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150 Best Tiny Home Ideas

Manel GutiÃrrez Couto - Harper Design
Format: Print book

A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design.Packed with detailed color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and essential information, 150 Best Tiny Homes is the ideal solution for making...
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Paint with the Impressionists

Jonathan Stephenson - Thames & Hudson
Format: Paperback

An easy-to-master, fun-to-do, step-by-step guide to making your own Impressionist paintings. In this approach to Impressionism and its methods, the authors instruction enables amateur artists to paint like the Impressionists. The book is illustrated with well-known works of art, and shows...
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Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock

Barney Hoskyns - Da Capo, 2016.
Format: Print book

When musicians in the New York City folk scene of the 1960s tired of city life, they decided to "get it together in the country." They headed for Woodstock - not to the site of the legendary music festival of 1969, but to Woodstock itself and to nearby Bearsville, where manager...
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Just Kids

Patti Smith - ‎Ecco; Illustrated edition
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

It was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation. Patti Smith would...

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Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

A Brad Schwartz - Hill and Wang, A division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. ©2015
Format: Print book

On the evening of October 30, 1938, radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of a meteor strike in the New Jersey countryside. With sirens blaring in the background, announcers in the field described mysterious creatures, terrifying war machines, and thick clouds...
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Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

Thomas David Brothers - W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of Louis Armstrong -- his life and legacy -- during the most creative period of his career. Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago's music scene under the tutelage of Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the most influential artists...
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Photo Editing on the iPad for Seniors: Have Fun and Become a Photo Editing Expert on Your iPad

Studio Visual Steps - Visual Steps Publishing
Format: Print book

There is so much you can do with an iPad. But one of the best applications is surely working with photos! There are many apps available that come with a variety of tools for enhancing your photos. You can spruce up the photos you took from a memorable event or vacation for example, and share...
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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture

Rolling Stone. - Abrams
Format: Hardcover

For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and - above all - music. This landmark book documents the magazine's rise to prominence as the voice of rock and roll and a leading showcase for era-defining photography. From the 1960s...
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Barron's AP Music Theory with MP3 CD, 2nd Edition

Nancy Scoggin - Barron's Educational Series,
Format: Paperback

In-depth preparation for the AP Music Theory exam features:Two full-length practice tests (both aural and non-aural sections included)All questions answered and explainedHelpful strategies for test-taking successIn-depth review chapters covering music fundamentals, harmonic organization,...
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Lincoln's Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton

William Marvel - University of North Carolina Press
Format: Hardcover

Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869) , one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's Secretary of War during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reconstruction. In the first full...
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According to the Rolling Stones

Mick Jagger - Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

Here's the inside story: the history of the Rolling Stones - according to the Rolling Stones. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood have come together for this remarkable project. They've also opened up their personal and band archives to include many rare...
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Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind

Gavin Edwards - It Books; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Last Night at the Viper Room, acclaimed author and journalist Gavin Edwards vividly recounts the life and tragic death of acclaimed actor River Phoenix—a teen idol on the fast track to Hollywood royalty who died of a drug overdose in front of West Hollywood’s storied club,...
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The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's Communities

Ms. Stephanie Meeks - Island Press
Format: Paperback

At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As cities across America experience a remarkable renaissance, and more and more young, diverse families choose to live, work, and play in historic neighborhoods,...
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Resident Evil Revelations: Official Complete Works

CAPCOM - Titan Books
Format: Print book

Resident Evil Revelations Official Complete Works takes readers on a behind-the-scenes look at the art, storyboards, concept and more behind the smash hit game, featuring exclusive looks at characters, locations monsters and more. Published for the first time in the English language.,
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Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down: The Official Behind-the-Scenes Companion

BALLANTINE. - Del Rey
Format: Hardcover

A journey deep into the story of Stranger Things, this definitive behind-the-scenes companion reveals every aspect of the Emmy-winning series that rekindled everyone's nostalgia for the 80s. Brought to life with exclusive color photos and gorgeous concept art, this volume is essential...
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The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963

Ed Ward - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Ed Ward covers the first half of the history of rock & roll in this sweeping and definitive narrative -- from the 1920s, when the music of rambling medicine shows mingled with the songs of vaudeville and minstrel acts to create the very early sounds of country and rhythm and blues,...
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The Photographer's Black and White Handbook: Making and Processing Stunning Digital Black and White Photos

Harold Davis - Monacelli Studio
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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The Art of the Uncharted Trilogy

Naughty Dog - Dark Horse Books
Format: Hardcover

Adventure alongside Nathan Drake, as Dark Horse Books and Naughty Dog team up to bring you this breathtaking, comprehensive exploration into the Uncharted saga! Encompassing Drake's Fortune, Among Thieves, and Drake's Deception, this epic volume offers a look at hundreds of never-before-seen...
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The Hirschfeld Century: Portrait of an Artist and His Age

Al Hirschfeld - Knopf Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover

I am down to a pencil, a pen, and a bottle of ink. I hope one day to eliminate the pencil. Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth...
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Hamilton: The Revolution

Lin-Manuel Miranda - Grand Central Pub.
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for DramaLin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B,...
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition: Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009 (Billboard Book of Top Forty Hits)

Joel Whitburn - Billboard Books; 9 Rev Exp edition
Format: Paperback

The Essential Reference Guide to America’s Most Popular Songs and Artists Spanning More than Fifty Years of Music Beginning with Bill Haley & His Comets’ seminal “Rock Around the Clock” all the way up to Lady Gaga and her glammed-out “Poker face,”...
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Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures

Robert K. Wittman - Crown; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Wall Street Journal called him "a living legend." The London Times dubbed him "the most famous art detective in the world." In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first...
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Forest Park

Don H Corrigan - Arcadia Publishing
Format: Paperback

At 1,293 acres, Forest Park exceeds the size of New York's Central Park by almost one-third, and within that acreage are lakes, hills, wetlands, woodlands, and bountiful recreational opportunities. Within a few decades of its 1876 opening, Forest Park became the host for the 1904 St. Louis...
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In the Time of Dragon Moon

Janet Lee Carey - Kathy Dawson Books
Format: Hardcover

A rich medieval fantasy novel from an author whose work has been called "TRULY ORIGINAL . . . FANTASY AT ITS BEST."A perfectly crafted combination of medieval history, mythology, and fantasy, set on Wilde Island, featuring Uma Quarteney--a half Euit and half English girl, who has never...
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I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend

Martin Short - Harpercollins
Format: Print book

In this engagingly witty, wise, and heartfelt memoir, Martin Short tells the tale of how a showbiz-obsessed kid from Canada transformed himself into one of Hollywood's favorite funnymen, known to his famous peers as the "comedian's comedian."Martin Short takes you on a rich, hilarious,...
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The Public Library: A Photographic Essay

Robert Dawson - Chronicle Books Llc
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous visual celebration of America's public libraries including 150 photos, plus essays by Bill Moyers, Ann Patchett, Anne Lamott, Amy Tan, Barbara Kingsolver, and many more.Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to a public library: the unmistakable musty scent,...
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Art Nouveau Graphic Masterpieces: 100 Plates From "La Decoration Artistique"

Henry Guedy - Calla Editions
Format: Print book

Designers, collectors, and Art Nouveau aficionados will treasure this original collection of 100 plates of decorative full-color graphics. These authentic images are reproduced from the now extremely hard-to-find periodical La decoration artistique, which was published in Paris during the decade...
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The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes

Scott Kelby - Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

Scott Kelby, author of the top-selling digital photography book of all time, is back with an entirely new book in his popular series that picks up right where part 4 left off. It's more of that "Ah ha - so that's how they do it," straight-to-the-point, skip-the-technojargon...
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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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The Whole-Brain Child Workbook: Practical Exercises, Worksheets and Activities to Nurture Developing Minds

Daniel J Siegel - PESI Publishing & Media; Workbook edition
Format: Print book

Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson speak to audiences all over the world about their immensely popular best-sellers, The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline. The message Dan and Tina continually receive from their audiences, whether live or virtual, is that people are hungry...
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Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business

Richard Stim - NOLO
Format: Paperback

If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to: find the right manager buy, insure and maintain equipment get gigs and get paid tour...
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Lady Gaga: Just Dance: The Biography

Helia Phoenix - Orion Publishing
Format: Paperback

Pop princess. Fashionista. Icon. Rebel. Eccentric. Superstar. She's known all over the world for her catchy music, outlandish style and often controversial opinions. A paparazzi favourite, she manages to grab headlines whilst remaining enigmatic. Whether she's carrying a purple...
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Monstrous Progeny: A History of the Frankenstein Narratives

Lester D Friedman - Rutgers University Press
Format: Print book

Mary Shelley s 1818 novel Frankenstein is its own type of monster mythos that will not die, a corpus whose parts keep getting harvested to animate new artistic creations. What makes this tale so adaptable and so resilient that, nearly 200 years later, itremains vitally relevantin a culture...
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Van Gogh: A Power Seething

Julian Bell - New Harvest
Format: Hardcover

"I believe in the absolute necessity of a new art of colour, of drawing and - of the artistic life," Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo in 1888. "And if we work in that faith, it seems to me that there's a chance that our hopes won't be in vain." His prediction...
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Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How "The Graduate" Became the Touchstone of a Generation

Beverly Gray - Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" When The Graduate premiered in December 1967, its filmmakers had only modest expectations attached to what seemed to be a small, sexy, art house comedy adapted from an obscure first novel by an eccentric twenty-four-year-old....
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Figure Drawing Methods for Artists: Over 130 Methods for Sketching, Drawing, and Artistic Discovery

Peter Boerboom - Rockport Publishers
Format: Paperback

Simple methods teach how to draw figures. When we try to draw a person, we are quickly confronted with various challenges. The proportions need to be correct, the attitude must be clear and vivid, the face should show resemblance and also be expressive. Such a task takes courage. Yet a little...
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Perfect Imperfection: Dog Portraits Of Resilience And Love

Alex Cearns - ABC Books
Format: Hardcover

These perfectly imperfect dogs have gentle lessons for us all ... Meet special little Vegemite with the permanent wink; Bali Pip, the playful pup who lost her fur; Raul, who takes partial paralysis in his stride; and many more, all seen through the lens of award-winning photographer Alex...
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Antiques Roadshow Behind the Scenes: An Insider's Guide to PBS's #1 Weekly Show

Marsha Bemko - Touchstone; Original edition
Format: Book

An all-access pass to America's first (and favorite) reality television program -- boasting over ten million viewers each week -- Antiques Roadshow! If you're a fan of PBS's top-rated Antiques Roadshow, you've probably wondered -- what would it take to get your family...
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Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

HANNAH FRY - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A look inside the algorithms that are shaping our lives and the dilemmas they bring with them.If you were accused of a crime, who would you rather decide your sentence -- a mathematically consistent algorithm incapable of empathy or a compassionate human judge prone to bias and error? What...
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Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

Mary Gabriel - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The rich, revealing, and thrilling story of five women whose lives and painting propelled a revolution in modern artSet amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always exhilarating chronicle...
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Aleister Crowley: The Beast in Berlin: Art, Sex, and Magick in the Weimar Republic

Tobias Churton - Inner Traditions; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A biographical history of Aleister Crowley’s activities in Berlin from 1930 to 1932 as Hitler was rising to power • Examines Crowley’s focus on his art, his work as a spy for British Intelligence, his colorful love life and sex magick exploits, and his contacts with magical...
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Let's Go (So We Can Get Back) : A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.

JEFF TWEEDY - Dutton
Format: Hardcover

The singer, guitarist, and songwriter, best known for this work with Wilco, opens up about his past, his songs, the music, and the people that have inspired him.Few bands have inspired as much devotion as the Chicago rock band Wilco, and it's thanks, in large part, to the band's singer,...
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Ansel Adams in Yosemite Valley: Celebrating the Park at 150

Peter Galassi - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

A deluxe, oversized book timed for the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Yosemite Grant, an event that laid the groundwork for the National Parks system.Ansel Adams first visited Yosemite in 1916, at the age of fourteen, and returned every year throughout his life....
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Silent Witness: The Civil War through Photography and its Photographers

RON FIELD - Osprey Publishing
Format: Hardcover

The Civil War changed America forever. It shaped its future and determined its place in history. For the first time in military history, the camera was there to record these seismic events, from innovations in military and naval warfare, to the battles themselves; from commanders at critical...
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8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't

Mark Bowers - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Paperback

Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are "different" than all the rest. A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic...
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Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords

JUSTIN RICHARDS - HARPERDESIGN
Format: Hardcover

THE book the Time Lords (including the Doctor) read when studying at the Academy, the full-color in-world history that pieces together the true story of Gallifrey from the many and contradictory accounts that survived the Last Great Time War.Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords tells...
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Daily show - the book : an oral history

Chris Smith - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political...
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Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz - Phaidon Press
Format: Hardcover

Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are madeLeibovitz addresses young photographers and readers interested in what photographers do, but any reader interested in contemporary history will be fascinated by her account of one of the richest...
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Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock

Steven Hyden - Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

The author of the critically acclaimed Your Favorite Band is Killing Me offers an eye-opening and frank assessment of the state of classic rock, assessing its past and future, the impact it has had, and what it's loss would mean to an industry, a culture, and a way of life.Since the late...
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Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave

Hokusai Katsushika - Thames & Hudson
Format: Hardcover

A major publication on Hokusai's remarkable late work, incorporating fresh scholarship on the sublime paintings and prints the artist created in the last thirty years of his life An acknowledged master during his lifetime, Hokusai created sublime works during the last thirty years of his life,...
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Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect: Second Edition

William J Hirsch, Jr. - Dalsimer Press, Inc.
Format: Hardcover

Now, William Hirsch's Amazon #1 Bestseller, Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect, is in its 2nd Edition. The timeless advice in this essential guidebook for navigating the often mystifying process of house design, remodeling, and building, is forever valuable and is now better...
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Fashion Design Course: Principles, Practice, and Techniques: A Practical Guide for Aspiring Fashion Designers

Steven Faerm - Barron's Educational Series; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

A widely-recognized fashion design teacher presents a series of step-by-step tutorials and exercises, and offers students extensive advice on how to prepare for a successful career in the glamorous fashion design industry. The book opens with an overview of the principles of fashion design,...
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Measure of a Man: From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents' Tailor

Martin Greenfield - Regnery Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Hes been called Americas greatest living tailor and the most interesting man in the world. Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz...
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Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs

Jim Beviglia - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

For 40 years, Bruce Springsteen has held center stage as the quintessential American rock and roll artist, expressing the hopes and dreams of the American everyman and every woman through his vast array of insightful and inspirational songs. In Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest...
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On the Road with Janis Joplin

John Byrne Cooke - Berkley
Format: Hardcover

One of Parade's Top Ten Rock n' Roll ReadsAs a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show - and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young woman from Port Arthur who would become the first female rock and roll...
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More Fool Me: A Memoir

Stephen Fry - The Overlook Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Stephen Fry invites readers to take a glimpse at his life story in the unputdownable More Fool Me By his early thirties, Stephen Fry -- writer, comedian, star of stage and screen -- had, as they say, "made it." Much loved on British television, author of a critically acclaimed...
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CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

Peter Doggett - Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential early years of "rock's first supergroup" (Rolling Stone) Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young - when they were the most successful, influential, and politically potent band in America - in honor of the fiftieth...
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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

Loretta Lynn - Vintage
Format: Book

Loretta Lynn's classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become...
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Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now

Fiona Rogers - Thames & Hudson
Format: Hardcover

A survey of the greatest female photographers working today, created as a platform to showcase important work that might otherwise be marginalized in the still male-dominated photography communityThere are many outstanding female photographers working today, yet the photographic industry...
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I Didn't Come Here to Make Friends: Confessions of a Reality Show Villain

Courtney Robertson - It Books
Format: Hardcover

InI Didnt Come Here to Make FriendsformerBachelorvillain and season 16 winner Courtney Robertson shares her story of love and heartbreak, and the reality of appearing on reality TV.For the first time ever, a formerBachelorcontestant takes us along on her journey to find love and reveals...
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The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office

John Bredar - National Geographic; Mti edition
Format: Hardcover

Official companion to the National Geographic Television Special airing in November 2010, The President's Photographer is the intimate story of the men and women who are both visual historians and key links between the public and the Presidents. Like the film, this behind-the-scenes...
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Mad Men Unzipped: Fans on Sex, Love, and the Sixties on TV

Karen E. Dill-Shackleford - University of Iowa Press
Format: Paperback

This is the story of the Mad Men fan phenomenon: how the show and its fans distinguished themselves in a market where it's hard to make an impression, not unlike the driven ad execs at the center of the show. In this book, four media psychologists who also just happen to be dedicated...
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Casa Mexico: At Home in Merida and the Yucatan

Annie Kelly - Rizzoli
Format: Print book

Renowned for its picturesque charm, Mexico has lured design-world insiders to its retreats, as presented in this inspirational selection of some of the latest Mexican design trends from the Yucatn. In recent years leading international tastemakers have been drawn to the vibrant culture...
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The World Beneath: The Life and Times of Unknown Sea Creatures and Coral Reefs

Richard Smith - Apollo Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Meet the sea's most fascinating creatures - see the lives and curiosities of charmers and tricksters - many newly identified and some on the verge of extinction. From one of the world's premier marine biologists, an award-winning underwater photographer, and a leading expert on seahorses,...
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Steven Universe: Art & Origins

Chris McDonnell - Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Emmy Award-winning Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. The eponymous Steven is a boy who - alongside his mentors, the Crystal Gems (Garnet, Amethyst,...
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Acrylics Unleashed

Glyn Macey - Search Press
Format: Paperback

Glyn Maceys irrepressible energy and imagination shows through in every part of his work; and in this book he shares his painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use your acrylic paints in unusual, creative and surprising ways to create open, inviting landscapes, breathtaking...
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Shenandoah

Jeff Funk - Alfred Pub Co; Unabridged edition
Format: Book

Jeff funk has created a remarkably sensitive and highly musical arrangement of one of our most revered American folk melodies. Between its fresh scoring and rich harmonies it makes a great showpiece for choirs at all levels. Now available for the first time is an extraordinary men's edition.
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Half Wild

Sally Green - Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

You will have a powerful Gift, but its how you use it that will show you to be good or bad.In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, seventeen-year-old Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the worlds most powerful and violent witch....
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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen

Liel Leibovitz - W W Norton & Co Inc
Format: Hardcover

Brings to life a passionate poet-turned-musician and what compels him and his work. Why is it that Leonard Cohen receives the sort of reverence we reserve for a precious few living artists? Why are his songs, three or four decades after their original release, suddenly gracing the charts,...
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Coco Chanel

Justine Picardie - ItBooks
Format: Hardcover

In Coco Chanel, Justine Picardie peels away the layers of romance and myth surrounding the legend of Coco Chanel, revealing the true history of the incredible woman who shaped modern fashion and created an empire of haute couture. Picardie's unprecedented research illuminates Chanel’s...
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Fast and Fun Watercolor: Painting Techniques, No Drawing Required!

Gina Lee Kim - North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Take a journey through Gina Lee Kim's watercolor palette--with each chapter representing one of the standard colors found in the color wheel. Learn how to merge watercolor and mixed media together without the stress of having to draw out a composition before getting started. Each chapter...
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Good Girl: A Memoir

Sarah Tomlinson - Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

Told with raw, rugged honesty, this heartrending memoir from journalist Sarah Tomlinson recounts her unconventional upbringing and coming-of-age as colored by her complicated relationship with her father.Sarah Tomlinson was born on January 29, 1976, in a farmhouse in Freedom, Maine. After...
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Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of Historys Greatest Buildings

James Crawford - Picador
Format: Hardcover

An inviting, fascinating compendium of twenty-one of historys most famous lost places, from the Tower of Babel to the Twin TowersBuildings are more like us than we realize. They can be born into wealth or poverty, enjoying every privilege or struggling to make ends meet. They have parents...
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SHOT: 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America

Kathy Storr - powerHouse Books
Format: Hardcover

The increasing ubiquity of gun violence has become the norm across the world and particularly in the United States, where we have begun to hear horror after horror on a daily basis. So much so that it has started to produce a numbing effect, a helplessness that allows us to hear the news...
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The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons

Jerry Beck - Insight Editions
Format: Hardcover

In a world of rascally rabbits, megalomaniacal ducks, and stuttering pigs, what defines greatness? This question was posed to thousands of cartoon fans, historians, and animators to create The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons, the definitive Looney Tunes collection. Evaluated on their...
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The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners

Annie OBrien Gonzales - North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie OBrien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age. But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures and the pitfalls...
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Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington.

Sharyl Attkisson - Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

Seasoned CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and the shrinking role of investigative journalism in today's media.Americans...
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Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century

Nate Chinen - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

From one of jazz's leading critics comes an invigorating, richly detailed portrait of the artists and events that have shaped the music of our time. Grounded in authority and brimming with style, here is the first book to take the measure of this exhilarating moment: a compelling argument...
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Block City: Incredible Minecraft Worlds: How to Build Like a Minecraft Master

Kirsten Kearney - Harry N. Abrams
Format: Print book

Minecraft - a humble computer game about placing blocks - is a global phenomenon that has captured the imagination of more than 36 million players around the world. Often described as a digital version of LEGO, Minecraft offers an open-ended playing field where players design and build...
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Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith

Joe Perry - Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An insightful and harrowing roller coaster ride through the career of one of rock and rolls greatest guitarists. Strap yourself in. Slash Rocking Joe Perry rocks again! Jimmy Page Before the platinum records or the Super Bowl half-time show or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe Perry was a boy growing...
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Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Danny Goldberg - Ecco
Format: Hardcover

On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time - and the only book written by someone who knew himIn early 1991, top music manager Danny Goldberg agreed to take on Nirvana, a critically acclaimed new band from...
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James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

Lynne Cheney - Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Format: Hardcover

A major new biography of the fourth president of the United States by New York Times bestselling author Lynne Cheney This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison...
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Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest

K.K. Downing - Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Memoir by the cofounder and former lead guitarist of heavy metal giants Judas PriestJudas Priest formed in the industrial city of Birmingham, England, in 1969. With its distinctive twin-guitar sound, studs-and-leather image, and international sales of over 50 million records, Judas Priest...
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Taxidermy Art: A Rogue's Guide to the Work, the Culture, and How to Do It Yourself

Robert Marbury - Artisan
Format: Hardcover

In this collection of taxidermy art, you’ll find a winged monkey with a fez and a martini glass, a jewel-encrusted piglet, a bionic fawn, and a polar bear balancing on a floating refrigerator. Author Robert Marbury makes for a friendly (and often funny) guide, addressing the three...
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Lonely Planet Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Lonely Planet - Lonely Planet
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet's Great Smoky Mountains National Park is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike on the mother of all footpaths,...
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Face the Music: A Life Exposed

Paul Stanley - Fourth Estate
Format: Hardcover

In Face the Music, Paul Stanley - the co-founder and famous "Starchild" frontman of KISS - reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band. Face the Music is the shocking, funny, smart, inspirational story...
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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music

ANN POWERS - Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race.In...
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In Fashion: From Runway to Retail, Everything You Need to Know to Break Into the Fashion Industry

Annemarie Iverson - Potter Style; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

If you've ever dreamed of working at Vogue, photographing supermodels, or outfitting celebrities, In Fashion will equip you with everything you need to know to get an “in” into fashion. Former beauty and fashion news director of Harper's Bazaar and editor in chief...
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Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey

Ed Sheeran - Running Press
Format: Hardcover

Ed Sheeran is the soulful singer-songwriter from England who has captivated American audiences. With words by Ed Sheeran and illustrations by his childhood friend, artist Phillip Butah (who produces artwork for Sheeran's albums and singles) , and accompanying photos, Ed Sheeran: A Visual...
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Tattoos & Tequila: To Hell and Back with One of Rock's Most Notorious Frontmen

Vince Neil - Grand Central Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"So where do we start I remember when we did The Dirt, the Motley Cre book, I was interviewed at The Grand Havana Room in Beverly Hills. A lot of people think I didn't get to say much in The Dirt. It's probably true. I didn't read it. I'm not that big a talker....
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The Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques

Hazel Harrison - Search Press(UK)
Format: Print book

Detailed photographic sequences explore pencil, charcoal, pen and technical pen techniques, including shading, building up, blending, hatching, highlighting, stippling and more. Colored pencils, chalks, pastels, and pen and ink are also covered with inspirational pictures across a full...
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Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design

Brian Ashcraft - Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback

Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? "Japanese Tattoos" is an insider's look at the world of Japanese "irezumi" (tattoos) . "Japanese Tattoos" explains the imagery featured in Japanese tattoos so that readers can avoid...
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The Art of Zootopia

Jessica Julius - Chronicle Books LLC
Format: Print book

Disney's newest animated feature, Zootopia, is a comedy-adventure starring Officer Judy Hopps, a rookie bunny cop who has to team up with fast-talking scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to crack her first case in the all-animal city of Zootopia. This lushly illustrated book offers a behind-the-scenes...
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Artist's Drawing Techniques

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff - DK
Format: Hardcover

Try your hand at drawing and bring out your inner artist as you discover your own unique style. Create your own masterpieces with projects for both beginners and experienced artists.A practical guide to learning how to draw with pencils, charcoal, pens, and pastels, Artist's Drawing...
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Hidden History of Downtown St. Louis

Maureen Kavanaugh - The History Press
Format: Paperback

A reputation as the town of shoes, booze and blues persists in St. Louis. But a fascinating history waits just beneath the surface in the heart of the city, like the labyrinth of natural limestone caves where Anheuser-Busch got its start. One of the city's Garment District shoe factories...
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The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Book for Digital Photographers

Scott Kelby - Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

ARE YOU READY FOR AN AMAZING NEW VERSION OF THE PHOTOSHOP BOOK THAT BREAKS ALL THE RULES?Scott Kelby, the best-selling Photoshop author in the world today, once again takes this book to a whole new level as he uncovers the latest, most important, and most exciting new Adobe Photoshop CS4 techniques...
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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

William J. Mann - Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerEdgar Award winner for Best Fact CrimeThe Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern...
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Making Poor Man's Guitars: Cigar Box Guitars, the Frying Pan Banjo, and Other DIY Instruments

Shane Speal - Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Paperback

In Making Poor Man's Guitars, Shane Speal, the "King of the Cigar Box Guitar," shows you how to build amazing musical instruments from found items! Learn how to build cigar box guitars and other musical instruments from found items Step-by-step instructions and over 300 photos...
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Shakespeare's Ear: Dark, Strange, and Fascinating Tales from the World of Theater

Tim Rayborn - Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Shakespeare's Ear presents dark and sometimes funny pieces of fact and folklore that bedevil the mostly unknown history of theater. All manner of skullduggery, from revenge to murder, from affairs to persecution, proves that the drama off-stage was just as intense as any portrayed on it. The stories...
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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
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 World According to Star Wars

Cass R Sunstein - Dey Street Books
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER#1 Washington Post Bestseller There's Santa Claus, Shakespeare, Mickey Mouse, the Bible, and then there's Star Wars. Nothing quite compares to sitting down with a young child and hearing the sound of John Williams's score as those beloved golden letters fill the screen....
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Keith Richards on Keith Richards: Interviews and Encounters

Sean Egan - Chicago Review Press
Format: Paperback

The iconic life and career of the famed guitarist of the Rolling Stones is detailed in this compilation of interviews that spans the last 50 years. Featuring articles from GQ, Melody Maker, and Rolling Stone, as well as interviews that have never previously appeared in print, it charts...
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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

Carl Hoffman - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization - or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by these mysteries, New York Times...
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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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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Rick Bragg - Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis - and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.A monumental figure on the American...
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Einstein: His Space and Times (Jewish Lives)

Steven Gimbel - Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the worlds first scientific "superstar". "With graceful lucidity, Gimbel illuminates the intensely personal challenges facing the great physicist." - BOOKLIST , Starred Review. The commonly...
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