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Hitler and the Nazi Cult of Film and Fame
Michael Munn.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620877272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42156
 
Adolf Hitler believed that he was more of an artist than a politician, and in his Germany, politics and culture became one. Under his regime, loyal actors, writers, and musicians were lauded, while ... (Read More)
 
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Isadora Duncan: American Dancer
Susan Keating. Isabelle Forestier, illus.
Publisher: Mason Crest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590841440.  Daedalus Item Code: 30990
 
Inspired by Greek culture, athleticism, and her own irresistible impulses for movement and freedom, Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) is portrayed here as a woman who was born to dance. Realistic yet ... (Read More)
 
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It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music
Amanda Petrusich.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865479043.  Daedalus Item Code: 42621
 
Part travelogue, part musical history, this book outlines and honors the rich traditions of gospel, blues, country, folk, and rock that fuel popular music, while also exploring America's changing ... (Read More)
 
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Jacqueline du Pre: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend
Elizabeth Wilson.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611458251.  Daedalus Item Code: 42157
 
She was beautiful, she was a musical genius, and she was married to another prodigious musician, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. Jacqueline du Pré's life and meteoric career were like a ... (Read More)
 
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Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue
Marc Spitz.
Publisher: Penguin/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592406555.  Daedalus Item Code: 42270
 
A music blogger for Vanity Fair and the author of Bowie: A Biography (which the New York Post deemed "required reading"), Marc Spitz gives the devil his due in this life of Mick ... (Read More)
 
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James Levine: 40 Years at the Met
James Levine et al. Peter Gelb, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574671964.  Daedalus Item Code: 36356
 
This superb collection of photographs and essays chronicles the career of conductor James Levine over four decades at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Operatic artists like Pierre Boulez, Plácido ... (Read More)
 
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Just Kids
Patti Smith.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060936228.  Daedalus Item Code: 38828
 
(National Book Award winner) This incandescent memoir by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame poet Patti Smith well earned the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction. It is a swift, moving portrait of ... (Read More)
 
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Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571226474.  Daedalus Item Code: 42653
 
The biographer of such screen pioneers as W.C. Fields, Mae West, the Marx Brothers, and Laurel and Hardy, as well as a teacher at the London Film School, Simon Louvish here delves into the early days ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini and the Battles of the American Wizards
Jim Steinmeyer.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160035.  Daedalus Item Code: 43394
 
Following his history of stage magic, Hiding the Elephant, illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer here zooms in on the life of the only real rival to Harry Houdini. A magician's magician, who ... (Read More)
 
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Leonard Bernstein at Work: His Final Years, 1984–1990
Steve J. Sherman, photog. Robert Sherman, interviewer. Jaime Bernstein, preface.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671902.  Daedalus Item Code: 41858
 
Leonard Bernstein is internationally renowned as one of the most significant composers of the 20th century, and many consider him to be the greatest American conductor of all time. This remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of Call the Midwife: The Official Companion to Series One and Two
Heidi Thomas. Jenny Agutter, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007490424.  Daedalus Item Code: 41655
 
Superbly written, exactingly produced, and brilliantly performed, the BBC period drama Call the Midwife has drawn in millions of viewers on both sides of the Atlantic. Whether you love the ... (Read More)
 
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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684831688.  Daedalus Item Code: 42922
 
Frank Capra called her "the greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Barbara Stanwyck was one of Hollywood's most natural, timeless, and yet underrated stars; her astonishing film career ... (Read More)
 
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