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Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Arthur Lubow · Ecco Press
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the beguiling Diane Arbus, one of the most influential and important photographers of the twentieth century, a brilliant and absorbing exposition that links the extraordinary arc of her life to her iconic photographsDiane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer brings...
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Trouble In Mind: Bob Dylan's Gospel Years - What Really Happened

Clinton Heylin · Lesser Gods
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Between 1979 and 1981, Dylan produced and released three of his most controversial albums -- Slow Train Coming, Saved, and Shot of Love -- toured the world, and played the most contentious shows of his career. Remarkably, this entire period was perhaps the most fastidiously well-documented...
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Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap

Ben Westhoff · Hachette Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

"Invaluable... Westhoff's] book will stand as a comprehensive guide to an inner-city movement that conquered the world. """---"Publishers Weekly "A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast...
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The Young Actor's Handbook

Jeremy Kruse · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Pages: 104
Format: Paperback

(Applause Acting Series) . Written by an experienced acting teacher and coach, The Young Actor's Handbook was created especially for young or beginning actors who have little or no experience or anyone seeking easily understandable information about acting. It presents a comprehensive...
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Backroads of Texas: Along the Byways to Breathtaking Landscapes and Quirky Small Towns

Gary Clark · Voyageur Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Veer off the interstate and explore strange, sublime, and breathtaking sights. It's all available on the backroads of Texas.Texas is the second largest state in the United States, and you can be sure it's home to plenty of incredible sights waiting just off the beaten path. Backroads...
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Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation

James Stourton · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

The first and definitive biography of this brilliant polymath--director of the National Gallery, author, patron of the arts, social lion, and singular pioneer of television--that also tells the story of the arts in the twentieth century through his astonishing life. Kenneth Clark's...
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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Anthony Casillo · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena. Images of newly...
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Galapagos: A Traveler's Introduction

WAYNE LYNCH · Firefly Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

In 1979, the Galapagos Islands was one of the earliest World Heritage Sites to be selected by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) , a designation intended to protect and preserve sites of cultural and natural heritage around the world. Today, there...
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Digital Photography Essentials

Tom Ang · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Digital Photography Essentials is the authoritative guide to digital photography from bestselling author and photographer Tom Ang. Using beautiful images and jargon-free yet highly practical text, Digital Photography Essentials covers the basics of digital photography and explains different...
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Houses of the National Trust

Lydia Greeves · National Trust
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The houses covered here include spectacular mansions such as Petworth House and Waddesdon Manor, and more lowly dwellings such as the Birmingham Back to Backs and estate villages like Blaise Hamlet, near Bristol. The book also covers buildings as diverse as churches, windmills, dovecotes,...
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The Four Chord Songbook: 60 Favorites

Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation · Hal Leonard
Pages: 341
Format: Paperback

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . 60 favorite songs that span several genres and feature only four chords, making them easy to learn to play, are featured in this collection for piano, voice and guitar. Songs include: Brown Eyed Girl * Cruise * Despacito * Every Rose Has Its Thorn * Good...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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Never a Dull Moment: 1971--The Year That Rock Exploded

David Hepworth · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A rollicking look at 1971 - the busiest, most innovative and resonant year of the 70s, defined by the musical arrival of such stars as David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Joni MitchellOn New Year's Eve, 1970, Paul McCartney told his lawyers to issue the writ at the High Court...
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Artist's painting techniques

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Artist's Painting Techniques is your practical guide to learning how to bring out your inner artist with a wide range of painting styles, whether you want to learn how to use acrylics, watercolors, or oil paints.With progression in mind, this master class will teach you the basic principles...
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The Movie Book

DK · DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book brings the world's most...
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