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 General Biography and Memoir

Reading Level:General Adult

Ava: A Life in Movies is a gorgeous illustrated tribute to a legendary life. Authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski take a closer look at the Academy Award-nominated actress's famous screen roles while shedding new light on the creation and maintena... read more

Ava Gardner : A Life in Movies
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 General Biography and Memoir

Series:Semiotext(e) / Native Agents

A reform-school runaway at thirteen, a performer in the legendary New York City Playhouse of the Ridiculous at seventeen, and an escapee from Andy Warhol's Factory scene at nineteen, Penny Arcade (born Susanna Ventura) emerged in the 1980s as a primal force on the New York art scene and an originator ... read more

Bad Reputation
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Simon Callow plunges headlong into Wagner's world to discover what it was like to be Wagner, and to be around one of music's most influential figures. A hundred and thirty-five years after his death, Richard Wagner's music dramas stand at the c... read more

Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
"Izzard is one of the funniest people alive, a talented actor, a sharp cross-dresser, an experienced marathon runner, and a great writer. You will have to read this if only to find... read more

June 2018

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens
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 History

The first single-volume biography of Berlin, one of the world's great cities - told via twenty-one portraits, from medieval times to the twenty-first century. A city devastated by Allied bombs, divided by a Wall, then reunited and reborn, Berlin today resonates with the echo o... read more

Berlin - Imagine a City
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'Personally, he is a fine man. Professionally, he is one of the best television performers I've ever seen.' Bob Hope on Bert Newton. The millions of Australians who have watched Bert over the years would whole-heartedly agree. TV and radio host, compere, interviewer, all round media personality, Bert ... read more

Bert: The Story of Australia's Favourite TV Star
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 General Fiction

Writing a letter can be an act of confession or celebration, while receiving one can bring joy, insight and vivid memories. Ambassadors for correspondence Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire have lured some of our best and brightest to the literary afternoons of Wome... read more

Between Us - Women of Letters
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On the campus of Yale University, in 1970, an "odd couple," Hillary Rodham and Bill ("Bubba") Clinton, came together at a Mark Rothko exhibit at the Yale Art Museum. Before the end of that rainy afternoon, they had formed an unbreakable bond forged while they rested on the seat of a Henry Moore sculpt... read more

Bill & Hillary: So This Is That Thing Called Love
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More than 50 older LGBTI people share their stories and images - of first love and family, of struggle and defiance and resistance and pride. They include prominent Australian activists including Bob Brow... read more

 

Bold: Stories from Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People
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In this "incredibly rich" (New York Times) definitive history of the Bolshoi Ballet, visionary performances onstage compete with political machinations backstage.
A critical triumph, Simon... read more

May 2017

Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today
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Category:

 General Biography and Memoir

Joan Rivers was known all over the world - from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities would call ... read more

Book of Joan
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Follow every step of David Bowie's career; from Ziggy Stardust to Tin Machine, from "Space Oddity" to Let's Dance to Blackstar, in Bowie: The Illustrated Story. David Bowie released an incredible 27 studio albums, beginning with his eponymous 1967 debut... read more

November 2017

Bowie: The Illustrated Story
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