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Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations

Joanne Lipman · Hyperion; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

STRINGS ATTACHED is a powerful memoir about resilience in the face of unspeakable tragedy, an inspiring and poignant tale of how one man transformed his own heartache into a legacy of joy for his students.His students knew Jerry Kupchynsky as "Mr. K" - the fierce, foot-stomping...
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Frog: A Photographic Portrait

Tom Jackson · DK ADULT
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

Frog is a celebration of the fascinating range of the planet's frogs and toads. Published to coincide with Amphibian Ark's "Year of the Frog" and designed to build awareness of environmental change causing many species of amphibians to disappear at an alarming rate....
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The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year

Andy Cohen · Henry Holt
Format: Hardcover

A year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon Andy Cohen, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent wordsAs a TV Producer and host of the smash late night show Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed...
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Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

John Eliot Gardiner · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque - and occasionally so intemperate? John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing...
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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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Indulgent: The Complete Style Guide For The Modern Man

Jeff Lack · New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

Indulgent is a style guide for the modern man - for the man who wants to look his absolute best. Find out how to dress for every occasion, from a casual Saturday brunch with friends, to a formal dinner. Want to dress for sex appeal for your next date? Want to look 10 pounds lighter? How to dress...
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An Illustrated History of 151 Video Games: A detailed guide to the most important games; explores five decades of game evolution

Simon Parkin · Lorenz Books
Format: Hardcover

Charts the evolution of videogames through most influential titles with photographs and screenshots
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Manga Crash Course: Drawing Manga Characters and Scenes from Start to Finish

Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic · Impact
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Everything you need to start drawing manga!In the jam-packed pages of Manga Crash Course, popular YouTube artist Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic shares with you all the techniques you need to create not just manga figures and faces, but full characters and scenes. After learning the basics...
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Sci-Fi Chronicles: A Visual History of the Galaxy's Greatest Science Fiction

Guy Haley · Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

The definitive encyclopedia for the science fiction fanatic. From Barbarella to Blade Runner, from Solaris to Star Wars, and from 1984 to 2001, Sci-Fi Chronicles seeks out 200 of the greatest galactic creations. Presented in an arresting blend of incisive text, infographic timelines,...
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Stand Up Straight and Sing!

Jessye Norman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

One of America's most admired and decorated artists tells her amazing story, from her childhood in the South to the world's greatest stages.Jessye Norman is not only one of the world's most admired and beloved singers, she is an American icon whose life story is as moving and dramatic...
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Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof

Alisa Solomon · Metropolitan Books; 1 edition
Format: Book

A sparkling and eye-opening history of the Broadway musical that changed the worldIn the half-century since its premiere Fiddler on the Roof has had an astonishing global impact Beloved by audiences the world over performed from rural high schools to grand state theaters Fiddler is a supremely...
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The Inn at Little Washington: A Magnificent Obsession

Patrick O'Connell · Rizzoli
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of the architecture and interior design of America’s most famous country inn and restaurant. The transformation of the internationally acclaimed Inn at Little Washington—from a rural garage into a sumptuous country house hotel—reads like an enchanted...
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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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