The first issue to be published since 1960, here is Issue N° 1 from highly revered art publisher Cahiers d’Art“Cahiers d’Art” refers at once to a publishing house, a gallery, and to a revue founded in 1926 by Christian Zervos at 14 rue du Dragon in the heart of Saint-Germain des-Prés. Cahiers d’Art was entirely unique: a journal of contemporary art defined by its combination of striking typography and layout, abundant photography, and juxtaposition of ancient and modern art, including original works by Picasso, Miró, Giacometti, Duchamp, and Ma... + Read More
Series: General MilitarySamurai ArmourVolume I: The Japanese CuirassHardcoverTrevor Absolon9781472807960$79.00ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Nov 21, 2017
For beauty, precision and strength, nothing has ever matched the combination of form and function found in the armour of the samurai. For a samurai, the consummate warrior, his suit of armour was so much more than 'just' protective equipment that could save his life in the heat of battle--it was the embodiment of his personality, social status and very soul.This volume, the first in a two-part series on the armour of the samurai, traces first the history of the samurai themselves and then examines the history and evolution of the cuirass ordou,... + Read More
Series: Peter RichLearnt in TranslationHardcoverRosa Maria Falva9788857224800$60.00ARCHITECTURE Aug 01, 2017
The first retrospective monograph on world-acclaimed South African architect Peter Rich. Peter Rich’s internationally distinctive body of work is a documentation of the spatial and aesthetic elements of African tribal settlements, which develop an architectural vocabulary fusing modernist principals with local tribal convention.
The most up-to-date complete illustrated account of the work of one of the world’s most influential architects, in his own wordsRenzo Piano has created some of the most emblematic buildings of our age, including the New York Times Building in New York City, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Shard in London, and the Parco della Musica in Rome. Here, Renzo Piano himself—whose many international awards include the prestigious Pritzker Prize—presents in his own words the works on which he has built his reputation over a span of fifty years.... + Read More
Why do we find the idea of a multi-colored Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Família a work of genius or kitsch? Why has Le Corbusier, one of the greatest of all architects, been treated as a villain?This book examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture. Through 70 engaging, thought-provoking, and often amusing debates, Jonathan Glancey invites readers to take a fresh l... + Read More
Series: Archidoodle CityAn Architect's Activity BookPaperbackSteve Bowkett9781780676081$28.99ARCHITECTURE Feb 28, 2017
Following the success of Archidoodle, this new title focuses on the city. Filled with an array of beautiful and fun drawings, it poses 75 architectural challenges for the user: from building an underground community or designing your own imaginary city to creating a new park for New York, plus many more.Aimed at at anyone who loves drawing buildings and cities, it encourages the users to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing, and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of signific... + Read More
Series: Mark #65PaperbackDavid Keuning9789492311115$29.50ARCHITECTURE Feb 24, 2017
An inspiring monograph that captures the practical yet beautiful architecture of one of the leading architectural firms in the worldThe work of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects embodies two interrelated primary principles: economy and place. Economy as an ethical imperative leads to creating the “maximal" experience with minimal form, material, and cost. Reinforcing this imperative is the architects’ engagement of their place of practice, coastal Nova Scotia, and its climate, landform, and material culture.
The practice has evolved plan types... + Read More
Decidedly not your grandparents’ beach cottage . . . The Coastal Cottage will usher you into summer with its quintessential exteriors and sunbathed interiors. Ann and Scot Zimmerman take the reader on tours of fourteen cottage homes along America’s coastal waterways, from the mid-Atlantic and South Florida to Southern California and Puget Sound. Lively prose and light-filled, colorful photographs will inspire the homeowner who wants to decorate in a relaxed, colorful family style. Discover the laid-back coastal way of life. Pull up a chair an... + Read More
Series: Building CommunityNew Apartment ArchitectureHardcoverMichael Webb9780500343302$86.00ARCHITECTURE Mar 21, 2017
An international survey of the most inventive contemporary apartment buildings, to inspire architects, developers, urban planners, and informed city dwellersThere’s an urgent need to build more and better apartments: to relieve an acute shortage of affordable housing in major cities; to use scarce land more economically; to save energy wasted on long-distance commutes; and to revitalize urban centers. These challenges have led to the creation of some of the most inventive contemporary buildings of the last few years.
In his new book Building Co... + Read More
Series: BirdsHardcoverHunt Slonem9781943876358$128.50ART Feb 17, 2017
Influenced by the exotic, lush landscapes of his childhood and youth in Hawaii and Nicaragua, Hunt Slonem paints richly colored, impressionistic visions that are celebrated worldwide—and particularly sought-after are his paintings of birds. Now for the first time, Slonem’s bird paintings are collected into a single volume, published in a lavish hardcover edition, as a follow-up to the exquisite Bunnies. In Birds, the Louisiana-born artist pays homage to these remarkable creatures through hundreds of engaging works. Dramatic and vivid, Slonem’s ... + Read More
Published as an accompaniment to the 2015 exhibition at Gagosian Gallery in New York, this new book depicts Jeff Koons’ new Gazing Ball Paintings and the resulting dialogue he creates with artists of the past, from Titian to El Greco, Courbet to Manet. Dealing with the power of artistic gesture, each work, presented here in stunning color, features a blue glass gazing ball that sits on a painted aluminum shelf attached to the front of the painting that reflects both the painting and the viewer. This metaphysical occurrence ... + Read More
“Carpe diem, bitches.” —Ashley LongshorePour a glass of champagne, slip off your designer heels, pull up your big girl panties and enjoy pop-artist extraordinaire Ashley Longshore’s unapologetic, raw, and literally laugh-out-loud funny guide to living an “ambitchous” life. For Ashley Longshore, the path from reluctant Southern Belle to badass artist and aspiring mogul hasn’t always been a smooth one. As a reformed Trophy-Wife-in-Training, Ashley has overcome failure, healed heartbreak, and worked damn hard, all with her signature killer attitud... + Read More
From the OBEY Giant posters to Banksy’s stencils and from iconic bubble letter tags to mosaic space invaders, street art is omnipresent. This book covers all aspects of an art form that is often underappreciated, ephemeral, and illegal. Street art is found on every continent, and the book gives focus to each country and its own modes of expression and specificities.
This stunning two-volume set evokes the differences, as well as the affinities, between the works of groundbreaking artists Yves Klein and Alberto Giacometti. Volume one of this beautiful new book features archival images of both artists among new texts by curator Joachim Pissarro and others, as well as never- before-translated texts by Isaku Yanaihara, Dino Buzzati, and Pierre Descargues. Detailed illustrated chronologies for each artist complete volume one, while the colorful second volume includes color plates of all the works displayed du... + Read More
This striking new book features 18 paintings by the renowned American abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler. Showcasing eighteen of Frankenthaler’s paintings, dating from 1962 to 1987, this beautiful book highlights the diverse relationship between drawing and painting evident in the artist’s work. The book includes color plates of all 18 works, as well as nine double-page spread details. Never-before-published documentary material appears throughout new and insightful texts by John Elderfield, Francine Prose, and Carol Armstrong. This book ac... + Read More
“The mission of art is to express each nation’s aesthetic values in accordance with the beauty of its soul. The mission of the artist is to teach people to love that beauty.” —Alphonse Mucha Alphonse Mucha was an extraordinarily prolific and versatile artist who made his mark in the diverse fields of design—including posters, jewelery, interior decoration, theater, and packaging and product designs— as well as in painting, book illustration, sculpture, and photography. He is one of the best-known Czech artists to wide international audiences ... + Read More
Series: Angel OteroEverything and NothingHardcoverValerie Cassel Oliver9788857231440$55.00ART Feb 21, 2017
Angel Otero’s practice is process-driven. Whether made on canvas or with porcelain and steel, Otero’s creations mine the fissures of art-historical canons, as well as the personal histories that they evoke. Angel Otero’s works, while abstract, are embedded with deeply personal narratives. While the artist rejects the literal nature of narrative, it is explicit in the work, particularly in his early figurative paintings and his more recent bodies of “transfer paintings,” created using coal dust and charcoal on linen. Occupying a liminal space ... + Read More
A work of a multigenerational group of artists who engage in a complex analysis of American popular culture, entertaining a love-and-hate relationship with the founding myths of the American dream. At the core is a group of artists who have chronicled dramatic changes in the cultural and artistic history of America from the 1980s to the present day. Good Dreams, Bad Dreams includes important works by John Baldessari and Allen Ruppersberg, Richard Prince and Raymond Pettibon, Lutz Bacher, Rachel Harrison, Klara Lidén, Joyce Pensato and Amand... + Read More
A beautifully illustrated look at the art, design and making of DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming movie Boss Baby, a family film about a young boy and his fast-talking, corporate-type baby who have to fight the evil plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. to save the world.Go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation's smart and hilarious comedy called The Boss Baby. In one of the most anticipated comedies of 2017, a young boy named Tim feels there is something unusual about his baby brother from the day he arrives ... in a taxi, and speaking with the voice... + Read More
Series: Vers de nouveaux sommetsLawren Harris et ses contemporains américainsFrench-languageHardcoverRoald Nasgaard9780864929778$50.00ART Feb 07, 2017
Lawren S. Harris doit sa renommée à ses paysages emblématiques pénétrés d'un force tranquille résolument canadienne. Dans les années 1920, un monde intérieur audacieux et coloré commence à se manifester dans son œuvre, et en 1934, contre toute attente, il entreprend une carrière de peintre abstrait outre-frontière.Le milieu social, intellectuel et esthétique du transcendantalisme américain sert de modèle à un mouvement d'art abstrait en Amérique du Nord. Inspirés par les idées de Kandinsky et les écrits d'Emerson et Whitman, Harris et ses conte... + Read More
Series: The Icon HunterOne Woman's Quest to Repatriate Her Stolen Cultural HeritageHardcoverTasoula Georgiou Hadjitofi9781681773230$36.95ART Apr 25, 2017
One woman’s pursuit of justice
leads her on a riveting adventure
into the world of art trafficking. In this powerful memoir, Tasoula Hadjitofi reveals her perilous journey orchestrating “The Munich Case”—one of the largest European art trafficking stings since WWII. With the Bavarian police in place, the Cypriots on their way, seventy under-cover agents bust into the Munich apartment of a notorious Turkish smuggler suspected of holding looted antiquities. Tasoula places everything on the line to repatriate her country’s sacred... + Read More
Series: Higher StatesLawren Harris and His American ContemporariesFirstHardcoverRoald Nasgaard9780864929655$50.00ART Feb 07, 2017
Lawren S. Harris is best known for his iconic landscape paintings that declare a sense of cool Canadian resilience. Yet, in the 1920s, an audacious and more colourful interior world began to emerge in his work, and by 1934, the patriotic landscape painter had taken a seemingly unexpected turn toward a transnational career in abstract painting. The social, intellectual, and aesthetic milieu of American transcendentalism shaped a movement of abstract art across North America, seen in the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Katherine D... + Read More
Series: GRAPHITEGRAPHITE 2Paperback3dtotal Publishing9781909414426$21.95ART Feb 17, 2017
GRAPHITE is the new quarterly magazine by 3dtotal Publishing, bringing artists and art lovers over 100 pages of inspirational drawings, sketches, interviews and tutorials in an elegant periodical format. Combining eclectic, exciting artwork with informative guides and personal insights from both industry professionals and talented newcomers, GRAPHITE’s luxurious design and timeless content make it a perfect investment for any artist.
An exploration into Montreal’s Beaver Hall Group and its legacy of women painters who now rank among Canada’s most outstanding artists. Today it is difficult to imagine that the art of Montreal’s Beaver Hall Group was once shocking. As these Modernists struggled against academic art, critics such as Samuel Morgan-Powell ranted — “rough,” “meaningless” “blatant plastering and massing of unpleasant colours in weird landscapes” — and likened their paintings to the “cacophonous riot of metallic yowlings” of jazz that was invading the city. Moreo... + Read More
Series: Aurelie NemoursCatalogue RaisonnéHardcoverSerge Lemoine9788857226729$320.00ART Nov 28, 2017
A catalogue raisonné dedicated to Aurélie Nemours (1910–2005), one of the greatest French abstract painters of the second half of the twentieth century. This volume is a study of the life and work of Aurélie Nemours, including the paintings, pastels, and collages that she produced over half a century.
Series: Tomb TreasuresNew Discoveries from China's Han DynastyHardcoverJay Xu9780939117789$39.95ART Feb 28, 2017
This stunning Chinese art book presents almost a hundred recently unearthed objects that offer a glimpse into the extraordinary wealth and artistic accomplishments of elite society during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE). These exquisite treasures are from newly discovered sites in the Jiangsu region of China and are made of gold, silver, jade, bronze, pottery, lacquer, and other refined materials.Masterworks include a full-length jade suit sewn with gold threads, an oversized coffin shrouded in jade, and a complete set of functional br... + Read More
Divided into four volumes, the catalogue raisonné dedicated to Mimmo Rotella’s oeuvre looks at the career, spanning almost sixty years, of one of the great interpreters of Italian and international contemporary art. This first volume of the catalogue raisonné focuses on the period from 1944 to 1961.
Series: Marco BagnoliHardcoverGermano Celant9788857222387$100.00ART Nov 28, 2017
A detailed overview of the work of Marco Bagnoli, one of the most representative artists on the Italian scene in the 1970s, in a gorgeous monograph that presents his complete production arranged in chronological order. A sort of catalogue raisonné, this volume presents 350 reproductions of installations that utilize various techniques: drawing, painting, print and sculpture.
A complete collection of works from different phases of Farideh Lashai’s artistic activities. Born in 1944, Farideh Lashai was among the most successful Iranian artists, writers, and translators, best known for her abstract paintings. She studied art at the Academy of Decorative Arts in Vienna, Austria, and held over 100 solo and group exhibitions in Iran and many other countries, such as Italy, Germany, the U.S., Switzerland, Great Britain, and France. The volume is arranged chronologically, tracking her art and life from her birth along the l... + Read More
Series: Chen ZhenCatalogue RaisonnéHardcoverAssoc. des Amis de Chen Zhen9788857206486$299.00ART Nov 28, 2017
The largest monograph devoted to the work of Chen Zhen, including all his currently known works and the most complete information on the Chinese artist. Chen Zhen was a privileged witness of economic and cultural globalization, particularly of the gulf dividing China and the Western world. A stranger under his own regime at home and a foreigner in France, where he moved in 1986, Chen Zhen was on the margins of two systems, looking for his own way through them. In the context of this “double exile,” he found himself especially receptive to cultu... + Read More
Series: Nabil MousaBreaking the ChainsHardcoverJohn Cauman9788857232034$47.00ART Jun 27, 2017
Born in Syria and raised in the United States, Mousa incorporates the cultural tensions of both countries into his practice, combining them with his own personal convictions. Using color in unexpected ways, Mousa’s work is always framed by hope for greater equality, no matter how naive or impossible that might seem in the face of ever-challenging political and religious differences.
Series: Mimmo PaladinoHardcoverGermano Celant9788857232218$110.00ART Oct 24, 2017
This publication is an attentive analysis of the work of Mimmo Paladino, one of the most innovative and established contemporary artists in the world.This book covers his entire oeuvre from 1963 to 2015 and his role in renewing painting that, after including environmental interventions, shifted to photography and sculpture, architecture and cinema, opera and theater.The publication is also full of memories and poetry and a comprehensive iconographic section enriched by previously unpublished material regarding different periods of his life as a... + Read More
Series: Cave ArtPaperbackBruno David9780500204351$33.95ART Feb 14, 2017
An archaeological exploration of the mysterious world of cave art through the agesDeep underground, some of humanity’s earliest artistic endeavors have lain untouched for millennia. The dark interiors of caves, wherever they may be found, seem to have had a powerful draw for ancient peoples, who littered the cave floors with objects they had made. Later, they adorned cave walls with sacred symbols and secret knowledge, from the very first abstract symbols and handprints to complex and vivid arrangements of animals and people. Often undisturbed ... + Read More
A smart and playful introduction to the often-mystifying world of contemporary artWhat is contemporary art? What makes it contemporary? What is it for? And why is it so expensive?
From museums and the art market to biennales and the next big thing, Who’s Afraid of Contemporary Art? offers concise and pointed insights into today’s art scene, decoding “Artspeak," explaining what curators do, demystifying conceptual art, exploring emerging art markets, and more. In this easy-to-navigate A to Z guide, the authors’ playful explanations draw on key ... + Read More
Series: Migrating the Black BodyThe African Diaspora and Visual CulturePaperbackLeigh Raiford9780295999579$33.95ART Grade (US) from 17Feb 15, 2017
Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is New York City’s oldest museum, with a rich history of scholarship, research, and illuminating exhibitions. The museum collection of the New-York Historical Society comprises more than 1.6 million works of art, featuring an impressive collection of Tiffany lamps, paintings by celebrated American portraitists, all the known preparatory watercolors for John James Audubon’s Birds of America, and exquisite works by artists of the Hudson River School?including Thomas Cole’s monumental series The Cou... + Read More
Series: Koorosh ShishegaranThe Art of AltruismHardcoverHamid Keshmirshekan9780863561986$104.95ART Mar 24, 2017
Born in Qazvin, Iran, in 1944, Koorosh Shishegaran is considered one of the most expressive and emotive artists of the contemporary Iranian art movement.In a career spanning six decades, he has established himself as an artist of great discipline, social awareness and manual skill, working in a wide array of different media, from graphic design to painting, photography and furniture design.Drawing inspiration from Iranian visual culture, Shishegaran is best known for his scribble line abstract paintings (Khat-khatis). These dynamic colourful li... + Read More
With forty major loans, including paintings, engravings, lithographs, watercolors, sculpture, and decorative arts, this new volume studies the way in which the visual arts in Europe perceived, or imagined, the black figure during the "long" nineteenth century (ca.1750-1914).
Series: Eisenstein on PaperGraphic Works by the Master of FilmHardcoverNaum Kleiman9780500093931$125.00ART Oct 17, 2017
The first comprehensive book on the extensive, yet rarely seen, graphic works of pioneering filmmaker Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein is regarded as one of cinema’s greatest revolutionaries. Less well known is that he was also a prolific graphic artist who drew compulsively as a means of expressing his ideas.
Arranged chronologically, Eisenstein on Paper is divided into six chapters, each prefaced by short texts relating to the graphic works of each distinct period, and interwoven with excerpts from Eisenstein’s own essays and diary entries.... + Read More
Series: Dream CatchersLegend, Lore and ArtifactsPaperbackCath Oberholtzer9781770859098$19.95ART Feb 21, 2017
"The more elaborate specimens are full-fledged works of art." -- Globe and Mail Christmas List 2012 "A stunning presentation." -- Winnipeg free Press Now in paperback with a new design. Considered the definitive book on dream catchers, this book is for all readers that want to learn about these important symbols in Native American tradition. It features close-up photographs of dream catchers; covers their history, legends, lore and cultural symbolism; and presents a stunning collection of dream catchers that are at once craft ... + Read More
Series: Eyes of the AncestorsThe Arts of Island Southeast Asia at the Dallas Museum of ArtPaperbackReimar Schefold9780804848589$49.95ART Mar 10, 2017
Lavish photography and groundbreaking new texts unlock the magic of the island cultures of Indonesia, Malaysia and East Timor.Eyes of the Ancestors takes an in-depth look at the Dallas Museum of Art's world-renowned collection of artworks from Island Southeast Asia. Beautiful photography and essays by distinguished international scholars unlock the magic of the island cultures of this region.Leading cultural anthropologist Dr. Reimar Schefold introduces these texts, which investigate various indigenous art forms from a fresh art-historical pers... + Read More
Series: Hand LetteringCreative Alphabets for Any OccasionPaperbackThy Doan9781250122056$26.99ART Feb 28, 2017
Welcome to the wonderful world of hand lettering! Prepare to be inspired by this collection of over 50 alphabets in a wide range of styles. Designer, illustrator, and hand-letterer Thy Doan will guide you through each alphabet with easy-to-follow steps so you can capture all the charm of each design. This is everything you need to know to create your own lettering designs, from sketching it out to inking it up—and using a variety of materials from brush pens to Sharpies.After you’ve mastered the techniques, you can use the alphabets and letteri... + Read More
Series: Federico UribeWatch the Parade 2017HardcoverBartholomew F. Bland9788857232812$67.50ART Apr 24, 2018
This volume explores questions of where Uribe draws his artistic inspiration; the meaning and metaphors behind his selection of materials; and his views of love, sex, and death. This first comprehensive survey of Uribe’s work chronicles his brilliant use of the unexpected—shoes, screws, colored pencils, hangers—he magically turns into birds of the air, creatures of the jungle, and humans, hurt or happy. The book will trace nearly thirty years of his work, from his earliest oil paintings through his significant 1990s embrace of everyday three-... + Read More
Series: Wojciech FangorHardcoverDavid Anfam9788857232850$67.50ART Nov 28, 2017
The first international publication dedicated to one of Poland’s most prominent artists.
Series: untitled memoirHardcoverAnne Hull9780805093377$31.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 01, 2017
Series: Shirley TempleAmerican PrincessPaperbackAnne Edwards9781493026913$24.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 01, 2017
At the age of five, Shirley Temple became the world’s most famous and acclaimed child—the most talented, beautiful child performer ever to capture the public’s imagination. By the time she was ten, she had either met or had received words of admiration from almost everyone of distinction. Nine-tenths of the world could recognize her on sight. She single-handedly cheered an entire nation caught in the firm grip of a depression. Her films saved a major studio from bankruptcy. She earned more than the President of the United States and lived in he... + Read More
Series: Royal SistersQueen Elizabeth II and Princess MargaretPaperbackAnne Edwards9781630762650$24.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 01, 2017
In Royal Sisters, Anne Edwards, author of the best-selling Vivien Leigh: A Biography and Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor, has written the first dual biography of Elizabeth, the princess who was to become Queen, and her younger sister, Margaret, who was to be her subject. From birth to maturity, they were the stuff of which dreams are made. “I’m three and you’re four,” the future Queen, then a child, imperiously informed her sister. The younger girl, not understanding this reference to their position in the succession, proudly co... + Read More
Series: KarakoramClimbing Through the Kashmir ConflictHardcoverSteve Swenson9781594859731$38.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 15, 2017
• A memoir of adventure in one of the most dangerous places on the planet • The Karakoram is home to K2, the deadliest of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks The best mountain climbing in the world, Steve Swenson will tell you, is in the Karakoram. Swenson has been climbing in these mountains since 1980 and has a perspective on the land and its people like few others. A complex place, the Karakoram Range is located in Kashmir, a western Himalaya border region that has a long history of tension and conflict between China, India, and Pakistan, tensio... + Read More
Series: The Boys of EverestChris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest GenerationPaperbackClint Willis9781680510874$35.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 01, 2017
A well-regarded history of a famed era in mountaineering, newly brought back into print - The exploits of mountaineering's most colorful band of adventurers - Author is a climber and an award-winning writer The Boys of Everest by Clint Willis tells the gripping story of "Bonington's Boys": a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest's first ascent. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement, and heartbreaking loss. Chris Bonington's inner circle included a dozen of mountaineerin... + Read More
Memories of a Nonya was first published in 1981. This reissue of the book is based on the 1982 edition. The late Queeny Chang was a trailblazer. She spoke English, Malay, Dutch as well as several dialects. She led an extraordinary life and in this book, she presents a vision of a way of life that has long since vanished. Her authentic biography opens the windows of time and allows the images of the old world charm of the early 1900s to be seen again. She paints colourful portraits of her family, relatives, and many friends, particularl... + Read More
Series: LEAPJourney of a Young Global Leader from SingaporePaperback9789814634007$24.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 01, 2017
In LEAP, Yap Kwong Weng makes a compelling case for the need to adapt in today’s world. From extreme experiences in US Navy Seal training to trekking 100 km across the Taklamakan Desert in China to doing business in a leading Oil & Gas company in Myanmar, the author shares his insights into what he has learnt and suggests ways to strengthen your purpose and how to keep going when the odds are stacked against you. Yap Kwong Weng – a former platoon commander in the Singapore Armed Forces Commandos, graduate of US Navy Seals/BUDS Class 237 (20... + Read More
Series: Blood Moon's Babylon SeriesLana TurnerHearts and Diamonds Take AllPaperbackDarwin Porter9781936003532$42.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 24, 2017
After Betty Grable, but before there was Marilyn, America’s penchant for popcorn blondes focused on LANA, the "ultimate movie star." She had it all: Looks to die for, money to burn, the romantic adulation of the world, and lovers who included the world’s most desirable men. In her 1937 film, They Won’t Forget, a 16-year-old Lana, without wearing a brassière, walked down the street with her boobs bouncing. Censors protested, but when it was shown, America cheered and nicknamed her “The Sweater Girl.” From there, Lana competed with Betty Grabl... + Read More
Lilly Singh is a global YouTube phenomenon with millions of fans and billions of video views. Her story is inspirational and this book will celebrate her success. Packed with fun facts, Lilly’s inspirational challenges, games, expert advice, funny stories and secrets, this will be the ultimate Superwoman fan guide to one of the internet’s best loved stars.
Series: Long ShotThe Triumphs and Struggles of an NBA Freedom FighterHardcoverCraig Hodges9781608466078$34.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 10, 2017
Entropy Magazine: Best of 2017 As a member of the 1992 world-champion Chicago Bulls, a dashiki-clad Hodges delivered a handwritten letter to President George H. W. Bush demanding that he do more to address racism and economic inequality. Hodges was also a vocal union activist, initiated a boycott against Nike, and spoke out forcefully against police brutality in the wake of the Rodney King beating.But his outspokenness cost him dearly. In the prime of his career, after ten NBA seasons, Hodges was blackballed from the NBA for using his platform ... + Read More
Series: The Other Side of ParadiseThe Uncensored Memoirs of Bob ChinnPaperbackBob Chinn9781942600220$29.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jun 23, 2017
Following Bob Chinn's life from his humble upbringing by Chinese immigrants in Los Angeles, the Territory of Hawaii, and southeastern New Mexico,The Other Side of Paradise shows how the world around him shaped Chinn into the man who would become one of the best adult film directors of all time. Set against the changing times of the 60s and 70s, this story provides an invaluable record of how he and his contemporaries took up the fight against censorship, protecting and extending the rights of free speech, and pioneered the golden age of adult film.
“Powerful inquiries spurred by photos—history made flesh, the untold lives of the mostly forgotten.”—Kirkus Reviews“A missionary voice of human dignity.”—World Literature TodayErich Hackl, 2017 recipient of the internationally-recognized Human Rights Award of Upper Austria and winner of multiple literature prizes, brings three little-known and inspiring biographies to light: Gisela Tschofenig’s hidden life in the Austrian resistance; a fragmented interview with Wilhelm Brasse, who photographed Auschwitz inmates and saved evidence of Mengele’s h... + Read More
Series: Blue on BlueAn Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad CopsHardcoverCharles Campisi9781501127199$37.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 07, 2017
One of the most authentic and consistently illuminating portraits of police work ever, Blue on Blue describes the fascinating inner workings of the world’s largest police force and Chief Charles Campisi’s unprecedented two decades putting bad cops behind bars.From 1996 through 2014 Charles Campisi headed NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, working under four police commissioners and gaining a reputation as hard-nosed and incorruptible. When he retired, only one man on the 36,000-member force had served longer. During Campisi’s IAB tenure, the numbe... + Read More
Series: Always a Bridesmaid (for Hire)Stories on Growing Up, Looking for Love, and Walking Down the Aisle for Complete StrangersHardcoverJen Glantz9781501139062$33.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Feb 07, 2017
In the tradition of Sloane Crosley, Mindy Kaling, and Katie Heaney, a hilarious and insightful memoir about one New York City Millennial’s journey to find herself, her dream career, and true love, all while juggling a truly unique job as the world's only professional bridesmaid.After moving to New York City in her mid-twenties to pursue her dream of writing—and not living on the “Upper East Side” of her parents’ house anymore—Jen Glantz looked forward to a future of happy hours and Sunday brunches with her besties. What she got instead were a ... + Read More
Series: FAQSteely Dan FAQAll That's Left to Know About This Elusive BandPaperbackAnthony Robustelli9781495025129$19.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 01, 2017
Despite Steely Dan's popularity, its ability to cultivate an ever-growing base of avid and loyal fans, and its chart positions, relatively little has been written about the group. Steely Dan FAQ clears up some of the many misconceptions about the band and sheds new light on the genius behind the songwriting of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, the perfection of their productions, and the myriad musicians who have played a role in creating the distinctive Steely Dan sound. Steely Dan FAQ takes us through five decades of cryptic lyrics, sophistica... + Read More