For the Musical Soul

The Philosophy of Modern Song By Bob Dylan Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781451648706
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 1st, 2022

The Philosophy of Modern Song is Bob Dylan’s first book of new writing since 2004’s Chronicles: Volume One—and since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016.

Dylan, who began working on the book in 2010, offers his extraordinary insight into the nature of popular music.


Music Is History By Questlove Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419758836
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Published: Abrams Image - October 4th, 2022

New York Times bestselling Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years—now in paperback

Focusing on the years 1971 to the present, Questlove finds the hidden connections in the American tapes, whether investigating how the blaxploitation era reshaped Black ide


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Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter By E.B. Bartels Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358212331
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Published: Mariner Books - August 2nd, 2022

An unexpected, poignant, and personal account of loving and losing pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our companion animals, and how to grieve them once they’ve passed.


Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story By Bono Cover Image
By Bono
$34.00
ISBN: 9780525521044
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Published: Knopf - November 1st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Bono—artist, activist, and the lead singer of Irish rock band U2—has written a memoir: honest and irreverent, intimate and profound, Surrender is the story of the remarkable life he’s lived, the challenges he’s faced, and the friends and family who have shaped and sustained him.


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The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music By Dave Grohl Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller * Named one of Variety's Best Music Books of 2021 * Included in Audible's Best of The Year list * A Business Insider Best Memoirs of 2021 * One of NME's Best Music Books of 2021


So, I've written a book.


Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century By Jennifer Homans Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780812994308
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Published: Random House - November 1st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • “A fascinating read about a true genius and his unrelenting thirst for beauty in art and in life.”—MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV


A Book of Days By Patti Smith Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593448540
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Published: Random House - November 15th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids and M Train, featuring more than 365 images and reflections that chart Smith’s singular aesthetic—inspired by her wildly popular Instagram.


Acid for the Children: A Memoir By Flea, Patti Smith (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Flea, Patti Smith (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781455530540
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 20th, 2022

With "virtuosic vulnerability" (The Atlantic), the iconic bassist and Red Hot Chili peppers co-founder pens a New York Times bestselling love letter to his wild Los Angeles youth in his raw and riveting coming-of-age memoir, now in paperback.


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor) Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


Anthems We Love: 29 Iconic Artists on the Hit Songs That Shaped Our Lives By Steve Baltin Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780785290520
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Published: Harper Horizon - October 25th, 2022

"Anthems We Love is not just a tale of artistic adventure, it's also a manual for artists and fans alike. There is no formula. Just these inspiring stories of the heart . . . " --Cameron Crowe, Academy Award-nominated director, producer, and screenwriter (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Say Anything, and Pearl Jam Twenty)


Chuck Berry: An American Life By RJ Smith Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780306921636
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Published: Hachette Books - November 8th, 2022

The definitive biography of Chuck Berry, legendary performer and inventor of rock and roll

Best known as the groundbreaking artist behind classics like “Johnny B.


Sellout: The Major-Label Feeding Frenzy That Swept Punk, Emo, and Hardcore (1994-2007) By Dan Ozzi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063269149
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 18th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

“Ozzi’s reporting is strong, balanced and well told...a worthy successor to its obvious inspiration, Michael Azerrad’s 2001 examination of the ’80s indie underground, Our Band Could Be Your Life.”—New York Times Book Review


Anatomy of 55 More Songs: The Oral History of Top Hits That Changed Rock, Pop and Soul By Marc Myers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802160201
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Published: Grove Press - December 6th, 2022

Following his 2016 smash hit Anatomy of a Song, acclaimed music
journalist Marc Myers collects fifty-five new oral histories of
iconic songs from his popular Wall Street Journal column
Songs that sell the most copies become hits, but some of those hits become
something more--iconic recordings that not only inspire a generation but also