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Mother American Night: My Life in Crazy Times

Though the style is breezy and doesn't go too deep emotionally, Barlow's memoir tells such riveting stories on a variety of topics that it's hard to resist. Essential for Deadheads, fans of Wired, and Internet technology mavens.
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Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

An unforgettable memoir filled with poignancy and humor. A must for music lovers and general readers alike. [See Prepub Alert, 1/8/18.]
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Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip

For Deadheads only and not all will be interested. Better starting points would be Dennis McNally's definitive A Long Strange Trip, David Browne's So Many Roads; or Blair Jackson and David Gans's This Is All a Dream We Dreamed.
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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.

Music, Arts, & Literature To Soothe the Savage Breast | Nonfiction Previews, Oct. 2018

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Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual

To approach this work without knowing Kubrick's major films, oy vey! For film enthusiasts and Kubrick fans, Peter Bailey's Critical Insights: Stanley Kubrick flies above this thematically burdened work.
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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

Essential for sf fans, Kubrick enthusiasts, and film history buffs.
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Homey Don't Play That! The Story of In Living Color and the Black Comedy Revolution

Highly recommended for those who enjoy reading about the entertainment industry, how their favorite TV shows are created, In Living Color, the Wayans family, Jim Carrey, and African Americans in the entertainment industry.
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Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television

Highly recommended for those who enjoy reading about the entertainment industry, how their favorite TV shows are created, and women. [See Prepub Alert, 10/4/17.]
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