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Craig Bartholomew Strydom/Stephen Sugar SegermanSugar Man – The Life Death & Resurrection Of Sixto Rodriguez (hardcover) ... Book
Bantam (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 19.00
A multi-layered book that takes the legend of Rodriguez even farther than the Searching For Sugar Man film – as it not only tells the tale of the enigmatic singer from Detroit, but also the pair of South African fanatics who helped bring his music back to light, and the process of the Sugar ... (Books) read more Book

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Ed PiskorHip Hop Family Tree Monthly #2 ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2015. New Copy ... $2.99 3.99
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... (Books) read more Book

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Samuel FullerBrainquake ... Book
Hard Case Crime (UK), New Copy ... $4.99 12.95
You gotta love a book that begins with a baby shooting its father from its stroller – then takes off into a roller coaster of crime from that very first shot! Yet we'd expect no less from the great Sam Fuller – the director who gave us films like Shock Corridor and Pickup On South ... (Books) read more Book
(Spine has a remainder mark.)

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Claus SchreinerMusica Brasileira – A History Of Popular Music & The People Of Brazil (paperback) ... Book
Marion Boyars Publishers (UK), 2002. New Copy ... $4.99 16.95
A history of popular Brazilian music from Claus Schriener – a nice and very far reaching reference as well as a more personal view of the diverse, amazing wealth of great music to come from the country over many years! Schriener blends portraits of Brazil's most iconic musical figures as ... (Books) read more Book

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William GoldmanMarathon Man ... Book
Bloomsbury (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $4.99 12.99
The original book behind one of the creepiest movies of the 70s – a tale of Nazis hiding out in New York, up to nefarious deeds decades after the war! The book is maybe even more compelling than the movie – as it really presents the story through the eyes of the main character, Tom ... (Books) read more Book

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Helena JobimAntonio Carlos Jobim – An Illuminated Man (hardcover) ... Book
Hal Leonard, 2011. New Copy ... $4.99 27.99
The life and music of one of the founding fathers of bossa nova – and one of the most important composers on the global scene in the second half of the 20th Century! The book's penned by Jobim's sister, Helena – who's also a poet and novelist herself – and it features a mix of ... (Books) read more Book

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Phil FordDig – Sound & Music In Hip Culture (hardcover) ... Book
Oxford, 2013. New Copy ... $5.99 29.95
A rich look at the role of music in defining counterculture in the 20th century – a book that starts out with jazz, moves through rock, and covers a fair bit of other styles in between – all with a relatively complex style that's as philosophical as it is informative! The author ... (Books) read more Book

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Mike SchreiberTrue Hip Hop (hardcover) ... Book
Mark Batty, 2010. New Copy Book ... $4.99 14.95
Great photographs from Mike Schreiber – a New York-based artist who worked heavily for The Source and Vibe back in the day – and managed to capture a whole heck of a lot of great shots in the process! Schreiber includes some nicely personal memories along with the photos – some ... (Books) read more Book

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William S BurroughsNaked Lunch ... Book
Harper Perennial (UK), 1959. New Copy ... $5.99 18.99
The book that forever put William S Burroughs in the literary map – a mad mix of pulp prose, science fiction, and modernist writing technique – and still maybe one of the greatest books that the man ever gave us! The story is as fast-moving as it is modern – kind of an Alphaville ... (Books) read more Book

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Gayle Sherwood MageeRobert Altman's Soundtracks – Film Music & Sound From MASH To A Prairie Home Companion (hardcover) ... Book
Oxford University Press, 2014. New Copy ... $2.99 36.95
Director Robert Altman has always had a special place for music in his films – from his strong use of Leonard Cohen in McCabe & Mrs Miller, to the famous song in MASH, to the range of intersecting styles that make Nashville such a great movie! Yet there's also much deeper relationships ... (Books) read more Book

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Frank KozikPlasticland (hardcover) ... Book
Dark Horse, 2007. New Copy ... $1.99 29.95
The title certainly gets it right – as this well-done book focuses on the plastic and vinyl projects of artist Frank Kozik – from his smoking labbits, to his Mickey Mouse Chairman Maos, to his trashy elephants – all presented here in oversize, full-color pages that really do them ... (Books) read more Book

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William McPhersonTesting The Current ... Book
New York Review Of Books, 1984. New Copy ... $4.99 15.95
A surprisingly dark-tinged tale about a young man growing up in the midwest of the late 30s – presented first as kind of a peek into some of the farther-flung reaches of early 20th century society – ala Sinclair Lewis – but also penned in a tradition of books in which the larger ... (Books) read more Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Elisabeth GilleMirador – Dreamed Memories Of Irene Nemirovsky By Her Daughter ... Book
New York Review Of Books, 1992. New Copy ... $2.99 14.95
An incredible book – very much as describe in the title – as the author, who lost her mother during the Nazi occupation of France, sets about to recreate her mother's memory – through a "fake memoir" that comes across as a beautiful work of prose! The book is divided ... (Books) read more Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Dominic SymondsWe'll Have Manhattan – The Early Work Of Rodgers & Hart (hardcover) ... Book
Oxford University Press, 2015. New Copy ... $3.99 34.95
A very detailed look at one of the most important songwriting teams of the 20th Century – a book that doesn't just tell the tale of Richard Rodgers and Lorenzo Hart, but also examines some of their music in detail – both from a lyrical and musiciological perspective! The author looks ... (Books) read more Book

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Warren R Hofstra, edSweet Dreams – The World Of Patsy Cline ... Book
University Of Illinois, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 25.00
A collection of writings on the music and legacy of Patsy Cline – mostly from an academic perspective, but one that makes for a nice step past the usual myth and legend of the singer! Writers include Douglas Gomery, Bill C Malone, Beth Bailey, Kristine M McCusker, and Warren Hofstra – ... (Books) read more Book

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Marc Sobel & Kristy ValentiLove & Rockets Companion – 30 Years (& Counting) ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 29.99
A totally wonderful look at one of the coolest comics ever – the legendary Love & Rockets, a joint project by Hernandez Brothers Gilbert and Jaime – and one that opened up countless new paths for the American underground! The first half of the huge book features very detailed ... (Books) read more Book

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Lena DunhamNot That Kind Of Girl – A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned (hardcover) ... Book
Random House, 2014. New Copy ... $1.99 28.00
Lena Dunham's always been a very outspoken person – both in her work, and in person – but she maybe hits a new sort of height here, in a book that's partly frank memoir, partly sharp-penned essays – all at a level that's maybe even smarter and more focused than her work in Girls! ... (Books) read more Book

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George Chieffet & Stephen DestefanoLucky In Love Book One – A Poor Man's History (hardcover) ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2010. New Copy ... $2.99 19.99
A contemporary book, but one that's got a wonderfully vintage feel – just the sort of right artwork to fit this coming-of-age story set in the New York of the 40s! George Chieffet provides the text, and Stephen DeStefano provides the wonderful illustrations – with penwork that takes us ... (Books) read more Book

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Drew Hardin & The Editors Of Hot Rod MagazineHot Rod Magazine – All The Covers (hardcover) ... Book
Motorbooks, 2010. New Copy ... $4.99 35.00
A hefty look at Hot Rod magazine – from the time the publication started in the postwar years, through its big time in the 60s, to its surprisingly durable run up to more recent years too! The book promises all the covers of all the issues through that run – and it definitely delivers ... (Books) read more Book

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Andrew SimonianBi-Curious George – An Unauthorized Parody (hardcover) ... Book
Cider Mill Press, 2012. New Copy ... $0.99 14.95
Forget the man in the yellow hat – this Curious George follows the man in the sassy purple beret – on an all-male cruise away from the jungle to the streets of the big city – where he explores his new world and new impulses in a set of adventures that nicely parody the original ... (Books) read more Book
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