Books for the Music Lover in Your Life!

Have a person on your holiday shopping list that eats, breathes, and sleeps music?

From autobiographies to deep dives into music genres, here are the new releases that should be on your radar! If you need more help or want to know if we have a title related to a specific artist, give us a call or stop in for some hands-on help.

The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

So, I've written a book.


The Beatles: Get Back Cover Image
By The Beatles, Peter Jackson (Foreword by), Hanif Kureishi (Introduction by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9780935112962
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Published: Callaway Arts & Entertainment - October 12th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Renegades: Born in the USA Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780593236314
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Published: Crown - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material.


Hip-Hop (And Other Things) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538730225
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Published: Twelve - October 26th, 2021

HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music these past two and a half decades. Tupac is in there. Jay Z is in there. Missy Elliott is in there. Drake is in there.


Carpenters: The Musical Legacy Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781648960727
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 16th, 2021

Introduction by Richard Carpenter

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring and endeared recording artists in history—the Carpenters—is told for the first time from the perspective of Richard Carpenter, through more than 100 hours of exclusive interviews and some 200 photographs from Richard's personal archive, many never published.


Promise That You Will Sing About Me: The Power and Poetry of Kendrick Lamar Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250231680
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 28th, 2021

A stunning, in-depth look at the power and poetry of one of the most consequential rappers of our time.


Led Zeppelin: The Biography Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780399562426
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of the Beatles comes the authoritative account of the group many call the greatest rock band of all time, arguably the most successful, and certainly one of the most notorious


Music Is History Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419751431
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Published: Abrams Image - October 19th, 2021

Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.


Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir Cover Image
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306925429
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Published: Hachette Books - September 28th, 2021

**Instant International Bestseller, New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Publishers Weekly Bestseller**


Uncover never-before-told stories in this epic tale of self-discovery by a Rock n Roll disciple and member of the E Str


How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593183526
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Published: Dutton - October 13th, 2020

There are few creative acts more mysterious and magical than writing a song. But what if the goal wasn't so mysterious and was actually achievable for anyone who wants to experience more magic and creativity in their life? That's something that anyone will be inspired to do after reading Jeff Tweedy's How to Write One Song
 


Billie Eilish Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781538720479
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

Legendary recording artist Billie Eilish shares an intimate inside look at her life—both on and off the stage—in this stunning, photo-filled book.

Billie Eilish is a phenomenon. With distinctive visual flare and darkly poignant lyrics that are unparalleled among music icons of the 21st century, Billie is a musician who stands out from the crowd.


Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982104160
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Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A timely and passionate call to action for engaging with our current political moment, from the Grammy-nominated and multiplatinum singer-songwriter and New York Times bestselling author Tori Amos.

Since the release of her first, career-defining solo album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos has been one of the music industry&rs


Broken Horses: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593237243
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Published: Crown - April 6th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about faith, sexuality, parenthood, and a life shaped by music in “one of the great memoirs of our time” (Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed).


I Would Leave Me If I Could.: A Collection of Poetry Cover Image
By Halsey
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982135607
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 10th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Grammy Award–nominated, platinum-selling musician Halsey is heralded as one of the most compelling voices of her generation. In I Would Leave Me If I Could, she reveals never-before-seen poetry of longing, love, and the nuances of bipolar disorder.

In this debut collection, Halsey bares her soul.