Welcome to this week's Rendezvous With A Writer OutWest featured book round-up. Find these books, and many more like them, on our separate book website Bookshop.org/shop/OutWestShop.com. We've curated book lists representing the complicated, compelling, and engaging culture, history and diversity of the American West. This week's book selections were posted on our OutWest Shop Facebook daily post February 7 - February 13, 2021. Discover titles about the Beatles, Pizza, Romance stories, Abraham Lincoln and more.
February 7...“AND NOW — THE BEATLES!” A mob of screaming fans greeted the “Fab Four” when they arrived in New York on this day in 1964. Two days later, on February 9, Ed Sullivan introduced the band to an TV audience of 73 million! Were you among them?
RIGHT HERE ON OUR STAGE TONIGHT!: ED SULLIVAN’S AMERICA
By Gerald Nachman “is a vivid, discerning portrayal of American history through the lens of popular culture,” wrote Publishers Weekly. Relive many memorable performances in its pages, including, of course, The Beatles.
BEATLES GEAR: ALL THE FAB FOUR’S INSTRUMENTS FROM STAGE TO STUDIO
A gorgeous and detailed compendium. One of my husband’s favorites.
AFTER ABBEY ROAD: THE SOLO HITS OF THE BEATLES
An entertaining chronological history of the 220 singles released by the former band members. Author Gary Fearon was a recent guest on The Writer’s Block, listen to the Podcast.
THE BEATLES: GET BACK
“The official account of the creation of their final album, Let It Be, told in The Beatles’ own words.” Publication is timed to the release of Peter Jackson’s documentary this summer. Pre-order now!
Questions for you! Favorite song? Favorite memory? Favorite Beatle? Feel free to share in the comment section below!
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