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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington
Terry Teachout.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407491.  Daedalus Item Code: 43104
 
The author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, as well as a cultural critic, playwright, and musician, Terry Teachout offers this major biography of a singular musical figure. Edward Kennedy ... (Read More)
 
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An A–Z of Hellraisers: A Comprehensive Compendium of Outrageous Insobriety
Robert Sellers.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848092464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43279
 
From Alexander the Great—whose drunken revelries once ended with the destruction of an entire city—to W.C. Fields, who passed critical judgment on a brass band by urinating over them from a hotel ... (Read More)
 
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All Available Light: A Marilyn Monroe Reader
Yona Zeldis McDonough, ed.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684873923.  Daedalus Item Code: 32266
 
No star in any medium has affected the world more deeply or enduringly than Marilyn Monroe, avers Yona Zeldis McDonough. "When she was there—on screen, or in person—it became almost impossible to pay ... (Read More)
 
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Always Been There: Rosanne Cash, the List, and the Spirit of Southern Music
Michael Streissguth.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306819179.  Daedalus Item Code: 43397
 
"Author and music journalist [Michael] Streissguth, having already written a biography of Johnny Cash, joined Johnny's daughter Rosanne to document the creation of an album (and tour) that in many ... (Read More)
 
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Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
Jennifer Homans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812968743.  Daedalus Item Code: 43489
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2010) A ballerina dancing The Sleeping Beauty today is a link in a long chain of dancers stretching back to 16th-century ... (Read More)
 
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Bach's St. Matthew Passion: A Closer Look: Magnum Opus Series
Victor Lederer. Robert Levine, series editor.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780826429407.  Daedalus Item Code: 42567
 
One of the cornerstones of western music, J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion is a musical rendering of the betrayal, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Technically sophisticated and ... (Read More)
 
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Bob Dylan: The Brazil Series
John Elderfield & Kasper Monrad.
Publisher: Prestel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783791350981.  Daedalus Item Code: 32810
 
Bob Dylan has been a prolific graphic artist since the 1960s, and his graphic art is marked by the same constant drive for renewal that characterizes his music—constantly experimenting and testing ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to James Bond: How 007 Changed the World
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446285.  Daedalus Item Code: 43402
 
His creator Ian Fleming, himself no stranger to espionage, called James Bond "a pillow fantasy of an adolescent mind." Bond was the embodiment of suave, hedonistic wish-fulfillment in the gray ... (Read More)
 
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Charlie Chaplin
Nick Yapp.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781873913345.  Daedalus Item Code: 41641
 
By 1915 Charles Chaplin had become one of the most famous entertainers in the world, and as an actor, director, and producer his film career would prove to be one of the most influential in the ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Rising Sun: The Journey of an American Song
Ted Anthony.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743278980.  Daedalus Item Code: 23209
 
Heard all around the world in various forms, "House of the Rising Sun" has been recorded by hundreds of artists—Associated Press journalist Ted Anthony has interviewed a number of them himself. But ... (Read More)
 
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The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era
Jessica Fellowes & Matthew Sturgis. Julian Fellowes, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007453252.  Daedalus Item Code: 36156
 
Naturally following The World of Downton Abbey, this gorgeously illustrated volume is a companion to the third season of the Emmy-winning, utterly addictive series from PBS's ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey and Passions
Quincy Jones. Maya Angelou, preface. Clint Eastwood, foreword. Bono, intro. Sidney Poitier, afterword.
Publisher: Insight.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933784670.  Daedalus Item Code: 13529
 
This entertaining, heavily illustrated tribute to the unparalleled career of musician, composer, arranger, and producer Quincy Jones explores his wide-ranging virtuosity and his prolific contribution ... (Read More)
 
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