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5-Minute Sketching -- Architecture: Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings

Liz Steel · Firefly Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Sketching has become very popular. In more than 60 cities around the world, from New Jersey, San Diego, and Montreal to as far as Moscow and Australia, "sketch crawls" find artists drawing what they see. A new social network has emerged where these sketch artists meet for group...
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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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VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever 2015

Jim Craddock · Gale Group; 2015 edition
Format: Print book

Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever is the entertaining source of information on more than 27,000 movies available in various formats and through streaming or download outlets. Whether you agree with the opinion or not, you'll appreciate the plot synopses and interesting production...
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Digital Photography Masterclass

Tom Ang · DK Publishing; 1 edition
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

It's easy to see why digital photography has overtaken analog in popularity-it's affordable, convenient, versatile, and, above all, it makes photography more fun than ever before. Tom Ang's latest book is an in-depth, inspirational, and uniquely practical guide to every aspect...
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Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop

Marc Myers · Grove Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Every great song has a story that needs to be told. In Anatomy of a Song, based on the ongoing Wall Street Journal column, writer and music historian Marc Myers brings to life five decades of music through forty-five transformative songs and oral-history interviews with the artists who created...
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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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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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A Bowl of Olives: On Food and Memory

Sara Midda · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the international bestseller In and Out of the Garden and the wondrous sketchbook Sara Midda’s South of France comes a long-awaited treasure of a book. Drawn from the artist’s wealth of impressions and memories, it is a book for lovers of food and art and fine...
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Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

Dale Mulfinger · Taunton Press
Format: Book

Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold over 165,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category since it was published in 2001. In this...
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Small Houses

Editors of Fine Homebuilding · Taunton Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Small houses are less expensive to build, more energy efficient, and easier to maintain than big homes, but they don't have to feel small. In this collection of 37 articles from FINE HOMEBUILDING magazine, you'll find new houses, remodels, urban rowhouses, and guest cottages that...
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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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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,...
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