by Northup Solomon
A film tie-in edition of this eloquent and powerful memoir, to accompany the major new film starring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and Chiwetel Ejiofor.Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing ...
by Hermes Will
Punk Rock and Hip-Hop. Disco and salsa. The loft jazz scene and the downtown composers known as the Minimalists. In the mid-1970s, New York City was a laboratory where all the major styles of modern music were reinvented - all at once, from one ...
by Dave Mustaine
Here, for the first time ever, Dave Mustaine tells the tale of the two biggest metal bands in history, a story which has yet to be told from the inside. A pioneer of the thrash metal movement, Megadeth rose to international fame in the 1980s.
by University of Illinois Press
A Righteous Memoir
From an early age, Bill Medley had a passion for music. School glee club and amateur singing contests soon gave way to the albums of Ray Charles and Little Richard. That raw R&B influence would profoundly shape Medley's musical future.
by Columbia University Press
by Cicely Berry
"Speaking is part of a whole: an expression of inner life." Cicely Berry has based her work on the conviction that while all is present in nature our natural instincts have been crippled from birth by many processes--by the conditioning, in fact, ...
by Rhys Gruff
In 1792, John Evans, a twenty-two-year-old farmhand from Snowdonia, Wales, travelled to America to discover whether there was, as widely believed, a Welsh-speaking Native American tribe - The Madogwys - still walking the Great Plains.
by Mark Tatulli
by Richardson N. Et Al
by Mary Ellen Miller & Megan E. O'Neil
by Kevin McCloud
A complete celebration of everyone's favourite architectural show. Grand Designs is broadcast in over 130 countries. Its success, says Kevin, is due to 'good old-fashioned story telling; of joy and sorrow, torment and triumph, expressed tangibly ...
by McCarter Robert
With Nordic culture at the height of its influence this book offers the chance to discover the region's most famous and successful architect, Alvar Aalto, one of the twentieth-centuries most popular and accessible masters. Born in Finland, ...
by Len Wein
A New York Times Best Seller!Discover what happened before WATCHMEN. The team of legendary writer Len Wein and acclaimed artist Jae Lee--in his first DC Comics' work in nearly a decade--delve into the mind of the smartest man in the world: ...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
by Hachette Australia
When Kansas farm girl Dorothy flies away to the magical Land of Oz, she fatally flattens a Wicked Witch, liberates a living Scarecrow and is hailed by the Munchkin people as a great sorceress...but all she really wants to know is: how does she ...
by Bonvicini Monica & Rebentisch Juliane
Architecture, power, space, gender, surveillance and authority are the issues that have animated Monica Bonvicini's work for the past two decades. Her installations, sculptures, drawings, and films often rise questions about how the built ...
by Bergdorf Goodman & Sara Mnookin
Grace Kelly ordered her wedding invitations here; it's where designers from Halston to Mizrahi and Kors got their start; Yoko Ono and John Lennon once bought more than 70 furs from a salesman who was summoned to bring a truckful of coats to their ...
The dilemma of cultural leadership
by Wesley Enoch
To celebrate Platform Papers tenth anniversary, writer and theatre director Wesley Enoch takes a forensic overview of where the performing arts are going in Australia, why they are no longer seen as integral to a healthy and confident society.
by Nigel Tattersfield