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Craft-a-Doodle: 75 Creative Exercises from 18 Artists

Jenny Doh · Lark Crafts
Format: Book

Using a simple doodle as a starting point, 18 artists take you on an inspirational, crafty journey! Filled with inventive prompts designed to fuel the imagination, these 75 exercises motivate crafters to pick up a pencil, brush, or marker, and explore their artistic voice. From quick “try...
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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,...
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The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC - 1492 AD

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

In this magnificently illustrated cultural history - the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews - Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World...
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Women in Clothes

Sheila Heti · Blue Rider Press

Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape...
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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise

Chris Taylor · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

In 1973, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a far-fetched space-fantasy epic. Some forty years and 37 billion later, Star Warsrelated products outnumber human beings, a growing stormtrooper army spans the globe, and Jediism has become a religion in its own right....
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Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist

Stephen Kurkjian · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

The definitive story of the greatest art theft in history.In a secret meeting in 1981, a low-level Boston thief gave career gangster Ralph Rossetti the tip of a lifetime: the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum was a big score waiting to happen. Though its collections included priceless artworks...
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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Rick Bragg · Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis - and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.A monumental figure on the American...
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Digital Photographer's Handbook

Tom Ang · DK ADULT; 5 Updated edition
Format: Paperback

Revised and updated for to include the latest advances in digital image-making, the Digital Photographer's Handbook offers expert advice to all photographers, whether novices or seasoned professionals. Featuring exciting new photographic and image-manipulation projects, up-to-the-minute...
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In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

Sue Roe · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic...
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reputation

Taylor Swift · Big Machine Records
Format: Vinyl LP(Long Playing Record)

Get 2017's hottest album of the year on vinyl picture disc. Features hit singles like "Look What You Made Me Do" and " ... Ready for It? " on a double picture disc vinyl in a gatefold jacket and printed sleeves.
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The Photoshop Elements 9 Book for Digital Photographers

Scott Kelby · Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

This book breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that’s never been done before—it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly “how to do it.” It’s not a bunch of theory; it doesn’t challenge you to come up with your own settings...
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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town

Beth Macy · Little Brown & Co
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller about one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business.The Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for generations,...
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Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty

Elizabeth Mitchell · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, a powerful symbol of freedom and the American dream. For decades, the myth has persisted that the statue was a grand gift from France, but now Libertys Torch reveals how she was in fact the pet project of one quixotic...
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