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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles: The BBC Archives: Recording Dates 1962 to 1970
Kevin Howlett.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781849906883.  Daedalus Item Code: 70857
 
In Britain, BBC radio and television played crucial roles in promoting and broadcasting the Beatles, from the unprecedented excitement of Beatlemania to the mature reflection of the last interviews ... (Read More)
 
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Bowie Treasures 1947–2016
Mike Evans.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781780978857.  Daedalus Item Code: 73414
 
This slipcased, heavily illustrated tribute album takes us through the life and career of David Bowie, from his student days listening to Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, and Little Richard, to his final ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Andrew Piper.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919100.  Daedalus Item Code: 50358
 
In this scrupulously researched study by Goethe scholar Andrew Piper, the father of German literature emerges as a polymath whose life spanned Europe's Enlightenment, and who himself exerted an ... (Read More)
 
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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen
Liel Leibovitz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082050.  Daedalus Item Code: 71711
 
Why is it that, even before his death, Leonard Cohen earned the sort of reverence we reserve for a precious few living artists? Why have his songs been gracing the charts and movie soundtracks again ... (Read More)
 
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Discover Music of the Classical Era
Stephen Johnson.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792352.  Daedalus Item Code: 54886
 
Though all orchestral music is often deemed "classical music," the classical era itself is generally regarded as the period from the mid-18th century to the early 19th, when the art, literature and ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Abbey and Philosophy: Thinking in That Manor
Adam Barkman & Robert Arp, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812699036.  Daedalus Item Code: 69021
 
We all know we love Downton Abbey—but why? How has this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety become so enthralling for millions of viewers in the 21st century? In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Essential Shakespeare Live Encore
Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 2 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9780712351003.  Daedalus Item Code: 73268
 
Following up The Essential Shakespeare Live, this second collection features scenes and speeches taken from Royal Shakespeare Company productions recorded by the British Library and the RSC ... (Read More)
 
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Even This I Get to Experience
Norman Lear.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127963.  Daedalus Item Code: 73073
 
Although he earned a shelf full of awards and lasting respect for producing such television milestones as All in the Family, Maude, and The Jeffersons, Norman Lear had already ... (Read More)
 
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Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
James Grissom.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307265692.  Daedalus Item Code: 71427
 
In 1982, Tennessee Williams felt that he had been dismissed by critics; summoning to New Orleans 20-year-old writer, James Grissom—who had written an unsolicited letter to the great playwright asking ... (Read More)
 
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Giuseppe Verdi: Pocket Giants
Daniel Snowman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493251.  Daedalus Item Code: 63080
 
Deemed the Shakespeare of opera, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)—the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, and Aida, as well as Otello and Falstaff—is ... (Read More)
 
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The Grammar of Rock: Art and Artlessness in 20th Century Pop Lyrics
Alexander Theroux.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606996164.  Daedalus Item Code: 73357
 
The author of The Strange Case of Edward Gorey and The Enigma of Al Capp, as well as the novel Darconville's Cat—which Anthony Burgess deemed one of the 99 greatest postwar ... (Read More)
 
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