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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Bruce

BruceAfter 3 decades of groundbreaking music Bruce Springsteen still manages to amaze audiences around the world with his live shows and bring new fans to his music with every album release Highly acclaimed music critic Peter Carlin tracks the Boss s dazzling ascent to fame, whilst painting a vivid

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The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion

The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle CompanionPlace any musical style in front of Faith No More, and seemingly, a timeless song of their own would soon be created Between 1985 1997, Faith No More issued six full length recordings including such classic titles as The Real Thing and Angel Dust and in the process, influenced countless

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No One Here Gets Out Alive

No One Here Gets Out AliveHere is Jim Morrison in all his complexity singer, philosopher, poet, delinquent the brilliant, charismatic, and obsessed seeker who rejected authority in any form, the explorer who probed the bounds of reality to see what would happen Seven years in the writing, this definitive biography is

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Scar Tissue

Scar TissueNow in paperback, the New York Times bestseller by one of rock s most provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis s searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane In 1983, four self described knuckleheads burst out of the mosh pitted mosaic of the neo punk rock scene in L.A with

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Clapton: The Autobiography

Clapton: The AutobiographyI found a pattern in my behavior that had been repeating itself for years, decades even Bad choices were my specialty, and if something honest and decent came along, I would shun it or run the other way With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring

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Miles: The Autobiography

Miles: The AutobiographyFor than forty years Miles Davis has been in the front rank of American music Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles is one of the most important and influential musicians in the world The subject of several biographies, now Miles speaks out himself about his extraordinary

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Life

LifeWith the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life Now, at last, the man himself tells us the story of life in the crossfire hurricane.

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