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Rumours of Glory: A Memoir

Bruce Cockburn · Harper One
Pages: 530
Format: Hardcover

Following the success of I'm Your Man and Just Kids, legendary Canadian singer and songwriter Bruce Cockburn delivers his long-awaited memoir - a chronicle of faith, fear, and activism that is also a lively cultural and musical tour through the late twentieth century.Award-winning songwriter...
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A Story of Easter and All of Us: Companion to the Hit TV Miniseries

Roma Downey · Faithwords
Pages: 127
Format: Hardcover

From the Last Supper in the upper room to the celebration of finding an empty tomb, this beautiful full color book chronicles the journey of Christ's death and resurrection in a way the Easter story has never before been "told." Containing extraordinary images from the Emmy-nominated...
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The Fashion Book

DK Publishing · DK Children
Format: Hardcover

From corsets and camis to tailoring and textiles, The Fashion Book is a sassy style guide for teenage girls who want to discover the stories behind their favorite looks, find their own style, and learn what makes the fashion world tick. Packed with gorgeous images, this illustrated book...
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Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain

Charles R. Cross · It Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain, Charles R. Cross, author of the New York Times bestselling Cobain biography Heavier Than Heaven, examines the legacy of the Nirvana front man and takes on the question: why does Kurt Cobain still matter so much, 20 years after his death?Kurt...
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George Frideric Handel: A Life with Friends

Ellen T. Harris · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An intimate portrait of Handel’s life and inner circle, modeled after one of the composer’s favorite forms: the fugue. During his lifetime, the sounds of Handel’s music reached from court to theater, echoed in cathedrals, and filled crowded taverns, but the man himself―known...
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Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Ian Nathan · Harper Design
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Return to the wizarding world and discover how director David Yates and producer David Heyman brought J.K. Rowling's all new adventure, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the big screen.Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces filmmaking...
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True South: Henry Hampton and "Eyes on the Prize," the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement

Jon Else · Viking
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"[TRUE SOUTH] does several things at once. On one level, it's a biography . . . On another, it's a lucid recap of many of the signal events of the civil rights movement . . . A warm and intelligent book." - The New York Times "No one is better suited to write this moving...
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I'll Be Back Right After This: My Memoir

Pat O'Brien · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!Pat O'Brien was a skinny South Dakota kid with long hair, a rock and roll band, divorced parents and an alcoholic father. In all the familiar ways, he was on the road to nowhere until a professor, who envisioned his future as the household name he would...
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Miracle Dogs: Rescue Stories

Liz Stavrinides · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

78 million dogs live as pets in the USA. These are the lucky ones. Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters every year, and more than half are euthanized due to the lack of space. Miracle Dogs celebrates and honors the rescuers and the dogs whose lives they've saved. It features...
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Vintage Fashion Complete

Nicky Albrechtsen · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

Fashion enthusiasts need look no further for style inspiration and knowledge than this definitive guide to all things chic. Through more than 1,000 stunning photos of the most fashionable womens garments from the past 100 years, whether from the 1950s printed housedresses or from the 1980s...
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The Blues: A Visual History

Mike Evans · Sterling
Format: Hardcover

Originating in the African-American communities of the Deep South in the late nineteenth century, the blues gave birth to jazz, R&B, rock, punk, and country. From the impassioned slide guitar of the Mississippi Delta, to the electric sounds of Chicago's street corners, to the improvised...
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Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir

George Clinton · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

In this seminal music memoir Father of Funk George Clinton talks four decades of hit songs drug abuse the evolution of pop rock and soul music his legal pitfalls and much much moreGeorge Clinton began his musical career in New Jersey where his obsession with doo-wop and RB led to a barbershop...
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Fresh Prints: 25 Easy and Enticing Printing Projects to Make at Home

Christine Leech · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Introducing a new addition to Barron's charming and accessible Simple Makes series. Printing is not the first thing people think of when it comes to simple home projects. Here, craft queen Christine Leech proves that you don't need expensive equipment to create custom printed stationery,...
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Modern Military Aircraft: The World's Fighting Aircraft 1945 to the Present Day

Jim Winchester · Chartwell Books
Format: Hardcover

Modern Military Aircraft is a comprehensive guide to the worlds fighting aircraft since World War II, from the earliest jet fighters and basic piston-engined bombers, to todays high-tech and stealthy superfighters. Aircraft featured include the F-86 Sabre, which fought its way to convincing...
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Group f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the Community of Artists Who Revolutionized American Photography

Mary Street Alinder · Bloomsbury USA; First American Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Group f.64 is perhaps the most famous movement in the history of photography, counting among its members Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston. Revolutionary in their day, Group f.64 was one of the first modern art movements equally defined...
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Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

Rachelle Bergstein · Harper
Pages: 375
Format: Print book

From the author of Women from the Ankle Down comes a lively cultural biography of diamonds, which explores our society's obsession with the world's most brilliant gemstone and the real-world characters who make them shine."A diamond is forever." Who among us doesn't recognize...
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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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The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs

Hunter Davies · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began...
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In My Grandfather's House

Rien Poortvliet · Harry N Abrams; First American Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The illustrator of Gnomes re-creates the fascinating saga of some of his own ancestors in Holland, drawing upon childhood memories, family stories, and centuries-old documents. 240 pages of illustrations.
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Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema

Anne Helen Petersen · Tantor Audio; Unabridged CD edition
Format: Audio CD

Gossip meets historya compulsively readable collection of Hollywoods most notorious clashes and controversies in the spirit of Hollywood BabylonBelieve it or not Americas fascination with celebrity culture was thriving well before the days of TMZ Perez Hilton Charlie Sheens breakdown and allegations...
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Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

Thomas David Brothers · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 594
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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Elvis and Ginger: Elvis Presley's Fiancée and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story

Ginger Alden · Berkley
Format: Hardcover

ELVIS PRESLEY'S FIANCÉE AND LAST LOVE FINALLY TELLS HER STORY "Elvis, you and I know the truth and unfortunately you're not here to set the record straight. With this book, I will try to..." Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in the life of Ginger Alden, having...
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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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Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

Paul Trynka · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the bandBrian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones - the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brieftime with the band,...
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Becoming Richard Pryor

Scott Saul · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A major biography—intimate, gripping, revelatory—of an artist who revolutionized American comedy.Richard Pryor may have been the most unlikely star in Hollywood history. Raised in his familys brothels, he grew up an outsider to privilege. He took to the stage, originally, to escape...
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Kurt Cobain: The Last Session

Jesse Frohman · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

On the 20th anniversary of his death, a powerful portrait of Kurt Cobain and Nirvanaincluding many previously unpublished imagestaken during their last formal photo shoot before his suicide In August 1993, when Nirvana was in New York to perform at the legendary Roseland Ballroom, Jesse...
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Elsa Schiaparelli: A Biography

Meryle Secrest · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Her name was Elsa Schiaparelli. She was known as the Queen of Fashion; a headline attraction in the international glitter-glamour show of the late twenties and thirties, feted in Rome (where she was born), Paris, New York, London, Moscow, Hollywood . . . Her style was a social revolution...
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A Brush with the Real: Figurative Painting Today

Margherita Dessanay · Laurence King Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Why painting today? In the digital age, with its powers of instant recall and infinite reproduction, why are we witnessing an unprecedented revival of figurative painting? A Brush with the Real presents a survey of key contemporary artists who have each embraced painting and are working...
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Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, the Beats, and Drugs

Martin Torgoff · Da Capo
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Bop Apocalypse, a narrative history from master storyteller Martin Torgoff, details the rise of early drug culture in America by weaving together the disparate elements that formed this new segment of the American fabric.Channeling his decades of writing experience, Torgoff connects the birth...
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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby. · Penguin Press
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late '80s and '90s.There were many reasons...
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A Life of Picasso, Volume I: 1881-1906

John Richardson · Random House; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This first volume of the definitive four-volume biography by one of the world's leading Picasso experts. This first volume takes Picasso from his earliest years in Catalonia through his beginning as an artist to his discovery of Cubism and his involvement with the artistic and literary...
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Benson: The Autobiography

Alan Goldsher · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Over the span of his illustrious five-decade career George Benson has sold millions of records performed for hundreds of millions of fans and cut some of the most beloved jazz and soul tunes in music history But the guitaristvocalist is much more than This Masquerade On Broadway Turn Your...
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One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band

Alan Paul · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!One Way Out is the powerful biography of The Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth...
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Sixth Edition

David Thomson · Knopf; 6 edition
Format: Book

With more than 100 new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cary Joji Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska, and Robin Wright, and completely updated,  here from David Thomson—“The greatest living writer on the movies” (John Banville, New Statesman);...
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Cool Nail Art: 30 Step-by-Step Designs to Rock Your Fingers and Toes

Hannah Lee · Fons & Porter
Format: Book

Creative nails are the best accessory! Hannah Lee, creator of the popular YouTube Channel Hannah Rox Nails, shares more than thirty new nail designs in Cool Nail Art. With tips on how to prep your manicure, clear step-by-step instructions and easy-to-use tools, you can create fabulous nail...
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Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy

J.W. Rinzler · Harry N. Abrams; 1 edition
Format: Book

For the first time, Lucasfilm has opened its Archives to present the complete storyboards for the original Star Wars trilogy—the world-changing A New Hope and its operatic sequels, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi—as well as never-before-published art from early...
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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner

Franny Moyle · Viking
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

The extraordinary life of J. M. W Turner, one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists J. M. W. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man himself and the events of his life: the tragic...
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Hip Hop Immortals: The Remix

Bonz Malone · Thunder's Mouth Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

From street shots of Kool Herc and Kurtis Blow to elaborate stage shoots of Lil' Kim and Eminem, hip-hop photography has been the foundation for some of the most stylish photographs of the past two decades. Iconic images like Ice T's menacing affront to the camera while donning a full LAPD...
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Printmaking Unleashed: More Than 50 Techniques for Expressive Mark Making

Traci Bautista · North Light Books; 1 edition
Format: Book

Unleash your inner artist and join Traci Bautista as she shares inventive ideas for making marks with handmade tools, nontraditional materials and simple DIY printmaking techniques. Pulsing with exploration and whimsy, Printmaking Unleashed features 60+ step-by-step demonstrations and countless...
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Banjo: An Illustrated History

Bob Carlin · Backbeat Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

(Book) . The banjo is emblematic of American country music, and it is at the core of other important musical movements, including jazz and ragtime. The instrument has been adopted by many cultures and has been ingrained into many musical traditions, from Mento music in the Caribbean and dance...
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Calamity-Free Crochet: Troubleshooting Tips and Advice for the Savvy Needlecrafter

Catherine Hirst · Harper Design
Format: Paperback

Get it right the first time! Calamity-Free Crochet is a comprehensive, quick-reference guide for both new and advanced crocheters. It presents easy-to-follow advice on tools and materials, troubleshooting tips, and step-by-step techniques. What do you do if your stitches keep twisting?...
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Sustainable Luxury: The New Singapore House, Solutions for a Livable Future

Paul McGillick Ph.D · Tuttle Publishing; Hardcover with Jacket edition
Format: Hardcover

Featuring elegant photographs, this sustainable architecture and design book showcases the ultra-modern homes of Singapore. Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable Luxury shows how the prosperous, forward-looking nation is pioneering innovative...
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Family Photography Now

Sophie Howarth · Thames & Hudson Ltd
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

An intimate, honest look at how we photograph our families through the lenses of some of the world's great photographers People photograph their families more than ever before, whether casually, on a phone, or in a formal wedding portrait. This bold anthology explores how photographers...
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Photography Today

Mark Durden · Phaidon Press
Format: Hardcover

A lively and accessible survey of photography as art since the 1960s, exploring how, in the hands of some of the world's greatest photographic artists, it has developed into a respected and versatile artistic medium.
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The Twentieth Century in 100 Moments

Akim; Rounds Heather Reinhardt
Format:  eBook : Document : English

Experience the twentieth century through the people and events that made headlines--a unique collection of voices, images, and unforgettable cultural touchstones. The Twentieth Century in 100 Moments: A Visual History groups and explains the most important events of the twentieth century...
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Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power

Susan Cahan · Duke University Press, 2016.
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Prior to 1967 fewer than a dozen museum exhibitions had featured the work of African American artists. And by the time the civil rights movement reached the American art museum, it had already crested: the first public demonstrations to integrate museums occurred in late 1968, twenty years...
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Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome

Shawn Levy · W W Norton
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

A romp through the worlds of film, fashion, and titillating journalism that made 1950s Rome the sexiest city on the planet. From the ashes of World War II, Rome was reborn as the epicenter of film, fashion, creative energy, tabloid media, and bold-faced libertinism that made "Italian"...
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Zen Dogs

Alexandra Cearns · Harpercollins
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns celebrates the peace, calm, and joy dogs bring to our lives with this unique full-color collection capturing eighty dogs in their most relaxed and contented moments.When Alex Cearns caught Suzi the Sharpei on film with eyes closed and an endearing...
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that embody rock and roll as a thing in itself--in the story each song tells, inhabits, and creates in its legacy.
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Mad as Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies

Dave Itzkoff · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 287
Format: Hardcover

The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the iconic movie Network, which transformed the way we think about television and the way television thinks about us"I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!"Those words, spoken by an unhinged anchorman named...
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Virgil Thomson: Music Chronicles, 1940-1954

Virgil Thomson · Library of America
Format: Hardcover

Revisit the Golden Age of classical music in America through the witty and adventurous reviews of our greatest critic-composer: For fourteen memorable years Virgil Thomson surveyed the worlds of opera and classical music as the chief music critic for the New York Herald Tribune. An accomplished...
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Gelli Plate Printing: Mixed-Media Monoprinting Without a Press

Joan Bess · North Light Books
Format: Print book

Meet your dream plate and fall in love with a faster, friendlier approach to printmaking.For artists and crafters who love the creative possibilities of monoprinting on gelatin but not the prep time, mess and inconvenience that comes with it, the Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate is a dream...
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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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Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty

Ben Ratliff · Farrar
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

What does it mean to listen in the digital era? Today, new technologies make it possible to roam instantly and experimentally across musical languages and generations, from Detroit techno to jam bands to baroque opera -- or to dive deeper into the set of tastes that we already have. Either...
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Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny

A S Byatt · Knopf
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

This ravishing book opens a window into the lives, designs, and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris, two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A. S. Byatt. Born a generation apart in the mid-1800s, Fortuny and Morris were seeming opposites: Fortuny a Spanish...
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The Art Abandonment Project: Create and Share Random Acts of Art

Michael deMeng · North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Art sharing at its sneakiest!Art sharing at its sneakiest!The Art Abandonment Project is your guide to expressing yourself through random acts of art! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find--be it on a shelf at the library, a park...
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Adventures in Mixed Media Art: Inspiration, Techniques and Projects for Painting, Collage and More

Amy Jones · North Light Books
Format: Book

Are you inspired by mixed-media art but don't know where to start?Adventures in Mixed Media Art is the ultimate guidebook for embarking on your own creative adventure! Featuring 20 favorite mixed-media projects from the bestselling North Light backlist, this "best of the best"...
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What Would Mary Ann Do?: A Guide to Life

Dawn Wells · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Book

So, what would Mary Ann do?As the sweet, polite, and thoughtful Mary Ann Summers from Kansas in the hit series Gilligan’s Island, Dawn Wells created an unforgettable and beloved character that still connects with people fifty years from the show’s debut in 1964. As the “good...
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Godzilla: The Art of Destruction

Mark Cotta Vaz · Insight Editions; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Published to coincide with the release of Warner Bros and Legendarys Godzilla directed by Gareth Edwards this visually stunning book presents an extraordinary new vision for the beloved character through a dynamic selection of concept illustrations sketches storyboards and other pre-production...
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Why You Love Music: From Mozart to Metallica--The Emotional Power of Beautiful Sounds

John Powell · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A delightful journey through the psychology and science of music, WHY YOU LOVE MUSIC is the perfect book for anyone who loves a tune.Music plays a hugely important role in our emotional, intellectual, and even physical lives. It impacts the ways we work, relax, behave, and feel. It can make...
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The WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, & History of What We Wear

Serah-Marie McMahon · Drawn and Quarterly
Format: Paperback

"WORN is reclaiming fashion as something that can be exciting, challenging, different, quirky, interesting, not just as something you have to consume."--Jane Pratt, from her forewordThe WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal about the Arts, Ideas, and History of What We Wear is a manifesto...
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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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The History of Music in Fifty Instruments

Philip Wilkinson · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The 400-year story of music told by the instruments that make an orchestra. The History of Music in 50 Instruments outlines musical history in well-written nuggets of information. Profiling one instrument at a time, it describes the history of music since the 1700s, when orchestras...
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Dark Girls

Bill Duke · Amistad
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of the New York Times bestselling I Dream a World and Crowns comes this full-color companion volume to the acclaimed NAACP Award-nominated documentary Dark Girls - an inspiring and breathtaking photo book that celebrates dark-skinned women.Black has never been more beautiful,...
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Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History

Rhonda K. Garelick · Random House
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLERCertain lives are at once so exceptional, and yet so in step with their historical moments, that they illuminate cultural forces far beyond the scope of a single person. Such is the case with Coco Chanel, whose life offers one of the most fascinating tales of the twentieth...
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On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

Dennis McNally · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. The book is going to search for the deeper roots of American cultural and musical evolution for the past 150 years by studying what the Western European...
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The Woman I Wanted to Be

Diane von Furstenberg · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

One of the most influential, admired, and colorful women of our time: fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg tells the most personal stories from her life, about family, love, beauty and business: "It's so good, you'll want to take notes" (People) .Diane...
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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age

Astra Taylor · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our ageThe Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and all can participate equally. But how true...
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The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System

Anne Thompson · Newmarket Pr
Pages: 297
Format: Paperback

Chronicling the making and marketing of movies released in 2012, from low-budget indies to studio blockbusters, a reporter who has written about Hollywood for more than twenty-five years covers every aspect of the billion-dollar global motion picture industry.
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Dreamscapes Fantasy Worlds: Create Engaging Scenes and Landscapes in Watercolor

Stephanie Pui-Mun Law · IMPACT
Format: Book

Breathe Life Into Your Fantasy Worlds!Heroes and heroines seek their fortunes in mysterious forests. Towering castles are built into the sides of mountains. Dragons and fairies soar through the sky and among the stars. And bestselling author Stephanie Pui-Mun Law is here to lead you, step-by-step,...
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The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography

Kathryn Hamm · Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The first guide to posing and sensitively capturing same-sex couples on their big day, The New Art of Capturing Love equips semi-pro and professional wedding photographers to enter the exciting new LGBT wedding photography market.These are exciting times for marriage equality - but capturing...
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Peter Paul and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life

Paul Yarrow · Imagine
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Finally . . . here is the first and only book that visually tells us the intimate story of Peter, Paul, and Mary and their music, through their own words and with iconic images that follow their passionate, fifty-year journey to the center of America's heart. The very best of thousands...
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Love for Sale: Pop Music in America

David Hajdu · Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music that also may well be definitive, from the revered music criticDavid Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of recorded pop music, in an unexpected place--not with nostalgic reminiscences of the 45s of his youth but with the sheet-music...
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: 50 Years

Rosamund Cox · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

How wildlife photography became art. The ultimate book of wildlife photography, with 200 award-winning images from the BBC competition. Fifty years ago, the BBC originated a now-famous competition open to professional and amateur photographers. It was a pioneering display of photographic...
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Hardware: The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss

Chris Foss · Titan Books
Pages: 240
Format: Book

Foss's groundbreaking and distinctive science fiction art revolutionized paperback covers in the 1970s and 80s. Dramatically raising the bar for realism and invention, his trademark battle-weary spacecraft, dramatic alien landscapes and crumbling brutalist architecture irrevocably...
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Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars

Neil Young · Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was "terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving," while The New York Times found it "as charismatically off the wall...
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33 Artists in 3 Acts

Sarah Thornton · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves -- how they move through the world, command...
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iPad: The Missing Manual

David Pogue · O'Reilly Media; 7 edition
Format: Print book

iOS 8 for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever, and this all-new Missing Manual includes everything you need to know about iPad’s exciting features and new user interface. Missing Manual series creator David Pogue takes you on a guided iPad tour, complete with step-by-step instructions,...
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Drawing Cute Animals in Colored Pencil

Ai Akikusa · Quarry
Pages: 109
Format: Paperback

Drawing Cute Animals in Colored Pencil offers simple step-by-step drawing instructions that help you to learn how to draw your favorite animals. Adorable animals like rabbits, squirrels, deer, and pigs come alive with vibrant color and beautiful detail. Using colored pencils learn tips...
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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Jan Swafford · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 1077
Format: Book

Jan Swafford's biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life. His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van Beethoven peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being...
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The Magic Pattern Book: Sew 6 Patterns into 36 Different Styles!

Amy Barickman · Workman Publishing Company; Pap/Cdr edition
Format: Book

Home sewing is booming again. Inspired by sites like Etsy, Craftsy, Pinterest, and CreativeBug, by the continuing popularity of Project Runway and other fashion shows, and by the ever-growing DIY movement, there are more than 35 million sewists in America. Now, for this new generation that...
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Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain

Alan Light · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

From the former senior editor of Rolling Stone and author of The Holy or the Broken, called "thoughtful and illuminating" by The New York Times, a new book on the unlikely coming-to-be of Prince's now legendary album.Purple Rain is a song, an album, and a film - each one a commercial...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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John Wayne: The Life and Legend

Scott Eyman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 658
Format: Book

Drawing on interviews that author Scott Eyman conducted with John Wayne before his death and more than 100 interviews with the actor's family, co-stars, and close associates, this revelatory biography shows how both the facts and fictions about Wayne illuminate his singular life.John Wayne...
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The Global Art Compass

Alistair Hicks · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Book

A highly original, wide-ranging, and judiciously illustrated exploration of an increasingly global art scene In the past, writers and critics such as Goethe, Ruskin, and Clement Greenberg perpetuated particular ideas about art and even dictated these ideas to the artists themselves. Today,...
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Art in Time: A World History of Styles and Movements

The Editors of Phaidon Press · Phaidon Press
Format: Hardcover

Art in Time is the first book to embed art movements within the larger context of politics and history. Global in scope and featuring an innovative present?to?past arrangement, the book's accessible text looks back on the most significant art styles and movements, from the present day to antiquity.Pages...
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Billy Showell's Botanical Painting in Watercolour

Billy Showell · Search Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Billy Showell's highly accomplished paintings give a contemporary twist to the traditional art of botanical painting, and have received worldwide acclaim. In this her fourth book she reveals in depth the techniques she uses to produce her stunning works of art. Every aspect of botanical...
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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know about Math and the Arts

John D. Barrow · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration of maths connection to the arts. At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem like comfortable neighbors. But as mathematician John D. Barrow points out, they have a strong and natural affinityafter all, math is the study of all patterns, and the world...
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Mollie Makes: Making It!: The Hard Facts You Need to Start Your Own Craft Business

Clare Kelly · Collins & Brown
Format: Paperback

Love knitting, but not so hot on accounting? A whiz on a sewing machine but not skilled with a spreadsheet? Then this book is for you! Whether you're an amateur thinking about selling your work at a local market or the owner of an established company hoping to drive more traffic to your...
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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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Mastering Fantasy Art - Drawing Dynamic Characters: People, Poses, Creatures and More

John Stanko · IMPACT
Format: Book

Bring the power of realism to your fantasy drawings!Great fantasy art transports viewers to a realm where the impossible becomes less so, and all manner of strange beasts and beings dwell. It takes more than fierce imagination to create these worlds. Great reference photos make it easier...
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Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March

ARTISAN. · Artisan
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

On January 21, 2017, millions of people gathered worldwide for the Women's March, one of the largest demonstrations in political history. Together they raised their voices in hope, protest, and solidarity. This inspiring collection features 500 of the most eloquent, provocative, uplifting,...
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WKW: The Cinema of Wong Kar Wai

John Powers · Rizzoli
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The long-awaited retrospective from the internationally renowned film director celebrated for his visually lush and atmospheric films. Wong Kar Wai is known for his romantic and stylish films that explore - in saturated, cinematic scenes - themes of love, longing, and the burden of memory....
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Playing for their lives : the global El sistema movement for social change through music

Tricia Tunstall · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema -- intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.In some of the bleakest corners of the world, an unprecedented movement is taking root. From the favelas of Brazil to the Maori villages in New Zealand,...
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The David Brent Songbook: Piano, Vocal, Guitar

David Brent · Blue Streak
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

"I'm a friend first, boss second. Probably an entertainer third." The Office's David Brent is back in a new film documentary following his incredible musical tour ... Relive all of David's greatest hits with his official songbook, brought to you by the man, the myth,...
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Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces

Miles J. Unger · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 448
Format: Book

The life of one of the most revolutionary artists in history, told through the story of six of his greatest masterpieces.Among the immortals - Leonardo, Rembrandt, Picasso - Michelangelo stands alone as a master of painting, sculpture, and architecture. He was not only the greatest artist...
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Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting on More Than 35 Different Surfaces

Sandra Duran Wilson · North Light Books
Format: Book

Indulge your creative curiosity and take your art off the canvas, off the board, and into the brave new world of Alternative Art Surfaces!Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, authors of the best-selling books Image Transfer Workshop, Surface Treatment...
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Sketching Masterclass

Ruzaimi Mat Rani · Rockport Publishers
Format: Paperback

Master all the art techniques you need to produce a quality sketch drawing. Simple, fuss-free methods of sketching are accompanied with step-by-step illustrations, thorough explanations and great techniques. Suitable for all artists at all levels.
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Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things

David Rose · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Who Owns the Future? and The Second Machine Age, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs and improve our lives.We are now standing at the precipice of the next transformative development: the Internet of Things. Soon, connected technology...
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Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives

Sarah Williams Goldhagen · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

One of the nation's chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience.Taking us on a fascinating journey through...
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Into the Dark

Mark A Vieira · Running Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

You know film noir when you see it: the shadowed setting; the cynical detective; the femme fatale; and the twist of fate. Into the Dark captures this alluring genre with a cavalcade of compelling photographs and a guide to 82 of its best films.Into the Dark is the first book to tell the story...
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Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez

Lawrence Weschler · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Award-winning author Lawrence Weschler's book on the young Mexican American artist Ramiro Gomez explores questions of social equity and the chasms between cultures and classes in America. Gomez, born in 1986 in San Bernardino, California, to undocumented Mexican immigrant parents,...
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Bricks and Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made

Tom Wilkinson · Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2014 We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work, love and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent it and squat in it, create and destroy it. These aspects of buildings...
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Foundations in Comic Book Art: SCAD Creative Essentials

John Paul Lowe · Watson-Guptill
Format: Book

A comprehensive guide to creating and developing comic book and graphic novel art, from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) , one of the world's leaders in sequential arts instruction.Artists seeking a way to break into the exciting world of sequential art first need to master...
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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
Pages: 432
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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My Life with Wagner: Fairies, Rings, and Redemption: Exploring Opera's Most Enigmatic Composer

Christian Thielemann · Pegasus Books
Pages: 267
Format: Print book

My Life with Wagner chronicles his ardent personal and professional engagement with the great composer, whose work has shaped his thinking and feeling from early childhood. Thielemann retraces his journey around the world with Wagner from Berlin to Bayreuth via Venice, Hamburg, and Chicago...
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Whoniverse: An Unofficial Planet-by-Planet Guide to the World of the Doctor from Gallifrey to Skaro

Lance Parkin · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Doctor Who lovers, discover all there is to know about the travels of your favorite Time Lord, in all thirteen of his glorious incarnations. Fans will have their burning questions answered, including: What exactly is Trenzalore? Where did the Sontraans originate? Where was the Thousand-Day...
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Fashionable Selby

Todd Selby · Abrams, 2014.
Pages: 345
Format: Print book

The next installment in the bestselling "Selby" series, Fashionable Selby explores the kaleidoscopic world of fashion, featuring profiles of today's most interesting designers, stylists, haberdashers, models, shoemakers, and more. The subjects include a mix of the avant-garde,...
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The Art of Archer

Sterling Archer · Harpercollins
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

With a foreword by Christian SlaterA fully illustrated and highly visual guide to everything Archer - from storyboards to character sketches to script excerpts - making it a collector's item for Archer fans everywhere, and featuring a foreword by Christian Slater. The Art of Archer is a comprehensive...
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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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Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography

Mick Fleetwood · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"After forty-six years of being on the road, this is the right time to look back in a way I've never done before: now and then. This is the story of my life in rock and roll -- and how the band that has meant everything to me came to define me. I'm looking forward to sharing...
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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

Marc Eliot · Dey Street Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the veteran New York Times bestselling biographer comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American icons of all time, "the Duke," John Wayne.As he did in his bestselling biographies of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood, acclaimed Hollywood biographer Marc...
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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing · Picador, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A dazzling work of biography, memoir, and cultural criticism on the subject of loneliness, told through the lives of iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo SpringWhat does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being?...
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Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music

Anna Beer · ONEWorld Publications
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

SOUNDS AND SWEET AIRS reveals the hidden stories of eight remarkable composers, taking the reader on a journey from seventeenth-century Medici Florence to London in the Blitz.Exploring not just the lives and works of eight exceptional artists, historian Anna Beer also asks tough questions...
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The Case of Beasts: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Mark Salisbury · Harper Design
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Take a front-row seat and witness the filmmaking magic that brought J.K. Rowling's script for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the screen. Explore the realm of fantastical creatures that roam the wizarding world and discover the magical cast of characters in pursuit of them.Officially...
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Global Street Art: The Street Artists and Trends Taking Over the World

Lee Bofkin · Firefly Books
Format: Book

A comprehensive gallery of the best street art from around the world. For years, graffiti art sat on the fence separating vandalism and public art. Today it's matured into street art -- a form of public art marking cities around the world. Global Street Art is a splendid collection...
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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station

Chris Hadfield · Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealized) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful, thought-provoking, and visually delightful -- is also punctuated with fun, fascinating commentary on life in zero gravity. In the spirit of his bestselling An Astronaut's...
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