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 [...]
"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
America has a huge problem. It faces four major challenges, on which its future depends, and it is failing to meet them. In What's Wrong with America?, Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum analyze those challenges - globalization, the revolution in information [...]
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.
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 [...]
Certaines des réalisations architecturales les plus spectaculaires du moment sont liées à nos besoins les plus élémentaires: manger, boire et acheter. Les restaurants, bars et magasins forment la substance de ce nouveau volume qui met en avant - comme les autres titres de [...]
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"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 [...]
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.
Global democracy is at a crossroads and David Graeber, one of the most influential scholars and activists of recent decades, here offers the perfect book to address this historical moment: a short, provocative exploration of the idea of democracy, its current crisis, and [...]