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  • Broadway North: The Dream of a Canadian Musical Theatre

    by Mel Atkey
    Did you know that the idea behind the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes was first tried out in Toronto? That Canada produced the world’s longest-running annual revue? Few people realize the Canadian influences that are at the heart of American and British culture. Author Mel Atkey’s research for Broadway North included interviews with Norman and Elaine Campbell and Don Harron, creators of Anne of Green Gables-The Musical; Mavor Moore, founder of the Charlottetown Festival and of Spring Thaw; John... more
  • Breaking Into Song

    by Mel Atkey
    Breaking Into Song is a collection of articles, essays and interviews by Mel Atkey, the author of A MILLION MILES FROM BROADWAY -- MUSICAL THEATRE BEYOND NEW YORK AND LONDON and BROADWAY NORTH: THE DREAM OF A CANADIAN MUSICAL THEATRE.
  • A Million Miles from Broadway

    by Mel Atkey
    Musical theatre is an international form, not just an American one. It can take root anywhere. Few people would realise that such hit standards as “The Glow Worm”, “Brazil”, “Mack the Knife”, “I Will Wait for You” and “El Condor Pasa” came from foreign language musicals. "His research is monumental... This is an important book on a previously undocumented area of musical theatre." -- Peter Pinne, Stage Whispers "There’s never been a better book for the armchair-traveler-theatergoer." -- P... more
  • Bingeworthy British Television: The Best Brit TV You Can't Stop Watching

    by Sarah Cords

    Bingeworthy British Television: The Best Brit TV You Can't Stop Watching  is a companion book for anyone who takes their British television viewing seriously; it provides information about more than 100 British programs, including brief plot summaries, how long it takes to watch each series, who created and stars in each, trivia tidbits, and further viewing recommendations for each program based on what makes each show truly “bingeworthy.” The book is divided int... more

  • Greg Giraldo: A Comedian's Story

    by Matt Balaker
    Greg Giraldo was one of the most admired standup comedians of the 21st Century. This book tells his story, from his boyhood in Queens to his Ivy League education, to his decision to drop a law career to pursue standup comedy. The authors have researched his life and interviewed more than 60 people who knew Greg well - family, friends, standups, managers, and more - to produce a full picture of the brilliant yet complex figure who left the stage too soon.
  • LuLu Diaries: Manners Matter (Sheryl Keper)

    by Anindita Roy
    LuLu is the naughtiest birth Flower God had created that season, but she desires to have the best parents. Anna wants to have a baby, but of course, not a one who is Naughty. How is Anna going to teach LuLu manners, which matters the most? Let's find out more about the events as the DIARY Unfolds!!!! This is the first of the series of 4 books: 1. LuLu Diaries 2. The World Upside Down 3. The Last Letter 4. Time Travel in Pajamas
  • Watch Her Shine

    by Deborah Henry
    Watch Her Shine addresses the rise of the feminine and how working together as a community can bring change. The courageous protagonist, Dembe, with the help of Abbo, a mountain gorilla, leads her people to safety from an evil prince. "Deborah Henry creates a world of magic, fairy tale, and lush fantasy like Gabriel Garcia Marquez translated for kids. Wonderful and playful." Josip Novakovich - International Man Book Prize Finalist.
  • Godzilla: A Comprehensive Guide

    by Ben Brykczynski
    Where does Godzilla come from? Is it evil? How tall is it? Godzilla Movie Reviews Presents: Godzilla: A Comprehensive Guide, which offers detailed profiles on each incarnation of Godzilla, and the kaiju it has faced. This book offers answers to some of the most common questions about the king of monsters, as well as it's rivals, allies, and abilities. It follows Godzilla's path from the beginning of the reptilian creature, up to its current incarnation.
  • Excellence in Motion

    by Dave Tomlinson
    In a sporting contest, the desperation to win can often prevail over the core values of respect, civility and fair play. It’s for this reason, genuine gestures of sportsmanship are so greatly acclaimed and deeply admired. When an athlete is willing to forgo what they’ve been striving for and act with genuine magnanimity, it creates a truly heart-warming and memorable moment. It truly is excellence in motion. Welcome to a journey through some of the finest acts of sportsmanship ever displayed... more
  • Unlevel Playing Fields

    by Dave Tomlinson
    From as long as sport has been played, it has always evoked great passion and emotion. Human error will always be a factor but nothing infuriates fans like officiating blunders and blatant cheating. And nothing arouses curiosity and unabated feeling more than circumstances so unusual that nobody is quite sure how the moment will be resolved. Welcome to a captivating journey through some of the greatest sporting controversies in history. These are the fascinating backstories and consequences ... more
  • Days of Miracle and Wonder

    by Dave Tomlinson
    The thrill of victory, agony of defeat and human drama of competition are the fundamental allure of sport. Its glorious unpredictability is truly captivating and nothing captures our imagination more than a contest which suddenly comes alive after the result appeared to be a foregone conclusion. Whether it's the anguish of a choke or the brilliance of a comeback, Days of Miracle and Wonder captures these moments and tells the unique stories behind 25 of the most incredible sporting victories.
  • Around the World in 80 Tales

    by Dave Tomlinson
    80 Stories, 25 Countries, 5 Continents, One Heck of a Ride! Come with me on a journey of captivating true travel stories from around the world. This fascinating kaleidoscope of people, places, history, food and culture will inspire, amuse and even amaze. Around the World in 80 Tales lets you experience the challenges and rewards of budget travel without leaving home!
  • John Duffey's Bluegrass Life: Featuring The Country Gentlemen, Seldom Scene, and Washington, DC

    by Stephen Moore and G.T. Keplinger. Foreword by Tom Gray.
    John Duffey’s Bluegrass Life: Featuring The Country Gentlemen, Seldom Scene and Washington, D.C. with a Foreword by Tom Gray is the definitive biography of one of bluegrass music’s most important artists of the genre. Through his work as a founding member of these two pioneering bands, John Duffey urbanized bluegrass and introduced it to a broad new audience. John’s quotes from a four-hour, never-before-published 1984 interview are italicized throughout and provide the book’s foundation.
  • Dot to Dot to Dot: 88 Advanced Dot to Dot Puzzles with Extra Dots

    by Roy W. P. Reed
    A collection of 88 advanced dot to dot puzzles with extra dots. Yes, more dots on the page than you need. Figure out the counting pattern, skip the extra dots, reveal the picture. Count by 2s, 3s, 4s, all the way up to 10s, and begin at different starting points. A challenge for anyone 8+. Start with the easy puzzles and work up to the hard ones. Seven holiday and seasonal themes. Appealing to anyone who trying to be mindful, loves puzzles or wants to keep their brains sharp.
  • From Front Row to Front Cover: Inside the Business of International Fashion Magazines

    by Didier Guerin
    240 pages – Large format: 8.5x11 inches (21.59x27.94cm) with 166 pictures and illustrations, published by Mandevilla Press “From Front Row to Front Cover” refers to the process that goes from sitting at the Front Row of a fashion show to the production and team work of the people creating a magazine, ending with the Front Cover of the magazine. This book showcases the extensive experience of its author in the media industry, starting as a young journalist working in Paris, moving to New Yo... more
  • What is the Idea!

    by Hridoy Ahmed
    When the mind of man is perfected, then, and only then, the body can express itself perfectly. Charles F. Haanel wrote that. And he was right.

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