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    Writer to Writer

    By Ciaran Carty

    Paperback £10.86

    This is a genre-crossing collection of interviews and essays that recounts in intimate detail encounters with many of the world's foremost writers.

    Girls Like This, Boys Like That: The Reproduction of Gender in Contemporary Youth Cultures

    By Victoria Cann

    Hardback £60.06

    Brand new research uniting gender and taste studies to explore the pop cultural preferences of young people.

    On Video Games

    By Soraya Murray

    Hardback £70.46

    Video games are a defining part of mass visual culture.

    I An Distracted by Everything

    By Liza Tarbuck

    Hardback £12.65

    The first annual for adults of it's kind.Combining the spirit of Britain's much-loved Bunty and Judy annuals with the humour of the Python classic Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls, I An Distracted By Everything is a book to pour over, ponder on and laugh uproariously with.

    Story of The Great British Bake Off

    Hardback £14.46

    A celebration of Britain's most popular cookery contest.

    People at Work: The Rock Star

    By Jason Hazeley

    Hardback £7.25

    THE PERFECT GIFT for the music lover. __________________________________ 'This is the rock star. His name is Bob Dylan. Bob is rehearsing with his band. It takes a long time. First the band have to learn all of Bob's famous songs. Then Bob has to think of worse tunes he can...

    Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

    By Jason Stanyek

    Paperback Save £1.50 = £31.49

    This handbook examines how electrical technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. Highly interdisciplinary, the two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consider, respectively, the devices, markets, and theories of mobile music, and its aesthetics and forms...

    Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

    Paperback £31.49

    This handbook examines how electrical technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. Highly interdisciplinary, the two volumes of the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consider, respectively, the devices, markets, and theories of mobile music, and its aesthetics and forms...

    Audio Culture,: Readings in Modern Music

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £28.05

    The groundbreaking Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music Continuum; September 2004; paperback original maps the aural and discursive terrain of vanguard music today. Rather than offering a history of contemporary music, Audio Culture traces the genealogy of current musical practices and theoretical concerns, drawing lines of connection between recent musical...

    From Madman to Crime Fighter: The Scientist in Western Culture

    By Roslynn D. Haynes

    Paperback £23.26

    From Madman to Crime Fighter is the most comprehensive study of the image of the scientist in Western literature and film.

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