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            Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

            Me: Elton John Official Autobiography (Hardback)

            By John, Elton

            • RRP: $49.99
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            The incredibly honest, funny, outrageous autobiography of Elton John.

            ISBN 9781509853311
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

            Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Paperback)

            By Noah, Trevor

            • RRP: $27.99
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            One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars ('SLICK, INTELLIGENT AND BLISSFULLY FUNNY' Time Out) tells his hilarious and moving coming-of-age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.

            ISBN 9781473635302
            Released NZ 26 Sep 2017
            Publisher John Murray Press
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            Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend

            Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Flea

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            Iconic bassist and co-founder of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating life story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.

            ISBN 9781472230829
            Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
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            Face It: A Memoir

            Face It: A Memoir (Hardback)

            By Harry, Debbie

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            A MULTILAYERED MEMOIR FROM A MULTIFACETED ARTIST

            ISBN 9780008229429
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
             

            Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge (Hardback)

            By Weller, Sheila

            • RRP: $59.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            Sourced by friends, colleagues, and witnesses to all stages of Fisher's life, this work is an affectionate and even-handed portrayal of a woman whose unsurpassed honesty is a reminder of how things should be.

            ISBN 9780374282233
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Warhol: A Life as Art
             

            Warhol: A Life as Art (Hardback)

            By Gopnik, Blake

            • RRP: $75.00
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            • Pub Date
              17 Mar 20

            Andy Warhol presented himself as being as shallow as critics accused his famous Campbell's Soup can paintings of being. His public persona was droll; he claimed that he silkscreened because it was easier than painting, and that everyone would have fifteen minutes of fame in the f...uture. But who was Andy Warhol really, and how did he come to revolutionize our visual world forever? From his impoverished childhood as the son of Slovak immigrants in 1930s Pittsburgh, to finding commercial success as an advertising illustrator, to his painstaking pivot into fine art to becoming one of the first people to bring a queer aesthetic out into the open; Warhol shows us how deliberately Andy Warhol reflected the changing winds of commercialism, capitalism and celebrity in the 1960s that still underpin our world today. Behind the glamourous Factory setting of superstars, drag queens, musicians and high-society drop-outs, there was a complex man who lived with his mother until the day he died; whose asexual persona obscured a man who was openly gay during a time of great prejudice; who rubbed shoulders with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lou Reed and Susan Sontag but grappled with crippling lifelong insecurity. Blake Gopnik has spent six years researching Warhol's life and art and reveals a life of contrasts and deliberate artifice hiding great depths. Filled with new insights into the development and impact of Warhol's art and his personality, Warhol asks: was he a joke or a genius, a radical or a social climber? As Warhol would have answered: Yes.
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            ISBN 9780241003381
            Released NZ 17 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem

            Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bozza, Anthony

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            In 1999, a former dishwasher from Detroit became the most influential music artist in the world. He was a fish out of water, a white artist creating powerful art in a black medium, telling stories with verbal dexterity, nimble wit and an honest that shocked the world. Eminem chan...ged the landscape of music and pop culture as we know it. Then, in 2006, at the height of his fame and as one of the biggest-selling artists of all time, Eminem all but disappeared. Beset by non-stop controversies, bewildering fame, a debilitating drug problem and personal tragedies, he became a virtual recluse, withdrawing to his Detroit area compound. He struggled with weight gain and a prescription pill addiction that resulted in an overdose that nearly took his life. Over the next five years, he got sober, relapsed and finally got clean, before triumphantly returning to the top. Rhyme and Reason picks up where rock journalist Anthony Booza's bestselling Whatever You Say I Am left off, capturing Eminem's wilderness years in his own words and through the insights of those closest to him. Chronicling the music, personal and spiritual growth of one of music's most enduring and enigmatic artists, this is an intimate portrait of an incredibly private man known by many to be the greatest rapper alive.
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            ISBN 9781788701204
            Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Inside Out

            Inside Out (Hardback)

            By Moore, Demi

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            Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.

            ISBN 9780007466085
            Released NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Don't Let Me Down: A Memoir
             

            Don't Let Me Down: A Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hosier, Erin

            • RRP: $28.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 20

            Clap your hands, rattle your jewelry, and twist and shout for Erin Hosier's Don't Let Me Down....Fierce, catchy, hilarious--like your favorite vinyl punk 45--this bird can sing. A glorious memoir. -- Brando Skyhorse, author of Take This Man This fierce and witty memoir about a fa...ther-daughter relationship is a beautifully written, honest, and often funny account of what it is to grow up as a woman (Nancy Balbirer, author of A Marriage in Dog Years). Erin Hosier's coming-of-age was full of contradictions. Born into the turbulent 1970s, she was raised in rural Ohio by lapsed hippies who traded 1960s rock 'n' roll for 1950s-era Christian hymns. Her mother's newfound faith was rooted in a desire to manage her husband's mood swings, which could alternately fill the house with music or with violence. With the Beatles providing the soundtrack, Erin grew up adoring her larger than life father, Jack. Together, they bonded over their iconic songs, even as they inspired Erin to question authority--both her father's and others'. Don't Let Me Down is about a brave girl trying to navigate family secrets and tragedies and escape from small-town small-mindedness. With her lyrical and tender writing, Erin doesn't shy away from the complications and contradictions of love, sharing both the best and the worst of her volatile, vibrant father and detailing--in her singular and often hilarious voice, the difficulty of leaving childhood, home, and the people who loved you first (Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of The Nest).
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            ISBN 9781451644968
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History
             

            The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History (Hardback)

            By Holt, Nathalia

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            • Pub Date
              4 Mar 20

            From the bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls, the untold story of the women of Walt Disney Studios, who shaped the iconic films that have enthralled generations

            ISBN 9780316439152
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown
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