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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Mark Harris · Penguin Press
Pages: 511
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood's most legendary directors, all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed forever by itIn Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark...
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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station

Chris Hadfield · Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealized) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful, thought-provoking, and visually delightful -- is also punctuated with fun, fascinating commentary on life in zero gravity. In the spirit of his bestselling An Astronaut's...
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Photographing your family : and all the kids and friends and animals who wander through too

Joel Sartore · National Geographic
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

At certain moments - on a trip, on a holiday, or during those first weeks of parenthood, for example - have you ever wished you were a National Geographic photographer? In this unique guide, staff photographer Joel Sartore takes the mystery out of making extraordinary pictures of kids with...
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The Art of Tinkering

Karen Wilkinson · Weldon Owen
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

This Is Not Your Average Art Book. Brought to you by the Exploratorium's Tinkering Studio, The Art of Tinkering is an unprecedented celebration of what it means to tinker: to take things apart, explore tools and materials, and build wondrous, wild art that's part science and part technology....
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Ed Sheeran: Memories We Made

Christie Goodwin · Harper Design
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When photographer Christie Goodwin first met Ed Sheeran he was unknown and unsigned - just a young busker trying to make it big. But she could see something special in Ed. Goodwin agreed to photograph him for free to help him on his way to the top.That was the beginning of a 10-year collaboration,...
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The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook

Gordon MacKenzie · North Light Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Watercolor will entertain you for a lifetime. Those who have spent decades with it can testify how they are continually charmed and amazed by new discoveries every time they put paint to paper.This book was developed to clarify and simplify various aspects of painting with watercolor, while...
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Improbable Libraries: A Visual Journey to the World's Most Unusual Libraries

Alex Johnson · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

How do you use your local library? Does it arrive at your door on the back of an elephant? Can it float down the river to you? Or does it occupy a phone booth by the side of the road? Public libraries are a cornerstone of modern civilization, yet like the books in them, libraries face an uncertain...
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The Art Abandonment Project: Create and Share Random Acts of Art

Michael deMeng · North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Art sharing at its sneakiest!Art sharing at its sneakiest!The Art Abandonment Project is your guide to expressing yourself through random acts of art! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find--be it on a shelf at the library, a park...
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Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk

John Steele Gordon · Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Conceived soon after the American Revolution ended, the great monument to George Washington was not finally completed until almost a century later; the great obelisk was finished in 1884, and remains the tallest stone structure in the world at 555 feet. The story behind its construction...
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Fashion Illustration Art: How to Draw Fun & Fabulous Figures, Trends and Styles

Jennifer Lilya · North Light Books
Format: Book

From the clothes to the pose, here's everything you need to create fierce fashion illustrations.Create fabulous fashion moments! Drawing on 20+ years of fashion illustrating experience, Jennifer Lilya uses acrylic paint and black ink to show you how to draw the clothes, poses and attitudes...
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