And After the Fire

And After the FireAND AFTER THE FIRE has received the inaugural Book Club Award of the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards The New York Times bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel inspired by historical events about two women, one European and one Ame

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Testimony: A Memoir

Testimony: A MemoirOne of the most spellbinding, entertaining, major books of the fall the long awaited memoir from the Canadian music legend takes us candidly, in his own voice, into his extraordinary life and friendships with some of the greatest artists of the last half century Robbie Robertson s singular co

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Petty: The Biography

Petty: The BiographyAn exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with PettyNo one other than Warren Zanes, rocker and writer and friend, could author a book about Tom Petty that is as honest and evocative of Petty s music and the remarkabl

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My Cross to Bear

My Cross to BearFor the first time, rock music icon Gregg Allman, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, tells the full story of his life and career in My Cross to Bear No subject is taboo, as one of the true giants of rock n roll opens up about his Georgia youth, his long struggle with substan

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Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The StoryAs a boy in post War England, legendary Kinks singer songwriter Ray Davies fell in love with America its movies and music, its culture of freedom, fed his imagination Then, as part of the British Invasion, he toured the US with the Kinks during one of the most tumultuous eras in recent history unt

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Reckless: My Life as a Pretender

Reckless: My Life as a PretenderChrissie Hynde, for nearly four decades the singer songwriter undisputed leader of the Pretenders, is a justly legendary figure Few other rock stars have managed to combine her swagger, sexiness, stage presence, knack for putting words to music, gorgeous voice and just all around kick assedness in

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Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream

Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie DreamFor the first time, legendary singer, songwriter, and guitarist Neil Young offers a kaleidoscopic view of his personal life and musical creativity He tells of his childhood in Ontario, where his father instilled in him a love for the written word his first brush with mortality when he contracted p

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Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

Simple Dreams: A Musical MemoirIn this memoir, iconic singer Linda Ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and 70s Born into a musical family, Linda s childhood was filled with everything from Hank Williams to Gil

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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Beethoven: Anguish and TriumphJan Swafford s biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van Beethoven peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being who comp

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Who I Am

Who I AmFrom the voice of a generation The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who is a Londoner and a Mod wanted The Who to be called The Hair loved The Everly Brothers, but not that drawling dope Elvis wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist, a dancer

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