Performing Arts

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WIFE OF WILLESDEN

Written by Smith, Zadie
Zadie Smith's first time writing for the stage, a riotous twenty-first century translation of Geoffrey Chaucer's classic The Wife of Bath "Married five times. Mother. Lover. Aunt. Friend. She plays many roles round here. And never Scared to tell the whole of her truth, whether Or not anyone wants to hear it. Wife
February 14, 2023 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 208 Pages |
$16.00
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ARABIAN NIGHTS OF 1934

Written by O'Brien, Geoffrey
A genre-bending novel of 1001 nights of no-holds-barred, pre-code American movies distilled into a single fevered dreamworld. Arabian Nights of 1934 is a journey through the fevered dreamworld embodied in American movies of the early 1930s: an era that closed abruptly with the enforcement of the Production Code in July 1934.
April 25, 2023 | Paperback | Terra Nova Press | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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FASSBINDER THOUSANDS OF MIRRORS

Written by Penman, Ian
A kaleidoscopic study of Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Melodrama, biography, cold war thriller, drug memoir, essay in fragments, and mystery, Thousands of Mirrors is cult critic Ian Penman's long-awaited first full-length book: a kaleidoscopic study of Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
April 4, 2023 | Paperback | Semiotext(e) | 200 Pages |
$16.95
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ED WATSON: DANCING ON THE EDGE

Written by Crompton, Sarah
This visually stunning homage to the most distinctive male dancer of his generation combines photography and personal essays to explore every facet of Ed Watson's achievements both on stage and off. By the time of his retirement in 2021 Ed Watson had become the longest-serving Principal Dancer at London's Royal Ballet.
May 2, 2023 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 224 Pages |
$55.00
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IMPOSSIBLE ART: ADVENTURES IN OPERA

Written by Aucoin, Matthew
A user's guide to opera--Matthew Aucoin, "the most promising operatic talent in a generation" (The New York Times Magazine), describes the creation of his groundbreaking new work, Eurydice, and shares his reflections on the past, present, and future of opera From its beginning, opera has been an impossible art.
March 7, 2023 | Paperback | Picador USA | 320 Pages |
$20.00
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ERRAND INTO THE MAZE: THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MARTHA GRAHAM

Written by Jowitt, Deborah
The definitive biography of the visionary dancer and choreographer Martha Graham. Between 1926 and 1991, the year of her death, Martha Graham choreographed close to one hundred masterpieces. She changed how dancers were perceived onstage, devised new ways of moving, and pioneered a revolutionary dance technique.
April 25, 2023 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 480 Pages |
$35.00
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I'LL BE SEEIN' YA: A PLAY: WITH THE INSOLVENCIES

Written by Baitz, Jon Robin
Two searing, incisive plays from Jon Robin Baitz, Tony Award nominee and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. Allie Murchow, a retired Hollywood makeup artist, is stuck inside her apartment, stuck in her daydreams of bygone celebrity and glamour, and stuck on hold with her pharmacist.
January 17, 2023 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 128 Pages |
$17.00
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TALE OF CINEMA - HONG SANGSOO

Written by Dennis Lim
"In the fourth title of our Decadent Editions series, Dennis Lim explores the oeuvre of South Korean auteur Hong Sangsoo via his 2005 film."--Publisher websire.
July 1, 2022 | PB | Fireflies Press | 216 Pages |
$13.50
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ART OF THE STRAIGHT LINE: MY TAI CHI

Written by Anderson, Laurie
Discover legendary musician Lou Reed's philosophies, photographs, and personal experiences inspired by his passion for Tai Chi, compiled and edited by his wife Laurie Anderson. Many of us will remember the late Lou Reed as an iconic rock musician and lead singer of the Velvet Underground, but few of us are aware of Lou's other great passion, the one that he carried up to his final days
March 14, 2023 | Hardcover | HarperOne | 320 Pages |
$39.99
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OSCAR WARS: A HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD IN GOLD, SWEAT, AND TEARS

Written by Schulman, Michael
The author of the New York Times bestseller Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep returns with a lively history of the Academy Awards, focusing on the brutal battles, the starry rivalries, and the colorful behind-the-scenes drama.
February 21, 2023 | Hardcover | Harper | 608 Pages |
$35.00

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