One of Britain's best-known screenwriters and dramatists presents a vibrant and account of becoming a writer amid the enormous flux of postwar England, taking readers through his university days at Cambridge all the way up to his success as a playwright.
The guitarist and vocalist of feminist punk trio Sleater-Kinney presents a candid and deeply personal assessment of life in the rock-and-roll industry that reveals her struggles with rock's double standards and her codevelopment of the comedy Portlandia. 75,000 first printing.
A personal introspective by the pop songwriter and performer traces his Liverpool upbringing, artistic influences, creative pursuit of original punk sounds and emergence in the MTV world.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents reflections on her inner life from the unique perspectives of the cafâes and cultural haunts she has visited and worked in around the world.
Filled with gossip, bitter rivalries and unlikely alliances, a candid account of the people, the money and the power that re-invented Times Square tells the stories of the Shubert Organization and the shows that rebuilt a city in grand style, revealing that the backstage drama often rivaled what transpired onstage.
American writer Stephen Landrigan and Afghan writer Qais Akbar Omar recall their efforts to create an Afghan production of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost.
A celebration of 78rpm record subculture reveals the growing value of rare records and the determined efforts of their collectors and archivists, drawing on historical research and preserver interviews to explore the music of blues artists who have been lost to the modern world.