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Shakespeare for Dummies

John Doyle · For Dummies; 1 edition
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

“Shakespeare For Dummies is exquisite.” —from the Foreword by Dame Judi Dench, star of “Mrs. Brown” and "Shakespeare in Love" “What the film Shakespeare in Love has done to make Shakespeare the man accessible to a general audience, this book...
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Theater for Beginners

Richard Maxwell · Theatre Communications Group
Format: Print book

"One of the strongest directors out there—an artist committed to making us see the world for what it is." — New YorkerWith his ongoing exploration into actor behavior and an ever-innovative body of work, Richard Maxwell has written a study guide to the art of making...
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The Art of Zootopia

Jessica Julius · Chronicle Books LLC
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Disney's newest animated feature, Zootopia, is a comedy-adventure starring Officer Judy Hopps, a rookie bunny cop who has to team up with fast-talking scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to crack her first case in the all-animal city of Zooto¬pia. This lushly illustrated book offers a behind-the-scenes...
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Eminent Hipsters

Donald Fagen · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

A witty revealing sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely DanMusician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author from portraits of the cultural figures and currents that shaped him as a youth to an account...
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Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor

Richard Holmes · DK
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and authoritative coverage, from...
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Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi

Hayden Herrera · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

Throughout the twentieth century, Isamu Noguchi was a vital figure in modern art. From interlocking wooden sculptures to massive steel monuments to the elegant Akari lamps, Noguchi became a master of what he called the "sculpturing of space." But his constant struggle-as both...
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Fashion and Lifestyle Photography: Secrets of perfect fashion & lifestyle photography

Dixie Dixon · Ilex Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Practical advice on fashion photography and inspirational images from professional photographer Dixie Dixon.Only a few years ago, fashion photography used to be a stuffy world for a tiny elite. Now an explosion in social media and lifestyle advertising has created opportunuities for a whole...
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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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The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

Bruce Barnbaum · Rocky Nook; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

This is an updated and newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography (originally published in 1994), which has often been described as the most readable, understandable, and complete textbook on photography. With well over 100 beautiful photographic illustrations in both...
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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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Rave On: The Biography of Buddy Holly

Philip Norman · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Drawing on interviews with almost everyone who ever associated with Holly, including his widow, a biography creates a vivid picture of a young man who took the American music scene by storm and then died suddenly in a tragic plane crash. 25,000 first printing.
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Minidoka

Teresa Tamura · Caxton Press
Format: Hardcover

In Minidoka An American Concentration Camp, photographer Teresa Tamura documents one of 10 such camps, the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Jerome County Idaho, and its survivors, all uprooted from their homes in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and California. She also documents many artifacts...
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Write Your Screenplay Step By Step

Melanie Anne Phillips · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Paperback

Write Your Screenplay Step by Step From the introduction: If you are looking for a method to get your screenplay written, this book will take you step by step from concept to completion. Simply follow the instructions and by the time you are finished, you will have written your script....
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