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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
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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Watercolour Secrets
Watercolour Secrets

Jill Leman · Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Format: Paperback

This beautiful book showcases the work of the members of the prestigious Royal Watercolour Society, including Ken Howard, Sonia Lawson and many other fine and well-known contemporary watercolour painters. Each artist discusses their inspiration and gives their best practical advice for working...
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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love
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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Painting Successful Watercolours from Photographs
Painting Successful Watercolours from Photographs

Geoff Kersey · Search Press
Format: Print book

Artists who work from photographic source material need to learn how to adapt and improve in order to create a successful painting. Geoff Kersey is a master of this way of working, and here he shows how it is done. Reference photographs, colour charts and preparatory sketches are shown...
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The First Signs: My Quest to Unlock the Mysteries of the World's Oldest Symbols
The First Signs: My Quest to Unlock the Mysteries of the World's Oldest Symbols

Genevieve Von Petzinger · Atria Books
Pages: 307
Format: Print book

"One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey's paradigm-shattering Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world-- the first indications of symbolic meaning,...
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Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art
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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Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumors
Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumors

Zoî Howe · The Overlook Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The New biography of "the Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll" (Rolling Stone) Lyrical visionary, enduring style icon, and one indispensable fifth of post-Peter Green megaband Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks is one of the most recognizable figures in rock 'n' roll history -- very...
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The Watercolor Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists
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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Art Students League of New York on Painting: Lessons and Meditations on Mediums, Styles, and Methods
Art Students League of New York on Painting: Lessons and Meditations on Mediums, Styles, and Methods

James Lancel McElhinney · Watson-Guptill, 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A lushly illustrated, comprehensive guide to painting in all media from the prestigious visual arts education institution Art Students League of New York.The Art Students League of New York is America's signature art school, run by artists for artists. Founded in 1875, it has nurtured...
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The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year
The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year

Andy Cohen · Henry Holt
Format: Hardcover

A year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon Andy Cohen, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent wordsAs a TV Producer and host of the smash late night show Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed...
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The World of PostSecret
The World of PostSecret

Frank Warren · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerAn addictive collection of new full-color postcard secrets and app secrets from the author of the smash the 1 New York Times bestselling PostSecret books—with more secrets than any previous PostSecret book!A decade ago, Frank Warren began a community art project...
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Russian Tattoo: A Memoir
Russian Tattoo: A Memoir

Elena Gorokhova · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a brilliant and illuminating BookPage portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach you how to start over. Elena Gorokhova moves to the US in her twenties...
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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The Story of the Great City Terrorized by Stalin, Starved by Hitler, Immortalized by Shostakovich
Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The Story of the Great City Terrorized by Stalin, Starved by Hitler, Immortalized by Shostakovich

Brian Moynahan · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 542
Format: Hardcover

Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony was first played in the city of its birth on 9 August, 1942. There has never been a first performance to match it. Pray God, there never will be again. Almost a year earlier, the Germans had begun their blockade of the city. Already many thousands had died...
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Hamilton: The Revolution
Hamilton: The Revolution

Lin-Manuel Miranda · Grand Central Pub.
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for DramaLin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best...
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Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream
Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream

Scotty Mccreery · Zondervan
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

It was just a simple singing competition that would be fun to audition for. Who knew what kind of doors it might open for a sixteen-year-old from Garner, North Carolina. Go Big or Go Home is the story of a kid with country songs in his soul. The special thing with Scotty McCreery, however,...
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