer loyalty. Alongside must-see stalwarts like Frasier, Friends, and Seinfeld, the new networks introduced pop culture...


Complete Vocal Fitness

by Claudia Friedlander Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 05, 2018)

Complete Vocal Fitness: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics is a primer on sport-specific training for vocal athletes. Elite athletes apply cutting-edge research in movement and...


Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous

by Christopher Bonanos Henry Holt and Co. (June 05, 2018)

The first comprehensive biography of Weegee—photographer, “psychic,” ultimate New Yorker—from Christopher Bonanos, author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid.

Arthur Fellig’s ability to arrive at a crime...


How to Play Ukulele

by Dan Scanlan Adams Media (June 05, 2018)

Learn to play the ukulele with this beginner’s guide that features information about basic techniques, tools, and music knowledge.

What do George Clooney, Zooey Deschanel, Ryan Gosling and James Franco all...


100 Best-selling Albums of the 90s

by Peter Dodd, Justin Cawthorne, Chris Barrett & Dan Auty Thunder Bay Press (June 05, 2018)

Find your nirvana in this list of best-selling albums of the 1990s.

The music scene got a bit grungier in the 1990s, but these Top 100 albums wrapped up the 20th century with a big finish. From the Dixie Chicks...


Sex and the City and Us

by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong Simon & Schuster (June 05, 2018)

By the bestselling author of Seinfeldia, a fascinating retrospective of the iconic and award-winning television series, Sex and the City, to coincide with the show’s twentieth anniversary.

This is the story...


Take You Wherever You Go

by Kenny Leon & Samuel L. Jackson Grand Central Publishing (June 05, 2018)

Starting from humble beginnings under his grandmother's care, Leon takes us to unexpected places in his ascent to the top from the house off the dirt road without electricity in rural Florida to being the first...


Rock and Roll Explorer Guide to New York City

by Crispin Kott, Mike Katz & Legs McNeil Globe Pequot Press (June 01, 2018)

From the churches and street corners of Harlem and The Bronx to the underground clubs of the East Village, New York City has been a musical mecca for generations, and Rock & Roll Explorer Guide to New York City...


Jean-Baptiste-Pierre LeBrun

by Bette W. Oliver Hamilton Books (June 01, 2018)

Jean-Baptiste Pierre LeBrun's life was marked by his intense interest in art, first as an artist, and then from 1770 until his death in 1813, as an art dealer/connoisseur and as a participant in the transformation...


Paintings of Portland

by Carl Little & David Little Down East Books (June 01, 2018)

The city of Portland and its surroundings, including the islands of Casco Bay, have inspired a wide range of art over the past 200 years. The “city by the sea,” as Longfellow famously called it, has been...


The Collins Guide To Opera And Operetta

by Michael White & Elaine Henderson Collins (May 31, 2018)

Originally published in 1997, Collins Opera & Operetta is an invaluable guide to this fascinating but sometimes misunderstood art form, presenting essential information on over 180 major operas and operettas...


Frontier Women and Their Art

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2018)

While often less celebrated than their male counterparts, women have been vital contributors to the arts for centuries. Works by women of the frontier represent treasured accomplishments of American culture...


The Contemporary Piano

by Alan Shockley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 30, 2018)

With Contemporary Piano: A Performer and Composer’s Guide to Techniques and Resources, Alan Shockley provides a comprehensive resource for composers writing music that uses extended techniques for the piano,...


Doctor Who: Who-ology Regenerated Edition: The Official Miscellany

by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright Harper Design (May 29, 2018)

How many planets has the TARDIS visited?

Can you name the Doctor’s favorite Gallifreyan bedtime stories?

What’s the best way to defeat a Sontaran?

Put your Time Lord knowledge to the test with an extraordinary...


Planet Funny

by Ken Jennings Scribner (May 29, 2018)

From the brilliantly witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings, a history of humor—from fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets all the way up to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memes—that...


Compositional Choices and Meaning in the Vocal Music of J. S. Bach

by Reginald L. Sanders, Mark A. Peters, Robert L. Marshall & Eric Chafe et al. Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

Compositional Choices and Meaning in the Vocal Music of J. S. Bach collects seventeen essays by leading Bach scholars. The authors each address in some way such questions of meaning in J. S. Bach’s vocal compositions—including...


The Essential James Garner

by Stephen H. Ryan & Paul J. Ryan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 25, 2018)

Since his television debut in the mid-1950s, James Garner entertained millions of fans on screens both big and small. From supporting roles in memorable films like Sayonara and The Notebook to leading roles...


Life Drawing on the iPad

by Julian Vilarrubi Crowood (May 21, 2018)

Artists have always looked for new ways of making images and today's technology offers a whole range of exciting possibilities. This practical book shows you how an Apple iPad and stylus can transform the way...