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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T. Parker · Workman Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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Women in Clothes

Sheila Heti · Blue Rider Press

Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape...
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The Global Art Compass

Alistair Hicks · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Book

A highly original, wide-ranging, and judiciously illustrated exploration of an increasingly global art scene In the past, writers and critics such as Goethe, Ruskin, and Clement Greenberg perpetuated particular ideas about art and even dictated these ideas to the artists themselves. Today,...
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J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free

David Blayney Brown · J. Paul Getty Museum; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When the prolific British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner 17751851 died at the age of 76, his contemporaries held a generally negative view of his recent work, describing it as indulgent, eccentric, and even repulsive. But over the past century, a number of curators and critics have...
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Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Pete Souza · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive visual biography of Barack Obama's historic presidency, captured in unprecedented detail by his White House photographer--and presented in an oversize, 12"x10" exquisitely produced format, and featuring a foreword from the President himself.
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Love Found: 50 Classic Poems of Desire, Longing, and Devotion

Jessica Strand · Chronicle Books
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

For new boos and long-wed couples alike, poetry is the ultimate gift of love. The classic love poems gathered in this elegant volume capture the full spectrum of romance - desire, longing, passion, and partnership. From Emily Dickinson's steamy declaration that "were I with thee...
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Miracle Dogs: Rescue Stories

Liz Stavrinides · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

78 million dogs live as pets in the USA. These are the lucky ones. Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters every year, and more than half are euthanized due to the lack of space. Miracle Dogs celebrates and honors the rescuers and the dogs whose lives they've saved. It features...
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American Jukebox: A Photographic Journey

Christopher Felver · Indiana University Press
Format: Hardcover

American Jukebox profiles the spirit and heartbeat of our American musical heritage. Christopher Felver has collected over 240 photographs from tours and encounters with musicians over the past 25 years. From Doc Watson to John Cage and Mavis Staples to Sonny Rollins, this collection celebrates...
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Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words

Malka Marom · ECW Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she'd first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades...
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The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

Roger Scruton · The Overlook Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The vital, carefully crafted discussion on Wagner's masterpiece, offering deep insight into both the work itself and profound perspective on certain key philosophical questionsRichard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung is one of the greatest works of art created in modern times, and has fascinated...
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The History of Music in Fifty Instruments

Philip Wilkinson · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The 400-year story of music told by the instruments that make an orchestra. The History of Music in 50 Instruments outlines musical history in well-written nuggets of information. Profiling one instrument at a time, it describes the history of music since the 1700s, when orchestras...
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Dressing the Decades: Twentieth-Century Vintage Style

Emmanuelle Dirix · Yale University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An authoritative and visually stunning look at the fashion of the 20th century, Dressing the Decades examines in depth the origins of the most important luxury garments. Each sumptuously illustrated chapter features a detailed overview of a particular decade, including the historical events,...
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The Ultimate Fake Book (for C Instruments)

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 816
Format: Plastic Comb

This fake book is a cornerstone for many musicians' libraries. With over 1200 songs in all styles of music, this fourth edition has been updated to include even more great songs and recent hits. From jazz standards to Broadway blockbusters and country classics to pop chart-toppers,...
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Marking the Moment: The Art of Allen Blagden

Allen & Wilmerding Blagden · David R Godine
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

There was a long bench in the living room of our house. And it was full of paper, crayons, watercolors all the essentials for creating art. And so begins Allen Blagden's account of his career, training with his father, an art teacher at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut....
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Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s

Alexandra Schwartz · University of California Press
Format: Hardcover

Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s is the first major museum survey to historicize art made in the United States during this pivotal decade. Showcasing approximately sixty-five works by forty-five artists, the book includes installations, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, video, sound,...
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