Media Studies
TitleEquipment for Living
AuthorRobbins, Michael
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Literary Criticism
ISBN-139781476747095
US Price$24
CDN Price$33
Pages224
Title StatusAS
Brilliant, illuminating criticism from a superstar poet—a refreshing, insightful look at how works of art, specifically poetry and popular music, can serve as essential tools for living.
TitleSeinfeldia
AuthorArmstrong, Jennifer Keishin
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Performing Arts
ISBN-139781476756110
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages336
Title StatusAS
The New York Times bestseller about two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld—“A wildly entertaining must-read not only for Seinfeld fans but for anyone who wants a better understanding of how television series are made” (Booklist, starred review).
TitleAmerican Epic
AuthorMacMahon, Bernard
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatHardcover
Category 1Music
ISBN-139781501135606
US Price$29.99
CDN Price$39.99
Pages288
Title StatusAS
The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music—blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American—without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today.
TitleThe Idealist
AuthorPeters, Justin
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Technology
ISBN-139781476767741
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages352
Title StatusAS
This smart, “riveting” (Los Angeles Times) history of the Internet free culture movement and its larger effects on society—and the life and shocking suicide of Aaron Swartz, a founding developer of Reddit and Creative Commons—written by Slate correspondent Justin Peters “captures Swartz flawlessly” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleReporting Always
AuthorRoss, Lillian
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501116018
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages368
Title StatusAS
From the inimitable New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—“a collection of her most luminous New Yorker pieces” (Entertainment Weekly, grade: A).
TitleA Life in Parts
AuthorCranston, Bryan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476793856
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Title StatusAS
A poignant, intimate, funny, inspiring memoir—both a coming-of-age story and a meditation on creativity, devotion, and craft—from Bryan Cranston, beloved and acclaimed star of one of history’s most successful TV shows, Breaking Bad.
TitleRazzle Dazzle
AuthorRiedel, Michael
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Performing Arts
ISBN-139781451672176
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages464
Title StatusAS
The story of the rise, fall, and redemption of Broadway—its stars, its biggest shows, its producers, and all the drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened behind the scenes—“unfolds faster than a curtain going up on opening night….A must read” (Kevin Spacey).
TitleMagic and Loss
AuthorHeffernan, Virginia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781439191705
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Title StatusAS
Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the “best living writers of English prose”) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet.
TitleThe Revolution Was Televised
AuthorSepinwall, Alan
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476739670
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages400
Title StatusAS
A phenomenal account, newly updated, of how twelve innovative television dramas transformed the medium and the culture at large, featuring Sepinwall’s take on the finales of Mad Men and Breaking Bad.
TitleAll You Need to Know About the Music Business
AuthorPassman, Donald S.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Music
ISBN-139781501104893
US Price$35
CDN Price$45
Pages544
Title StatusAS
“The industry bible” (Los Angeles Times), now updated, essential for anyone in the music business—musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry.