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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

William J. Mann · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerEdgar Award winner for Best Fact CrimeThe Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern...
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Daniel Craig: Illustrated Biography

Tina Ogle · Carlton Books
Format: Hardcover

He's Bond, James Bond - and Daniel Craig has captivated the world with his performances of that iconic role and beyond. This richly illustrated biography examines the life and career of the notoriously private Craig: his humble beginnings; his training at the National Youth Theatre...
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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town

Beth Macy · Little Brown & Co
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller about one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business.The Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for generations,...
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Maureen O'Hara: The Biography

Aubrey Malone · The University Press of Kentucky; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty, radiant red hair, and impassioned portrayals of spirited heroines. Whether she was being rescued from the gallows by Charles Laughton ( The Hunchback of Notre Dame,...
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Ballpoint Art

Trent Morse · Laurence King 2016.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

This stunning book is the first compendium of art made with ballpoint pens.Ballpoint drawing has evolved into a thriving art form since the pen emerged as a writing tool in the 1940s, when the Hungarian journalist and inventor László Bíró fled war-torn Europe and began manufacturing...
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Beauty of Zentangle

Suzanne McNeill CZT · Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Paperback

Zentangle(R) is fast becoming a worldwide phenomenon, attracting individuals from all walks of life. The Beauty of Zentangle celebrates this simple but elegant new craft with hundreds of sensational one-of-a-kind designs from around the world. This invitation-only collection of the very...
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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Robert M. Edsel · Back Bay Books; Mti Rep edition
Format: Paperback

At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy degenerate works he despised.In...
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Arrested Development: And That's Why . . . You Always Leave a Note.

Running Press · Running Press
Format: Print book

And now the story of a wealthy family who lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together . . . It’s Arrested Development.Full of the most memorable quotes and images from some of the best moments from the original three seasons of the show, Arrested...
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Artist's painting techniques

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Artist's Painting Techniques is your practical guide to learning how to bring out your inner artist with a wide range of painting styles, whether you want to learn how to use acrylics, watercolors, or oil paints.With progression in mind, this master class will teach you the basic principles...
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Kaffe Fassett Quilts: Shots & Stripes: 24 New Projects Made with Shot Cottons and Striped Fabrics

Kaffe Fassett · Stewart, Tabori and Chang; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes quilt master Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy present projectssmall and large beginner and advancedmade with iridescent solid-colored cotton fabrics called shot cottons and woven striped cotton fabrics all photographed in and around his weekend...
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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Rick Bragg · Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis - and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.A monumental figure on the American...
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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen

Liel Leibovitz · W W Norton & Co Inc
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

Brings to life a passionate poet-turned-musician and what compels him and his work. Why is it that Leonard Cohen receives the sort of reverence we reserve for a precious few living artists? Why are his songs, three or four decades after their original release, suddenly gracing the charts,...
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The Big Book of Praise & Worship

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard Corporation,
Pages: 352
Format: Musical score

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Over 50 worship favorites are presented in this popular "Big Book" series collection. Includes: Always * Build Your Kingdom Here * Cornerstone * Everlasting God * Forever Reign * God Is Able * Holy Is the Lord * I Will Follow * Jesus Paid It All * Lord,...
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The Beginner's Photography Guide, 2nd Edition

Chris Gatcum · DK Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The Beginner's Photography Guide, 2nd Edition is DK's bestselling manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their new digital camera.Assuming no prior knowledge, this guide's easy-to-follow, step-by-step layout makes it accessible as it takes you through every...
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