New York, 2001. 9/11 plunges the US into a state of war and political volatility - and heralds the rebirth of the city's rock scene. As the old-guard music industry crumbles, a group of bands suddenly become the voice of a generation desperately in need of an anthem. The author charts New York's musical transformation in the early 2000s.
Investigates love in the age of technology. This book enlists some of the world's leading social scientists, conducted hundreds of interviews, analyzed the behavioural data, and researched dating cultures from Tokyo to Buenos Aires to New York City.
The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist represents the most extensive collection of Mead's visionary film work ever printed, including ALIENS, Blade Runner, Star Trek The Motion Picture, and Elysium, compiling hundreds of images, sketches and concept arts from a career spanning almost 40 years, many of which have never been seen in print before.
Open Book is Jessica Simpson using her voice, heart, soul, and humor to share things she's never shared before.First celebrated for her voice, she became one of the most talked-about women in the world, whether for music and fashion, her relationship struggles, or as a walking blonde joke.
That they might be capable of making music in such a hostile landscape feels like a miracle.The Lost Pianos of Siberia is a story about a piano hunt - a quixotic journey through two centuries of Russian history and eight time zones stretching across an eleventh of the world's land surface.