Featuring acclaimed dancers, choreographers and critics, as well as major literary figures, traces the evolution of dance in America, from ballet and social dancing to Native American rituals and African American improvisations all of which combined to create something new.
The You Must Remember This podcaster and author of Hollywood Frame by Frame draws on the stories of iconic actresses to reveal how Howard Hughes' obsessions with sex, power and publicity made and destroyed Hollywood careers. 60,000 first printing.
As if being an awkward, bullied 15-year-old weren't enough, suddenly "Fergie" Ferguson can see ghosts. Well, one ghost specifically — a certain punk rocker named Sid. Sid's spirit has been trapped in London's Heathrow Airport for 40 years, until the day he meets Fergie. Now Sid's ghost is now stuck to Fergie, and Fergie has to contend with an unruly sidekick and some weird, uncontrollable new abilities.
Explores identity and how modern society views fatherhood by revisiting the author's upbringing as a first-generation American born to Colombian parents in 1980s-90s Miami.
A Hugo Award-winning author and music journalist revisits a time of unparalleled creativity as the sci-fi world collides with the rock 'n' roll world of the 1970s, presenting a whole generation of revered musicians as the sci-fi obsessed conjurers they really were.
Draws upon interviews with Pollard, his friends, family, and bandmates, to trace the story of the founder of the indie rock band Guided by Voices from growing up in blue-collar Dayton, Ohio through the band's success.
Leonard Bernstein's oldest daughter presents a deeply intimate memoir of life with her father that shares insights into his complex personality, sense of humor, artistic influence and erratic creative process.
Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the song "Kick out the Jams," a memoir by MC5's legendary guitarist traces the band's brief but significant role in redefining rock n' roll, while reflecting on his personal struggles with addiction and creativity.
A leading jazz critic charts the origins of jazz history and the influence of commercialized jazz education on the true spirit of the genre and discusses the synergy between jazz and postmillennial hip-hop and R&B.