Remain in Love

Remain in Love
Author: Chris Frantz
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781250209238
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Release: 2020-07-21
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Two iconic bands. An unforgettable life. One of the most dynamic groups of the ‘70s and ‘80s, Talking Heads, founded by drummer Chris Frantz, his girlfriend Tina Weymouth, and lead singer David Byrne, burst onto the music scene, playing at CBGBs, touring Europe with the Ramones, and creating hits like “Psycho Killer” and “Burning Down the House” that captured the post-baby boom generation’s intense, affectless style. In Remain in Love, Frantz writes about the beginnings of Talking Heads—their days as art students in Providence, moving to the sparse Chrystie Street loft Frantz, Weymouth, and Byrne shared where the music that defined an era was written. With never-before-seen photos and immersive vivid detail, Frantz describes life on tour, down to the meals eaten and the clothes worn—and reveals the mechanics of a long and complicated working relationship with a mercurial frontman. At the heart of Remain in Love is Frantz’s love for Weymouth: their once-in-a-lifetime connection as lovers, musicians, and bandmates, and how their creativity surged with the creation of their own band Tom Tom Club, bringing a fresh Afro-Caribbean beat to hits like “Genius of Love.” Studded with memorable places and names from the era—Grace Jones, Andy Warhol, Stephen Sprouse, Lou Reed, Brian Eno, and Debbie Harry among them—Remain in Love is a frank and open memoir of an emblematic life in music and in love.

Remain in Love

Remain in Love
Author: Chris Frantz
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1474615147
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Release: 2021-07-08
Editor: White Rabbit
Language: en

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Remain in Love

Remain in Love
Author: Chris Frantz
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781474615150
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Release: 2020-07-21
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'As the Brits say: I'm gobsmacked. I devoured this book... one of the most potent examples of living the dream' DEBBIE HARRY 'A great drummer who has written a great book' BILL MURRAY 'A revealing inside account of the highs and lows of a band who looked and sounded like nobody else' OLIVIA LAING, Guardian Chris Frantz's memoir tells the story of his life with Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club and his life-long love affair with Tina Weymouth. He remembers the early performances at CBGB alongside the Ramones, Patti Smith, Television and Blondie and recording the game changing albums, Talking Heads '77, More Songs About Buildings And Food, Fear Of Music, and Remain In Light. During a break from Talking Heads, Chris and Tina formed Tom Tom Club; in the process creating a hybrid of funk, disco, pop and electro that would have a huge impact on the club scene around the world. Warm and candid, funny and heartfelt, Remain in Love charts the rise of a band that began as a dream and culminated with their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and reveals the once-in-a-lifetime love story and creative partnership between Chris and Tina, one of the greatest rhythm sections of all time.

Slaves who love their chains shall remain in their bondage

Slaves who love their chains shall remain in their bondage
Author: Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Pages: 302
ISBN:
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Release: 2015-04-25
Editor: Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Spiritual chains are terrible things. It is gross stupidity to misjudge the evil wisdom of our foe. Satan will not hesitate to employ any weakness in our lives. The enemy has repackaged his chains to make them look innocent and attractive. Until you discren, diagnose, determine and destroy these masquerading chains and convenants, bondages will remain in place. Salvation does not exempt anyone from the battles of life. It only equips to win them. Until you hate these evil chains with perfect hatred and become violent against them, they will continue to harass, torment and destroy. However, anyone who loves his/her chains would remain in bondage. This book is an essential spiritual warfare manual for all Christians in this end time.

Arboretum

Arboretum
Author: David Byrne
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781786899514
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Release: 2019-12-05
Editor: Canongate Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For over thirty years, besides making music, David Byrne has focused his unique genius upon forms as diverse as the archaeology of music as we know it, architectural photography and the uses of PowerPoint. Now he presents his most personal work to date, a collection of drawings exploring the form of the tree diagram. Arboretum is an eclectic blend of science, automatic writing, self-analysis and satire. A journey through irrational logic - the application of scientific rigour and form to irrational premises, proceeding from careful nonsense to unexpected sense. The tree diagram is a form that might reveal more about yourself than you dreamed possible.

Talking Heads

Talking Heads
Author: Ian Gittins
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0634080334
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Release: 2004
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

(Book). A superbly illustrated, in-depth examination of the stories, events, places, and characters that inspired the songs of the Talking Heads, arguably the most significant band to emerge from the late-'70s New York punk scene based around CBGB's club. Led by guitarist-vocalist David Byrne, the band enjoyed major chart success on both sides of the Atlantic with infectious, incendiary singles like "Road to Nowhere," "Psycho Killer," and "Once in a Lifetime." During their influential seventeen-year career, Talking Heads assembled a body of raw yet intellectual rock music second to none. Then in 2002, having vowed to never work together again, the four original Heads reconvened and played live when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ian Gittins has written about music and popular culture for fifteen years for such varied publications as Melody Maker , Q , The Guardian , Daily Telegraph , Time Out , MTV , and the New York Times . He lives in London, England.

What s Left of Me Is Yours

What s Left of Me Is Yours
Author: Stephanie Scott
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780525565512
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Release: 2021-06-22
Editor: Anchor
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Each chapter of this enrapturing novel is elegantly brief and charged with barely contained emotion." --New York Times Book Review A gripping debut set in modern-day Tokyo and inspired by a true crime, for readers of Everything I Never Told You and The Perfect Nanny, What's Left of Me Is Yours charts a young woman's search for the truth about her mother's life--and her murder. In Japan, a covert industry has grown up around the wakaresaseya (literally "breaker-upper"), a person hired by one spouse to seduce the other in order to gain the advantage in divorce proceedings. When Satō hires Kaitarō, a wakaresaseya agent, to have an affair with his wife, Rina, both assume it will be an easy case. But Satō has never truly understood Rina or her desires and Kaitarō's job is to do exactly that--until he does it too well. While Rina remains ignorant of the circumstances that brought them together, she and Kaitarō fall in a desperate, singular love, setting in motion a series of violent acts that will forever haunt her daughter's life. In an engrossing dual narrative inspired by a true crime, Stephanie Scott exquisitely renders the affair and its intricate repercussions. As Rina's daughter, Sumiko, fills in the gaps of her mother's story and her own memory, Scott probes the thorny psychological and moral grounds of the actions we take in the name of love, asking where we draw the line between passion and possession.

Unexpectedly in Love

Unexpectedly in Love
Author: Jean Oram
Pages: 150
ISBN: 9781989359082
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Release: 2021
Editor: Oram Productions
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A swoon-worthy hero, a single mom, a Christmas wish…and a happily ever after? Joy Evans is a single mom in a small town, and she might just be falling in love… With her nemesis. Joy Evans assumed her marriage would last forever. She also assumed she’d never fall in love with her new neighbor, the annoyingly insightful Steve Jorgensen who always finds new ways to get her all riled up. But everything changes this Christmas when Steve tugs Joy out of her stagnant life and reminds her that life is an adventure, and that true love is just around the corner if you’re willing to take a risk and open your heart. A charming, small town sweet romance about the guy next door, a single mom, and second chances. A heartwarming Christmas romance that will delight readers with its humor and tender moments. Download your copy today and fall in love with this holiday season's most swoon-worthy hero.

Twentieth Century Boy

Twentieth Century Boy
Author: Duncan Hannah
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781524711221
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Release: 2019-03-26
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A renowned painter's rollicking account of coming of age--and rubbing shoulders with David Bowie, Andy Warhol, Patti Smith, and more--in 1970s New York City. Celebrated painter Duncan Hannah arrived in New York City from Minneapolis in the early 1970s as an art student hungry for experience, game for almost anything, and with a prodigious taste for drugs, girls, alcohol, movies, rock and roll, books, parties, and everything else the city had to offer. Taken directly from the notebooks Hannah kept throughout the seventies, Twentieth-Century Boy is a fascinating, sometimes lurid, and incredibly entertaining report from a now almost mythical time and place, full of outrageously bad behavior, naked ambition, gender-bending celebrities, fantastically good music, and evaporating barriers of taste and decorum.

In Love with the World

In Love with the World
Author: Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche,Helen Tworkov
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780525512554
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Release: 2019-05-07
Editor: Random House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A rare, intimate account of a world-renowned Buddhist monk’s near-death experience and the life-changing wisdom he gained from it “One of the most inspiring books I have ever read.”—Pema Chödrön, author of When Things Fall Apart “This book has the potential to change the reader’s life forever.”—George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo At thirty-six years old, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche was a rising star within his generation of Tibetan masters and the respected abbot of three monasteries. Then one night, telling no one, he slipped out of his monastery in India with the intention of spending the next four years on a wandering retreat, following the ancient practice of holy mendicants. His goal was to throw off his titles and roles in order to explore the deepest aspects of his being. He immediately discovered that a lifetime of Buddhist education and practice had not prepared him to deal with dirty fellow travelers or the screeching of a railway car. He found he was too attached to his identity as a monk to remove his robes right away or to sleep on the Varanasi station floor, and instead paid for a bed in a cheap hostel. But when he ran out of money, he began his life as an itinerant beggar in earnest. Soon he became deathly ill from food poisoning—and his journey took a startling turn. His meditation practice had prepared him to face death, and now he had the opportunity to test the strength of his training. In this powerful and unusually candid account of the inner life of a Buddhist master, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche offers us the invaluable lessons he learned from his near-death experience. By sharing with readers the meditation practices that sustain him, he shows us how we can transform our fear of dying into joyful living. Praise for In Love with the World “Vivid, compelling . . . This book is a rarity in spiritual literature: Reading the intimate story of this wise and devoted Buddhist monk directly infuses our own transformational journey with fresh meaning, luminosity, and life.”—Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge “In Love with the World is a magnificent story—moving and inspiring, profound and utterly human. It will certainly be a dharma classic.”—Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart “This book makes me think enlightenment is possible.”—Russell Brand

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams
Author: Dylan Jones
Pages: 420
ISBN: 9780571353453
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Release: 2020-09-29
Editor: Faber & Faber
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

David Bowie. Culture Club. Wham!. Soft Cell. Duran Duran. Sade. Adam Ant. Spandau Ballet. The Eurythmics. 'Excellent' Guardian 'Hugely enjoyable' Irish Times 'Dazzling' LRB 'Fascinating' New Statesman 'An absolute must-read' GQ One of the most creative entrepreneurial periods since the Sixties, the era of the New Romantics grew out of the remnants of post-punk and developed quickly alongside club culture, ska, electronica, and goth. The scene had a huge influence on the growth of print and broadcast media, and was arguably one of the most bohemian environments of the late twentieth century. Not only did it visually define the decade, it was the catalyst for the Second British Invasion, when the US charts would be colonised by British pop music - making it one of the most powerful cultural exports since the Beatles. In Sweet Dreams, Dylan Jones charts the rise of the New Romantics through testimony from the people who lived it. For a while, Sweet Dreams were made of this.

The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780345809339
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Release: 2014-03-18
Editor: Vintage Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Kazuo Ishiguro's Booker Prize-winning masterpiece became an international bestseller on publication, was adapted into an award-winning film, and has since come to be regarded as a modern classic. The Remains of the Day is a spellbinding portrayal of a vanished way of life and a haunting meditation on the high cost of duty. It is also one of the most subtle, sad and humorous love stories ever written. It is the summer of 1956, when Stevens, a man who has dedicated himself to his career as a perfect butler in the one-time great house of Darlington Hall, sets off on a holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and, unexpectedly, into his own past, especially his friendship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton. As memories surface of his lifetime "in service" to Lord Darlington, and of his life between the wars, when the fate of the continent seemed to lie in the hands of a few men, he finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent beneath the carefully run world of his employer.

This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place
Author: David Bowman
Pages: 416
ISBN: 0061955981
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Release: 2009-06-02
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A fascinating glimpse behind the big suits and deadpan looks to the heart and soul of a band that made it big by playing it cool With their minimalist beats, sophisticated lyrics, and stoic mien, the Talking Heads were indisputably one of the most influential and intriguing bands of their time. Rising from the ashes of punk and the smoldering embers of the disco inferno, they effectively straddled the boundaries between critical and commercial success as few other groups did, with music you could deconstruct and dance to at the same time. Culture critic David Bowman tells the fascinating story of how this brain trust of talented musicians turned pop music on its head. From the band’s inception at the Rhode Island School of Design to their first big gig opening for the Ramones at CBGB, from their prominence in the worlds of art and fashion to the clash of egos and ideals that left them angry, jealous, and ready to call it quits, Bowman closely chronicles the rise and fall of a stunningly original and gloriously dysfunctional rock 'n' roll band that stayed together longer than anyone thought possible, and left a legacy that influences artists to this day.

Ever Fallen in Love

Ever Fallen in Love
Author: Pete Shelley,Louie Shelley
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781788402897
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Release: 2021-06-10
Editor: Octopus Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

*** 'One of the finest songwriters of a generation' The Guardian 'A musical pioneer' NME When Pete Shelley, lead singer of legendary punk band Buzzcocks, passed away in 2018 we lost one of music's brightest stars - as well as the chance to hear his story in his own words. Or so it seemed. Now, recordings have surfaced of a series of remarkable interviews in which Pete tells the story of his life, his band and his place at the beating heart of the punk explosion in fascinating detail. Recorded over a series of late-night calls with a close friend, the tapes hear Pete talk song-by-song through Buzzcocks releases to reveal the personal memories behind the music and the inspiration for masterpieces such as 'Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)' and 'What Do I Get?'. Published for the first time and with the blessing of Pete's estate, Ever Fallen In Love: The Lost Buzzcocks Tapes is a tribute to a founding member of punk and a chance to hear one of music's true visionaries tell his own story at last.

Lucking Out

Lucking Out
Author: James Wolcott
Pages: 258
ISBN: 9780767930628
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Release: 2012-10-02
Editor: Anchor Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"How lucky I was, arriving in New York just as everything was about to go to hell.” That would be in the autumn of 1972, when a very young and green James Wolcott arrived from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter of introduction from Norman Mailer, and having no idea what was about to hit him. Landing at a time of accelerating municipal squalor and, paradoxically, gathering cultural energy in all spheres as “Downtown” became a category of art and life unto itself, he embarked upon his sentimental education, seventies New York style. This portrait of a critic as a young man is also a rollicking, acutely observant portrait of a legendary time and place. Wolcott was taken up by fabled film critic Pauline Kael as one of her “Paulettes” and witnessed the immensely vital film culture of the period. He became an early observer-participant in the nascent punk scene at CBGB, mixing with Patti Smith, Lester Bangs, and Tom Verlaine. As aVillage Voicewriter he got an eyeful of the literary scene when such giants as Mailer, Gore Vidal, and George Plimpton strode the earth, and writing really mattered. A beguiling mixture ofKafka Was the RageandPlease Kill Me, this memoir is a sharp-eyed rendering, at once intimate and shrewdly distanced, of a fabled milieu captured just before it slips into myth. Mixing grit and glitter in just the right propor­tions, suffused with affection for the talented and sometimes half-crazed denizens of the scene, it will make readers long for a time when you really could get mugged around here. From the Hardcover edition.

When Time Stopped

When Time Stopped
Author: Ariana Neumann
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781982106393
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Release: 2020-02-04
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this astonishing story that “reads like a thriller and is so, so timely” (BuzzFeed) Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father’s past: “Like Anne Frank’s diary, it offers a story that needs to be told and heard” (Booklist, starred review). In 1941, the first Neumann family member was taken by the Nazis, arrested in German-occupied Czechoslovakia for bathing in a stretch of river forbidden to Jews. He was transported to Auschwitz. Eighteen days later his prisoner number was entered into the morgue book. Of thirty-four Neumann family members, twenty-five were murdered by the Nazis. One of the survivors was Hans Neumann, who, to escape the German death net, traveled to Berlin and hid in plain sight under the Gestapo’s eyes. What Hans experienced was so unspeakable that, when he built an industrial empire in Venezuela, he couldn’t bring himself to talk about it. All his daughter Ariana knew was that something terrible had happened. When Hans died, he left Ariana a small box filled with letters, diary entries, and other memorabilia. Ten years later Ariana finally summoned the courage to have the letters translated, and she began reading. What she discovered launched her on a worldwide search that would deliver indelible portraits of a family loving, finding meaning, and trying to survive amid the worst that can be imagined. A “beautifully told story of personal discovery” (John le Carré), When Time Stopped is an unputdownable detective story and an epic family memoir, spanning nearly ninety years and crossing oceans. Neumann brings each relative to vivid life, and this “gripping, expertly researched narrative will inspire those looking to uncover their own family histories” (Publishers Weekly).

Crosstown Traffic

Crosstown Traffic
Author: Charles Shaar Murray
Pages: 247
ISBN: 0312063245
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Release: 1991-10-15
Editor: Macmillan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Called by "Entertainment Weekly" "The best book on Hendrix", "Crosstown Traffic" rode their A-list for over two months and won the prestigious Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award. Roots-savvy British critic Charles Shaar Murray assesses the lifework of guitarist Jimi Hendrix in the context of black musical tradition, social history, and the upheaval of the 1960s.

Remain in My Love John 15

Remain in My Love   John 15
Author: Bible Notebook
Pages: 122
ISBN: 1089335318
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Release: 2019-08-09
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This Notebook with a nice Bible Verse Cover is a wonderful gift for all People who love bible verses. You can record your thoughts - plans - daily experiences THIS IS YOUR NEW NOTEBOOK: 6x9 inches nice cover with bible verse bible verse cover 120 pages blank lines wide ruled paper softcover USE IT FOR: daily Thoughts as Diary planning everything Work Lists every creative Doodles record Ideas Note taking IDEAL FOR: Birthday gift People who love bible verses more notebooks with inspirational quotes https: //amzn.to/2FYUQjF

To Selena with Love

To Selena  with Love
Author: Chris Perez
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781101580264
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Release: 2012-03-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Chris Perez tells the story of his relationship with music superstar Selena in this heartfelt tribute. One of the most compelling and adored superstars in Latin music history, Selena was nothing short of a phenomenon who shared all of herself with her millions of devoted fans. Her tragic murder, at the young age of twenty-three, stripped the world of her talent and boundless potential, her tightly knit family of their beloved angel, and her husband, Chris Perez, of the greatest love he had ever known. For over a decade, Chris held on to the only personal thing he had left from his late wife: the touching and sometimes painful memories of their very private bond. Now, for the first time, Chris opens up about their unbreakable friendship, forbidden relationship, and blossoming marriage, which were cut short by Selena’s unforgivable death. Chris’s powerful story gives a rare glimpse into Selena’s sincerity and vulnerability when falling in love, strength and conviction when fighting for that love, and absolute resilience when finding peace and normalcy with her family’s acceptance of the only man she called her husband. While showcasing a side of Selena that has never been disclosed before and clarifying certain misconceptions about her life and death, To Selena, with Love is an everlasting love story that immortalizes the heart and soul of an extraordinary, unforgettable, and irreplaceable icon. Includes exclusive photos!

Useful Delusions The Power and Paradox of the Self Deceiving Brain

Useful Delusions  The Power and Paradox of the Self Deceiving Brain
Author: Shankar Vedantam,Bill Mesler
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9780393652215
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Release: 2021-03-02
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the New York Times best-selling author and host of Hidden Brain comes a thought-provoking look at the role of self-deception in human flourishing. Self-deception does terrible harm to us, to our communities, and to the planet. But if it is so bad for us, why is it ubiquitous? In Useful Delusions, Shankar Vedantam and Bill Mesler argue that, paradoxically, self-deception can also play a vital role in our success and well-being. The lies we tell ourselves sustain our daily interactions with friends, lovers, and coworkers. They can explain why some people live longer than others, why some couples remain in love and others don’t, why some nations hold together while others splinter. Filled with powerful personal stories and drawing on new insights in psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy, Useful Delusions offers a fascinating tour of what it really means to be human.