Gift Guide: For the Music People

Are they always bopping along to a jam in their headphones or on their sleek record player? Do they always have concert tickets & are in charge of all party playlists? We can help.

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Music Is History Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419751431
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 19th, 2021

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

So, I've written a book.


Metallica: The $24.95 Book Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781493061341
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Published: Backbeat Books - August 15th, 2021

The metal band everybody knows--but nobody has ever figured out. Ben Apatoff has taken the ultimate deep dive into the dark legend of Metallica, one of rock's weirdest and most fascinating mysteries. In this brilliant book, he tells the definitive story of how a band of nobodies took on the world--and why the world will never be the same.


The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic: Revised and Expanded Edition Cover Image
By Jessica Hopper, Samantha Irby (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374538996
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: MCD x FSG Originals - July 6th, 2021

"Jessica Hopper's criticism is a trenchant and necessary counterpoint not just on music, but on our culture at large." —Annie Clark, St. Vincent

An acclaimed, career-spanning collection from a fiercely feminist and revered contemporary rock critic, reissued with new material


Billie Eilish Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781538720479
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

Legendary recording artist Billie Eilish shares an intimate inside look at her life—both on and off the stage—in this stunning, photo-filled book.

Billie Eilish is a phenomenon. With distinctive visual flare and darkly poignant lyrics that are unparalleled among music icons of the 21st century, Billie is a musician who stands out from the crowd.


Promise That You Will Sing About Me: The Power and Poetry of Kendrick Lamar Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250231680
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 28th, 2021

A stunning, in-depth look at the power and poetry of one of the most consequential rappers of our time.


The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982140298
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Published: Atria Books - March 23rd, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

This “beautiful tribute to a legendary artist” (Quincy Jones) is the first in-depth biography of Nipsey Hussle, the hip-hop mogul, artist, and activist whose transformative legacy inspired a generation with his motivational lyrics and visionary business savvy—before he was tragically shot down in the very neighborhood he was dedicated


Nobody Ever Asked Me about the Girls: Women, Music and Fame Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781627794909
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - November 10th, 2020

"Indispensable [reading] about the feminine journey through a man's world"
USA Today

An intimate look at the lives of our most celebrated female musicians
—and their challenges with fame—from a legendary music journalist


Changes: An Oral History of Tupac Shakur Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982170462
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 8th, 2021

A New Yorker writer’s intimate, revealing account of Tupac Shakur’s life and legacy, timed to the fiftieth anniversary of his birth and twenty-fifth anniversary of his death.

In the summer of 2020, Tupac Shakur’s single “Changes” became an anthem for the worldwide protests against the murder of George Floyd.


You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone: The Biography of Nico Cover Image
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306922909
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Published: Hachette Books - August 10th, 2021

A new, definitive biography of the iconic and mysterious singer, Warhol superstar, Velvet Underground collaborator: influential solo artist Nico.


Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar With the Doors Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316243346
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 12th, 2021

One of AARP’s Nine New Music Memoirs and Biographies for Rock and Blues Fans

In his tell-all, legendary Doors guitarist, Robby Krieger, one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” opens up about his band’s meteoric career, his own darkest moments, and the most famous black eye in rock ‘n’ roll.