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A memoir that is also an immersive exploration of classical music—its power, its meaning, and what it can teach us about ourselves—from the MacArthur "Genius" Grant-winning pianistIn Every Good Boy Does Fine, renowned pianist Jeremy Denk ...
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A poet’s audio obsession, from his earliest vinyl to his quest for the perfect vacuum tubes, as he strives to make both sound and sense of his life Garrett Hongo’s passion for audio dates back to the Empire 398 turntable his fa...
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A quietly influential force in African American literature and art, Clarence Major makes his Penguin Classics debut with the twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of Dirty Bird BluesSet in post-World War II Chicago and Omaha, the novel features Manfred Ba...
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From one of the preeminent cultural critics of her generation, a radiant weave of memoir, criticism, and biography that tells the story of black women in music—from the Dixie Cups to Gladys Knight to Janet, Whitney, and Mariah—as the foun...
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An epic achievement and a huge delight, the entire history of popular music over the past fifty years refracted through the big genres that have defined and dominated it: rock, R&B, country, punk, hip-hop, dance music, and popKelefa Sanneh, one o...
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“Leila Cobo, vicepresidenta de Billboard, es posiblemente la principal periodista de la música Latina en Estados Unidos. Su libro repasa la historia de la música Latina, desde la salsa, nacida y criada en las calles de Nueva York,...
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The quintessential depiction of 1980s New York and the downtown scene from the artist, actor, musician, and composer John Lurie“Ferocious and wise, funny and tragic, raging and forgiving, and I loved every page.”—Nick Flynn, author ...
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An acclaimed, career-spanning collection from a fiercely feminist and revered contemporary rock critic, reissued with new materialThroughout her career, spanning more than two decades, Jessica Hopper, a revered and pioneering music critic, has examin...
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about a life shaped by music in this candid, heartfelt, and intimate story.“One of the great memoirs of...
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A fascinating poetic journey into the mind and heart of a musical genius, from the author of the celebrated Darwin: A Life in PoemsRuth Padel's new sequence of poems, in four movements, is a personal voyage through the life and legend of one of ...
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LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • A stirring meditation on Black performance in America from the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain“Whether heralding unsung entertainers or reexamining legends, Hanif Abdurraqi...
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An expert in cognitive development and music education reveals the remarkable and surprising benefits that playing--or even appreciating--music offers to children.The latest cognitive research has revealed something extraordinary: learning music and ...
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