John Frank

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On the Road and off the Record with Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius

More memoir than biography, this engaging account will do well in general collections.

Hendrix: The lllustrated Story

This colorful, plush-bound tome should not be the first Hendrix book to buy, but it will please patrons with an interest in the musician's life and work.

iPhone Photography for Everybody

Anyone who wants to create smartphone photographs that stand out should pick up this book.

Falstaff: Give Me Life

An enchanting and appreciative celebration of Shakespeare's greatest comic creation.

T Bone Burnett: A Life in Pursuit

A much-needed critical biography of an influential artist by a superior critic of the genre.

Dialogue: The Art of Verbal Action for Page, Stage, and Screen

An essential purchase destined to be replaced over the years as generations of aspiring writers wear out the copies with extensive study.

Waylon: Tales of my Outlaw Dad

Strictly for those more interested in the legend than the music.

Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus

An important contribution to not only the study of Charles Mingus but also of the evolution of postwar jazz.

Hear My Sad Story: The True Tales That Inspired "Stagolee," "John Henry," and Other Traditional American Folk Songs

A well-written primer of American folk culture that should be in any serious popular music collection.

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