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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Paul Kildea

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Social & cultural history

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Chopin's Piano begins in November 1838, when George Sand, her children and Frederick Chopin took a boat to Majorca for the... [more]

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Mad as Hell and Back: A Silver Jubilee of Sketches

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Mad as Hell and Back: A Silver Jubilee of Sketches

Shaun Micallef, Gary McCaffrie

Television scripts & screenplays; Fiction & Literature; TV tie-in humour; Advocate - Today's World

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For old and new fans alike, this is the definitive collection of work from Australian comedy legend Shaun Micallef and his... [more]

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State of the Union: A Marriage in Ten Parts

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State of the Union: A Marriage in Ten Parts

Nick Hornby

Film movie scripts & screenplays; Fiction & Literature

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Tom and Louise meet in the pub opposite their counsellor's office ten minutes before their session is about to start. Their... [more]

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

Christopher Lawrence

Music; Western "classical" music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); 20th century & contemporary classical music; Popular culture

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Love-crazed geniuses, a killer soundtrack and a garnish of imagined pillow talk - here are the real love stories of the great... [more]

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Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

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Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

Neil Gaiman

Television scripts & screenplays; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction-related items

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A glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens, soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the... [more]

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and...

Rosemary Overell

Music; Music: styles & genres; Popular culture

Hardback

An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations,... [more]

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Hit Brands: How Music Builds Value for the World's Smartest Brands

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Hit Brands: How Music Builds Value for the World's Smartest Brands

Daniel Jackson, Richard Jankovich, Eric Sheinkop

Music; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

Hardback

Companies and agencies spend vast amounts of money to advertise and brand products and music has been an important part of... [more]

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Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman

Pam Cook (University of Southampton, UK)

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema

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Pam Cook's study of the star persona of Nicole Kidman traces Kidman's career trajectory through an examination of her (sometimes... [more]

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Dark Eye: The Essential David Fincher

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Dark Eye: The Essential David Fincher

James Swallow

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: general

Paperback

Fincher is young, talented and something of a troublemaker, but with the skill to pick winners. The Essential David Fincher... [more]

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100 Ideas that Changed Film

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100 Ideas that Changed Film

David Parkinson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

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Chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. This title discusses the milestones that... [more]

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The Secret Life of the Movies

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The Secret Life of the Movies

Simon Brew

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Film movie guides & reviews; Film & movie: styles & genres; Film movie production: technical skills

Paperback

Hidden motifs, references, background details, set design, cameos, crossovers, inspirations and oddities in the history of... [more]

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business...

Mick Houghton

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

In 1980, Houghton set up his own PR company, Brassneck Publicity, and for the next 20 years the list of his charges reads... [more]

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

Cate Haste

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

The life of an extraordinary artist and intellect: the composer, author and socialite Alma Mahler, whose life spanned one... [more]

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

Ben Folds

Music; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable... [more]

$35.00

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and... [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

Anne Edwards

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards... [more]

$39.99

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The Beatles Book

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The Beatles Book

Hunter Davies

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Paperback

Hunter Davies, the only ever authorised biographer of the group, has produced the essential Beatles guide. Divided into four... [more]

$32.99

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Something to Believe In

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Something to Believe In

Andrew Stafford

Music; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A memoir of music, madness and love from the author of the cult classic... [more]

$32.95

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Oriental martial arts

Paperback

The first authoritative biography of film star Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between... [more]

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

Paperback

The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

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Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

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Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock...

Steven Rawle, Kevin Donnelly

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Paperback

A compelling collection that looks at one of the most famed director-composer collaborations in film history. -- . [more]

$51.99

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Dancing under the Southern Skies: A History of Ballet in Australia

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Dancing under the Southern Skies: A History of Ballet in Australia

Valerie Lawson

Theatre Studies; Ballet

Paperback

With its vivid narrative, Valerie Lawson's Dancing Under the Southern Skies goes far beyond what audiences see on stage to... [more]

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Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

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Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

Greg Laurie

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: religious & spiritual; Christian life & practice; Personal Christian testimony & inspirational works

Paperback

In the 1960s, Steve McQueen was the biggest movie star of his generation and one of the coolest men to ever walk the planet.... [more]

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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever

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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood...

Nick de Semlyen

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film & movie: styles & genres; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The definitive account of the kings of comedy who ruled eighties Hollywood. [more]

$32.99

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