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Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art

Julian Barnes · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary collection - hawk-eyed and understanding - from the Man Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. As Julian Barnes notes: "Flaubert believed that it was impossible to explain one art form in terms of another, and that great...
How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit, and Feel Amazing

Alison Freer · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Costume designer Alison Freer's styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In How to Get Dressed, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive...
The Photographer's Black and White Handbook: Making and Processing Stunning Digital Black and White Photos

Harold Davis · Monacelli Studio
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

The Photographer's Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You'll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow...
Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis

Robert M Edsel · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Monuments Men "An astonishing account of a little-known American effort to save Italy's ... art during World War II." -- Tom Brokaw When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's...
The Actor Uncovered: A Life in Acting

Michael Howard · Allworth Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The Actor Uncovered is certainly not a set of rigid rules advocating one "method" or one singular "truth." Departing from the common guidebook format, Michael Howard uses a unique approach to teaching acting, reflecting on his own history and sharing his own experiences...
The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

Nelson George · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 236
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post Book World).When it debuted...
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Elizabeth Partridge · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful volume celebrates one of the twentieth centurys most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off by an authoritative biographical essay by Elizabeth Partridge Langes goddaughter, the book goes on to showcase Langes work in over a hundred glorious plates. Dorothea Lange...
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Mark Harris · Penguin Press
Pages: 511
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood's most legendary directors, all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed forever by itIn Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark...
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

Bob Stanley · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves. As much fun to argue with as to quote, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a monumental work of musical history, tracing the story of pop music through individual songs,...
The Public Library: A Photographic Essay

Robert Dawson · Chronicle Books Llc
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous visual celebration of America's public libraries including 150 photos, plus essays by Bill Moyers, Ann Patchett, Anne Lamott, Amy Tan, Barbara Kingsolver, and many more.Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to a public library: the unmistakable musty scent,...
Practical Photojournalism: A Professional Guide

Martin Keene · Ammonite Press
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

Written by an expert in the field, Practical Photojournalism covers the basics of photography from an understanding of the effects of light, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and focusing, to an appreciation of composition, perspective and dynamic range. There's in-depth advice on choosing...
Corvette 50th Anniversary

Consumer Guide Auto Editors · Publications International Ltd
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

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