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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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Drawing Perspective: How to See It and How to Apply It

Matthew T Brehm · Barron's
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Here's a hands-on guide to perspective that's for anyone who wants to draw or paint--in any genre or medium. It's partly about learning how to draw a set of straight lines that meet at a point, but it's not filled with lots of dull, dry theory (although it does explain how it all works)...
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Idiot's Guides: Mixing Music

Michael Miller · Alpha Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Idiot's Guides: Mixing Music breaks down all the complex jargon for beginners and discussing a blend of skillful principles and techniques that anyone can utilize when mixing. It covers all the fundamentals from the various mixing styles, the element of a mix and how to build one, the rules...
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Rock & Roll: Concert and Backstage Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s

LARRY SINGER · Amherst Media
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In 1971, college-freshman Larry Singer approached a local concert promoter for permission to take concert photographs for his column in a small-town newspaper. Little did he know that, a verbal agreement and handshake later, he would have unrestricted access to countless rock-and-roll musicians...
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Becoming By Cindy Crawford: By Cindy Crawford with Katherine O' Leary

Cindy Crawford · Rizzoli, 2015.
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

International supermodel Cindy Crawford chronicles her life and career, sharing stories and lessons learned, and featuring her most memorable images in this New York Times bestseller. ?Cindy Crawford was the cornerstone of the golden age of the supermodel in the 1990s. She blazed a trail...
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1,500 Stretches: The Complete Guide to Flexibility and Movement

Hollis Liebman · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

1,500 Stretches--the follow-up book to the New York Times bestseller 2,100 Asanas-- compiles all stretching poses in one place, organized by body part, with stunning photographs, easy-to-follow steps, and the health benefits of each pose. Does your lower back ache from sitting all day?...
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Born to Drum: The Truth About the World's Greatest Drummers--from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl

Tony Barrell · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

The pulse of rock'n'roll - the drummer - finally gets its due in this unique, all-encompassing inside look at the history, artists, instruments, and culture of drumming.Beating the hell out of a drum kit is hard, sweaty, demanding work. Yet instead of being showered with respect,...
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Lighthouses and coastal attractions of northern new england : new hampshire, maine, and vermont

Allan Wood · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

With more than 360 color photos and maps, this image-rich guide covers all 76 lighthouse locations in the New England states of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. For tourists, historians, lighthouse enthusiasts, and other travelers, here are practical directions and historical tidbits...
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Your Art Will Save Your Life

Beth Pickens · The Feminist Press at CUNY
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

"A survival guide for the creatives among us." - Nicole Georges, author of Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to empowering working artists....
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The Art of Creative Watercolor: Inspiration and Techniques for Imaginative Drawing and Painting

DANIELLE DONALDSON · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Welcome to your watercolor happy place! The world of Danielle Donaldson is as wondrous as a jar full of fireflies. Her whimsical illustrations are known for their offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements and endearing quirkiness. In this book, you'll learn how to partner with the wonderfully...
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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

Eric Klinenberg · Crown
Format: Hardcover

An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society.   We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country...
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Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

JEFF FAGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of 60 Minutes - the iconic American TV news broadcast - going behind the scenes of the most famous breakthrough stories of its remarkable fifty-year run to reveal the secrets of the program's success.Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary program, from...
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Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.

BEVERLY BOND · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the founder of the mentoring organization and awards show Black Girls Rock! comes an inspiring and beautifully-designed tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world, featuring moving entries from icons like Kerry Washington, Angela Davis, Misty Copeland,...
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World War II and the Delaware Coast

Michael Morgan · History Pr
Pages: 142
Format: Paperback

Within weeks of Pearl Harbor, German U-boats arrived off the Delaware coast and attacked numerous ships along the vital shipping lanes to Philadelphia and Wilmington. On February 28, 1942, two German torpedoes hit the destroyer Jacob Jones, which was carrying more than one hundred American...
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