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Amanda PetrusichDo Not Sell At Any Price – The Wild Obsessive Hunt For The World's Rarest 78 rpm Records (hardcover) ... Book
Scribner, 2014. New Copy ... $5.99 25.00
A fascinating look at the small-but-fervent world of the 78rpm collector – a musical underground that represents the first real step forward for vinyl culture (even though the format's not technically vinyl) – and which has remained surprisingly strong well into the 21st Century! ... (Books) read more Book
(The spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Elvis CostelloUnfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (hardcover) ... Book
Penguin Books, 2015. New Copy ... $5.99 30.00
A wonderfully-written autobiography from Elvis Costello – a book that's not only completely illuminating for any fan of his music, but which stands quite strongly on his own, even if you're not a longtime fan of the man himself! The volume almost sets a new standard for musician ... (Books) read more Book
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Elmore LeonardCharlie Martz & Other Stories – The Unpublished Stories ... Book
Harper, 2015. New Copy ... $3.99 25.99
Some of the earliest work ever written by Elmore Leonard – a range of short stories from the 50s, some of which were even created while Leonard was working in the advertising business! The later Leonard style is definitely in effect here, but the stories are also shorter, more focused, and ... (Books) read more Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Yashar KemalMemed My Hawk ... Book
New York Review Of Books, 1961. New Copy ... $4.99 16.95
The first novel of Yashar Kemal, an important Kurdish writer from the postwar years – who presents a fascinating portrait of his world through the eyes of a child. Memed, the main character, tries to escape a world of poverty and struggle, with an eye towards becoming a hero for his people ... (Books) read more Book
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Mavis GallantFairly Good Time (with Green Water Green Sky) ... Book
New York Review Of Books, 1959/1970. New Copy ... $4.99 16.95
Two novels from Mavis Gallant – the Canadian writer who spent most of her important years in Paris, from which she sent countless short pieces to the New Yorker! Fairly Good Time is one of the longest works from Gallant's Paris years – the story of a Canadian widow in the city, ... (Books) read more Book
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Hans Herbert GrimmSchlump ... Book
New York Review Of Books, 1928. New Copy ... $4.99 16.95
A legendary German novel from the 20s – originally published anonymously, and a mix of fact and fiction from writer Hans Herbert Grimm! Main character Schlump has a cynical eye towards the happenings of WWI – part of the moment, and tied up in it – but also always working his own ... (Books) read more Book
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Jonathan LethemEcstasy Of Influence – Nonfictions Etc (hardcover) ... Book
Doubleday, 2011. New Copy ... $5.99 27.95
Jonathan Lethem is a writer that we totally love – an author who's given us great novels and short stories over the years – and who, somehow between that ever-growing creative output, manages to write a good deal of essays and other articles too! We're not sure when Lethem ever finds ... (Books) read more Book

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Nick ToschesMe & The Devil (hardcover) ... Book
Little Brown, 2012. New Copy ... $4.99 26.99
Nick Tosches got his start writing about the music we love – and gave us great books on country music, R&B, and even Dean Martin – before he got the courage to pursue his first love of writing fiction, which he's been doing for more than a few years now. In Me & The Devil, ... (Books) read more Book

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Adrian Smith/Gordon GillToward Zero Carbon – The Chicago Central Area De-Carbonization Plan ... Book
Images (Australia), 2011. New Copy ... $2.99 39.95
Here's a vision of our hometown that we'd really like to see – an extended plan for the center of Chicago that greatly reduces the city's carbon imprint! Chicago has long been a city of forward-thinkers – from its post-fire rebuilding in the 1870s, to the Burnham Plan of the early 20th ... (Books) read more Book

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Ge FeiInvisibility Cloak ... Book
New York Review Of Books, 2012. New Copy ... $4.99 14.00
A beautiful novel from contemporary China – the story of a stereo specialist in Beijing, who interacts with the climbing classes in the new economy – which seems to give him a unique perspective on their lives and changing roles in society. That groundwork is only half the book, though ... (Books) read more Book
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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
(For Mature Audiences only! Please Note – These copies have marker over the barcode.)

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Ed PiskorHip Hop Family Tree Monthly #11 ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2016. New Copy ... $0.99 3.99
The history of hip hop – as anthologized in one of the coolest comic series of the new millennium! Hip Hop Family Tree #11's cover hero is a fuzzy young Rick Rubin – not the latter day music industry Zen Master Rick Rubin we know today, but the hungry, young Beastie Boys producer era ... (Books) read more Book
 
 



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