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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland · Touchstone Books, published by Simon & Schuster
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when...
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We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywoods Most Beloved Movie

Noah Isenberg · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For the 75th anniversary of its premiere -- the incredible story of how Casablanca was made and why it remains the most beloved of Hollywood films.Casablanca was first released in 1942, just two weeks after the city of Casablanca itself surrendered to American troops led by General Patton....
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Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!: My Adventures in The Alice Cooper Group

Dennis Dunaway · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: eBook

As the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame says: "Before the world heard of KISS, the New York Dolls, Marilyn Manson or Ozzy Osbourne, there was Alice Cooper, the original shock-rock band."When Alice Cooper became the stuff of legend in the early '70s, their shows were monuments of fun and invention....
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A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen

David Hockney · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

A picture, says David Hockney, is the only way that we can communicate what we see. Here, in a collaboration with art critic Martin Gayford, he explores the many ways that artists have pictured the world, sharing sparkling insights and ideas that will delight every art lover and art maker....
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Spineless

Susan Middleton · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

In Spineless, acclaimed photographer Susan Middleton explores the mysterious and surprising world of marine invertebrates, which represent more than 98 percent of the known animal species in the ocean. They are also astonishingly diverse in their shapes, patterns, textures, and colors—in...
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All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours

Jessica Kerwin Jenkins · Nan A. Talese
Format: Hardcover

Entertaining, unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins’s Encyclopedia of the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing the intriguing customs, traditions, and guilty pleasures pursued throughout the ages. All the Time in the World...
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Sketching People: An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces

Lynne Chapman · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Drawing people in the outside world can be a real thrill; each sketch captures a particular person and place in time. But it can also be a challenge. How do you spot a likely subject? How do you choose the person most likely to stay still? How do you draw movement for the person that refuses...
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We Rock!

Jason Hanley · Quarry Books
Format: Book

Finally! A hip, fun and culturally relevant series of music appreciation books, perfect for modern music-loving families who want to take advantage of this era of exploding musical access! Get a personal guided tour through an amazing historical back-catalog of music that was previously...
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Type on Screen: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students

Ellen Lupton · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guide to using classic typographic concepts of form and structure to make dynamic compositions for screen-based applications. Covering a broad range of technologies - from...
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The Monster Book of Manga Steampunk

Jorge Balaguer · Harper Design
Format: Book

" Enter an alternative world ruled by steam-powered machinery, Victorian elegance, and futuristic technology by creating your own elaborate manga characters in Steampunk, the latest volume in the bestselling Monster Book of Manga series. This easy-to-follow guidebook brings to life...
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Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page · Genesis Publications; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page is the photographic autobiography and visual history of the world’s most iconic guitar player. With incredible attention to detail, Page has chosen hundreds of photographs representing significant moments in his career: from a schoolboy with a rock-a-billy...
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Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar

Brad Tolinski · Doubleday Canada
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

By a pair of veteran music writers, an unprecedented history of the electric guitar, its explosive impact on music and culture, and the people who brought it to life For generations the electric guitar has been an international symbol of freedom, danger, rebellion, and hedonism. In Play...
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Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion

Derek Hough · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Derek Hough, the dashing Emmy Award-winning fan favorite, and only five-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars, tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and shares insider tips of how he transforms his celebrity dance partners into confident, charismatic...
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The Watercolor Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists

Leslie Frontz · Watson-Guptill Publications
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

A comprehensive and practical guide to watercolor painting from sought-after instructor and acclaimed artist Leslie Frontz that answers the two most common questions students at all levels want to know: What am I doing wrong? and How do I decide what to do instead? In the tradition...
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