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Product Description: With the resurgence of vinyl, album cover art is as important as ever. This visually sumptuous book brings together 275 of the greatest album covers of all time. arranged chronologically, beginning in 1956. A 50-strong panel of judges—including designers, musicians, producers, and record company executives—made the final selection, and their reasons accompany the photographs...read more

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9781910231982 | Collins & Brown, October 4, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With the resurgence of vinyl, album cover art is as important as ever.
9781843404811 | Collins & Brown, October 7, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: At a time when listeners increasingly download or upload songs, creating personal playlists on MP3 players and I-Pods, the art of packaging music seems to be fading away.
9781843403012 | Collins & Brown, October 15, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LP chart, this superb and visually awesome book brings you the very best rock, pop, rap, reggae, soul, and punk album covers ever created.

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Product Description: This is the first full-length look at Zapple—the Beatles’ label for experimental music and spoken word recordings and the most ambitious expression of the group’s determination to be leading members of the counterculture movement in the late 1960s...read more

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9781419722219 | Abrams Image, September 27, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is the first full-length look at Zapple—the Beatles’ label for experimental music and spoken word recordings and the most ambitious expression of the group’s determination to be leading members of the counterculture movement in the late 1960s.
9780720618600 | Peter Owen Ltd, March 1, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This is the first full-length look at Zapple-the Beatles' label for experimental music and spoken word recordings and the most ambitious expression of the group's determination to be leading members of the counterculture movement in the late 1960s.

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9780534340728, titled "Beginner & Intermediate Algebra Combined: Study Guide & Practice Tests" | Student edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, January 1, 1996), cover price $40.95 | also contains Beginner & Intermediate Algebra Combined: Study Guide & Practice Tests

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Product Description: Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius." Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of media...read more

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9781455511952 | Twelve, January 28, 2014, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

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9781455511938 | Reprint edition (Twelve, January 27, 2015), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

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9781478981817 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 28, 2014), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: [Read by Malcolm Hillgartner]Fifty years ago Norman Mailer asserted, ''William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

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9781780221205 | Orion Pub Co, January 15, 2015, cover price $25.40

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Product Description: John Lennon was a world famous and influential singer/songwriter and former member of the Beatles. Here he discusses his life and achievements in a series of interviews from the BBC radio and TV archive: Tonight, broadcast on BBC TV, 18 June 1965 (featuring Kenneth Allsop); The World of Books, broadcast on BBC Radio, 3 July 1965 (featuring Wilfred De'Ath); The Beatles in New York, broadcast on BBC Radio, 30 August 1965 (featuring Brian Mathew); Release, broadcast on BBC TV, 22 June 1968 (featuring Peter Lewis, Victor Spinetti); BBC Radio archive interview, dated 30 March 1969 (featuring Bob Parrin); BBC Radio archive interview, dated 1 January 1970 (featuring David Wigg, Yoko Ono); and The Lennon Tapes, broadcast on BBC Radio, 18 & 21 January 1981 (featuring Andy Peebles, Yoko Ono)...read more
By John Lennon (narrator)

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9780860018162 | Omnibus Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Compiled from the best of the hundreds of interviews Lennon gave over the years.

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9781471339332 | Bbc Pubns, April 1, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: John Lennon was a world famous and influential singer/songwriter and former member of the Beatles.

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Product Description: Between the years 1965 and 1971 something happened to make the world on one side of that divide all but unrecognisable to the world on the other side. For better or for worse (it very much depends on whom you ask), those seven years revolutionised western-and eventually global-culture as utterly as any of the great turning points in our history...read more

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9781402714429 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, August 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An illustrated celebration of the 1960s counterculture captures the political fervor, historical events, slogans, sayings, fashions, styles, music, artwork, and other characteristics and personalities that defined the era from 1965 to 1971.

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9780753724569 | Gardners Books, July 17, 2013, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Between the years 1965 and 1971 something happened to make the world on one side of that divide all but unrecognisable to the world on the other side.
9788496879133 | Global Rhythm Pr, September 1, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The second half of the 1960s was a time of constant changes and tireless exploration for the generation born after World War II.
9781402728730 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, August 28, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: New York Times bestseller!

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Product Description: Fifty years ago Norman Mailer asserted, William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius. Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of media...read more

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9781478981787, titled "Call Me Burroughs: A Life: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 28, 2013), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Fifty years ago Norman Mailer asserted, William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

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Product Description: Beginning with the Weathermen explosion in Greenwich Village and ending with punk, the Seventies was the age of extremes, sex, drugs and, of course, rock 'n' roll. Traveling between the underground scenes of London, New York, and California, Barry Miles remembers encounters with the legends of the decade...read more

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9781846686900 | Serpents Tail, November 6, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Beginning with the Weathermen explosion in Greenwich Village and ending with punk, the Seventies was the age of extremes, sex, drugs and, of course, rock 'n' roll.

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Product Description: London calling: A photographic odyssey through the history of this epic city   Samuel Johnson famously said that: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” London is a vast sprawling metropolis, constantly evolving and growing, yet throughout its complex past and shifting present, the humor, unique character, and bulldog spirit of the people have stayed constant...read more
By Reuel Golden (editor) and Barry Miles (contributor)

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9783836528771 | Mul edition (Taschen America Llc, September 2, 2012), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: London calling: A photographic journey through the history of this epic city   Samuel Johnson famously said that: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

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9783836545167, titled "London: Portrait of a City - Portrat einer Stadt - Portrait d'une ville" | Mul edition (Taschen America Llc, November 20, 2013), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: London calling: A photographic odyssey through the history of this epic city   Samuel Johnson famously said that: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

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Product Description: London has long been a magnet for aspiring artists and writers, musicians and fashion designers seeking inspiration and success in this great city. This title explores the counter culture that sprang up in the decades following the Second World War, focusing on the West End and Soho...read more

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9781843546139 | Atlantic Books, March 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This is a major and definitive history of the counterculture by our pre-eminent chronicler of the cultural underground.

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9781843546146 | Atlantic Books, June 1, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: London has long been a magnet for aspiring artists and writers, musicians and fashion designers seeking inspiration and success in this great city.

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Product Description: Barry Miles, friend and official biographer of Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, presents a provocative and intimate portrait of one of the 20th century's most influential writers Meticulously researched, this is a compelling exploration of the complex man and extraordinary writer whose creative mishmash of joyous incoherence, drug-induced ecstasy, genuine mysticism, and constant craving has persuaded so many to take to the road...read more

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9780753500590 | Reprint edition (Virgin Pub, May 1, 2011), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Barry Miles, friend and official biographer of Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, presents a provocative and intimate portrait of one of the 20th century's most influential writers Meticulously researched, this is a compelling exploration of the complex man and extraordinary writer whose creative mishmash of joyous incoherence, drug-induced ecstasy, genuine mysticism, and constant craving has persuaded so many to take to the road.

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Product Description: A new preface by the author updates this reissue of a seminal biography of the counter culture icon, by a luminary of the 1960s underground Allen Ginsberg occupies a significant and enduring position in American literature. Following Ginsberg's death in 1997, Barry Miles has drawn on both his long friendship with the poet and on Ginsberg's journals and correspondence to produce an immensely detailed and fascinating account of one of the 20th century's most extraordinary poets...read more

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9780753522523 | Virgin Pub, May 1, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A new preface by the author updates this reissue of a seminal biography of the counter culture icon, by a luminary of the 1960s underground Allen Ginsberg occupies a significant and enduring position in American literature.

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Product Description: The life story of the literary icon Time magazine called the "laureate of American low-life"In this definitive biography celebrated Beat historian Barry Miles turns his attention to the exploits of the hard-drinking, belligerent wild man of literature...read more

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9781852272715 | Virgin Pub, July 30, 2005, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Fear makes me a writer, fear and a lack of confidence.

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9780753518182 | Reprint edition (Virgin Pub, April 1, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The life story of the literary icon Time magazine called the "laureate of American low-life"In this definitive biography celebrated Beat historian Barry Miles turns his attention to the exploits of the hard-drinking, belligerent wild man of literature.
9780753511428 | Virgin Pub, December 30, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Fear makes me a writer, fear and a lack of confidence.
9780753511022 | Virgin Pub, September 5, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A biography on an important American literary icon, Charles Bukowski.
9788477652489 | Circe, June 30, 2006, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Barry Milles se adentra en las múltiples capas que conforman la perpecia vital de un autor irreverente y descanado, que se convirtió en personaje mítico gracias a una obra teñida de autobiografismo.

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9780802116390 | 1 edition (Grove Pr, April 1, 2003), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in an edition that features restored text, archival material, and an essay on psychoactive drugs.

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9780007341900 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, April 15, 2010, cover price $16.35 | About this edition: Hard to find
9780007204441 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 3, 2005), cover price $14.30 | also contains Naked Lunch: The Restored Text | About this edition: The anarchic, phenomenally strong-selling classic from the godfather of the Beats, featuring for the first time the restored text, all the accompanying essays, and newly discovered material from the original manuscript.
9780802140180 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, February 1, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in a commemorative edition that features restored text, archival material, Burroughs's own later introduction to the book, and his essay on psychoactive drugs.

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9781433259685 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century, a book that redefined not just literature but American culture.
9781433259654 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2009), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century, a book that redefined not just literature but American culture.

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Product Description: "An explanation of how the peace symbol-that upside-down V with a vertical column running through the middle, all surrounded by a circle-came to be." -The Washington Post The peace sign is probably the most commonly used symbol of protest in the world...read more

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9780762108930 | Readers Digest, April 10, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "An explanation of how the peace symbol-that upside-down V with a vertical column running through the middle, all surrounded by a circle-came to be.

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9781606521106 | Readers Digest, April 15, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "An explanation of how the peace symbol-that upside-down V with a vertical column running through the middle, all surrounded by a circle-came to be.

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Product Description: In 1964, North America had a second revolution—but this time we welcomed the British! That year, four mop-tops known as The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, ushering in a new era of British music, film, fashion, and art...read more

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9781402769764 | 1 edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, November 3, 2009), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In 1964, North America had a second revolution—but this time we welcomed the British!

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A diary of The Beatles beginning in wartime Liverpool and ending in the dying days of the swinging sixties. It contains a detailed chronology of gigs, venues, quotes and memorable dates. It exposes the stories of the four band members, uncovering the quarrels, sex and the drugs as well as the personal triumphs.

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9781847720825, titled "The Beatles, A Diary: an Intimate Day by Day History" | Reprint edition (Omnibus Pr, September 30, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A diary of The Beatles beginning in wartime Liverpool and ending in the dying days of the swinging sixties.

Product Description: A definitive, authorized portrait of Paul McCartney draws on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews and access to personal archives to chronicle the private life and successful career of one of the world's most famous musicians, the world of the Beatles, his partnership with John Lennon, and more...read more

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9780805052480 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: An authorized portrait of one of the world's most famous musicians draws on exclusive interviews and access to personal archives to chronicle his private life and successful career

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9780805052497 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1998), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: An authorized portrait of one of the world's most famous musicians draws on exclusive interviews and access to personal archives to chronicle his private life and successful career

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9781435211957 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $33.00 | About this edition: A definitive, authorized portrait of Paul McCartney draws on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews and access to personal archives to chronicle the private life and successful career of one of the world's most famous musicians, the world of the Beatles, his partnership with John Lennon, and more.

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Product Description: Known for his brilliant cartoons and award-winning children’s books, William Steig (1907–2003) leaves a legacy that spans much of the twentieth century. This lavishly illustrated book features over 280 of Steig’s drawings, many of them previously unpublished, and examines every aspect of his work, from the “Small Fry” cartoons―his earliest submissions to the New Yorker― and haunting symbolic drawings of the late 1930s and 1940s, to his later, bitingly funny cartoons and celebrated books for children...read more
By Robert Cottingham (contributor), Claudia J. Nahson, Maurice Sendak (foreword by), Edward Sorel (contributor) and Jeanne Steig (contributor)

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9780300124781 | Yale Univ Pr, November 1, 2007, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Known for his brilliant cartoons and award-winning children’s books, William Steig (1907–2003) leaves a legacy that spans much of the twentieth century.

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Presenting the story of the group that gave alternative London its first real soundtrack, this is a diary of Pink Floyd's daily routine, from their roots in Cambridge to cult status in Sixties London. The author knew the band members socially, witnessed the rapid decline of Syd Barrett, and became involved in setting up some of Floyd's major gigs.

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9781846094446 | Omnibus Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Presenting the story of the group that gave alternative London its first real soundtrack, this is a diary of Pink Floyd's daily routine, from their roots in Cambridge to cult status in Sixties London.

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A special anniversary edition of the first publication of the seminal poetic work describes the background of Ginsberg's famous poem, and discusses literary allusions, and techniques of composition used in creating the controversial work. Reprint.
By Allen Ginsberg and Barry Miles (editor)

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9780061137457 | Harper Perennial Modern Classics, October 1, 2006, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A special anniversary edition of the first publication of the seminal poetic work describes the background of Ginsberg's famous poem, and discusses literary allusions, and techniques of composition used in creating the controversial work.

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Surveying publications that were members of the Underground Press Syndicate, a nostalgic tour-de-force examines how alternative newspapers documented a wide range of interests from politics and art to film and fashion, in a volume that discusses key contributors and the ways in which the syndicate influenced culture. Original.
By Jean-francois Bizot and Barry Miles (foreword by)

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9780789314963 | Universe Pub, September 12, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Surveying publications that were members of the Underground Press Syndicate, a nostalgic tour-de-force examines how alternative newspapers documented a wide range of interests from politics and art to film and fashion, in a volume that discusses key contributors and the ways in which the syndicate influenced culture.

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A masterful compilation of writings from the members of the Beat Generation ranges from the mid-1940s to 1960, encompassing the works of Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Diane DiPrima, Frank O'Hara, Gary Snyder, and others.
By Barry Miles (editor)

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9781852272647 | Virgin Pub, May 30, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A masterful compilation of writings from the members of the Beat Generation ranges from the mid-1940s to 1960, encompassing the works of Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Diane DiPrima, Frank O'Hara, Gary Snyder, and others.

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