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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March

ARTISAN. · ARTISAN
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

On January 21, 2017, over 5 million people in 673 cities around the globe gathered in solidarity for the Women's March, carrying signs that shone with unwavering hope and determination and demanded the protection of women's rights, opposed the newly inaugurated U. S. president, and championed...
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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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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 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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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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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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