Nirvana is one of the most influential bands in rock history, and even now, nearly 20 years after Kurt Cobain s death, the reverence in which they are held is undiminished. Books have been written about Nirvana before, but they tend to concentrate on the band s superstar [...]
English, German; Paperback / Softback
Released: February 2013 / Delivery time: 2-3 days
"Solid Foundation" is the definitive history of Jamaican reggae, from the earliest pioneers of the 1940s to the new stars of the 21st century. Drawing on more than 300 first-hand interviews, this landmark book tells the fascinating story of some of the most compelling [...]
A fan's treasury of every script and episode from the influential British comedy series is complemented by profiles of the famous troupe members, insider interviews, anecdotes, photographs, sketches and reproductions of Terry Gilliam's iconic artwork. Monty Python’s Flying [...]
Explosive autobiography of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bass guitarist Duff McKagan. Duff McKagan was a co-founder of Guns N' Roses, with a 13-year tenure on bass in what was at the time the biggest band on earth. As well as pulling together the classic line-up (Slash [...]
In discussing his legendary forty-year career, Davis discusses music's "cool" era and fusion movement and offers candid views on fellow musicians, promoters, producers, critics, and his personal life
Discusses how the famous French fashion designer became a German intelligence operative during World War II, including how and why she was enlisted in spy missions, and how she rebuilt her empire after her post-war exile.
English; Paperback / Softback
Released: August 2011 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
Alexandra Fuller revisits the Africa of her childhood in Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness. At the heart of this story is Fullers mother, Nicola, who is a funny, terrifying, and utterly unself-conscious woman. We follow her through her honeymoon with Fullers [...]
Hope Solo, Torhüterin der amerikanischen Frauen-Nationalmannschaft und dreifache Olympiasiegerin, erzählt ihre bewegte Geschichte. Aus schwierigen Verhältnissen stammend, ist sie schon als junges Mädchen mit schwierigen familiären Situationen konfrontiert. Als sie im [...]
Charts the author's moral, political and intellectual journey as he inches his way toward adulthood through the post-war fifties and into the turbulent 1960s.
"Everyone's life is governed by an internal code of conduct. Some call it morality. Others call it religion. But Bros in the know call this holy grail the Bro Code. Historically a spoken tradition passed from one generation to the next, the official code of conduct for Bros [...]
Britain's writer of narrative non-fiction, the author travels back in time to a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and, in five eventful months, changed the world for ever. This book spins a story of adventure, optimism and energy.
The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Nelson Mandela became the democratically [...]
The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents the story of his career against a backdrop of forty years of history, discussing such topics as his collaborations with fellow artists, his creative process, and his activist work with Farm Aid and The Bridge School.