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Live Wires: A History of Electronic Music

Daniel Warner · Reaktion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Sit through any live stage production these days and you're bound to hear the sing-song twerping of a cell phone. We live in an electronic world, saturated with electronic sounds. Yet, electronic sounds aren't a new phenomenon; they have long permeated our sonic landscape. In Live...
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Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain-and How to Fight Back

Vivek Wadhwa · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Technology promises to help us achieve our dreams, connect us to everyone, and free up time--so why are we more miserable then ever? Wadhwa and Salkever show that our unhappiness can be traced to a concerted effort by tech companies to mold our thoughts and behavior to accomplish their...
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Josef Albers in Mexico

Lauren Hinkson · Guggenheim Museum Publications
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Albers in "the promised land of abstract art": the little-known influence of Mexico"Mexico is truly the promised land of abstract art," Josef Albers wrote to his former Bauhaus colleague Vasily Kandinsky in 1936. Josef Albers in Mexico reveals the profound link between...
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Jack's Wife Freda: Cooking From New York's West Village

Maya Jankelowitz · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

"Walking into Jack's Wife Freda feels like a big, warm hug. Maya and Dean serve food you want to eat, anytime, any day. Though I'll never stop parking myself at their restaurants, I can't wait to re-create their favorites (and mine) at home." - Jessica Seinfeld, bestselling...
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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than...
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Veranda The Romance of Flowers

Clinton Smith · Hearst
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Bring the outdoors in! Beautiful floral arrangements have long been a hallmark of Veranda, and this lavish and luxurious collection offers a stunning presentation of the most exquisite flowers ever featured in the magazine. These unique designs - created by some of the world's leading...
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Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom

Jack Weatherford · Viking
Pages: 407
Format: Print book

A landmark biography by the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals how Genghis harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known. Throughout history the world's greatest conquerors have made their...
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Natural Wonders of the World

Smithsonian Institution. · DK
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

Discover Earth's most beautiful and fascinating natural landmarks. From the spectacular granite domes of Yosemite to the reefs of the Bahama Banks and the ice sheets of the Antarctic, this is an unparalleled survey of the world's natural treasures.From the Rocky Mountains to the Great barrier...
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Oneroad - What is the State Korea Edition

Si-min Yu
Pages: 334
Format: Paperback

korea edition
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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice

Staff of the Harvard Crimson · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

With talented applicants coming from the top high schools as well as the pressure to succeed from family and friends, it's no wonder that writing college application essays is one of the most stressful tasks high schoolers face. Add in how hard it is to get started or brag about accomplishments...
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Faberge in London: The British Branch of the Imperial Russian Goldsmith

Kieran McCarthy · Antique Collectors' Club Ltd. 2016.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

* The first book to be dedicated to the British branch of Fabergé, covering its fascinating history from its opening in 1903, to its closure in 1917Royalty, Aristocrats, American heiresses, exiled Russian Grand Dukes, Randlords, Maharajas, Socialites and Financiers with newly made fortunes...
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Lonely Planet Iceland

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

#1 best-selling guide to Iceland * Lonely Planet Iceland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Splash around in the Blue Lagoon's geothermal water, catch a glimpse of the celestial Northern Lights, or take...
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Your Art Will Save Your Life

Beth Pickens · The Feminist Press at CUNY
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

"A survival guide for the creatives among us." - Nicole Georges, author of Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to empowering working artists....
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Modern Crochet Mandalas: 50 Colorful Motifs to Crochet

Interweave Editors · Interweave Pr
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

50 mandalas in fresh, modern colors! In Modern Crochet Mandalas, you'll find more than 50 uniquely delightful pieces to stitch up whenever the mood strikes. Bursting with imagination and a playful use of color, these mandalas will keep you happily stitching the day away. Mandalas are the perfect...
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Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good

Johanna Burton · The MIT Press
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

How should we understand the purpose of publicly engaged art in the twenty-first century, when the very term "public art" is largely insufficient to describe such practices? Concepts such as "new genre public art," "social practice," or "socially engaged...
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