This book delivers the uncensored story of the American government’s most powerful & secretive military science organization: DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency. Written by NYT best-seller Anne Jacobsen, the book draws on inside sources, de-classified files & exclusive interviews to pick apart the Pentagon’s brain.
Tacos rank as one of the world’s simply perfect foods and this new book from Phaidon is the ultimate guide to the art & craft of killer tacos. It features more than 100 recipes from across Mexico. Illustrated with 250 photographs, and filled with interviews, stories, illustrations, graphics, & maps, Tacopedia gives the humble taco all the attention it deserves.
Tom Petty is a straight up rock-n-roll legend; an enduring artist who has turned out chart-topping tunes for the last 40 years, in which time he worked with the likes of Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, & has sold more than 80 million records. Written by Petty’s friend & author Warren Zanes, this is the official biography.
Monty Python & The Holy Grail is a ridiculous comedy classic & so bloody British. The film turns the big 4-0 this year, so here comes the re-mastered 40th Anniversary Blu-ray featuring all the severed limbs & killer rabbits you remember in crisp, clear widescreen high definition.
There’s no debate: George Carlin was one of the funniest, possibly the funniest man to ever live. Voice of a generation, a genius; both. The rarely glimpsed personal life of the iconic comic is now laid bare in this new book by his daughter Kelly, who witnessed the good times & the lows—the booze, coke addiction, & IRS troubles, first hand.
This is the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller, Thug Kitchen. Party Grub features over 100 recipes for hosting & parties that combines healthy, vegan food with easy-to-follow directions and some honest, entertaining commentary.
This is the first publication of the new Tolkein book, a 192-page saga that was unknown until very recently. Built from the late author’s drafts, notes, & lecture essays, it tells the tale of Kullervo, a luckless orphan boy with supernatural powers and a tragic destiny. Available October 2015.
Stan Lee, the creator of iconic superheroes Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk & many more Marvel comics, has written a memoir. It chronicles Lee’s life as well as the amazing lives of the characters he created. Yes, it is illustrated.
50 years after the release of The Who’s seminal first album, My Generation, Townshend & Daltrey came together to create the definitive history of their band. Blending history, memoir, & music, the 320-page hardcover also includes over 500 photos.
From Saturday Night Live in the 70s to big 80s blockbusters to movies like Moonrise Kingdom today, Bill Murray is an actor like no other. The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray chronicles every single Murray performance in loving detail, relating all the milestones, yarns, and controversies. It is also packed with color film stills and behind-the-scenes photography.