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ON TELEVISION Frozen Planet premieres on Discovery Channel

mar20

AUDIOBOOKS Born to Darkness by Suzanne Brockmann Phantom by Ted Bell So Pretty It Hurts by Kate White Stay Close by Harlan Coben

COMING TO CD

That’s How I Roll by Andrew Vachss

The Shins Port of Morrow

Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond Casey James Casey James

mar21

ON TELEVISION

mar23

AT THE MOVIES

Bent a new comedy series on NBC

ON TELEVISION Styled by June a new celebrity fashion show on VH1

mar20

COMING TO DVD The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo J. Edgar The Muppets The Sitter Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

The Hunger Games starring Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, and Woody Harrelson

COMING TO DVD Hop

AUDIOBOOKS The Trouble with Bliss by Douglas Light

MUSIC FESTIVAL Ultra Music Festival March 23–25, 2012, Miami, Florida


box office favorites $55 Million box office New Year’s Eve

Starring: Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi A stellar ensemble cast celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances, and fresh starts in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. PG13 118 min. (2011) Romance “...can sweetly soak up a holiday evening.” - Entertainment Weekly

“... a pleasant diversion.” - Boxoffice Magazine

Available May 29

DVD (WS) 10713702............................ 17.99 $ Blu-ray (WS) 10713703............................ 18.99 $

DVD & Blu-ray

$31 Million box office Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Starring: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Thomas Horn Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. He begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father’s closet. PG13 129 min. (2011) Drama “...filled with both sentiment and substance.” - Los Angeles Times “...worth seeing, particularly for its lead performance.” - USA Today

Available April 24

DVD (WS) 10713706............................ 17.99 $ Blu-ray (WS) 10713707............................ 18.99 $

$31 Million box office Joyful Noise

Starring: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The discord between its two leading ladies threatens to tear them apart. PG13 118 min. (2012) Comedy “...musical numbers are catchy and rollicking…” - Entertainment Weekly “...irresistible fun.” - Philadelphia Inquirer

Available May 29

DVD 10713920............................ 17.99 $ Blu-ray (WS) 10713921............................ 18.99 $

$4 Million box office Shame

19 Film Awards Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment, stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon’s insular life spirals out of control. NC17 101 min. (2011) Drama “...a great act of filmmaking and acting.”

- Roger Ebert

$19 Million box office Man on a Ledge Starring: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Ed Harris Ex-cop Nick Cassidy escapes from prison to plan the ultimate heist: steal a $40 million diamond from cutthroat businessman David Englander, and in the process prove his innocence. PG13 102 min. (2011) Action “...doesn’t aim high, but what it aims to do, it does.” - San Francisco Chronicle “...reasonably fun to watch along the way.”

- Movieline

Available May 29 DVD (WS) 10713680............................ 20.99 $ Blu-ray (WS) 10713701............................ 22.99 $

$1 Million box office We Need to Talk About Kevin

16 Film Awards Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller Kevin’s mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined. R 112 min. (2011) Suspense “Nothing short of riveting.” - Entertainment Weekly

Available April 17 Blu-ray (WS) 10713688........................... 29.99 $

CURRENTLY only AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY Limited quantities will include bonus DVD version of the film

“Swinton is flat-out amazing.” - Austin Chronicle

Available May 29

DVD (WS) 10713759............................ 22.99 $ Blu-ray (WS) 10713762............................ 26.99 $


DVD & Blu-ray

picks of the week

Cinema Verite

Into the Abyss

4 Film Awards including 2011 Emmy Award Single-Camera Picture Editing Miniseries/TV Movie Starring: Diane Lane, Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini The compelling, behind-thescenes story of An American Family, the revolutionary 1970s PBS documentary that launched a new television genre: reality TV. UNK 86 min. (2011) Drama

“...excellence of the casting and performances.” - Slant Magazine Available April 24 DVD

10000260................... 16.99 $

ISBN# 0780682122

Blu-ray (WS) 10000203................... 21.99 $

In his fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, master filmmaker Werner Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people kill, and why a state kills. Herzog has intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry. PG13 107 min. (2011) Documentary “Every interview yields stunning surprises.”

- Wall Street Journal

“...undeniably profound.” - Variety

Available April 10 DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10710675................... 24.99 $

Blu-ray (WS) 10710677................... 25.99 $

ISBN# 0788614797

(French)

Starring: Beatrice Dalle On the threshold of adulthood, 17-year-old Pierre becomes obsessed with his aunt Nadia, a flamboyant mathematician whose intellect clashes with her alcoholism and fatalistic view of life. On a path to self-destruction, Pierre attempts to rescue his beloved aunt from herself. different trajectories. UNK 110 min. (2009) Drama

Available April 17

(WS) 10696464................... 24.99 $

Dragonslayer

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Treme

Following a shocking murder, the lives of the police, suspects, and victim’s family are intricately woven together in this spellbinding series. This engrossing series has earned huge acclaim, as well as a Golden Globe nomination and multiple Emmy nominations in its first season! UNK 587 min. (2011) Drama

2012 Image Awards Best Directing Drama Series, Best Writing Drama Series

Complete Second Season

Season 1

DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10680042................... 33.99 (4 Discs) $

Blu-ray (WS) 10680142................... 42.99 (3 Discs) $

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Littlerock

SXSW Competition Award Best Documentary HotDocs Canadian Festival Best International Documentary Documents the transgressions of Josh ‘Skreech’ Sandoval, a local skate legend from the stagnant suburbs of Fullerton, California, in the aftermath of America’s economic collapse. UNK 73 min. (2011) Documentary

Available May 15

(WS) 10711043................... 25.99 $

DVD

The Killing

premieres April 1 on AMC.

ISBN# N/A

“Rees presents this vivid, hidden culture with raw honesty.” - Entertainment Weekly Available April 24 $

The Killing Season 2

DVD

Starring: Kim Wayans Alike is a 17-year-old AfricanAmerican woman who lives with her parents Audrey and Arthur and younger sister Sharonda in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood. She is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian and strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity. R 87 min. (2011) Drama

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Domain

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2012 Independent Spirit Award John Cassavetes Award

Blu-ray (WS) 10711045................... 29.99

ISBN# 0780683005

DVD

Pariah

10713652................... 24.99 $

“Outstanding!” - Entertainment Weekly

“…riveting movie...” - New York Times

Available April 10

(WS) 10713494................... 29.99 $

Available May 15

Blu-ray (WS) 10679342................... 30.99 $

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Available May 29

(WS) 10713683................... 50.99 (5 Discs) $

DVD

ISBN# 0780683420

Blu-ray (WS) 10713691................... 67.99 (5 Discs) $

ISBN# 0780683439

True Blood Season 5 premieres June 2012 on HBO.

Windfall

Built in 1956, Pruitt-Igoe was heralded as the model public housing project of the future, ‘the poor man’s penthouse.’ Two decades later, it ended in rubble, its razing an iconic event that the architectural theorist Charles Jencks famously called the death of modernism. UNK 83 min. (2011) Documentary DVD

10000381................... 67.99 (4 Discs)

Starring: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Ryan Kwanten Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps – witchcraft – and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who’s not the former Viking he once was. TVMA 720 min. (2011) Drama

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Available March 27

Starring: Goran Kostic, Zana Marjanovic, Rade Serbedzija Danijel and Ajla knew each other before the war, but as the armed conflict takes hold of their lives, their relationship grows darker, their motives and connection to one another ambiguous, and their allegiances uncertain. R 127 min. (2011) Drama

Blu-ray

ISBN# N/A

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

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ISBN# 0780682971

Blu-ray (WS) 10713495................... 29.99

In the Land of Blood and Honey (Bosnian)

(WS) 10713704................... 50.99 (4 Discs)

DVD

Complete Fourth Season

Starring: Roberto Sanchez, Markiss McFadden A sleepy Los Angeles exurb and its shiftless young residents are seen through the eyes of two Japanese tourists in an intimate evocation of a small town in Southern California where everyone’s talking but no one really understands. UNK 84 min. (2010) Drama “This evocative, deceptively rich slice of life has its own voice...” - San Francisco Chronicle “...tells a confident story that knows precisely where it’s going.” - Roger Ebert

ISBN# N/A

Available April 17

True Blood

AFI Fest Audience Award Best Feature Film

DVD

Starring: Wendell Pierce, Steve Zahn, Kim Dickens Fourteen months have passed since Hurricane Katrina, but residents of the Crescent City are finding it harder than ever to rebuild their lives, much less hold on to their unique cultural identity. Some have become expatriates in distant cities. TVMA 600 min. (2011) Drama

10713636................... 27.99 $

CURRENTLY only AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY

“Shattering!” - New York Times

Limited quantities will include bonus DVD version of the film

“Superb!” - Variety

Wind power is sustainable, burns no fossil fuels, produces no air pollution, and cuts down dependency on foreign oil. That’s what the people of Meredith, NY, first thought when a wind developer looked to supplement the rural farm town’s falling economy with 40 industrial wind turbines. UNK 83 min. (2010) Documentary

Available May 15 DVD

ISBN# N/A

10713625................... 27.99 $

“Chilling!” - New York Times

“Fascinating, insightful, and fair...” - Huffington Post


Three Formats

The CD

. One Source

Descendants the

Watch

Now Available 10625946…......$14.99 “…soulful, sweet, warm... an introduction to traditional Hawaiian music…indispensable.” —All Music Guide

The Audiobook

. Listen . Enjoy

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nitially a short story entitled “The Minor Wars,” Kaui Hart Hemmings’s The Descendants is a bittersweet debut novel about an unconventional family forced to come together and recreate its own legacy. Adapted for the screen by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash, and directed by Payne (Sideways), the film stars George Clooney in undoubtedly the best performance of his career as land baron Matt King. Set in Hawaii, the funny, touching, and quietly deep film has a beautiful Hawaiian soundtrack, a talented cast, and a slew of awards and nominations that have made it hands down one of the best films of 2011.

The DVD Golden Globe Winner for Best Drama and Actor

Now Available 10461314…......$29.99 “…sharply observed, frequently hilarious and intermittently heartbreaking…”

Academy Award Winner for Best Adapted Screenplay

Now Available DVD 10660678…............$22.99 Blu-ray 10660679….......$29.99

—Publishers Weekly

Visit midwesttapes.com to shop The Descendants on DVD, Blu-ray, CD, and audiobook now.


FOREIGN

FOREIGN SPOTLIGHT

Gainsbourg

Battle Royale

A Heroic Life

Starring: Chiaki Kuriyama In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary ‘Battle Royale’ act. 42 Students, Three Days, One Survivor, No Rules. NR 122 min. (2000) Action

Starring: Anna Mouglalis, Lucy Gordon, Eric Elmosnino Bestselling comic book artist Joann Sfar delivers an inventive biography of famed French singer Serge Gainsbourg. Born Lucien Ginsburg to Russian-Jewish parents, Sfar follows him from his childhood in Nazioccupied Paris, and his transition from painter to jazz musician to pop superstar. UNK 122 min. (2010) Drama

Available March 20 DVD

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Blu-ray (WS) 10671342................... 37.99 (2 Discs) $

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“A lively bout between bio-pic and fairy tale.” - New Yorker

“In short, ‘Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life’ is a charmer.”

- Philadelphia Inquirer

“If only all biopics were as entertaining as this...”

- New York Daily News

New DVD Releases Tuesday, March 20

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo R 158 min. (2011) $96M Drama

(WS) 10678749.................. $23.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10678750.................. $30.99 (2 Discs) ISBN# N/A

J. Edgar (Rental)

R 137 min. (2011) $37M Drama DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10664842.................. $17.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10664843.................. $18.99 ISBN# N/A

The Muppets

PG 103 min. (2011) $87M Children’s DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10659353.................. 22.99 $

Blu-ray (WS) 10659355.................. $29.99 ISBN# N/A

UR/R 81 min. (2011) $30M Comedy ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10668227.................. 25.99 (Special Edition) $

Blu-ray (WS) 10668229.................. $29.99 ISBN# N/A

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy R 128 min. (2011) $23M Drama DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10682842.................. $22.99

Blu-ray (WS) 10682843.................. $29.99 ISBN# N/A

“Kornel Mundruczo’s long-gestating ‘Delta’ is a beautifully atmospheric vessel...” - Eddie Cockrell, Variety

Available March 27

(WS) 10699749................... 29.99 $

Available March 20

“...moving portrait of life in the margins of society.” - Variety DVD

10579233................... 27.99 $

Lost on the Island (Korean)

Starring: Mun-Shik Lee, Eul-Dong Kim, Hyeong-Ja Kim Detective Chung-su takes a secret mission from a dying president of a big company. The businessman wants to see his first love before he dies. The only information the detective has is that her name is Kkotnim and she now lives on an island called Tongbaek. UNK 111 min. (2007) (South Korea) Comedy

Available March 20 DVD

10700742................... 24.99 $

ISBN# 1565809297

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In the Garden of Sounds (German)

Romantics Anonymous (French)

Available March 20

Available March 27

- Swiss National Public Radio $ DVD (WS) 10658229................... 27.99

ISBN# 1422994465

Sao Paulo International Film Festival Jury Award Best Documentary Deprived of his sight at an early age, Wolfgang Fasser turns to his ears for access to a world he once feared would be closed off forever. Awed by the restorative powers of sound, Fasser established a physical therapy retreat for disabled children where they use music and noise to communicate with others and gain control of their own bodies. UNK 90 min. (2009) (Switzerland) Documentary

“An acoustic and visual experience in a class of its own.”

ISBN# N/A

5 Film Awards Starring: Stellan Skarsgard, Benjamin Helstad, Kristoffer Joner Seventeenyear-old Erling is sent to the Bastoy Boys Home correctional facility. He clashes with the island facility’s governor, who believes in manual labor, rigid discipline, and harsh punishment. Refusing to accept the constant abuse, Erling leads the boys in a violent uprising. NR 100 min. (2010) Drama “Both heartening and heartbreaking.” - Time Out New York “Hypnotic! Brooding and evocative!” - Village Voice

Available April 10 DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10588842................... 24.99 $

(Russian)

This absorbing tale of exploration and survival concerns four members of a geological expedition who are stranded in the bleak and unforgiving Siberian wilderness while on a mission to find diamonds. UNK 96 min. (1960) Drama

Available March 20 DVD

(WS) 10683042................... 19.99 (Criterion Collection) $

ISBN# 9781604655650

Blu-ray (WS) 10683142................... 25.99 (Criterion Collection) $

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Starring: Isabelle Carre Jean-Rene is the manager of a chocolate factory and Angelique is a talented chocolate maker. They both have difficulties with intimate relationships. Will their shared passion for chocolate overcome their shyness and turn their acquaintance into romance? UNK 78 min. (2010) Comedy “...one of France’s best new films.” - Huffington Post “...produces a comfy feel-good glow.” - New York Times DVD

(WS) 10645242................... 22.99 $

Sidewalls (Spanish)

King of Devil’s Island (Norwegian)

Letter Never Sent

The Sitter DVD

FIPRESCI Prize, Cannes Film Festival Starring: Felix Lajko, Orsolya Toth Mihail returns to his mother’s village after years of absence to discover he has a grown half sister, Fauna. Mihail has ambitions to rebuild his father’s house and support himself through fishing. When he moves to an island that once belonged to his family, Fauna tags along, eager to escape her brutish father. NR 92 min. (2008) Drama

DVD

Label Europa Cinemas, Cannes Film Festival Starring: Pierino Atzeni, Fabrizio Borri In a run-down park on the outskirts of Rome, a two-year-old girl is discovered and taken in by a family of hard-luck circus performers. The bond grows between the girl and her surrogate family, revealing a soulful portrait of courage and discrimination, and of loss and togetherness. UNK 100 min. (2009) Drama

ISBN# N/A

Delta (Hungarian)

(WS) 10670842................... 34.99 (2 Discs)

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DVD

(WS) 10670246................... 21.99 (Director’s Cut)

Blu-ray (WS) 10670248................... 25.99 (Director’s Cut)

Available March 20 ISBN# N/A

Little Girl (Italian)

(Japanese)

(French)

DVD

DVD RELEASES

Starring: Javier Drolas, Pilar Lopez De Ayala, Ines Efron Mixing animation, photography, and graphic art, writer/director Gustavo Taretto reveals how the isolation and anxiety that come with modern life in a bustling city can inadvertently lead two hearts destined for each other to find themselves despite all odds. NR 94 min. (2011) (Argentina) Drama

“Immensely likeable...audiences will swoon.” - Variety “Smart, wordy, and sweetly sympathetic to lives lived online.” - New York Times

Available March 20

DVD

(WS) 10663250................... 24.99 $

ISBN# 0788614681

What You Don’t See (German)

Anton arrives at a summer house with his mother and her new boyfriend, on a seemingly innocent mini-vacation. As Anton explores the new environment, he meets Katja and David, who seemingly live alone in a neighboring house. Gradually and unsuspectingly, they draw Anton into a dangerous vortex of emotional confusion. NR 89 min. (2009) Suspense

“Broodingly dark...intermittently powerful...” - Hollywood Reporter

Available March 20 DVD

ISBN# N/A

(WS) 10634645................... 19.99 $


New Music Releases for March

JUST ANNOUNCED CDs

Esperanza Spalding

Bonnie Raitt

Telarc • Jazz With the follow-up to her bestselling album Chamber Music Society in 2012, the Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Esperanza Spalding releases her most diverse, ambitious, and masterful recital yet.

Red Distribution • Pop/Rock Bonnie Raitt’s new album Slipstream is daring, bluesy, and steeped with the inimitable slide guitar and soulful vocals that could only be hers. Slipstream marks her first album in seven years.

Radio Music Society

Available March 20 CD 10713673.............. 13.99 $

Jessie J

Train

Slipstream

California 37 Columbia Records • Pop/Rock Grammy Award-winning band Train recorded this album in San Francisco and Los Angeles with Butch Walker and Espionage producing the record. The first single from California 37, Drive By, has been rocketing up the sales and radio charts.

Available April 10 CD 10713501.............. 13.99

Available April 17 CD 10713760.............. 12.99

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Domino

Universal Republic • Pop/Rock Guest Artists: B. O. B., David Guetta BRIT Award-winning singersongwriter Jessie J presents an EP featuring four songs that have never been available on CD, including her hit song Domino. CD 10000330................ 5.99 $

Odd Future

The OF Tape Vol. 2 RED • Rap/Hip-Hop The album features music from Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (OFWGKTA) frontman Tyler, the Creator, as well as Hodgy Beats, Frank Ocean, Leftbrain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Syd the Kid, and the Internet. Parental Advisory $ CD 10713842.............. 14.99

Shake It Up Live 2 Dance

Various Artists Walt Disney Records • Soundtracks Artists: Drew Ryan Scott, Adam Hicks, Zendaya The hit Disney Channel series Shake It Up delivers a second CD filled with fourteen exciting, upbeat songs, including Up, Up, & Away by the international singing group Blush.

Available March 20 CD 10713763.............. 14.99 $

Once A New Musical Various Artists

Masterworks • Soundtracks The celebrated Broadway show based on the Academy Awardwinning film. The score includes all of the beloved songs, featuring the Oscar-winning hit song Falling Slowly. CD 10713657.............. 14.99 $

The Shins • Port Of Morrow

Columbia Pop/Rock CD 10711944............................ $12.99

Hunger Games

Songs from District 12 and Beyond • Various Artists Universal Republic Soundtracks CD 10000176............................ $13.99

Miike Snow

Clay Aiken

Universal Republic • Pop/Rock Miike Snow follows up their 2009 self-titled debut with a big, bright, bold, and colorful album that is bristling with tunes and beats. Happy to You also includes the single Paddling Out.

Universal Music • Pop/Rock Steadfast revisits the best of 2010’s Tried and True, featuring selected cuts from that record alongside a newly recorded, original song/radio single Bring Back My Love.

Happy to You

Steadfast

BNA Entertainment Country CD 10000515............................ $11.99

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Counting Crows

Obie Trice

Collective Sounds • Pop/Rock The Counting Crows’ first album in four years following their 2008 Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings that peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200. This is the Crows’ first independent release.

INgrooves • Rap/Hip-Hop After a five-year wait, Obie is back. This time around, he’s not leaving anyone thirsty with Bottoms Up, featuring new collaborations with Eminem and produced by Dr. Dre.

Underwater Sunshine

Bottoms Up

Available April 3

Available April 10 CD 10713861.............. 11.99

Parental Advisory $ CD 10695539.............. 12.99

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Elvis Costello & Imposters

La Bella Stella

The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook

Big Round Records • Children’s Artists: Tom Knight, Maria Alley, Martha Johnson La Bella Stella is the fifth release in the critically acclaimed Celebrate Earth series from Recess Music. This album of children’s music teaches kids about galaxies, solar systems, and other wonders of our universe.

Various Artists

Hip-O • Pop/Rock Elvis Costello returned to the stage in 2011 with his celebrated Spinning Wheel tour, and now comes the definitive document of this live event, which saw a game-show type wheel determine the set list for the show.

Available April 3 CD 10707647.............. 13.99

Available March 27 CD 10713813.............. 12.99 $

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In Memoriam

Ronnie Montrose

1947-2012

Legendary rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose, who led his own band Montrose along with unknown lead vocalist Sammy Hagar, passed away March 4.

Sammy Hagar

Montrose

Marching to Mars

Montrose

Universal Special Products • Pop/Rock Sammy Hagar’s first solo album after leaving Van Halen, also considered to be one of his best. CD 10281975................ 5.99 $

Casey James • Casey James

Available March 26 CD 10713601.............. 10.99

Available March 26 CD 10713679.............. 10.99

Ronnie Montrose appeared with original Montrose members Bill Church and Denny Carmassi on the song Leaving the Warmth of the Womb.

Warner Bros. • Pop/Rock Proven to be equally influential and important in its day, Montrose’s debut released in 1973 introduced a young Sammy Hagar to the world. CD 10165872.............. 10.99 $


April 15th marks a century since the sinking of the Titanic, a tragedy immortalized in our fascination. These audiobooks take us back to that fateful day when a ship unsinkable met the unthinkable.

audiobooks

The Dressmaker Kate Alcott

Read by Susan Duerden Random House, Inc. Fiction Once on board the Titanic,

Tess, an aspiring seamstress, catches the eye of two men, one a roughly hewn but kind sailor and the other an enigmatic Chicago millionaire. But on the fourth night, disaster strikes.

NY Times Bestseller Unabridged • 9 Discs • Replacements Available $ AUDIOBOOK 10503251.......... 39.99 ISBN# 9780307970121

How to Survive the Titanic Or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

Frances Wilson

Read by Robin Sachs Dreamscape Media, LLC Non-Fiction On the terrifying, chaotic

night of April 14, 1912, J. Bruce Ismay, the ship’s owner, made a decision that would save his life, and end it. Ismay boarded a lifeboat meant for women and children, and within days became the Most Talked-of Man in the World. Unabridged • 9 Discs • Replacements Available $ AUDIOBOOK 10503600........... 49.99 ISBN# 9781611204254

The Titanic Wyn Craig Wade

Read by Robertson Dean Tantor Media Non-Fiction Based on the sensational

evidence of the U.S. Senate hearings, eyewitness accounts, and the results of the 1985 Woods Hole expedition that photographed the ship, this electrifying account vividly re-creates the vessel’s last desperate hours afloat and fully addresses the questions that have continued to haunt the tragedy of the Titanic. Unabridged • 12 Discs $ AUDIOBOOK 10601094.......... 39.99 ISBN# 9781452605562

A Night to Remember Walter Lord

The Art of the Sale Philip Delves Broughton

The Big Miss Hank Haney

Simon and Schuster Audio Non-Fiction Sales are the key to any

successful business, but quantifying what makes a ‘good’ salesperson is nearly impossible. Here, Philip Delves Broughton examines the history of sales from all over the world.

surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods. The relationship between the two men began in March 2004 when Hank received a call from Tiger in which the golf champion asked him to be his coach. It was a call that would change both men’s lives.

Available April 3

Available March 27

Unabridged • 8 Discs • Replacements Available $ AUDIOBOOK 10499210........... 39.99

Unabridged • 7 Discs $ AUDIOBOOK 10713855.......... 34.99

Imperfect Jim Abbott

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened Jenny Lawson

Read by Author

TITANIC

ISBN# 9781442347144

Random House, Inc. Non-Fiction On an overcast

September day in 1993, Jim Abbott took the mound at Yankee Stadium and threw one of the most dramatic no-hitters in major-league history. In Imperfect, the one-time big league ace retraces his remarkable journey.

Available April 3 Unabridged • 7 Discs • Replacements Available $ AUDIOBOOK 10546051........... 34.99 ISBN# 9780307990518

Penguin Audio Non-Fiction Lawson takes readers

on a hilarious journey recalling her bizarre upbringing in rural Texas, her devastatingly awkward high school years, and her relationship with her long-suffering husband, Victor.

Available April 17 Unabridged • 8 Discs $ AUDIOBOOK 10569168.......... 39.99 ISBN# 9781611760859

Read by Author

Answers to Life’s Greatest Challenges

Hachette Audio Biography A memoir by the iconic

Deepak Chopra, M.D. Read by Author

singer-songwriter chronicling her story from her beginnings in Brooklyn through her remarkable success as one of the world’s most acclaimed musical talents, to her present day as a leading performer and activist.

Available April 10 Unabridged • 8 Discs $ AUDIOBOOK 10611730.......... 29.99 ISBN# 9781611133639

Random House, Inc. Non-Fiction Learn to seek and

embrace the power source within via advice from the man who has inspired millions to transform their lives.

Available March 27 Unabridged • 8 Discs • Replacements Available $ AUDIOBOOK 10444722........... 34.99 ISBN# 9780307877710

Trickle Down Tyranny Michael Savage

Yes! Energy Loral Langemeier

Harper Collins Publishers Non-Fiction Michael Savage, the

Non-Fiction Yes! Energy presents the power of the ‘Energy Equation,’ which you can employ to attract abundance to all areas of your life. This formula can help you lead your life to achieve financial freedom, center your actions around a spiritual core of certainty and confidence, and up-shift your attitude into consistent optimism.

Read by Pete Larkin

mega-popular radio host and New York Times bestselling author of Trickle Up Poverty, offers an explosive election-year call to arms to retake the White House from the clutches of tyranny and preserve American greatness.

Available April 3 Unabridged • 9 Discs • Replacements Available $ AUDIOBOOK 10497487........... 39.99 ISBN# 9780062116529

Hay House Audio

NY Times Bestseller

Available April 2 Unabridged • 1 Disc $ AUDIOBOOK 10608942........... 29.99 ISBN# 9781401939021

The 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award

Available April 10

Read by Malcolm Hilgartner Blackstone Audio, Inc.

ISBN# 9781609987312

ISBN# 9780449010846

Spiritual Solutions

Biography Winner George F. Kennan

Unabridged • 4 Discs $ AUDIOBOOK 10654555.......... 19.99

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