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Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis

Robert M. Edsel · W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller A poignant, fascinating story, bringing to life the soldier-scholars who saved Italys treasures.Evan Thomas, best-selling author of Ikes Bluff and Sea of Thunder When Hitlers armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankinds greatest cultural...
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The Asylum: A collage of couture reminiscences...and hysteria

Simon Doonan · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

After nearly a lifetime spent in the Industry, author and fashion insider Simon Doonan is ready to let you in on a little secret: his peers in this multibillion-dollar industry are just as nutty as the denizens of your local loony bin. In The Asylum, an unabashedly hilarious collection...
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Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art

Caitlin Freeman · Ten Speed Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Taking cues from works by Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, and Matisse, pastry chef Caitlin Freeman, of Miette bakery and Blue Bottle Coffee fame, creates a collection of uniquely delicious dessert recipes with step-by-step assembly guides that give readers all they need to make their own edible...
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The Ordinary Acrobat: A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present

Duncan Wall · Knopf; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of a young man’s plunge into the unique and wonderful world of the circus—taking readers deep into circus history and its renaissance as a contemporary art form, and behind the (tented) walls of France’s most prestigious circus school. When Duncan...
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Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre

Ethan Mordden · Oxford University Press; 8.6.2013 edition
Format: Hardcover

Ethan Mordden has been hailed as "a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic," by Opera News, which compares his books to "dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion." The "preeminent historian of the American musical" (New York Times), he "brings...
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Witness

Katy Perry · Capitol
Format: Audio CD

Katy Perry achieved maturation with Prism, the 2013 album anchored on the self-empowerment anthem "Roar" and the club smash "Dark Horse. " Considering how "Roar" scored the closing stages of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, it would've seemed like a logical...
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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby. · Penguin Press
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late '80s and '90s.There were many reasons...
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My Lunches with Orson: Conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles

Peter Biskind · Metropolitan Books; F First Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America’s great cultural provocateurThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over...
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150 Best Eco House Ideas

Marta Serrats · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

150 BEST ECO HOUSE IDEAS The newest volume in the highly successful “150 Best” series—joining 150 Best House Ideas and 150 Best Apartment Ideas—150 Best Eco House Ideas is a comprehensive handbook showcasing the latest in sustainable architecture and environmentally-friendly...
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One-Track Mind: Drawing the New York Subway

Philip Ashforth Coppola · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 157
Format: Hardcover

For decades, Philip Ashforth Coppola has meticulously documented the New York City subway in a series of extraordinary drawings, detailing the terracotta mosaics, faience, and tile patterns that millions of riders pass by every day. Coppola's drawings are what Hyperallergic calls "the...
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Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America

Sam Roberts · Grand Central Publishing; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A rich, illustrated - and entertaining -- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal, from one of New York Citys favorite writers, just in time to celebrate the train stations 100th fabulous anniversary.In the winter of 1913, Grand Central Station was officially opened and immediately...
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I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era

Greg Kot · Scribner, 2014.
Pages: 308
Format: Paperback

"A biography that will send readers back to the music of Mavis and the Staple Singers with deepened appreciation and a renewed spirit of discovery" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) - from an acclaimed music journalist and author.This is the untold story of living legend Mavis...
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The Rough Guide to Morocco

Rough Guides · Rough Guides Ltd
Pages: 597
Format: Print book

The Rough Guide to Morocco is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling country and includes all the details you need to explore Morocco at your own pace.The Rough Guide to Morocco gives you the lowdown on how to get where you're going, where to stay when you get there, and the best places...
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive

John Desmond · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Unpacking Wright's archive of more than two million objects, on the 150th anniversary of the master architect's birthPublished for a major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this catalog reveals new perspectives on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, a designer so prolific and familiar...
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