Nyc Go Go

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Publisher: powerHouse Books
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Nyc Go Go. Slava Mogutin - the notorious Russian dissident-turned-art-star and creator of the critically acclaimed Lost Boys - returns with his second monograph. A tribute to the golden age of New York City nightlife, NYC Go-Go is a visually stunning collection that takes readers behind the velvet ropes and into the seedier, seamier side of New York's still-pounding gay club life.

The Go Go Boy Sonnets

Author: Edmund Miller
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ISBN: 9781592990399
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The Go Go Boy Sonnets. Edmund Miller, the author of scholarly books about seventeenth-century British literature, including three about the poet George Herbert, has published several previous books of poetry, including the legendary Fucking Animals. His erotic stories have been published in magazines and in anthologies and are collected in his most recent book, Night Times.

Ghana Must Go

Author: Taiye Selasi
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0670919896
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Ghana Must Go. A stunning novel, spanning generations and continents, Ghana Must Go by rising star Taiye Selasi is a tale of family drama and forgiveness, for fans of Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This is the story of a family -- of the simple, devastating ways in which families tear themselves apart, and of the incredible lengths to which a family will go to put itself back together. It is the story of one family, the Sais, whose good life crumbles in an evening; a Ghanaian father, Kweku Sai, who becomes a highly respected surgeon in the US only to be disillusioned by a grotesque injustice; his Nigerian wife, Fola, the beautiful homemaker abandoned in his wake; their eldest son, Olu, determined to reconstruct the life his father should have had; their twins, seductive Taiwo and acclaimed artist Kehinde, both brilliant but scarred and flailing; their youngest, Sadie, jealously in love with her celebrity best friend. All of them sent reeling on their disparate paths into the world. Until, one day, tragedy spins the Sais in a new direction. This is the story of a family: torn apart by lies, reunited by grief. A family absolved, ultimately, by that bitter but most tenuous bond: familial love. Ghana Must Go interweaves the stories of the Sais in a rich and moving drama of separation and reunion, spanning generations and cultures from West Africa to New England, London, New York and back again. It is a debut novel of blazing originality and startling power by a writer of extraordinary gifts. 'Ghana Must Go is both a fast moving story of one family's fortunes and an ecstatic exploration of the inner lives of its members. With her perfectly-pitched prose and flawless technique, Selasi does more than merely renew our sense of the African novel: she renews our sense of the novel, period. An astonishing debut' Teju Cole, author of Open City Taiye Selasi was born in London and raised in Massachusetts. She holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale and an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford. "The Sex Lives of African Girls" (Granta, 2011), Selasi's fiction debut, appears in Best American Short Stories 2012. She lives in Rome.

Go Set A Watchman

Author: Harper Lee
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473535409
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Go Set A Watchman. From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch – ‘Scout’ – returns home from New York City to visit her ageing father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town and the people dearest to her. Memories from her childhood flood back, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young woman, and a world, in painful yet necessary transition out of the illusions of the past – a journey that can be guided only by one’s own conscience. Written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer understanding and appreciation of Harper Lee. Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humour and effortless precision – a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context and new meaning to a classic.

Where You Go Is Not Who You Ll Be

Author: Frank Bruni
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 145553269X
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Where You Go Is Not Who You Ll Be. Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. That belief is wrong. It's cruel. And in WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE, Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. Bruni, a bestselling author and a columnist for the New York Times, shows that the Ivy League has no monopoly on corner offices, governors' mansions, or the most prestigious academic and scientific grants. Through statistics, surveys, and the stories of hugely successful people who didn't attend the most exclusive schools, he demonstrates that many kinds of colleges-large public universities, tiny hideaways in the hinterlands-serve as ideal springboards. And he illuminates how to make the most of them. What matters in the end are a student's efforts in and out of the classroom, not the gleam of his or her diploma. Where you go isn't who you'll be. Americans need to hear that-and this indispensable manifesto says it with eloquence and respect for the real promise of higher education.

All Hopped Up And Ready To Go Music From The Streets Of New York 1927 77

Author: Tony Fletcher
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393076717
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All Hopped Up And Ready To Go Music From The Streets Of New York 1927 77. A penetrating and entertaining exploration of New York’s music scene from Cubop through folk, punk, and hip-hop. From Tony Fletcher, the acclaimed biographer of Keith Moon, comes an incisive history of New York’s seminal music scenes and their vast contributions to our culture. Fletcher paints a vibrant picture of mid-twentieth-century New York and the ways in which its indigenous art, theater, literature, and political movements converged to create such unique music. With great attention to the colorful characters behind the sounds, from trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie to Tito Puente, Bob Dylan, and the Ramones, he takes us through bebop, the Latin music scene, the folk revival, glitter music, disco, punk, and hip-hop as they emerged from the neighborhood streets of Harlem, the East and West Village, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. All the while, Fletcher goes well beyond the history of the music to explain just what it was about these distinctive New York sounds that took the entire nation by storm.

Dis Here

Author: Chris Sheridan
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313302404
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Dis Here. Chris Sheridan presents a major discographical study of an American jazz giant, "Cannonball" Adderley, whose career had a significant impact on jazz's subsequent development. Sheridan presents chronological entries on all known recordings, whether for disc, radio, television, film, or video, including all known commercial issues. A band itinerary lists all known engagements, whether in club, concert hall, or festival, and Sheridan highlights previously unknown sessions and performances for all forms of recording media.

Storied Bars Of New York Where Literary Luminaries Go To Drink

Author: Delia Cabe
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1682680479
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Storied Bars Of New York Where Literary Luminaries Go To Drink. Explore the fabled past and vibrant present of New York’s literary bar scene Want to know what it’s like to pull up a stool with the likes of Hemingway, Updike, or Capote? Curious how Jay McInerney takes his martini, or where to find Colson Whitehead’s favorite neighborhood bar? For well-read drinkers and boozy bookworms everywhere comes Storied Bars of New York, a photographic and historical celebration of the best literary pubs, cocktail bars, and taverns of New York City. Every chapter profiles an influential bar and comes complete with photographs, a laundry list of the writerly clientele, a recipe for the establishment’s signature cocktail (as well as which authors were likely to order it), and a snapshot of its place in New York culture at the time of its eminence, as demonstrated by quotes from authors and excerpts from magazine reviews. In a city where there is almost too much to explore, this guide will make finding your favorite erudite-cool drinking spot that much easier.

Nightclubs In New York City

Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781155676777
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Nightclubs In New York City. Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Savoy Ballroom, Cafe Au Go Go, Cbgb, Cotton Club, Studio 54, the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza, 21 Club, Lunatarium, Twilo, Webster Hall, New York Friars' Club, Copacabana, the Village Gate, Max's Kansas City, Cipriani S.a., Palladium, Pacha Group, Joe's Pub, Mudd Club, El Morocco, the Saint, Paradise Garage, Rainbow Room, Latin Quarter, the Limelight, Electric Circus, Knitting Factory, Roxy Nyc, Terminal 5, Toots Shor's Restaurant, the Bitter End, Plato's Retreat, Julius, the Loft, Peppermint Lounge, Club 57, Coyote Ugly Saloon, Tonic, Caf Society, Tunnel, Barcade, the National Underground, Santos Party House, the Gaslight Cafe, Area, the Plumm, Bungalow 8, Crobar, Danceteria, the Shelter, Bowery Ballroom, Xenon, 8bc, Mercury Lounge, Nell's, Angels

Go The Fuck To Sleep

Author: Adam Mansbach
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 0857862669
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Go The Fuck To Sleep. Go the Fuck to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don’t always send a toddler sailing off to dreamland. Profane, affectionate and refreshingly honest, it captures the familiar and unspoken tribulations of putting your child to bed for the night. Colourfully illustrated and hilariously funny, this is a breath of fresh air for parents new, old, and expectant*. (*You should probably not read this to your children.)