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Chronicles, Volume One by Bob Dylan
"I'd come from a long ways off and had started a long ways down. But now destiny was about to manifest itself. I felt like it was looking right at me and nobody else."

So writes Bob Dylan in Chronicles: Volume One, his remarkable book exploring critical junctures in his life and career. Through Dylan's eyes and open mind, we see Greenwich Village, circa 1961, when he first...
Lyrics: 1962-2001 by Bob Dylan
All of Bob Dylan's published lyrics up to 2001's "Love and Theft", hardcover-bound.

From the publisher, Simon and Schuster:
A comprehensive, definitive collection of the lyrics of music legend and poet, Bob Dylan. From his early days of protest songs, like "Blowing in the Wind," "The Times They Are A Changing," to his revolutionary "Subterranean Homesick Blues," and "...
The Definitive Bob Dylan Songbook by Bob Dylan
Over 300 Bob Dylan songs in a convenient 7"x10" trim size
Blowin' in the Wind by Bob Dylan and Jon J. Muth
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind. With words by one of the most admired songwriters of all time and illustrations by a Caldecott Honor medalist, this powerful and timely picture book will be treasured by adults and children alike. Following the success of Man Gave Names to All the Animals comes a stunning version of Bob Dylan's beloved song: the anthemic “Blowin' in the Wind.” Jon...
Tarantula by Bob Dylan
from Poet's Path



"Dylan? He's the best living
American poet there is, man!"
--Andrei Codrescu.

For the most part, critics...
The Songs of Bob Dylan: From 1966 through 1975 by Bob Dylan
Comprehensive book of sheet music with chord diagrams
All Access: The Rock 'n' Roll Photography of Ken Regan by Ken Regan
Since the 1960s, Ken Regan has captured the passion and energy of rock...
Forever Young by Bob Dylan and Paul Rogers
From Publishers Weekly
Dylan's 1974 anthem unfolds as a series of vignettes following the growth of a musician/activist (his clean-cut blondness is a far cry from the scruffiness of the real Dylan). May you grow up to be righteous,/ May you grow up to be true finds the hero fist-bumping an African-American school chum; May you have a strong foundation/ When the winds of changes shift...
Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan and Jim Arnosky
From Publishers Weekly
In a track on his 1979 album Slow Train Coming, Dylan speculates about Mankind's naming of beasts. Although his observations are by no means profound, his subject is appropriate for preschoolers: "[Man] saw an animal leavin' a muddy trail./ Real dirty face and a curly tail./ He wasn't too small and he wasn't too big./ 'Ah, think I'll call it a pig.' " Menchin (...
Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric: The Lost Manuscript by Bob Dylan and Barry Feinstein
Inspired by a series of photographs that Feinstein took in Hollywood during the 1950s and 60s, Bob Dylan wrote an extraordinary series of poems that have remained unpublished for decades. They are thought-provoking, witty and erudite observations of the world; through the lens of Feinstein's photographs, they speak volumes about the anonymous faces and places of Los Angeles, and offer wry...
Bob Dylan Revisited: 13 Graphic Interpretations of Bob Dylan's Songs by Bob Dyla
Rendered in striking, explosive graphic form, many of Bob Dylan’s most famous songs—illustrated as they’ve never been before.

For the last forty years Bob Dylan has never ceased to be one of the most creative and inspired musicians in the world. Mesmerized by the power of his lyrics and intrigued by the possibilities of translating his powerful, enigmatic personality into art,...
Bob Dylan: The Brazil Series by Bob Dylan and John Elderfield
Bob Dylan has been a prolific graphic artist since the 1960s, and his graphic art is marked by the same constant drive for renewal that characterises his music. Never content to remain static in a single form of expression that he has already cultivated, he is constantly experimenting and testing new artistic techniques and expressions. This book of the exhibition at the National Gallery of...
Bob Dylan: The Drawn Blank Series by Bob Dylan
When I Paint My Masterpiece
by Marisha Pessl
New York Times, June 1, 2008

These days the word “artist” is pretty tired. It’s one-size-fits-all like no other word in the English language, maybe apart from “god” and pronouns. It describes Isadora Duncan, Spike Lee, Picasso and Q-Tip, all in a day’s work. And just when it thinks it can take a breather, it has to account for...
Bound For Glory by Woody Guthrie
"like a hurricane, totally focused on every word, and the book sang out to me like the radio"
-- Bob Dylan, in Chronicles
The Oxford Book of English Verse by Christopher Ricks
Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as "exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding." The Oxford Book of English Verse , created in 1900 by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in 1972 by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in...
The Blues Line by Eric Sackheim
Transcribed from 78 rpm recordings and preserved here long after many of the records have disappeared, this collection of nearly three hundred songs from more than one hundred singers celebrates the diversity of feeling and form that defines the blues. Ma Rainey, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Leadbelly, Memphis Minnie, Robert Johnson, and Muddy Waters are represented with their lesser-...
On The Road
"I read On the Road in maybe 1959. It changed my life like it changed everyone else's"
-- Bob Dylan

Few novels have had as profound an impact on American culture as On The Road. Pulsating with the rhythms of 1950s underground America, jazz, sex, illicit drugs, and the mystery and promise of the open road, Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it...
Last Train To Memphis
Train to Memphis was hailed on publication as the definitive biography of Elvis Presley. Peter Guralnick's acclaimed book is the first to set aside the myths and focus on Elvis' humanity, as it traces Elvis' early years, from humble beginnings to unprecedented success. At the heart of the story is Elvis himself, a poor boy of great ambition and fiery musical passions, who connected with his...
Ringolevio: A Life Played for Keeps
Ringolevio is a classic American story of self-invention by one of the more mysterious and alluring figures to emerge in the 1960s. Emmett Grogan grew up on New York City’s mean streets, getting hooked on heroin before he was in his teens, kicking the habit and winning a scholarship to a swanky Manhattan private school, pursuing a highly profitable sideline as a Park Avenue burglar, then skipping...
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63
Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, Parting the Waters is destined to endure for generations.

Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy brothers weighed demands for justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is a vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally...

On War
Bob Dylan mentions Clausewitz on pages 41 and 45 of his Chronicles: Volume One, saying he had "a morbid fascination with this stuff," that "Clausewitz in some ways is a prophet" and reading Clausewitz can make you "take your own thoughts a little less seriously." Dylan says that Vom Kriege was one of the books he looked through among those he found in his friend's personal library as a young man...
Together Through Life songbook
Piano / Guitar / Vocals folio
Modern Times songbook
Piano / vocals / guitar folio
Time Out of Mind songbook
Piano / Vocals / Guitar folio
"Love and Theft" songbook
Piano / vocals / guitar folio
Christmas in the Heart songbook
Piano / vocal / guitar folio
The White Goddess
The White Goddess is perhaps the finest of Robert Graves's works on the psychological and mythological sources of poetry. In this tapestry of poetic and religious scholarship, Graves explores the stories behind the earliest of European deities—the White Goddess of Birth, Love, and Death—who was worshipped under countless titles. He also uncovers the obscure and mysterious power of "pure poetry"...
A Season in Hell & The Drunken Boat
A reissue of Rimbaud’s highly influential work, with a new preface by Patti Smith and the original 1945 New Directions cover design by Alvin Lustig.

New Directions is pleased to announce the relaunch of the long-celebrated bi-lingual edition of Rimbaud’s A Season In Hell...