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The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Josh Kushins · ABRAMS
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

This book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department's creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters, and newly imagined droids, vehicles, and weapons for the first movie in the Star Wars Story series - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In the same format and style as Abrams'...
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Whoniverse: An Unofficial Planet-by-Planet Guide to the World of the Doctor from Gallifrey to Skaro

Lance Parkin · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Doctor Who lovers, discover all there is to know about the travels of your favorite Time Lord, in all thirteen of his glorious incarnations. Fans will have their burning questions answered, including: What exactly is Trenzalore? Where did the Sontraans originate? Where was the Thousand-Day...
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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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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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Fresh Prints: 25 Easy and Enticing Printing Projects to Make at Home

Christine Leech · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Introducing a new addition to Barron's charming and accessible Simple Makes series. Printing is not the first thing people think of when it comes to simple home projects. Here, craft queen Christine Leech proves that you don't need expensive equipment to create custom printed stationery,...
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The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes

Zach Dundas · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A wickedly smart and rollicking journey through the birth, life, and afterlives of popular culture's most beloved sleuth Today he is the inspiration for fiction adaptations, blockbuster movies, hit television shows, raucous Twitter banter, and thriving subcultures. More than a century after...
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Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins

Andrew Cockburn · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An essential and page-turning narrative on the history of drone warfare by the acclaimed author of Rumsfeld, exploring how this practice emerged, who made it happen, and the real consequences of targeted killingAssassination by drone is a subject of deep and enduring fascination. Yet few understand...
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Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life

Steven Hyden · Back Bay Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Music critic Steven Hyden explores nineteen music rivalries and what they say about lifeBeatles vs. Stones. Biggie vs. Tupac. Kanye vs. Taylor. Who do you choose? And what does that say about you? Actually--what do these endlessly argued-about pop music rivalries say about us?Music opinions...
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I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan

Seamus Murphy · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 149
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening collection of clandestine poems by Afghan womenBecause my love's American,blisters blossom on my heart.Afghans revere poetry, particularly the high literary forms that derive from Persian or Arabic. But the poem above is a folk couplet--a landay, an ancient oral and anonymous...
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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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The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion: The Essential Guide from the World's Most Famous Fabric Store

Mood Designer Fabrics · Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

"Designers, we're going to Mood!" More than 10 years ago, Tim Gunn and Project Runway introduced millions of viewers to New York's ultimate fabric mecca, Mood Fabrics. Now, the experts behind this fabric power- house bring their fabric and fashion know-how - plus their...
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The Realism Challenge: Drawing and Painting Secrets from a Modern Master of Hyperrealism

Mark Crilley · Watson-Guptill
Format: Print book

A captivating, step-by-step guide that teaches artists to draw and paint exact duplicates of common objects, rendered in the trompe l'oeil, hyperrealistic style of artist Mark Crilley's popular YouTube video series. Are You Up to the Challenge? With just watercolors, colored pencils,...
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West Point History of World War II, Vol. 2

United States Military Academy. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The definitive, must-have military history of World War II - spanning 1942 until the end of the war - packed with the same expert analysis, exclusive tactical maps, unique graphics, and historical images used by The United States Military Academy at West Point to teach the art of war to its own cadets.Since...
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West Point History of World War II, Vol. 1

The United States Military Academy · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

An outstanding new military history of the first half of World War II, featuring a rich array of images, exclusive graphics, superb new maps, and expert analysis commissioned by the United States Military Academy to teach the art of war to West Point cadets.Since 1836, United States Military...
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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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