Books tagged: History & Criticism

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Counterpoint to a City

By Robin Elliott

The book chronicles the history of the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto, which has been sponsoring chamber music and solo recitals for nearly 100 years. The book features archival documents, interviews, newspaper reports and reviews, and recent scholarship in the field.

Country Music Fun Time Activity Book

By Aye Jay

Sure to delight fans of old country legends and new tabloid faves, this whimsical book moseys through a variety of classic activities, such as connect-the-dots, coloring, and simple puzzles.

Decline of the Hollywood Empire ebook

By Hervé Fischer
Translated by Rhonda Mullins

The Hollywood empire was built over the course of a century through hard-nosed business practices such as block booking, dumping and buying up the competition, turning the silver screen into a goldmine in the process. The business logic that has driven the industry since its ... Read more

Depp

By Christopher Heard

The truth behind Johnny Depp’s bad-boy image in this definitive biography. Accidental actor? Bratty bad boy? Consummate craftsman? Take a little of each, and a whole lot more, and you’ve got Johnny Depp. Delectably dreamy, dramatically dynamic, and Depp-endably dedicated, ... Read more

Dervish at the Crossroads

By Wanda Waterman

Dervish at the Crossroads isn't a music guide so much as an autobiographical exploration of the experience of music from 2000 to 2020, with commentary on what makes the experience of music during these two decades radically different from all that came before. As the title of ... Read more

Desperate Stages

By Edward Mullaly

Desperate Stages tells the stories of a disgraced one-time playwright, a starving actor, and a failed actor-manager, whose lives crossed in Fredericton in 1845. Together they provided New Brunswick with some of its most exciting drama and its wildest theatre riot.

Dimensions Behind the Twilight Zone

By Stewart T Stanyard
Foreword by Neil Gaiman

?In the chronicles of television’s history, Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone is considered by far the medium’s quintessential creation. The CBS series that debuted in 1959 and aired for 156 episodes offered black-and-white morality plays both terrifying and poignant. Each week ... Read more

Discovering Mavor Moore

By Allan Boss

A cultural giant, Mavor Moore was active in one of the most important periods for the growth of Canadian identity. The years following WWII saw the creation of the CBC, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the centennial celebrations. Moore was a leader in all of these influential ... Read more