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History of Primitive and Celebrated Clocks

by Frederic G. Mather Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

This book deals with the History of Primitive and Celebrated Clocks. "The old Romans used this water-clock; but, when their empire was destroyed, all Western Europe forgot the existence of such a thing. In the...


How a Guitar Works

by Ryan Conway & Rhianne Conway Library For All (July 18, 2019)

Do you know how a guitar works?


How a Drum Works

by Ryan Conway & Rhianne Conway Library For All (July 19, 2019)

Do you know how a drum works?


Texas Flood

by Alan Paul & Andy Aledort St. Martin's Publishing Group (August 13, 2019)

An instant New York Times bestseller!

The first definitive biography of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, with an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan, and foreword and afterword by Double Trouble’s Chris Layton and...


Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom

by Dr. Carmen Herrero & Isabelle Vanderschelden Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This book demonstrates the positive impact of using film and audiovisual material in the language classroom. The chapters are evidence-based and address different levels and contexts of learning around the world....


Getting into Drama School: The Compact Guide

by Nick Moseley Nick Hern Books (July 19, 2019)

This encouraging, no-nonsense guide walks you through the whole process of applying for drama school – including doing your initial research, selecting the right school for you, choosing and preparing your...


Hidden Treasures, Quilts from 1600 to 1860

by Lori Lee Triplett & Kay Triplett C&T Publishing (July 01, 2019)

Turn back time with color photos and insightful essays about America’s quilting past! Admire one hundred antique quilts and textiles you’ve never seen before, curated from the remarkable Poos Collection....


The Film Photography Handbook

by Chris Marquardt & Monika Andrae Rocky Nook (May 05, 2019)

In recent years, film photography has witnessed a significant renaissance—and not just among those who have previously shot with film. Interest in film photography and analog photography has also grown enormously...


Dressed in Dreams

by Tanisha C. Ford St. Martin's Publishing Group (June 25, 2019)

Essence’s 10 BOOKS WE’RE DYING TO TOSS INTO OUR SUMMER TOTES | The Philadelphia Inquirer's BIG SUMMER BOOKS FOR 2019 | 6 BOOKS THAT COMPLICATE THE IDEA OF INDEPENDENCE by Colorlines | Bitch Media's 15 NONFICTION...


This Is Not a T-Shirt

by Bobby Hundreds Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 25, 2019)

The story of The Hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himself

Streetwear occupies that rarefied space where genuine "cool" coexists with big business; where a star...


Super Soldiers

by Jason Inman Mango (May 15, 2019)

#1 Amazon Best Seller! ? A Deeper Look at Comic Book Superhero Soldiers

The military in comic books: Comic book superheroes have been influenced by the true heroes of our armed forces for decades. They frequently...


Why We Love Star Wars

by Ken Napzok Mango (May 15, 2019)

#1 Amazon Best Seller! ? Rediscover All the Reasons Why You Love Star Wars

Celebrate the greatest saga ever told: All of us who are deeply influenced by the epic saga of Star Wars have our favorite moments....


Shakespeare and Commemoration

by Clara Calvo & Ton Hoenselaars Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Memory and commemoration play a vital role not only in the work of Shakespeare, but also in the process that has made him a world author. As the contributors of this collection demonstrate, the phenomenon of...


24 Bars to Kill

by Andrew B. Armstrong Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

The most clearly identifiable and popular form of Japanese hip-hop, “ghetto” or “gangsta” music has much in common with its corresponding American subgenres, including its portrayal of life on the margins,...


The Social Documentary Photography of Milton Rogovin

by Christopher Fulton, Elizabeth E. Reilly, Cynthia Negrey & Catherine Fosl et al. The University Press of Kentucky (June 21, 2019)

Milton Rogovin (1909--2011) dedicated his photographic career to capturing the humanity of working-class people around the world -- coal miners, factory workers, the urban poor, the residents of Appalachia,...


Building the Italian Renaissance

by Paula Kay Lazrus Reacting Consortium Press (July 01, 2019)

Building the Italian Renaissance focuses on the competition to select a team to execute the final architectural challenge of the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore--the erection of its dome. Although the model...


The Second Summer of Love - How Dance Music Took Over The World

by Alon Shulman & Paul Oakenfold John Blake (May 02, 2019)

In 1987, four friends from London, Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Nicky Holloway and Johnny Walker, took a week-long holiday to Ibiza. What they saw there, and brought back home, would give rise to a new global...


Designing and Painting Murals

by Gary Myatt Crowood (May 27, 2019)

By their sheer size and ambition, murals can pose difficult and unique challenges for the artist. This practical book guides you through the process, from first choosing a design to applying the paint to the...


One Sound, Two Worlds

by Michael Rauhut Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Although it first emerged in the United States, blues music has been performed and enjoyed across the world for over a century. Among the varied places where it took root was Germany, where in the postwar era...


Persons of Courage and Renown

by Susan Rasmussen Lexington Books (January 22, 2019)

Persons of Courage and Renown is theoretically-engaged ethnography by a social/cultural anthropologist that explores issues of culture, memory, creativity, and power by analyzing beloved, but also vulnerable,...


Hollywood

by Jill Tietjen & Barbara Bridges Lyons Press (March 01, 2019)

The year was 1896, the woman was Alice Guy-Blaché, and the film was The Cabbage Fairy. It was less than a minute long. Guy-Blaché, the first female director, made hundreds of movies during her career.

Thousands...


Why You Like It

by Nolan Gasser Flatiron Books (April 30, 2019)

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.

Everyone loves music....


Frame by Frame

by Hannah Frank University of California Press (March 19, 2019)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

In this beautifully...


Leftover Salmon

by Tim Newby Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 08, 2019)

Leftover Salmon is a major influence on a generation of bands who have followed in their wake. Emerging from the progressive bluegrass world and coming of age as one the original jam bands, Leftover Salmon rose...


Queen Bey

by Veronica Chambers St. Martin's Press (March 05, 2019)

FEATURED IN: The New York Times Book Review ("New and Noteworthy") • Essence • Newsweek People • Bustle • PopSugar • Refinery 29 • HelloGiggles' • PureWow • Newsday AMNewYork

The Ultimate...


Grassroots Baseball

by Jean Fruth Sports Publishing (June 11, 2019)

In Grassroots Baseball: Where Legends Begin, photographer Jean Fruth features more than 250 of the best images from all levels of the amateur game in various US cities, as well as several hotbeds of baseball...


PEOPLE Celebrating Beatlemania

K-POP A To Z

by Bina Lee Racehorse (February 05, 2019)

Everything You Could Possibly Need to Know about Korean Pop Music!

K-POP is popping up everywhere! Korea’s infectious and high-energy pop music and entertainment scene is a relatively young phenomenon in the...


LIFE The Godfather

Teaching Graphic Design History

by Steven Heller Allworth (June 18, 2019)

An Examination of the Practice Through the Years

Teaching the history of graphic design cannot simply be outlined by dates nor confined by places, but is defined by concepts and philosophies, as well as those...


Red Lipstick

by Rachel Felder Harper Design (April 09, 2019)

A unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world’s most iconic lip shade, jam-packed with entertaining stories, anecdotes, little-known facts, quotes,...


Dressing Barbie

by Carol Spencer Harper Design (March 12, 2019)

A legendary fashion designer for Barbie shares the story of her adventures working behind-the-scenes at Mattel, and spotlights the creations that transformed the world’s most famous doll into a style icon...


Elvis in Vegas

by Richard Zoglin Simon & Schuster (July 23, 2019)

The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time.

The conventional wisdom is that Las Vegas is what destroyed Elvis Presley, launching him on a downward...


Persistently Postwar

by Blai Guarné, Artur Lozano-Méndez & Dolores P. Martinez Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

From melodramas to experimental documentaries to anime, mass media in Japan constitute a key site in which the nation’s social memory is articulated, disseminated, and contested. Through a series of stimulating...


Lettering for Planners

by Jillian Reece & Jordan Truster Mango (March 15, 2019)

An easy guide to modern calligraphy and hand lettering

Fans of Creative Lettering and Beyond and The Complete Book of Lettering will love Lettering for Planners

Calligraphy for your journal aesthetic: Beautiful...


Designology

by Dr. Sally Augustin Mango (February 14, 2019)

Dr. Sally Augustin helps people design spaces that are much more than just clean or clutter-free--it helps them design spaces to support their deepest goals. It's a mind-opening new way of working with the space...


Keep Going

by Austin Kleon Workman Publishing Company (April 02, 2019)

Keep Working. Keep Playing. Keep Creating.

In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work!, both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed...


Screening Art

by Séan Allan Berghahn Books (February 01, 2019)

With internationalist aspirations and wide-ranging historical perspectives, East German films about artists and their work became hotly contested spaces in which filmmakers could look beyond the GDR and debate...


Dreaming with Open Eyes

by Ayana O. Smith University of California Press (January 29, 2019)

Dreaming with Open Eyes examines visual symbolism in late seventeenth-century Italian opera, contextualizing the genre amid the broad ocularcentric debates emerging at the crossroads of the early modern period...