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The Beatles: Get Back

This work illuminates both the camaraderie and growing dissatisfaction among the creative Beatles. Because the book is so in-depth, casual music fans likely won’t pick it up, but Beatlemaniacs will find it a strong companion to the upcoming three-part documentary Get Back by director Peter Jackson, who also contributes the book’s foreword.
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Yearbook

Entertaining and funny, this work will delight fans of Rogen and his cohort.
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Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar with the Doors

Krieger brings another perspective to the mythology of the Doors; music aficionados will devour his intimate memoir.
PREMIUM

Designed for Dancing: How Midcentury Records Taught America To Dance

An intriguing look at social dance culture through a material lens. For scholars and aficionados of mid-20th-century popular culture.
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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: My Life in the Music Business

Entertaining, straightforward, and honest, Copeland offers an engaging look at the fascinating acts he worked with and the inner workings of the music business during the past 50 years. Rock fans and general readers alike will be delighted.
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Billie Eilish

Eilish’s numerous fans will appreciate the star’s vulnerability and desire to connect.

Robots in Popular Culture: Androids and Cyborgs in the American Imagination

Fun, thought-provoking examination of contemporary society’s use of robots and the continual evolution of AI and robotics. Will fascinate sci-fi buffs, ethicists, computer scientists, programmers, and robotics engineers.
PREMIUM

The Cold War on Film

It’s difficult to decide whom this volume is suited to. The history is accurate but very brief, while the film discussion is largely consumed by plot synopses. Not recommended.
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Like Some Forgotten Dream: What If the Beatles Hadn’t Split Up?

A solid synopsis of the Beatles in 1969, though the information won’t be new to die-hard fans. When Peter Jackson’s Get Back movie releases later this year, Rachel’s book will be an excellent backgrounder.
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