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Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles

Leanne Prain · Arsenal Pulp Press
Format: Print book

Strange Material explores the relationship between handmade textiles and storytelling.Through text, the act of weaving a tale or dropping a thread takes on new meaning for those who previously have seen textiles - quilts, blankets, articles of clothing, and more - only as functional objects....
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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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Stirring the Pot: My Recipe for Getting What You Want Out of Life

Jenny McCarthy · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe View host and New York Times bestselling author Jenny McCarthy is like your favorite friend honest, open, and oh-so-funny. She also speaks her mind and says what the rest of us are thinking, a characteristic that has won her millions of fans no matter how much...
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The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific

David Bianculli · Doubleday
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains - historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves - how the art of must-see/binge-watch television...
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Jeter Unfiltered

Derek Jeter · Gallery Books
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

The only authorized full-color book commemorating Derek Jeter's iconic baseball career with the New York Yankees, featuring archival images and original photos of his final 2014 season from renowned photographer Christopher Anderson.Derek Jeter's twentieth and final season in Major...
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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

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 Times

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Decoded

Jay-Z · Spiegel & Grau; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time."Hip-hop's renaissance man drops a classic. . . . Heartfelt,...
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Encaustic Revelation: Cutting-Edge Techniques from the Masters of Encausticamp

Patricia Seggebruch · North Light Books
Format: Book

Learn encaustic techniques from the best--the masters of EncaustiCamp!Get a sneak peek into the EncaustiCamp experience with Encaustic Revelation! The creation of artist and author Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, EncaustiCamp bring students of all skill levels and from around the world together...
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Asanas: 608 Yoga Poses

Dharma Mittra · New World Library
Pages: 668
Format: Paperback

Asanas: 708 Yoga Postures is the most comprehensive illustrated guide to classic hatha yoga ever published. There is absolutely nothing like it currently available. In 1974, legendary "teacher of teachers" yogi Dharma Mittra created the Ultimate Yoga Chart as an offering to his guru,...
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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...
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Samadhi on Zen Gardens

Katsuhiko Mizuno · Mitsumurasuikoshoinpaburisshingu
Pages: 118
Format: Book

In Kyoto, only a few steps from the bustling city center can lead people into the tranquil precincts of Zen temples. This photo book introduces the simple yet fascinating beauty of more than 50 gardens. Includes brief explanations about gardens along with basic information (opening hours,...
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No Excuses Watercolor Animals: A Field Guide to Painting

Gina Rossi Armfield · North Light
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Experience the freedom of watercolor painting and let go of fear! You'll have no excuse not to paint when you follow Gina Rossi Armfield as she shares her intuitive and inspirational approach to sketching and painting animals. Watercolor is the perfect medium for capturing the flowing...
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Draw Like the Masters: An Excellent Way to Learn from Those Who Have Much to Teach

Parramon. · Barron'S
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Since the very first artists began creating masterpieces, students have been hoping to learn the secrets of their craft. Copying drawings by the masters was, is, and will continue to be a common practice among students of Fine Arts. Besides being an exercise of tremendous value and training,...
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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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Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever 2016

Gale · Gale Group; 2016 edition
Format: Print book

Containing the most extensive listing of movies available on video - more than 27,000 in all - and a multitude of cross-referencing within its seven primary indexes and two guides, each new edition includes 1,000 new movies, expanded indexing, a fresh new introduction and more of the beloved...
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