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Designing for the Greater Good: The Best of Non-Profit and Cause-Related Marketing and Nonprofit Design

by Peleg Top & Jonathan Cleveland HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

This first-ever book of its kind, Designing for the Greater Good, features hundreds of illustrated examples of the best nonprofit and cause-related design worldwide, plus 24 inspiring case studies and insights...


Bon Jovi

by Bon Jovi HarperCollins e-books (May 10, 2011)

The first-ever official Bon Jovi book celebrates the band’s 25th anniversary with previously untold stories straight from Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, David Bryan, and Tico Torres, and never-before-seen photographs...


33 Revolutions per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day

by Dorian Lynskey HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

Dorian Lynskey is one of the most prominent music critics writing today. With 33 Revolutions Per Minute, he offers an engrossing, insightful, and wonderfully researched history of protest music in the twentieth...


Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey

by Peter Guralnick, Robert Santelli & Holly George-Warren HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

A companion to the groundbreaking PBS documentary series, this volume is a unique and timeless celebration of the blues, from writers and artists as esteemed and revered as the music that moved them.

Included...


Lee Krasner: A Biography

by Gail Levin HarperCollins e-books (March 22, 2011)

Perhaps best known as the long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner is now, finally, being recognized as one of the 20th century’s modernist masters. In Lee Krasner, author Gail Levin gives us an...


Glaring Through Oblivion

by Serj Tankian & Roger Kupelian HarperCollins e-books (March 22, 2011)

In this strikingly illustrated book of original poetry, System of a Down fans gain an intimate glimpse into the soul of the band's frontman, Serj Tankian. For fans stirred by the cerebral lyrics of SOAD albums...


America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy

by Suzanne Loebl HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

From literary polymath Suzanne Loebl (the author of ten books, most recently the acclaimed America’s Art Museums) comes the captivating, first-of-its kind exploration into the philanthropic and cultural legacy...


Mellencamp: Paintings and Reflections

by John Mellencamp HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

John Mellencamp is one if the true Renaissance men of popular music. In the public spotlight for over twenty-five years, with a string of number one hits and multiplatinum records side to his artistic talent...


Satiristas: Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians

by Paul Provenza & Dan Dion HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

Featuring our greatest comedic minds on the nature of humor, its relevance in society—and why sometimes you just need a good dirty joke to cleanse the palate—Satiristas is a hilarious multi-voiced manifesto...


The Kennedys

by Richard Avedon & Shannon Thomas Perich HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

In the early 1960s, Richard Avedon was commissioned by Harper's Bazaar to create Observations, a column that consisted of a series of nine photographic essays. The subject of the first essay was John F. Kennedy...


The Word Made Flesh

by Eva Talmadge & Justin Taylor HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

A beautifully packaged full-color collection of literary tattoos and short personal essays, The Word Made Flesh is an intimate but anonymous confessional book, in the vein of thought-provoking anthologies like...


Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting

by Robert McKee HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane...


Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made

by Roy Blount, Jr. HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

Bestselling author Roy Blount Jr. tells the story of theclassic Marx Brothers wartime satire Duck Soup. As always, Blount isinformed yet informal, tongue-in-cheek yet tempered, providing the perfectvoice to...


Match Prints

by Timothy White & Jim Marshall HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

Match Prints is a visual and editorial dialogue between two important photographers and longtime friends. Over the course of their twenty-year friendship, Jim Marshall and Timothy White discovered that their...


Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal

by Ian Christe HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

The definitive history of the first 30 years of heavy metal, containing over 100 interviews with members of Black Sabbath, Metallica, Judas Priest, Twisted Sister, Slipknot, Kiss, Megadeth, Public Enemy, Napalm...


House, M.D.: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama

by Ian Jackman & Hugh Laurie HarperCollins e-books (August 17, 2010)

The first authorized companion to the Emmy Award-winning medical drama House, M.D., starring Hugh Laurie, House M.D: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama features full backstage access to the cast and...


You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup

by Peter Doggett HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

“Peter Doggett’s book about the Beatles’ split is a real page-turner.” — Annie Lennox

“Enthralling… Impossible to put down.” — The Independent

Acclaimed journalist Peter Doggett recounts the...


Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater, with Some Thoughts on Muses (Especially Helga Testorf), Transgender W

by William T. Vollmann HarperCollins e-books (May 04, 2010)

“Intrepid journalist and novelist William T. Vollman’s colossal body of work stands unsurpassed for its range, moral imperative, and artistry.”

Booklist

 

William T. Vollmann, the National Book Award–winning...


Hollywood Jock: 365 Days, Four Screenplays, Three TV Pitches, Two Kids, and One Wife Who's Ready to Pull the Plug

by Rob Ryder HarperCollins e-books (March 02, 2010)

Rob Ryder made that pledge to his wife, and he was determined to stick to it. As technical consultant on blockbuster sports films, he had seen up close how the film business works and what kind of chaos can,...


Tales from the Script: 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories

by Peter Hanson & Paul Robert Herman HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

Tales from the Script gathers notable veterans of the screen wars who demonstrate the basic truth of our adventures in Movieland: Writing is the easy part.” — John Sayles, writer/director of Lone Star...


The Violin Maker: A Search for the Secrets of Craftsmanship, Sound, and Stradivari

by John Marchese HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

How does a simple piece of wood become a violin, the king of instruments? Watch and find out as Eugene Drucker, a member of the world–renowned Emerson String Quartet, commissions Sam Zygmuntowicz, a Brooklyn...


AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll

by Murray Engleheart & Arnaud Durieux HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Over three decades and more than 150 million albums, AC/DC has established itself as much more than just a great rock band. For millions of fans spanning several generations across the world, they are an ear-bleedingly...


Parental Advisory

by Eric D. Nuzum HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Music Your Parents Never Wanted You To Hear

Believe it or not, music censorship in America did not begin with Tipper Gore's horrified reaction to her daughter's Prince...


Why AC/DC Matters

by Anthony Bozza HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Australian rock giants AC/DC have sold more records in the U.S. than Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, and than the Rolling Stones, yet have always been undervalued and unappreciated by mainstream...


The Portland Vase

by Robin Brooks HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with it.Made before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is...


High Steel

by Jim Rasenberger HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A powerful first-hand account of the many generations and ethnic groups of men who have built America's skyscrapers.

From the early days of steel construction in Chicago, through the great boom years of New York...


Madonna: Like an Icon

by Lucy O'Brien HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Material Girl . . . Immaculate sexpot . . . Superstar . . . Mother . . . Kabbalah enthusiast . . . For three decades she has defied categorization. . . . She remains one of our greatest living pop icons.

Here...


Screen Plays

by David S. Cohen HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this fascinating survey of contemporary screen craft, David Cohen of Script and Variety magazines leads readers down the long and harrowing road every screenplay takes from idea to script to screen. In interviews...


Meet the Beatles

by Steven D. Stark HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Rob Sheffield, the Rolling Stone columnist and bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, offers an entertaining, unconventional look at the most popular band in history, the Beatles, exploring what they mean...


The Forger's Spell

by Edward Dolnick HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

As riveting as a World War II thriller, The Forger's Spell is the true story of three men and an extraordinary deception: the revered artist Johannes Vermeer; the small-time Dutch painter who dared to impersonate...


Season Finale

by Susanne Daniels & Cynthia Littleton HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the mid-1990s, two major Hollywood studios, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures, each launched their own broadcast television network with the hope of becoming the fifth major player in an industry long dominated...


Stairway To Heaven: Led Zeppelin Uncensored

by Richard Cole HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

No one knew Led Zeppelin like Richard Cole. The band's tour manager for more than a decade, Cole was there when they burst onto the music scene, achieved cult status, cut platinum records, and transformed popular...


Shooting to Kill

by Christine Vachon HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Complete with behind-the-scenes diary entries from the set of Vachon's best-known fillms, Shooting to Kill offers all the satisfaction of an intimate memoir from the frontlines of independent filmmakins, from...


The Genius in the Design

by Jake Morrissey HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met as contemporaries...


The Early Years

by Tom Waits HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Known for his growling vocals and for the distinct poetry of his lyrics, Tom Waits has amassed over the course of three decades a devoted cult following. The Early Years collects the lyrics—formative and classic—from...


Causing a Scene

by Charlie Todd & Alex Scordelis HarperCollins e-books (May 19, 2009)

A fake U2 concert. A deranged hypnotist.

A book signing by a dead author.

Welcome to the wild world of Improv Everywhere.

From the infamous No Pants! Subway Ride to the legendary Grand Central Freeze, Improv Everywhere...


The Boy Who Cried Freebird

by Mitch Myers HarperCollins e-books (July 08, 2008)

Wedding the American oral storytelling tradition with progressive music journalism, Mitch Myers' The Boy Who Cried Freebird is a treatise on the popular music culture of the twentieth century. Trenchant, insightful,...


The Big Book of Bags, Tags, and Labels

by Cristian Campos HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

Bag, tag, and label design is critical in the world of marketing and sales, yet can be challenging to execute successfully. The Big Book of Bags, Tags and Labels is a unique visual collection featuring work...


The Lives of the Muses

by Francine Prose HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

All loved, and were loved by, their artists, and inspired them with an intensity of emotion akin to Eros.

In a brilliant, wry, and provocative book, National Book Award finalist Francine Prose explores the complex...


Beatles

by Maxwell Mackenzie HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

John, Paul, George and Ringo still rule! The music of the most important and popular group ever fills the airwaves to this day, winning a new generation of fans to the fold almost thirty years after the quartet...


Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only

by Patrick McGilligan HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Oscar Micheaux was the Jackie Robinson of film, the black D. W. Griffith: a bigger-than-life American folk hero whose important life story is nearly forgotten today. Now, in a feat of historical investigation...


My Appetite for Destruction: Sex, and Drugs, and Guns N' Roses

by Steven Adler & Lawrence J. Spagnola HarperCollins e-books (July 27, 2010)

From Steven Adler, the original drummer for Guns N’ Roses, comes My Appetite for Destruction, the inside story of GNR. Offering a different perspective from the bestselling Slash, Adler chronicles his life...


The Works of John Leguizamo

by John Leguizamo HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

John Leguizamo's smash–hit one–man shows have been acclaimed by critics and fans alike. In this new Harper Paperback edition, all four shows are compiled into one phenomenally entertaining volume.

Mambo...


Pimps, Hos, Playa Hatas, and All the Rest of My Hollywood Friends

by John Leguizamo HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Fans of John Leguizamo's smash-hit one-man shows (Mambo Mouth, Spic-o-rama, Freak, and Sexaholix) have already gotten a glimpse into his life, but this book tells the whole story, carrying readers along on a...


The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft

by Ulrich Boser HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

“Boser cracks the cold case of the art world’s greatest unsolved mystery.”

Vanity Fair

 

“The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft,” The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser is a fascinating...


Artists in Exile

by Joseph Horowitz HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

During the first half of the twentieth century—decades of war and revolution in Europe—an "intellectual migration" relocated thousands of artists and thinkers to the United States, including some of Europe's...


Universe of Stone

by Philip Ball HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries—and...


Everybody Hurts

by Trevor Kelley & Leslie Simon HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

What is emo? For starters it's a form of melodic, confessional, or EMOtional punk rock. But emo is more than a genre of music–it's the defining counterculture movement of the '00s. EVERYBODY HURTS is a reference...


The Hit Charade

by Tyler Gray HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Without Lou Pearlman, there would have been no Backstreet Boys, no *NSYNC, and possibly no Justin Timberlake. In the late 1990s, Pearlman's boy bands ushered out guitar-and-angst-driven grunge music, and *NSYNC...


Songs Sung Red, White, and Blue

by Ace Collins HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Throughout our nation's history, patriotic songs have lifted our spirits during hard times and brought us closer to our heritage and to each other. Behind these "songs sung red, white, and blue" are unforgettable...