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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture

Rolling Stone · Abrams
Pages: 288
Format: Book

For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and - above all - music. This landmark book documents the magazine's rise to prominence as the voice of rock and roll and a leading showcase for era-defining photography. From the 1960s...
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The Art and Craft of Geometric Origami

Mark Bolitho · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

With the increasing popular interest in mindfulness - and seeking quiet in the tumult of modern life - origami, the centuries-old practice of paper folding, has enjoyed a tremendous resurgence. With origins possibly dating to sixth century Buddhism, the art of creating shapes from pieces...
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A Captured Moment With Photography

Jim Bis · Page Publishing, Inc.
Format: Book

Whether creating an image for himself or for a local newspaper, Bis imbues each of his photographs with a deeper purpose. The pictures act as instantaneous pieces of art, fully completed in concept at the push of a button. "When looking through a camera lens for creating images, it always...
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Conversations with Classic Film Stars: Interviews from Hollywood's Golden Era

James Bawden & Ron Miller · University Press of Kentucky
Pages: 424
Format: Book

James Bawden: Seeing the way people behave when they're around you, is it still fun being Cary Grant? Cary Grant: I don't like to disappoint people. Because he's a completely made-up character and I'm playing a part. It's a part I've been playing a long time, but no way am I really...
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Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History's Greatest Buildings

James Crawford · Picador
Pages: 566
Format: Hardcover

An inviting, fascinating compendium of twenty-one of history's most famous lost places, from the Tower of Babel to the Twin TowersBuildings are more like us than we realize. They can be born into wealth or poverty, enjoying every privilege or struggling to make ends meet. They have parents...
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Junk Beautiful: Furniture Re(Freshed): 30 Clever Furniture Projects to Transform Your Home

Sue Whitney · Taunton Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Re-using and re-inventing vintage castoffs as home furnishings take center stage in today's home decor, as these one-of-a-kind treasures create uniquely personal spaces. Best-selling author and junking maven Sue Whitney unleashes her JUNKMARKET style on furniture and accessories that...
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The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century

Mark Lamster · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Book

When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable--and influential--figures on the American cultural landscape. The first recipient of the Pritzker Prize and MoMA's founding architectural curator, Johnson made his mark as one of America's...
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Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How "The Graduate" Became the Touchstone of a Generation

Beverly Gray · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" When The Graduate premiered in December 1967, its filmmakers had only modest expectations attached to what seemed to be a small, sexy, art house comedy adapted from an obscure first novel by an eccentric twenty-four-year-old....
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Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

Pete Souza · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 240
Format: Book

The new book by Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait Shade is a portrait in contrasts, telling the tale of two presidencies through a series of powerful visual juxtapositions--with Pete Souza's unforgettable images of President Obama given...
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Visualizing The Beatles: A Complete Graphic History of the World's Favorite Band

John Pring & Rob Thomas · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Book

Foreword by Rob Sheffield. Filled with stunning full-color infographics, a unique, album-by-album visual history of the evolution of the Beatles that examines how their style, their sound, their instruments, their songs, their tours, and the world they inhabited transformed over the course...
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