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Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead

PAUL VIGNA · Dey Street Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In this first and only guide to AMC's exceptional hit series The Walking Dead, the Wall Street Journal's Walking Dead columnist celebrates the show, its storylines, characters, and development, and examines its popularity and cultural resonance.From its first episode, The Walking...
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Prisoners' Objects: Collection of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

Paul Bouvier · 5 Continents Editions
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum in Geneva, Switzerland, houses an extraordinary collection of works made by political prisoners. These works, made from whatever was available, were presented to visiting Red Cross/Red Crescent delegates. Spanning more than a century,...
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Vinyl Freak: Love Letters to a Dying Medium

John Corbett · Duke University Press Books
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

From scouring flea markets and eBay to maxing out their credit cards, record collectors will do just about anything to score a long-sought-after album. In Vinyl Freak, music writer, curator, and collector John Corbett burrows deep inside the record fiend's mind, documenting and reflecting...
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Language of the Spirit: An Introduction to Classical Music

Jan Swafford · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

For many of us, classical music is something serious-something we study in school, something played by cultivated musicians at fancy gatherings. In Language of the Spirit, renowned music scholar Jan Swafford argues that we have it all wrong: classical music has something for everyone and is accessible...
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Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor: An artist's guide to painting on the go!

Barbara Roth · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Anyone can draw and paint, anywhere and at any time! Whether in your backyard or while traveling the world, Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor is an inspirational, easy-to-use reference guide for artists who seek to expand their artistic horizons in new and adventurous ways. After a basic...
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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Anthony Casillo · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena. Images...
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Natural Attraction: A Field Guide to Friends, Frenemies, and Other Symbiotic Animal Relationships

Iris Gottlieb · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Best buds, frenemies, freeloaders, bullies, copycats, hangers-on. We're accustomed to all types of people and human interactions. But animal relationships can be just as weird and complex. For anyone who's ever felt a bit awkward in their relationships, wait until you hear about how complicated...
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Foundations of Drawing: A Practical Guide to Art History, Tools, Techniques, and Styles

AL GURY · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

From a leading art instructor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, a complete survey of drawing as an art form covering its history, materials, and key techniques, alongside step-by-step demonstrations. Foundations of Drawing is a comprehensive and authoritative overview...
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The Extraordinary Image: Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, and the Reimagining of Cinema

Robert Phillip Kolker · Rutgers University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Welles. Hitchcock. Kubrick. These names appear on nearly every list of the all-time greatest filmmakers. But what makes these directors so great? Despite their very different themes and sensibilities, is there a common genius that unites them and elevates their work into the realm of the sublime?...
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Take 3 Colours: Watercolour Flowers: Start to paint with 3 colours, 3 brushes and 9 easy projects

JULIE KING · Search Press
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Julie King will show you how to paint beautiful watercolour flowers using just 3 colours, 3 brushes, a plastic palette and a watercolour pad.Julie King's book will build your skills through 9 easy exercises, starting from the simplest of tulips and working up to a stunning rose. Clear...
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Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

RAY PADGETT · Sterling
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the popular website covermesongs.com comes the perfect book for music fans: the inside stories behind 20 iconic cover songs and the artists who turned them into classics. A great cover only makes a song stronger. Jimi Hendrix's version of Bob Dylan's "All...
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Middle-earth from Script to Screen: Building the World of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

Daniel Falconer · Harper Design
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

For the first time ever, the epic, in-depth story of the creation of one of the most famous fantasy worlds ever imagined--an illustrious compendium that reveals the breathtaking craftsmanship, artistry, and technology behind the magical Middle-earth of the blockbuster film franchises, The Lord...
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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture

Rolling Stone. · Abrams
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and - above all - music. This landmark book documents the magazine's rise to prominence as the voice of rock and roll and a leading showcase for era-defining photography. From the 1960s...
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May Morris: Arts & Crafts Designer

Anna Mason · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The first fully illustrated introduction to May Morris, a leading contributor to the Arts and Crafts Movement and daughter of famed designer William MorrisMay Morris, youngest daughter of influential designer William Morris, was one of the leading female contributors to the Arts and Crafts...
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A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny

ADRIEN GOETZ · Flammarion
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful slipcased volume offers an intimate tour inside Monet's home and through the idyllic Giverny garden that inspired his most iconic paintings. Monet first spotted the village of Giverny from the window of a train and then relocated to the rural haven outside Paris in 1883....
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