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James Brown with Marc Eliot
f I FEEL GOOD
James Brown moves beyond his music and his
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THE BUSINESS OF ART
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A Course in Mastering
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Eight Young Dancers Come of Age
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The Life and Legend of the
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f TEARS FOR WATER
Songbook of Poems and Lyrics
Never-before-published poems from Alicia
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Putnam 160 pp. 0-399-15257-1 $19.95
THE MYSTERY TRAIN
Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll
“Should be read by anyone who cares about
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Focusing on six artists—”Ancenstors” Robert
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Plume 336 pp. 0-452-27836-8 $15.95
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The Life and Music of Wayne Shorter
Introduction by Wayne Shorter
Foreword by Carlos Santana
The first biography of “jazz’s all-around genius,
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Tarcher 304 pp. 1-58542-353-X $24.95
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Notes from the Frontline of a Hip-Hop Planet
“A persuasive examination of the worldwide
Riverhead 288pp. 1-59448-012-5 $14.00
with Vince Waldron
f BE MY BABY
How I Survived Mascara, Miniskirts, and
Madness, or My Life as a Fabulous Ronette
Foreword by Cher
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THE ART AND CRAFT
OF FEATURE WRITING
The Wall Street Journal Guide
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Plume 288 pp. 0-452-26158-9 $14.95
James Burke and Robert Ornstein
THE AXEMAKER’S GIFT
Technology’s Capture and Control
of Our Minds and Culture
“Their account of the development of human
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Tarcher 360 pp. 0-87477-856-5 $15.95
f CI TY ROOM
“A large window into the inner workings of one
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Berkley 672 pp. 0-425-19831-6 $17.95
THE AGE OF MISSING INFORMATION
“Invigorating, revelatory....What television
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we live in.”— Time. “A brilliantly lucid and
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Plume 272 pp. 0-452-26980-6 $15.00
THE AGE OF ACCESS
The New Culture of Hypercapitalism,
Where All of Life Is a Paid-For Experience
“The clearest summation yet of how the
Internet is really changing our lives.”— The
Tarcher 320 pp. 1-58542-082-4 $13.95
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