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The Andy Warhol Diaries

Andy Warhol · Twelve
Format: Hardcover

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the bestselling classic is introduced to a new generation-with an added preface by Warhol's diarist and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, contemplating Warhol's lasting cultural impact. This international literary sensation turns the spotlight...
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Judge This

Chip Kidd · Simon & Schuster/ TED
Format: Hardcover

A fun, playful look at the importance of first impressions - in design and in life - from acclaimed book designer Chip Kidd.First impressions are everything. They dictate whether something stands out, how we engage with it, whether we buy it, and how we feel. In Judge This, renowned designer...
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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On the 20th anniversary of his death, a powerful portrait of Kurt Cobain and Nirvanaincluding many previously unpublished imagestaken during their last formal photo shoot before his suicide In August 1993, when Nirvana was in New York to perform at the legendary Roseland Ballroom,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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100 Things Elvis Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Gillian G. Gaar · Triumph Books
Format: Paperback

With 2014 marking the 60th anniversary of the release of Elvis Presley’s first record, “That’s All Right,” this book makes the perfect companion for celebrating the life and music of one of the world’s most popular entertainers. Packed with history, trivia,...
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Pope Francis: A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope

Michael Collins · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

With more than 250 previously unpublished photographs, Pope Francis: A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope follows the pontiff through a year in his life, from daily prayers to international pastoral visits, offering a rare look at life behind the scenes with His Holiness Pope...
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Draw Faces in 15 Minutes

Jake Spicer · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Yes, you can draw! And Draw Faces in 15 Minutes will show you how to draw people's faces. By the time you finish this book, you'll have all the skills you need to achieve a striking likeness in a drawn portrait, using a proven method from a professional life-drawing teacher.Artist...
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Mellencamp: American Troubadour

David Masciotra · The University Press of Kentucky
Format: Hardcover

Throughout his prolific career, John Mellencamp has performed more than twenty Top 40 hits, has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hits like "Jack and Diane," "Small Town," and "Cherry Bomb"...
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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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Kanye West: God and Monster

Mark Beaumont · Overlook Press
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The ultimate profile of the legendary pop culture titan Kanye West is undoubtedly one of pop culture's most divisive and fascinating characters. Alongside his multimillion selling albums, Kanye has also launched record labels and clothing lines and in the process, become one of the most...
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Ringo: With a Little Help

Michael Seth Starr · Backbeat Books
Pages: 442
Format: Hardcover

(Book) . Ringo: With a Little Help is the first in-depth biography of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, who kept the beat for an entire generation and who remains a rock icon over fifty years since the Beatles took the world by storm. With a Little Help traces the entire arc of Ringo's...
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The New Small House

Katie Hutchison · Taunton Press
Pages: 217
Format: Hardcover

Smaller is big, says architect and author Katie Hutchison, whose book The New Small House shows those looking to downsize how they can live smartly, economically and environmentally friendly in elegantly designed homes. With 275 gorgeous photographs and 30 detailed illustrations, The New Small...
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Diane von Furstenberg: A Life Unwrapped

Gioia Diliberto · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping biography of one of the most influential and controversial legends of late twentieth-century fashion, an iconic designer whose colorful creations, including the "wrap dress," captured the modern feminist spirit.The daughter of a Holocaust survivor and wife of an Austrian...
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Underwater Puppies

Seth Casteel · Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and photographer Seth Casteel's follow-up to the phenomenal Underwater Dogs -- now with puppies.The world fell in love with swimming canines in Seth Casteel's first book, Underwater Dogs. Now, in more than 80 previously unpublished portraits of underwater...
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A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power

Paul Fischer · Flatiron Books
Pages: 353
Format: Print book

"The 1978 abductions of the South Korean actress Choi-Eun-hee and her ex-husband, the director Shin Sang-ok, in Hong Kong is the true crime at the center of Paul Fischer's gripping and surprisingly timely new book." -The New York TimesBefore becoming the world's most notorious...
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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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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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Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir

Lita Ford · William Morrow & Co
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this long-awaited, emotionally powerful memoir, "HEAVY METAL'S LEADING FEMALE ROCKER" (Rolling Stone) opens up about the '70s and '80s music scene and her trailblazing life as the lead guitarist of the "pioneering band" (New York Times) the Runaways and her platinum-selling,...
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First Time Knitting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide: Learn By Doing - Step-by-Step Basics + 9 Projects

Carri Hammett · Creative Publishing int'l
Format: Book

Learning how to knit has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to knit. Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting techniques...
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In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

Sue Roe · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic...
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So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

David Browne · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Fifty years after they first came together and changed the sound of rock 'n' roll, the Grateful Dead remain one of rock's most beloved bands - a musical and cultural phenomenon that spans generations and paved the way for everything from the world of jam bands and the idea of independently...
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Never a Dull Moment: 1971--The Year That Rock Exploded

David Hepworth · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A rollicking look at 1971 - the busiest, most innovative and resonant year of the 70s, defined by the musical arrival of such stars as David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Joni MitchellOn New Year's Eve, 1970, Paul McCartney told his lawyers to issue the writ at the High Court...
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Songs of the 1990s: The New Decade Series with Online Play-Along Backing Tracks

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 455
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . 81 of the decade's best arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames and including great orchestrated backing tracks so you can play and sound like a pro. You access the tracks online for streaming or download. Songs include: Angel * Barely...
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The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time

Tom Santopietro · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

On March 2, 1965, "The Sound of Music" was released in the United States and the love affair between moviegoers and the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical was on. Rarely has a film captured the love and imagination of the moviegoing public in the way that "The Sound...
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The Simpsons family history : a celebration of television's favorite family

Matt Groening · Abrams
Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

So you think you know the Simpsons? Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned...
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Doctor Who: The Visual Dictionary

Jason Loborik · DK, 2014.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The successful guide to the Doctor's world - now updated and expanded for 2014 and the new Doctor. This lavishly illustrated guide to the Doctor's world is now expanded to include all the action from the new series with Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor. With 32 new pages of material, including...
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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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Spaceships: An Illustrated History of the Real and the Imagined

Ron Miller · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

How have actual spaceships influenced the design of fictional ones like the Millenium Falcon and the Starship Enterprise? Did a fiction series in Collier's magazine really inspire us to create real-life space stations like Mir and the ISS? How have our depictions of space travel developed...
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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Tom Ang · DK
Format: Hardcover

Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Photography The Definitive Visual...
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First 50 Popular Songs You Should Play on the Piano

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Format: Paperback

(Easy Piano Songbook) . 50 great pop classics for beginning pianists to learn, including: Autumn Leaves * Candle in the Wind * Chopsticks * Don't Know Why * Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) * Hallelujah * Happy * Happy Birthday to You * Heart and Soul * Hotel California * I Walk...
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Wanna Cook?: The Complete, Unofficial Companion to Breaking Bad

Ensley F Guffey · ECW Press,
Pages: 433
Format: Paperback

"I am not in danger . . . I am the danger." With those words, Breaking Bad's Walter White solidified himself as TV's greatest antihero. Wanna Cook? explores the most critically lauded series on television with analyses of the individual episodes and ongoing storylines....
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The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard

Buddha Monk · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

On the tenth anniversary of his death, The Dirty Version is the first biography of hip hop superstar and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, to be written by someone from his inner circle: his right-hand man and best friend, Buddha Monk.Ol’ Dirty Bastard...
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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish

Linda Przybyszewski · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

As a glance down any street in America quickly reveals, American women have forgotten how to dress. We chase fads, choose inappropriate materials and unattractive cuts, and waste energy tottering in heels when we could be moving gracefully. Quite simply, we lack the fashion know-how we need...
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Let's Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste

Carl Wilson · Continuum Intl Pub Group
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

For his 2007 critically acclaimed 33 1/3 series title, Let's Talk About Love, Carl Wilson went on a quest to find his inner Céline Dion fan and explore how we define ourselves by what we call good and bad, what we love and what we hate. At once among the most widely beloved and most...
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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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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen

Liel Leibovitz · W W Norton & Co Inc
Pages: 281
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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Dirty Daddy LP: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian

Bob Saget · HarperLuxe; Lrg edition
Format: Paperback

Millions of viewers know and love Bob Saget from his role as the sweetly neurotic father on the smash hit Full House, and as the charming wisecracking host of America's Funniest Home Videos. And then there are the legions of fans who can't get enough of his scatological, out-of-his-mind...
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Bunker Hill and Grissom Air Force Base

Tom Kelley · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

As the US Navy recovered from the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, the aircraft carrier earned a place alongside the battleship, and the Navy grew its air force. Pilots were needed as fast as American industry could build airplanes, and Indiana became the home of a naval air-training...
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Songs of the 1920s: The New Decade Series with Online Play-Along Backing Tracks

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 397
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . This amazing collection gathers 100 of the earliest "pop hits" with great orchestrated backing tracks so you can play them and sound like a pro. You access the tracks online for streaming or download. Songs include: Ain't Misbehavin' * April...
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Indiana State Parks: A Centennial Celebration

Matt Williams · Quarry Books
Format: Hardcover

The stunning photographs in this book bring out the full glory of Indiana's state parks and reservoirs. From the icy toboggan run at Pokagon State Park to fireworks on a balmy night at Versailles State Park, the splendid images by nature photographer Matt Williams record the seasonal...
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Learn Watercolour Quickly

Hazel Soan · Batsford
Format: Hardcover

Start painting—in just one afternoon! Bestselling author and artist Hazel Soan has distilled all the key elements of creating beautiful watercolors into this concise, accessible, step-by-step guide. Geared to total beginners, Learn Watercolour Quickly covers all the basic techniques from...
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The World of Vikings

Justin Pollard · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

MGM's hit show Vikings on the History Channel has drawn millions of viewers into the fascinating and bloody world of legendary Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok, who led Viking warriors to the British Isles and France. Covering the first three seasons of the series, this official companion...
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Loving Amy: A Mother's Story

Janis Winehouse · Thomas Dunne Books, 2016.
Pages: 297
Format: Print book

"Amy was one of those rare people who made an impact . . . She was a bundle of emotions, at times adorable and at times unbearable. . . . Amy's passing did not follow a clear line. It was jumbled, and her life was unfinished -- not life's natural order at all. She left no answers,...
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TIME-LIFE The Civil War in 500 Photographs

TIME-LIFE Books · TIME-LIFE
Format: Print book

The name TIME-LIFE has become synonymous with providing readers with a deeper understanding of subjects and world events that matter to us all. Now, with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War upon us, TIME-LIFE The Civil War in 500 Photographs will be an indispensable guide...
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Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

Brett Morgen · Insight Editions
Format: Hardcover

Kurt Cobain, legendary lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Nirvana, the flagship band of Generation X, remains an object of reverence and fascination for music fans around the world. For the first time, his story will be told in Brett Morgens Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck, a fully authorized...
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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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The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who's Greatest Time Lord

Graeme Burk · ECW Press
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

Get to know the eccentric alien known as the DoctorFrom his beginnings as a crotchety, anti-heroic scientist in 1963 to his current place in British pop culture as the mad and dangerous monster-fighting saviour of the universe, the titular character of Doctor Who has metamorphosed in his 50 years...
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Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored

John Lydon · Dey Street Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary frontman of the Sex Pistols, comes the complete, unvarnished story of his life in his own words.John Lydon is an icon - one of the most recognizable and influential cultural figures of the last forty years. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols-the...
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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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A Step-By-Step Course In Drawing: A Practical Guide To Drawing, With Projects Using Soft Pencils, Conté Crayons, Charcoal And Graphite Sticks, Shown In 175 Photographs

Angela Gair · Southwater
Format: Book

A project-based handbook for the beginner on the different techniques involved in drawing, including blending, line and wash, using pastel, charcoal and graphite, and how to build up tone. With 13 projects  to try and with over 175 photographs clearly showing the development of each...
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Stoned: Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World

Aja Raden · Ecco Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

As entertaining as it is incisive, Stoned is a raucous journey through the history of human desire for what is rare, and therefore precious.What makes a stone a jewel? What makes a jewel priceless? And why do we covet beautiful things? In this brilliant account of how eight jewels shaped...
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The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC - 1492 AD

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

In this magnificently illustrated cultural history - the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews - Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World...
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LIFE LINCOLN: An Intimate Portrait

The Editors of LIFE · Life
Format: Hardcover

On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincolns assassination, the editors of Life bring readers everything that has been left to us from the life of one of historys most iconic figures. His pictures, actions, words in his speeches and his private letters are analyzed and pointed inward toward...
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Green Home Building: Money-Saving Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home

Miki Cook · New Society Publishers
Format: Book

According to conventional wisdom, building a green home is an expensive endeavor. The standard approach treats green as an add-on, tacking premium products, finishes, and equipment onto a traditional home design. As a result, many green home projects end up over budget or fail to achieve...
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First 50 Songs You Should Play on Acoustic Guitar

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Format: Print book

(Guitar Collection) . If you're new to the guitar, you are probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides a combo of tab, chords, and lyrics for the most popular songs beginning guitarists want to play on the acoustic guitar. Includes: Against the Wind * Barely Breathing * Boulevard...
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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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Songs of the 1970s: The New Decade Series with Online Play-Along Backing Tracks

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 471
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . This songbook features over 90 quintessential hits from the 1970s arranged for piano and voice with guitar chord frames and also including great optional orchestrated backing tracks for play-along fun. You access the tracks online for streaming or download....
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Piano For Dummies, Book Online Video & Audio Instruction

Hal Leonard Corp. · For Dummies
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Play the piano today with an easy-to-use instruction set! Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking fundamental piano instruction. Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been at it awhile, Piano For Dummies will soon have you tickling the ivories...
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The Watercolor Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists

Leslie Frontz · Watson-Guptill Publications
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

A comprehensive and practical guide to watercolor painting from sought-after instructor and acclaimed artist Leslie Frontz that answers the two most common questions students at all levels want to know: What am I doing wrong? and How do I decide what to do instead? In the tradition...
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D-Day Illustrated Edition: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II

Stephen E. Ambrose · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

Now illustrated with an extraordinary collection of over 125 photos, Stephen E. Ambrose's D-Day is the definitive history of World War II's most pivotal battle, June 6, 1944, the day that changed the course of history.D-Day is the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their...
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Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art

Julian Barnes · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary collection - hawk-eyed and understanding - from the Man Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. As Julian Barnes notes: "Flaubert believed that it was impossible to explain one art form in terms of another, and that great...
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Anyone Can Paint

Barrington Barber · Arcturus Publishing Limited
Format: Book

Everyone can learn to paint; all it takes is practice and the desire to produce interesting and attractive work. This book guides the reader through the methods of painting in watercolor, acrylic, gouache, and oils so that he/she becomes confident about putting paint on a canvas.
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Digital Photography Complete Course

David Taylor · DK Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Digital Photography Complete Course will help you build your photography skills step-by-step, with an independent photography course that guides you through every aspect of digital photography. Digital Photography Complete Course uses a combination of tutorials, step-by-step demonstrations,...
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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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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise

Chris Taylor · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

In 1973, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a far-fetched space-fantasy epic. Some forty years and 37 billion later, Star Warsrelated products outnumber human beings, a growing stormtrooper army spans the globe, and Jediism has become a religion in its own right....
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Girl in a Band: A Memoir

Kim Gordon · Dey Street Books

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting...
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The Rolling Stones All the Songs The Story Behind Every Track

Philippe Margotin · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 704
Format: Print book

Comprehensive visual history of the "World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band" as told through the recording of their monumental catalog, including 29 studio and 24 compilation albums, and more than a hundred singles. Since 1963, The Rolling Stones have been recording and touring,...
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The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC

Jesse Fink · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"Fink's look at the band addresses the question that he believes most mainstream rock critics have never been able to answer about AC/DC: 'Why have they endured and resonated with hundreds of millions of people and inculcated such fierce loyalty and outright fanaticism?'...
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The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis

Simon Goodman · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The passionate, gripping, true story of one man's single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy.Simon Goodman's grandparents came from German-Jewish banking dynasties and perished in concentration camps....
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The Rough Guide to Canada

Rough Guides. · Rough Guides
Pages: 936
Format: Print book

The Rough Guide to Canada is the ultimate guide to this vast and varied land.With plenty of recommendations for things to see and do, from Toronto and Montreal to Vancouver, and from the east coast to the far north, you'll discover all the best this country has to offer.This guide is packed...
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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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Harmonica For Dummies

Winslow Yerxa · For Dummies; 2 edition
Format: Book

Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought of learning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument's portability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choice for those interested in learning how to produce...
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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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Tangle Journey: Exploring the Far Reaches of Tangle Drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media

Beckah Krahula · Quarry Books
Format: Print book

Find the next step in your zentangle journey, with even more step-by-step techniques and beautiful inspirational drawings! An exciting and in-depth follow up to One Zentangle A Day, Beckah Krahula guides you along with her sure-footed instruction and beautiful examples as she shows you how to take...
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Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die - James Dean's Final Hours

Keith Elliot Greenberg · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Format: Print book

In Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die , readers take an evocative journey with author Keith Elliot Greenberg as he pieces together the puzzle of James Dean's final day and its everlasting impact. Greenberg travels to Dean's hometown to talk with folks who knew the star, and all the way to the California...
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The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer

John C Mutter · Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 281
Format: Print book

Natural disasters don't matter for the reasons we think they do. They generally don't kill a huge number of people. Most years more people kill themselves than are killed by Nature's tantrums. And using standard measures like Gross Domestic Product (GDP) it is difficult to show that...
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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Mark Harris · Penguin Press
Pages: 511
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood's most legendary directors, all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed forever by itIn Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark...
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Songs of the 1930s: The New Decade Series with Online Play-Along Backing Tracks

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . The Decade Play-Along Series features 100 iconic songs from each decade with great orchestrated backing tracks so you can play them and sound like a pro. You access the tracks online for streaming or download. Songs include: All of Me * All the Things You Are * As Time...
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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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Songs of the 2000s: The New Decade Series with Online Play-Along Backing Tracks

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 464
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . The New Decade Series provides great synopses of the musical decades and lets you play the iconic songs along with optional orchestrated backing tracks that make you sound great! The audio is accessed online for download or streaming. The 2000s features...
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American Lighthouses, 3rd: A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring Our National Coastal Treasures

Bruce Roberts · Globe Pequot; Third edition
Format: Print book

This illustrated, one-of-a-kind guidebook describes more than 450 lighthouses, detailing their history and architecture and providing full information on visiting or just viewing them. Included are many "endangered" lights, threatened by erosion or lack of funding, and "ghost...
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Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin

Andrew Wilson · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life.When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, a shocked world mourned the loss. McQueen...
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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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Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records

Amanda Petrusich · Scribner; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of a quirky and important subculture: The world of 78rpm records and the insular community that celebrates them - by acclaimed music critic and author Amanda Petrusich, who contributes regularly to Pitchfork, The Oxford American, and The New York Times.Before MP3s, CDs,...
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Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe

Mick Wall · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Decades before reality television was invented, Ozzy Osbourne was subversive and dark. Ozzy was the singer in the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, and they meant business. In an era when rock bands were measured by how 'heavy' they were, no one was weightier than Black Sabbath. All four...
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Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking about What They See

Megan Dowd Lambert · Charlesbridge
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

A new, interactive approach to storytime, The Whole Book Approach was developed in conjunction with the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and expert author Megan Dowd Lambert's graduate work in children's literature at Simmons College, offering a practical guide for reshaping...
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The Art of Cartooning & Illustration: Learn techniques for drawing and illustrating more than 100 cartoon characters, poses, and expressions

Maury Aaseng · Walter Foster,
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

From the scholarly cartoons of The New Yorker to the laugh-out-loud illustrations of the Sunday funnies, cartooning and animation have been popular artistic genres for myriad eras. In The Art of Cartooning & Illustration, aspiring cartoon artists will learn the basics of traditional...
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Are We Having Any Fun Yet?: The Cooking & Partying Handbook

Sammy Hagar · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Indulge yourself in the superstar rocker and #1 New York Times bestselling author's raucous and delicious lifestyle with this bold cookbook and entertaining guide, complete with stories from a lifetime of food, signature recipes and drinks, and featuring lavish full-color photos.For...
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Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink

Elvis Costello · Penguin Publishing Group, 2015.
Format: eBook

Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a jazz musician who became a successful radio dance-band vocalist. Costello went into the family business and before he was twenty-four took the popular...
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Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace

Nikil Saval · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the worlds work—our work—gets done. From Bartleby the Scrivener to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a fascinating,...
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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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Woman-Powered Farm: Manual for a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle from Homestead to Field

Audrey Levatino · Countryman Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

To go-to guide for women who want to be part of the farming revolution.Women are leading the new farming revolution in America. Much of the impetus to move back to the land, raise our own food, and connect with our agricultural past is being driven by women. They raise sheep for wool, harvest...
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365 Style

Nicky Hilton · Harlequin
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From red carpets and runways to front row at Fashion Week, designer and muse Nicky Hilton has earned her reputation as a style icon. Exposed to the top tier of the fashion industry from childhood, in this style guide Hilton reveals tips and tricks of the trade she has learned along the way....
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DogFace

Barbara O'Brien · Studio; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Adorable four-color candid doggie mug shots Photographer and animal trainer Barbara O’Brien has spent years photographing aspiring canine actors, from prancing puppies to stately hounds and tenacious terriers. At first, she discarded the photos if her subject was barking, sniffing,...
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I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual

Luvvie Ajayi · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 241
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller#1 Washington Post Bestseller"A truth-riot of a book!" -- Shonda RhimesComedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essaysWith over 500,000...
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Classical Music for Children: 58 Easy Pieces for Guitar

Martin Hegel · Schott
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

(Guitar) . Includes original pieces by Carulli, Diabelli and Sor along with easy arrangements of Vivaldi's Four Seasons , from Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks , Mozart's Magic Flute and more. Text in English and German.
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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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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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I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist

Betty Halbreich · Penguin Press; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition
Format: Hardcover

Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women...
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Bond by Design: The Art of the James Bond Films

DK · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Featuring the work of legendary Bond film designers such as Ken Adam, Peter Lamont, and Syd Cain, Bond by Design brings the James Bond art department's story right up to date with behind-the-scenes artwork from the latest film, SPECTRE. With two exclusive prints and authoritative text...
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Songs of the 1950s: The New Decade Series with Online Play-Along Backing Tracks

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 344
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . The 1950s brought a fresh energy to pop music and big changes started showing up on the charts and in the clubs. This book gathers 100 of the most influential and endearing songs and lets you play along with orchestrated backing tracks that make you sound...
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I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana

Nick Soulsby · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Print book

I Found My Friends re-creates the story of Nirvana, from its earliest days in 1987 to its sudden end seven years later, through the words of the musicians and producers who played and interacted with the band. Soulsby interviewed over 200 musicians from bands that played and toured with...
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Drawing for the Beginning Artist: Practical techniques for mastering light and shadow in graphite and charcoal

Gabriel Martin · Walter Foster Pub
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Master the art of light and shadow, and create beautiful works of art in graphite pencil.Discover the basic tools and techniques necessary for creating realistic, expressive drawings in graphite pencil. Learn to "see" a subject through the eyes of an artist, first understanding...
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Behind the Curtain: An Insider's View of Jay Leno's Tonight Show

Dave Berg · Pelican Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Jay Leno's Tonight Show comes alive in this book by insider Dave Berg, who spent 18 years as Jay's co-producer. There were always two shows: the one on stage and the one behind the curtain. This narrative weaves both together, featuring the show's most legendary moments, including...
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Star Wars: Complete Locations

Curtis Saxton · Dk Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Packed with more than 50 full-color, intricate cross-section artwork and 3-D maps, Star Wars™: Complete Locations is an amazing visual guide into the incredible worlds and locations of a galaxy far, far away....From the towering skyscrapers of Coruscant to the terrifying technology of the Death...
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Native Americans of East Central Indiana

Chris Flook · History Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Native Americans lived, hunted and farmed in east-central Indiana for two thousand years before the area became a part of the Hoosier State. Mounds and enclosures built by Adena and Hopewell peoples still stand near the White River and reflect their vibrant and mysterious cultures. The Lenape...
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Digital Photography For Dummies

Julie Adair King · For Dummies
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Your fun guide to digital photography with any device Whether you're shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it's possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying...
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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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Brick Flicks: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO Movies

Sarah Herman · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Book

Turn your bricks into blockbusters with this movie-making guide! You've seen the smash-hit film; now it's time to step into the director's chair and make your own. Forget big budgets, A-list movie stars, and exotic locations - this comprehensive guide will show you how to make...
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The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963

Ed Ward · Flatiron Books
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Ed Ward covers the first half of the social history of rock & roll in this definitive book. Beginning in the 1920s when blues, country, and black popular music played over the air waves and the first independent record labels were born, this first volume of a two-part series finishes...
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A Step-By-Step Course In Oil Painting: A Practical Guide To Techniques, With Easy-To-Follow Projects Using Impasto, Toned Grounds, Blending And Under Painting, Shown In 185 Photographs

Angela Gair · Southwater
Format: Book

A practical easy-to-follow guidebook to techniques and materials, with original projects designed for the novice. With helpful hints throughout and inspirational paintings on every page, you will learn to paint flowers, still life, animals and landscapes.
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