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Nano House: Innovations for Small Dwellings

Phyllis Richardson · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Book

Forty examples of advanced, ingenious, and responsible homes—each with fewer than 650 square feet of living space. Space is at a premium in growing cities. In the countryside, we want to preserve nature and the landscape. In impoverished parts of the world, the necessity for sustainable...
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Photographing Families: Tips for Capturing Timeless Images

Michele Celentano · Wiley; 1 edition
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Create family portraits to cherish for a lifetime Family photographs are a staple of both amateur and professional photography. While always in demand, they also pose a unique set of challenges. In this book, Canon Explorer of Light Michele Celentano guides beginning- to intermediate-level...
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Hollywood Said No!: Orphaned Film Scripts, Bastard Scenes, and Abandoned Darlings from the Creators of Mr. Show

David Cross · Grand Central Publishing; 9.10.2013 edition
Format: Paperback

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, creators of HBO's classic sketch comedy show Mr. Show, present to you this collection of never-before-seen scripts and ideas that Hollywood couldn't find the gumption to green-light. Simply put...HOLLYWOOD SAID NO!Since Mr. Show closed up shop, Bob and David...
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Moana: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack

Lin-Manuel Miranda · Hal Leonard
Pages: 48
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook) . This sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people with a little help from a demigod features original songs by Hamilton 's Lin-Manuel...
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Frances F. Denny: Let Virtue Be Your Guide

Frances F Denny · Radius Books
Pages: 107
Format: Print book

This volume examines the author's family, and their history as early settlers of New England (one ancestor, John Howland, was a deckhand aboard the Mayflower) . Denny's photographs of the women in her family have a watchful quality, as if she is defining for herself what it means...
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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love

Turner Classic Movies Inc. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Turner Classic Movies and film historian Richard Corliss present Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate) , the definitive, fully illustrated book that shares the many ways Hollywood has celebrated, vilified and otherwise memorialized dear old Mom.With...
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Neil David's Hopi World

Ron Pecina · Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Format: Hardcover

An informative and accessible pictorial history of the Hopi Indians illustrated with pen and ink drawings by Hopi/Tewa artist Neil David ,Sr. David, who has been called the Hopis' Norman Rockwell, is noted for meticulous detail in his works and speaking his mind through the antics of the Koshare...
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What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs

Stephen A. Goldsmith · New Village Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

A timely revisitation of renowned urbanist-activist Jane Jacobs' lifework, What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs invites thirty pundits and practitioners across fields to refresh Jacobs' economic, social and urban planning theories for the present day. Combining...
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Steve Schapiro: Then and Now

Matthias Harder · Hatje Cantz
Format: Print book

Steve Schapiro (born 1934) is the photographer behind countless now-classic portraits of rock stars, film stars and politicians from the 1960s and 70s. He has worked as a film set photographer on more than 200 Hollywood movies; he has designed several iconic film posters, most notably for Midnight...
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Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates

Shax Riegler · Artisan
Format: Hardcover

A globe-trotting, century-hopping celebration of dishesAs every great hostess knows, the right dinner plates bring design, color, and drama to the table and elevate an ordinary meal into something special. Dish is a visual celebration of these everyday pieces of art that have been the objects...
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How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music

Elijah Wald · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"There are no definitive histories," writes Elijah Wald, in this provocative reassessment of American popular music, "because the past keeps looking different as the present changes." Earlier musical styles sound different to us today because we hear them through the musical...
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Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty

Phoebe Hoban · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Alice Neel liked to say that she was the century and in many ways she was. She was born into a proper Victorian family, and came of age during suffrage. The quintessential Bohemian, she spent more than half a century, from her early days as a WPA artist living in the heart of the Village,...
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Acrylic Painting For Dummies

Colette Pitcher · Wiley
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Learn to: Utilize acrylics to produce different looks and textures Improve your technique with four-color, hands-on instruction Complete full-scale projects Discover your inner artist Create gorgeous paintings with this fun and easy guide to acrylics! Always wanted to paint...
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Houses of the Presidents: Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates

Hugh Howard · Little, Brown and Company; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

HOUSES OF THE PRESIDENTS offers a unique tour of the houses and day-to-day lives of America's presidents, from George Washington's time to the present. Author Hugh Howard weaves together personal, presidential, and architectural histories to shed light on the way our chief executives...
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Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room

Geoff Dyer · Pantheon; First Edition edition
Format: Book

From a writer whose mastery encompasses fiction, criticism, and the fertile realm between the two, comes a new book that confirms his reputation for the unexpected.In Zona, Geoff Dyer attempts to unlock the mysteries of a film that has haunted him ever since he first saw it thirty years...
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