Books for the Music Lover in Your Life

Have a person on your holiday shopping list that eats, breathes, and sleeps music?

From autobiographies to deep dives into music genres, here are the new releases that should be on your radar! If you need more help or want to know if we have a title related to a specific artist, give us a call or stop in for some hands-on help.

Talking to My Angels By Melissa Etheridge Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063257450
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Published: Harper Wave - September 5th, 2023

Twenty years after the success of her first memoir, the New York Times bestseller The Truth Is . . ., the Grammy and Oscar award-winning rocker and trailblazing LGBTQAI icon takes stock of the intervening years, recounting the euphoric triumphs and the life-altering tragedies of her life.


Madonna: A Rebel Life By Mary Gabriel Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9780316456470
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 10th, 2023

New York Times Editors’ Choice, One of NPR’s Best Books of the Year

In this “infinitely readable” biography, award-winning author Mary Gabriel chronicles the meteoric rise and enduring influence of the greatest female pop icon of the modern era: Madonna (People Magazine)

With her arrival on the music scene in the early 1980s, Madonna g


Not That Fancy: Simple Lessons on Living, Loving, Eating, and Dusting Off Your Boots By Reba McEntire Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781400238255
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Published: Harper Celebrate - October 10th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER


Elton John All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track By Romuald Ollivier, Olivier Roubin Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9780762479481
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - April 4th, 2023

This first-of-its-kind catalog of Elton John’s decades-long career tells the story of one of rock's all-time greatest artists, album-by-album and track-by-track.

Organized chronologically and covering every album and song that EGOT-winner Sir Elton Hercules John has ever released, Elton John All the Songs draws upon years of research to tell the behind-the-


Great Falls, MT: Fast Times, Post-Punk Weirdos, and a Tale of Coming Home Again By Reggie Watts Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593472460
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - October 17th, 2023

Comedian and musician Reggie Watts shares his story of growing up in Montana as a biracial oddball struggling to navigate life, girls, drugs, and his own identity in America’s heartland—and having a blast doing it.


Amy Winehouse: In Her Words By Amy Winehouse Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780063305410
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 29th, 2023

The Estate of Amy Winehouse will donate 100% of the advance and royalties it receives from the production and sale of this book to The Amy Winehouse Foundation. These funds will help assist the charity in continuing their vital work helping thousands of young people to feel supported in managing their emotional wellbeing and making informed life choices.*


All the Years Combine: The Grateful Dead in Fifty Shows By Ray Robertson Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771965705
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Published: Biblioasis - November 7th, 2023

A dazzling tour of the fifty best and most important Grateful Dead concerts


Tupac Shakur: The Authorized Biography By Staci Robinson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524761042
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Published: Crown - October 24th, 2023

The authorized biography of the legendary artist, Tupac Shakur, a “touching, empathetic portrait” (The New York Times) of his life and powerful legacy, fully illustrated with photos, mementos, handwritten poetry, musings, and more

Artist, poet, actor, revolutionary, legend


Sonic Life: A Memoir By Thurston Moore Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385548656
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Published: Doubleday - October 24th, 2023

From the founding member of Sonic Youth, a passionate memoir tracing the author's life and art—from his teen years as a music obsessive in small-town Connecticut, to the formation of his legendary rock group, to thirty years of creation, experimentation, and wonder


Marr's Guitars By Johnny Marr Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780063311060
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Dey Street Books - October 24th, 2023

A stunning photographic presentation of the guitars that defined the distinctive sounds and style of Johnny Marr with personal reflections and insights from the legendary guitarist himself.

“Guitars have been the obsession of my life . . . they’ve been a mission and sometimes a lifeline.”—Johnny Marr


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Introduction by), Paul Muldoon (Editor) Cover Image
By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Introduction by), Paul Muldoon (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324094098
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Published: Liveright - November 7th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker
A work of unparalleled candor and splendorous beauty, The Lyrics celebrates the creative life and the musical genius of Paul McCartney through his most meaningful songs.


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor) Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


Scattershot: Life, Music, Elton, and Me By Bernie Taupin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306828676
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Published: Hachette Books - September 12th, 2023

**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

An evocative, clear-eyed, and revealing memoir by Bernie Taupin, the lyrical master and long-time collaborator of Elton John


“I loved writing, I loved chronicling life and every moment I was cogent, sober, or blitzed, I was forever feeding off my surroundings, making copious notes as ammunition for future compositions. .


Quartet: How Four Women Changed the Musical World By Leah Broad Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780571366101
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Faber & Faber - September 5th, 2023

The lives, loves, adventures and trailblazing musical careers of four extraordinary women from a stunning debut biographer.


Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics By Dolly Parton, Robert K. Oermann Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781797224732
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 12th, 2023

New York Times bestseller Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.

This landmark volume explores the remarkable life and lyrics of the one and only Dolly Parton.

As told in her own inimitable words, Songteller explores the songs that h


Bob Dylan: Mixing up the Medicine By Mark Davidson, Parker Fishel Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781734537796
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Published: Callaway - October 24th, 2023

Several years ago, a treasure trove containing some 6,000 original Bob Dylan manuscripts was revealed to exist. Their destination? Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The documents, as essential as they are intriguing—draft lyrics, notebooks, and diverse ephemera— comprise one of the most important cultural archives in the modern world.


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music By Dave Grohl Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780063076105
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 31st, 2023

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller * Named one of Variety’s Best Music Books of 2021 * Included in Audible’s Best of The Year list * A Business Insider Best Memoirs of 2021 * One of NME's Best Music Books of 2021 * 2 Million Copies S


Renegades: Born in the USA By Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780593236314
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Crown - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material.


Hip-Hop (And Other Things) By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538730225
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Twelve - October 26th, 2021

HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music these past two and a half decades. Tupac is in there. Jay Z is in there. Missy Elliott is in there. Drake is in there.


Carpenters: The Musical Legacy By Mike Cidoni Lennox, Mike Cidoni Lennox, Chris May Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781648960727
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 16th, 2021

Introduction by Richard Carpenter

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring and endeared recording artists in history—the Carpenters—is told for the first time from the perspective of Richard Carpenter, through more than 100 hours of exclusive interviews and some 200 photographs from Richard's personal archive, many never published.


Promise That You Will Sing About Me: The Power and Poetry of Kendrick Lamar By Miles Marshall Lewis 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.


Led Zeppelin: The Biography By Bob Spitz Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780399562426
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

“In this authoritative, unsparing history of the biggest rock group of the 1970s, Spitz delivers inside details and analysis with his well-known gift for storytelling.” —PEOPLE

From the author of the iconic, bestselling history of The Beatles, the definitive account of arguable the greatest rock band of all time.


Music Is History By Questlove Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419751431
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 19th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller, Music Is History combines multi-Grammy Award winner Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.


How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back By Jeff Tweedy Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593183526
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Dutton - October 13th, 2020

There are few creative acts more mysterious and magical than writing a song. But what if the goal wasn't so mysterious and was actually achievable for anyone who wants to experience more magic and creativity in their life? That's something that anyone will be inspired to do after reading Jeff Tweedy's How to Write One Song
 


Billie Eilish By Billie Eilish Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781538720479
Availability: Available from Warehouse
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.


Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage By Tori Amos Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982104160
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A timely and passionate call to action for engaging with our current political moment, from the Grammy-nominated and multiplatinum singer-songwriter and New York Times bestselling author Tori Amos.

Since the release of her first, career-defining solo album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos has been one of the music industry&rs


I Would Leave Me If I Could.: A Collection of Poetry By Halsey Cover Image
By Halsey
$24.99
ISBN: 9781982135607
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock
Published: Simon & Schuster - November 10th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Grammy Award–nominated, platinum-selling musician Halsey is heralded as one of the most compelling voices of her generation. In I Would Leave Me If I Could, she reveals never-before-seen poetry of longing, love, and the nuances of bipolar disorder.

In this debut collection, Halsey bares her soul.