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Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Veronica Chambers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our time

The Ultimate Beyonce Collectible

Beyoncé. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, glamour, power,...

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Blind Spot

Teju Cole · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this innovative synthesis of words and images, the award-winning author of Open City and photography critic for The New York Times Magazine combines two of his great passions.

"To look is to see only a fraction of what one is looking at. Even in the most...
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Visions of Mary: Art, Devotion, and Beauty at Chartres Cathedral

Jill Kimberly Hartwell Geoffrion · Paraclete Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Through image and word, author and photographer Jill Geoffrion unfolds the the story of Mary at Chartres on the pages of this book. Geoffrion offers a unique visual and meditative journey through Chartres Cathedral in this newest addition to the Mount Tabor Books series. Showing and explaining...
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Wicked Weather: A Visual Essay of Extreme Storms

WARREN FAIDLEY · Amherst Media
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

For the past 30 years, Warren Faidley has forecast, intercepted, and photographed some of the planet's most extreme weather and natural disasters. As a photojournalist, natural disaster survival expert, and adventurer, his expeditions have covered countless miles. Along the way, he has witnessed...
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I Too Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

Wil Haygood · Rizzoli Electa
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

One hundred years after the Harlem Renaissance emerged as a creative force at the close of World War I, I Too Sing America offers a major survey on the visual art and material culture of the groundbreaking movement.It illuminates multiple facets of the era--the lives of its people, the art,...
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Puppy Styled: Japanese Dog Grooming: Before & After

Grace Chon · Countryman Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Doggie makeovers that will make you smile

Japanese dog grooming does not follow the rules of traditional, breed- standard grooming. In fact, it only has one mission -- to make dogs look as adorable as possible! With extreme attention to detail and careful consideration of a pup's...

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David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable illustrated volume of artwork and images selected from the diaries David Sedaris has been creating for four decadesIn this richly illustrated book, readers will for the first time experience the diaries David Sedaris has kept for nearly 40 years in the elaborate, three-dimensional,...
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The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: A Guide

Christina Nielsen · Yale University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and its magnificent collection are enlivened through fresh insights and new photography in this updated guide This updated guide to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum charts new pathways through the beloved institution's superb collection. Gardner,...
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William Wegman : being human

William Wegman · Chronicle Books
Format: Paperback

William Wegman's whimsical photographs of his Weimaraner dogs have been celebrated in the art world and enjoyed by pet lovers for nearly four decades. In this entirely new volume, renowned photography curator William A. Ewing presents more than 300 images from the artist's personal archive,...
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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal

Philip Moriarty · BenBella Books
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

There are deep and fascinating links between heavy metal and quantum physics. No, there are. Really.While teaching at the University of Nottingham, physicist Philip Moriarty noticed something odd, a surprising number of his students were heavily into metal music. Colleagues, too: a Venn...
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Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Marjolein Kruijt · Search Press Limited
Pages: 143
Format: Print book

A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions...
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Test of Faith: Signs, Serpents, Salvation

Lauren Pond · Duke University Press Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Pentecostal serpent handlers, also known as Signs Followers, hold a literal interpretation of a verse in the New Testament's Gospel of Mark which states that, among other abilities, true believers shall be able to "take up serpents." For more than a century members of this...
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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

ELAINE M HAYES · Ecco
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Queen of Bebop brilliantly chronicles the life of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the twentieth century and a pioneer of women's and civil rights

Sarah Vaughan, a pivotal figure in the formation of bebop, influenced a broad array...

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The Hidden Life of Trees: The Illustrated Edition

PETER WOHLLEBEN · Greystone Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A visually stunning journey into the diversity and wonders of forests.In his international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests every day. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders...
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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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