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The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

Nelson George · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 236
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post Book World).When it debuted...
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Firefly: The Official Companion: Volume One

Joss Whedon · Titan Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

This volume contains exclusive new interviews with Joss Whedon, the cast, executive producer and many other writers and crewmembers of 'Firefly'. It also contains full, uncut shooting scripts for some episodes, annotated with comments from the cast and crew.
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Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot

Masha Gessen · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 308
Format: Paperback

The heroic story of Pussy Riot, who resurrected the power of truth in a society built on liesOn February 21, 2012, five young women entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. In neon-colored dresses, tights, and balaclavas, they performed a "punk prayer" beseeching...
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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Tom Ang · Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive visual history, from the dawn of photography to the digital age. Photography is a beautiful lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography. Photography celebrates...
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The Photographer's Black and White Handbook: Making and Processing Stunning Digital Black and White Photos

Harold Davis · Monacelli Studio
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

The Photographer's Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You'll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow...
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Pennsylvania: A Portrait of the Keystone State

Michael Gadomski · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Discover every corner of Pennsylvania, from the place where theUnited States began to the shores of Lake Erie to the first-class cityof Pittsburgh, historic Scranton, and the rural farmland,forestland, and small towns in between. Visit Pennsylvania'shistoric sites, which are also the nation's...
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Free to Make: How the Maker Movement is Changing Our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Minds

Dale Dougherty · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

Dale Dougherty, creator of MAKE: magazine and the Maker Faire, provides a guided tour of the international phenomenon known as the Maker Movement, a social revolution that is changing what gets made, how it's made, where it's made, and who makes it. Free to Make is a call to join...
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Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Elizabeth Partridge · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful volume celebrates one of the twentieth centurys most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off by an authoritative biographical essay by Elizabeth Partridge Langes goddaughter, the book goes on to showcase Langes work in over a hundred glorious plates. Dorothea Lange...
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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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Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond

Jessica Abel · First Second; First Edition edition
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"A gold mine of essential information for every aspiring comics artist. Highly recommended." --Scott McCloud Drawing Words and Writing Pictures is a course on comic creation - for college classes or for independent study - that centers on storytelling and concludes with making...
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An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art: N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth

James H. Duff · Bulfinch; First Edition edition
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

From a major international exhibition, this stunning book captures three generations of art by the Wyeth family. This comprehensive collection is now in a paperback identical to the original clothbound edition. 130 color, 54 black-and-white illustrations.
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