Back Arts & Photography | May Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Arts & Photography  
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...

Read More check catalog
 
 
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....
Read More check catalog
 
 
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 Spring

What does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged...

Read More check catalog