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This Land that I Love: Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the Story of ...
John Shaw.
 
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781610392235
Daedalus Item Code: 61661
 
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My Favorite Martian: The Complete Series: Volume One
Russ Manning, Dan Spiegle & Mike Arens, illus. Paul S. Newman & Bob ...
 
Publisher: Hermes Press
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781932563795
Daedalus Item Code: 61826
 
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Mozart: A Life
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026371.  Daedalus Item Code: 61650
 
Franz Liszt once said that W.A. Mozart composed more bars than a trained copyist could write in a lifetime. Mozart's gift with orchestral instruments was also remarkable, as he mastered all of them ... (Read More)
 
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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War
Mark Harris.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204302.  Daedalus Item Code: 61557
 
The author of the New York Times Notable Book Pictures at a Revolution here tells the story of how Hollywood changed World War II—and how World War II changed Hollywood—through the ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare Basics for Grown-Ups: Everything You Need to Know About the Bard
E. Foley & B. Coates.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780147515360.  Daedalus Item Code: 61567
 
William Shakespeare was so prolific that even most scholars would welcome the occasional refresher course—and most of the rest of us haven't even a clue as to what a petard actually is. And so, for ... (Read More)
 
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Revolution in the Air: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1957–1973
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781613743362.  Daedalus Item Code: 61750
 
A leading expert on the life and work of Bob Dylan—most notably the author of the often-updated Dylan biography Behind the Shades—British music writer Clinton Heylin here begins his two-volume ... (Read More)
 
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Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin
David Ritz.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316196833.  Daedalus Item Code: 61656
 
(One of Rolling Stone's 10 Best Music Books of 2014) The golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher, Aretha Franklin was a gospel prodigy, as David Ritz tells us ... (Read More)
 
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The Future Was Fab: The Art of Mike Trim
Anthony Taylor, with Mike Trim. Richard Taylor, foreword.
Publisher: Hermes Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781932563825.  Daedalus Item Code: 61812
 
Fans of British science fiction television—Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90, UFO—will instantly recognize the work of designer and illustrator Mike Trim. Working with ... (Read More)
 
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A Windfall of Musicians: Hitler's Émigrés and Exiles in Southern California
Dorothy Lamb Crawford.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171235.  Daedalus Item Code: 61545
 
The intolerance of Adolph Hitler's regime toward modern classical music prompted many of Germany's greatest musicians to leave for the safety of America, where their influence would in many cases be ... (Read More)
 
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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy
Peter Gay.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393052053.  Daedalus Item Code: 61182
 
Beginning his epic study in the 1840s with Charles Baudelaire, whose lurid poetry scandalized French stalwarts, Peter Gay traces the revolutionary path of modernism from its Parisian origins to its ... (Read More)
 
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The Classic FM Hall of Fame: The Greatest Classical Music of All Time
Darren Henley, Sam Jackson & Tim Lihoreau. Lynn Hatzius, illus.
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907642173.  Daedalus Item Code: 61456
 
Whether your preference is for Antonio Vivaldi or Richard Wagner, Frédéric Chopin or Ennio Morricone, you'll find something to treasure in this compulsively readable guide to 300 classical music ... (Read More)
 
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Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Tom Doyle.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780804179140.  Daedalus Item Code: 61667
 
The product of a long series of interviews between Paul McCartney and Scottish rock journalist Tom Doyle, this book chronicles McCartney's decade-long effort to escape the shadow of his past, outrace ... (Read More)
 
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