Archive for Items Categorized 'Other Genres', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Doug Ramsey
A serious, thoughtful biography of a jazz saxophonist by a jazz critic and musician who knew his subject personally. This spells real insight, and, in fact, this book ought to be a model to all biographers.
by Alan Ranger
Dunkirk has always remained a controversial topic in terms of strategy and goals. This book skirts the whole issue and instead introduces into the record several hundred snapshots taken by German soldiers.
by Joe Hagan
At the best of times, Rolling Stone magazine was, and once more is, so much more than merely a chronicle of the music industry or popular culture. It showcased heavy-hitting political reporting and writers who would become literary luminaries. This masterful biography offers a look behind the curtain.
by Harry Niemann
A cult brand to those who know it, Germany’s finest watchmaker is showcased in this very affordable and well curated book.
by Kenneth Womack
Still can’t enough of Beatles material? This book shows how important Martin’s contributions and collaborations were to the Beatles’ recorded music, and it shows his profound concern for both the music and for the band.
by Nathalie Grolimund (ed.)
So it says “men” in the title . . . but almost everything in here is gender-neutral: real estate, helicopters, [men’s] suits, fancy food.
Go ahead, dream a little.
by Lars Mytting
This book has sold more than 200,000 copies in Norway and Sweden alone. What?? This US edition is updated to include market-specific resources.
by Joe Van Horn
Speedreaders is often unique in the material we review—and proud of it. Here is a music catalogue that may periodically come to your house. But we sometimes do more than a mere review; this essay is both informational and illuminating.
by Simon D. Beck
An indispensable companion when you watch a movie and wonder “What was that??” The book tells you that, and more: who flew it, who built it, where is it, was it real?
by Lukas Feireiss
The book is small enough to slip into your coat pocket but deals with big ideas about our celestial neighbor and also life and the meaning thereof right here on terra firma. From the ancients to modern pop culture, everyone has something to say about the Moon.
by Gianni, Goodwin, Gaiman, McKeever, Miller et al
Not for fanfolk only! Every book lover with an especial interest in pen-and-ink, black-and-white, the art of drawing, should consider tracking this one down.
by Amanda Petrusich
The title comes from a sticker that was affixed by their original or early subsequent owner to some 78 rpm records eventually acquired by hardcore collectors: Do not sell at any price. This becomes a ready symbol for the fervor and obsession of the collectors found in the book.