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Treasures of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein · Southern Illinois University Press; 1st Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois, houses a trove of invaluable historical resources concerning all aspects of the Prairie States past. Treasures of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library commemorates the institutions 125-year history, as well as its contributions...
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Dylan: Disc by Disc

Jon Bream · Voyageur Press; Ill edition
Format: Hardcover

The complete discography of Bob Dylan - a poet to some, a revolutionary to many, but American musician to all. Dylan Disc by Disc features each of Bob Dylans studio LPs—thirty-sixreleases in all. Rock n rollmusicians, songwriters, and critics sound off about each release, bringing from...
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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...
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The Ugly Renaissance: Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty

Alexander Lee · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance....
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Prefabulous Small Houses

Sheri Koones · Taunton Press
Pages: 233
Format: Hardcover

Prefab home construction has come into its own.

Prefabricated homes used to be considered inferior to houses built on site, but not anymore. In Prefabulous Small Houses, best-selling author Sheri Koones presents 32 stunning prefabricated homes from around North America....

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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

Carl Hoffman · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization - or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by these mysteries, New York...

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Homeplace: A Southern Town, a Country Legend, and the Last Days of a Mountaintop Honky-Tonk

John Lingan · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An intimate account of country music, social change, and a vanishing way of life as a Shenandoah town collides with the twenty-first century

Winchester, Virginia is an emblematic American town. When John Lingan first traveled there, it was to seek out Jim McCoy: local honky-tonk...
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2017 Photographer's Market

Noel Rivera · North Light
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

Readers get access to the AMO website and print version with 1500 markets. Readers are shown how to contact photo buyers with dozens of sample photographs that will help photographers see what types of photos photo buyers want. This book is intimately connected to the website, which not only...
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John Lennon: The Collected Artwork

Scott Gutterman · Insight Editions
Format: Hardcover

Over the course of John Lennon’s career, his work as an artist expressed the societal themes that touched his life. Until now, little of this work has been seen in one place. For the first time, John Lennon: The Collected Artwork offers a captivating history of Lennon’s visionary...
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ASCAP Centennial Songbook

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). 55 song highlights from the history of ASCAP, celebrating their representation of some of the best songwriters of all time. Songs include: Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life * Ain't No Mountain High Enough * As Time Goes By * At Last * Before He Cheats * Bleeding...
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Miller's Field Guide: Art Deco

Judith Miller · Mitchell Beazley
Format: Book

Miller's Field Guides are an invaluable resource for collectors when out buying items at antiques shops, auctions or car boot fairs. They provide a fast and accurate way to recognize, identify and date antiques. In each book a simple question-and-answer checklist is provided for a wide...
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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

ADAM OCKELFORD · Pegasus Books
Pages: 332
Format: Hardcover

How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers. A tap of the foot, a rush of emotion, the urge to hum a tune; without instruction or training we all respond intuitively to music. Comparing Notes explores...
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The Ballet Lover's Companion

Zoe Anderson · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

This engaging book is a welcome guide to the most successful and loved ballets seen on the stage today. Dance writer and critic Zoe Anderson focuses on 140 ballets, a core international repertory that encompasses works from the ethereal world of romantic ballet to the edgy, muscular works...
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Boss : Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band : the illustrated history

Gillian G Gaar · Voyageur Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Find out how legendary musician Bruce Springsteen earned his monicker. There's only one Boss; his story is revealed here.

Bruce Springsteen is a platinum-shifting, stadium-filling rock star, but he is also more nuanced than that. He is a man of the people, making conventional-and-proud-of-it...

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