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Stevie Nicks
$27.95
Lyrical visionary, enduring style icon, and one indispensable fifth of post-Peter Green megaband Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks is one of the most recognizable figures in rock ‘n’ roll history—very much Fleetwood Mac’s “Queen Bee,” as Mick Fleetwood himself describes her. With gold and quadruple platinum solo albums under her beaded belt, Stevie Nicks has enjoyed the ultimate rock ’n’ roll success as a recording artist—but this charmed life has come as a result of hard graft, self-belief, and a devotion to creativity above all; hers has been a journey of intense high and lows.

This new biography, a celebration of the Stevie Nicks phenomenon, takes us on her journey from peripatetic Midwest childhood to her explosion onto the music scene as chiffon-swathed rock goddess, right up to the present day. Including exclusive interview with some of Stevie’s associates and collaborators from over the years, author Zoe Howe explores the mystique while retaining the magic of this modern-day musical sorceress and wise woman of rock.


Zoe Howe is a British rock writer whose work has appeared in The Quietus, NME, BBC Music, Holy Moly, and Company, amongst other outlets.
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The Road Beneath My Feet
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The compulsively readable memoir by singer-songwriter and master lyricist Frank Turner, documenting his rise to fame, one house show at a time

In the fall of 2005, Frank Turner was virtually unheard of. His rock band, Millions Dead, was finishing up a grueling tour and had agreed that their show on September 23 would be their last. The entry on the band's schedule for September 24 read simply: "Get a job."

Cut to July 2012―the London Olympics, where Turner and his backing band, The Sleeping Souls, are playing the pre-show, after having headlined sold-out arena shows across the UK for months.

The Road Beneath My Feet is the unvarnished story of how Turner went from crashing on couches at house shows to performing for thousands of screaming fans who roar his every lyric back at him. Told through tour reminiscences, this is a blisteringly honest tale of a rock career that's taken Turner from drug-fuelled house parties and the grimy club scene to international prominence and acclaim. But more than that, it is an intimate account of what it's like to spend your life constantly on the road, sleeping on floors, invariably jetlagged, all for the love of playing live music.


Frank Turner is a folk/punk singer-songwriter. He was the lead singer of rock band Million Dead before embarking on a solo career. Turner has released six solo albums as well as EPs and rarities, and has played thousands of shows across 38 countries.
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The Road Beneath My Feet
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The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung
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The vital, carefully crafted discussion on Wagner’s masterpiece, offering deep insight into both the work itself and profound perspective on certain key philosophical questions Learn More

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The People's Almanac Presents the 20th Century
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Completely revised and updated edition of the popular reference work. Learn More

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On the Many Deaths of Amanda Palmer
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A book about the imagined reactions to the imagined death of indie-pop queen, Amanda Palmer. Learn More

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Noel Coward:
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Lavishly illustrated lyrics of song writer. Learn More

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The Marilyn Encyclopedia
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The most comprehensive study of Marilyn Monroe ever published. Learn More

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Mahler's Concerts
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The first complete history of Gustav Mahler on the podium. Learn More

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Mahler (Paperback)
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Although Gustav Mahler is seen today as one of the groundbreaking composers of the modern era, he remains widely misunderstood both as man and musician. In Mahler, Jonathan Carr reexamines Mahler’s life and work through the circumstances leading to his death in 1911. The focus is on Mahler’s last decade, his tempestuous marriage to the alluring Alma Schindler, his work as a "summer composer" in isolated huts in the country, his revolutionary achievements as director of the Vienna opera and his final years in America. But it sets the stage by looking into Mahler’s earlier career as a talented, ambitious, and often ruthless conductor.

In her memoirs Alma drew Mahler as a sickly, cerebral recluse. Arnold Schoenberg called him a "saint." Leonard Bernstein, largely responsible for the Mahler "boom" in the Sixties, found a "secret shame" at the heart of Mahler’s music, "the shame of being a Jew and the shame of being ashamed." Jonathan Carr looks behind these myths, and using letters, diaries, and other material hitherto unavailable in English, he brilliantly challenges some of the most widely held assumptions about Mahler.




Jonathan Carr worked as a British-born foreign correspondent, reporting from Germany for The Financial Times and The Economist for nearly three decades. His other books are Helmut Schmidt, Goodbye Germany, and The Wagner Clan.



“What Carr offers here is an intelligent, solidly based, up-to-date account of Mahler’s life . . . a valuable book”--The New York Times Book Review

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