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Wilson, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.47 WIL

Summary: Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE REN

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS REN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Rent 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD REN

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: "In a provincial German city at the turn of the twentieth century, where the boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic aspirations from his father and his homosexual desires from everyone. He is infatuated with one of the richest, most cultured Jewish families in Munich, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC TOI

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC TOI

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Toibin Magician 2021d

Hererra, Hayden

Summary: "A coming-of-age memoir by the daughter of privileged, artistic, hard-drinking, bohemian parents, set against a backdrop of 1950s New York, Cape Cod, and Mexico"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HERERRA, HAYDEN HER

Shopsin, Tamara

Summary: "'Arbitrary Stupid Goal is a completely riveting world--when I looked up from its pages regular life seemed boring and safe and modern like one big iPhone. This book captures not just a lost New York but a whole lost way of life'--Miranda July; In Arbitrary Stupid Goal, Tamara Shopsin takes the reader on a pointillist time-travel trip to the Greenwich Village of her bohemian 1970s childhood, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar Straus & Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHOPSIN, TAMARA SHO

Hale, Grace Elizabeth

Summary: "In Cool Town, Grace Elizabeth Hale examines the town's flourishing as a Southern alternative culture mecca, emerging out of the civil rights struggles of the 1960s and early 1970s to become home for a set of artistic, social, and political alternatives to northern liberalism or urban punk on the left and Sunbelt Republicanism on the right. In this moment of cultural flourishing, Hale argues, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 HAL

Summary: "The nineteenth-century countercultures that came to define the bohemian lifestyle spanned both sides of the Atlantic, ranging from Walt Whitman to Josephine Baker, and from Gertrude Stein to Thelonius Monk. Bohemians is the graphic history of this movement and its illustrious figures, recovering the utopian ideas behind millennial communities, and covering the rise of Greenwich Village, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.933 BOH

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: In a provincial German city at the turn of the 20th century, a young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic aspirations from his father, and his homosexual desires from everyone. He is infatuated with the son of one of the richest, most cultured Jewish families in Munich and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC TOI

Franck, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.361 FRA

MacFarlane, Scott

Summary: "Focusing on the years from 1962 through 1976, this book takes a constructivist look at the "Hippie" era's key works of prose, which in turn may be viewed as the literary canon of the counterculture. It examines the ways in which these works with their tendency toward whimsy and true spontaneity are genuinely reflective of the period"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 MacFarlane 2007

Miller, Henry

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Summary: Miller's groundbreaking first novel, banned in Britain for almost thirty years. A penniless and as yet unpublished writer, Henry Miller arrived in Paris in 1930. Leaving behind a disintegrating marriage and an unhappy career in America, he threw himself into the low-life of bohemian Paris with unwavering gusto. A fictional account of Miller's adventures amongst the prostitutes and pimps, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2015

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Cameron, Kenneth M.

Summary: When General Denton, the famous American author and expatriate in turn-of-the-century London, receives a letter from Mary Thomason saying she's in danger and needs his help, his search for the woman leads him into the heart of Bohemian London--where he will learn the shocking truth about Mary and discover first-hand what it's like to be the object of a lethal obsession. Sequel to The Frightened...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Rips, Nicolaia

Summary: "'Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise--a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents' (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float is a seventeen-year-old's darkly funny, big-hearted memoir about growing up in New York City's legendary Chelsea Hotel. New York's Chelsea Hotel may no longer be home to its most famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIPS, NICOLAIA RIP

Wetzsteon, Ross.

Summary: Chronicles the New York City neighborhood's role as a bohemian enclave that became the home of and transformed the lives of individuals who came to the neighborhood to pursue their individual artistic, personal, and political dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 WET

Summary: 1957. The Latin Quarter, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel became a haven for a new breed of artists fleeing the conformity and censorship of America. The hotel soon turned into an epicenter of Beat writing that produced some of the most important works of the Beat generation. It came to be known as the Beat Hotel. Alan Govenar's feature documentary The Beat Hotel explores this amazing place and time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Summary: Bumped from a flight back to Los Angeles and his life, Mikey returns to his childhood home, a cluttered Manhattan loft presided over by his bohemian parents. His mother tells him he may stay as long as he wants. What begins as a respite from adult responsibility becomes a premature mid-life crisis. Re-installed in a house saturated with two generations of bric-a-brac evoking days gone by, Mikey...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MOM

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Friends, Kurt and Mark, reunite for a weekend camping trip in the Cascade mountain range east of Portland, Oregon. For Mark, the weekend outing offers a respite from the pressure of his imminent fatherhood; for Kurt, a long series of carefree adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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Martin, Justin.

Summary: "In the shadow of the Civil War, a circle of radicals in a rowdy saloon changed American society and helped set Walt Whitman on the path to poetic immortality. Rebel Souls is the first book ever written about the colorful group of artists-- regulars at Pfaff's Saloon in Manhattan--rightly considered America's original Bohemians. Besides a young Whitman, the circle included actor Edwin Booth;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.3 Martin 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Nicholson, Virginia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.0823 NIC

Summary: Puccini's bittersweet opera of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker, is a beautifully balanced series of tableaux depicting the infectious joie de vivre of youth and the tragic waste of disease and separation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA BOH

Summary: Award-winning docu-drama about the king of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac. Combines rare footage featuring Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and William Burroughs with music by Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington and Zoot Sims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldhil Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JAC

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: This first-ever history of the legendary bohemian bookstore in Paris interweaves essays and poetry from dozens of writers associated with the shop--Allen Ginsberg, Anaïs Nin, Ethan Hawke, Robert Stone and Jeanette Winterson, among others--with hundreds of never-before-seen archival pieces, including photographs of James Baldwin, William Burroughs and Langston Hughes, plus a foreword by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shakespeare and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 SHA

Blakeney, Justina

Summary: A Los Angeles-based designer explores neo-urban hippie style and visits 20 different homes across the United States decorated in this mode, interviewing the owners and discussing their aesthetic inspirations and offering ideas to those who want to decorate their own spaces. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2015

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Eaton, Andi

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Summary: Follows nine of the author's road trip routes that combine the very best of attractions, restaurants, and activites with a look at the carefree, bohemian fashion trends in each locale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 EAT

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