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Rescue Cats

by Susannah Maynard Amherst Media (June 15, 2018)

Award-winning photographer Tracy Sweeney presents a joyous celebration of children. The author has artfully crafted a collection of whimsical images of children in play and reverie. Join her in exploring the...


Music Wars

by John C. Hajduk Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

In the mid-twentieth century, certain elements of the American popular music industry (publishers, recording companies, and broadcasters) began to redefine their product as something more than mere entertainment....


Shakespeare and Realism

by Josy Miller, Peter Lichtenfels, Sam Kolodezh & Bryan Reynolds et al. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 15, 2018)

This collection of essays examines the works of the most famous writer of plays in the English language within the most culturally pervasive genre in which they are performed. Though Realist productions of Shakespeare...


Readings in Database Systems, Fifth Edition

by Peter Bailis (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Readings in Database Systems (commonly known as the "Red Book") has offered readers an opinionated take on both classic and cutting-edge research in the field of data management since 1988. This is the Fifth...


Roman Mosaics in the J. Paul Getty Museum

by Alexis Belis J. Paul Getty Trust (January 30, 2018)

With an introduction by Christine Kondoleon, and contributions by Nicole Budrovich, Kenneth Lapatin, and Sean Leatherbury

In Roman decor, elaborate mosaics transformed entire rooms into spectacular settings of...


The Shape of Design

by Frank Chimero Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The Shape of Design is a short, accessible book about the creative process & the intersection of storytelling, craft & improvisation.

The Shape of Design is a map of the road where we dance rather than a blueprint...


The Bases of Design

by Walter Crane Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A survey of design culminating up to Crane's own aesthetic principles, with hundreds of illustrations. A standard work focusing on the development of aesthetic design, dedicated to Charles Rowley, head of the...


Linked Data Patterns

by Leigh Dodds L. Dodds, I. Davis (January 30, 2018)

This book attempts to add to the steadily growing canon of reference documentation relating to Linked Data. Linked Data is a means of publishing web-native data using standards like HTTP, URIs and RDF. The book...


I'll Be There For You: The ultimate book for Friends fans everywhere

by Kelsey Miller HQ (October 23, 2018)

‘Funny, enlightening and incredibly well-researched’ Emerald Street Over twenty years since its low-profile debut and Friends is the most streamed show on UK Netflix. But has it stood the test of time? Are...


An Invitation to Dream

by Workman Publishing Workman Publishing Company (September 04, 2018)

Like a soothing bedtime voyage, this book combines gorgeous photographs and peaceful quotes to send readers off on an evening of deep, dream-filled sleep.

 

Leave the busyness of the day behind and enter a...


Gardenlust

by Christopher Woods Timber Press (September 25, 2018)

“A beautiful tour through some of the loveliest gardens in the world!” —Peter H. Raven, President Emeritus at Missouri Botanical Garden

A steep hillside oasis in Singapore, a garden distinguished by shape...


Burning Down the Haus

by Tim Mohr Algonquin Books (September 11, 2018)

“A thrilling and essential social history that details the rebellious youth movement that helped change the world.” —Rolling Stone

“Original and inspiring . . . Mr. Mohr has writ­ten an im­por­tant...


Handmade Houseplants

by Corrie Beth Hogg & Christine Han Timber Press (September 04, 2018)

“Fake plants were never so appealing.” —Booklist starred review

In Handmade Houseplants, expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water option for your urban jungle: plants made from...


The Oral History Workshop

by Cynthia Hart & Lisa Samson Workman Publishing Company (August 28, 2018)

We all know that we should ask now, before it's too late, before the stories are gone forever. But knowing and doing are two different things.

Cynthia Hart, author of Cynthia Hart's Scrapbook Workshop, shows...


Born to Dance

by Jordan Matter Workman Publishing Company (October 16, 2018)

A New York Times bestseller!

“In Jordan Matter’s photos, dancers make all the world their stage.” —New York Times

 

From Jordan Matter, YouTube star and New York Times–bestselling author of Dancers...


Project management for instructional designers

by David Wiley Wiley, et al (March 22, 2018)

"Project Management for Instructional Designers (PM4ID) is -- as the name suggests -- a book about project management tailored specifically for instructional designers. This book is a revise / remix of a pre-existing,...


Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

by Duane Tudahl & Questlove Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 15, 2018)

Featuring even more groundbreaking, never-before-heard stories, the expanded edition of Duane Tudahl's book pulls back the paisley curtain to reveal the untold story of Prince’s rise from cult favorite to...


English Cathedrals: England’s magnificent cathedrals and abbeys (Collins Little Books)

by Historic Uk Collins (October 04, 2018)

A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.

Historical background and architectural details for...


Crusoe, the Worldly Wiener Dog

by Ryan Beauchesne St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2018)

The New York Times bestselling and 2018 Animal Star People's Choice Award-winning popular blogger, internet sensation Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund returns with a beautiful and whimsical book full of heartwarming...


Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite

by Roger Daltrey Henry Holt and Co. (October 23, 2018)

The frontman of one of the greatest bands of all time tells the story of his rise from nothing to rock 'n' roll megastar, and his wild journey as the voice of The Who.

“It’s taken me three years to unpack...


Fryderyk Chopin

by Dr. Alan Walker Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2018)

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. The Sunday Times (U.K.) Classical Music Book of 2018 and one of The Economist's Best Books of 2018.

"A magisterial portrait." --Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New...


The Making of Planet of the Apes

by Jonathan Rinzler Harper Design (October 23, 2018)

FOREWORD BY FRASER HESTON

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Planet of the Apes, the classic science-fiction film from 1968, The Making of Planet of the Apes tells the film and offers exclusive, never-before-seen...


Vivian Maier: The Color Work

by Colin Westerbeck Harper Design (November 06, 2018)

The first definitive monograph of color photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier.

Photographer Vivian Maier’s allure endures even though many details of her life continue to remain a mystery....


Gordon Stretton, Black British Transoceanic Jazz Pioneer

by Michael Brocken & Jeff Daniels Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This extensively researched text concerning the life and career of Liverpool-born Black jazz musician Gordon Stretton not only contributes to the important debate concerning the transoceanic pathways of jazz...


Heinrich Neuhaus

by Maria Razumovskaya University of Rochester Press (September 28, 2018)

Heinrich Neuhaus (1888-1964) was one of the most charismatic and sought after pianist-pedagogues of the twentieth century, earning a formidable reputation in the West as one of the pillars of Russianpianism...


And the Shark, He Has Teeth

by Ernst Josef Aufricht, Benjamin Bloch & Marc Silberman Camden House (September 15, 2018)

This is the first English translation of the memoirs of the great German-Jewish theater producer Ernst Josef Aufricht (in German 1966, rpt. 1998). The title alludes to Brecht and Weill's ThreepennyOpera, the...


Mad Scenes and Exit Arias

by Heidi Waleson Henry Holt and Co. (October 02, 2018)

From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went bankrupt—and what it means for the future of the arts

In October 2013, the arts world...


The Frog Whisperer

by Lisa Cuchara & Tom Cuchara Amherst Media (July 15, 2018)

Biomedical sciences professor Lisa Cuchara fell head-over-heels in love with frogs the first time she and her photographer husband Tom were invited to photograph a red-eyed tree frog. Before long, the couple...


Let the Good Times Roll

by Kenney Jones St. Martin's Press (September 25, 2018)

The long-awaited memoir of the legendary drummer's life and times in the bands Small Faces, Faces, and The Who.

From the Mod revolution and the British Invasion of the 1960s, through the psychedelic era of the...


Music and Religious Change among Progressive Jews in London

by Ruth Illman Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This book analyses religion and change in relation to music within the context of contemporary progressive Judaism. It argues that music plays a central role as a driving force for religious change, comprising...


The Double Act

by Andrew Roberts The History Press (November 01, 2018)

The double act has been at the heart of British entertainment for over 150 years, yet there has never been a book detailing how this form of comedy continues to develop. From music hall turns such as Flanagan...


So You Want to Sing the Blues

by Eli Yamin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2018)

So You Want to Sing the Blues shines a light on the history and vibrant modern life of blues song. Eli Yamin explores those essential elements that make the blues sound authentic and guides readers of all backgrounds...


Hokum!

by Rob King University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

Hokum!, the first book to take a comprehensive view of short-subject slapstick comedy in the early sound era, challenges the received wisdom that sound destroyed the slapstick tradition. Author Rob King explores...


National Youth Theatre Monologues

by Michael Bryher Nick Hern Books (September 10, 2018)

An invaluable new collection of audition speeches drawn from material produced by world-leading youth arts organisation the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

Edited by NYT Associate Artist Michael Bryher,...


William Simmonds

by Jessica Douglas-Home Unicorn (September 03, 2018)

This book uncovers the work of sculptor William Simmonds, one of the forgotten originals of the Arts and Crafts movement. Inspired by his pastoral surroundings in the Cotswolds, he played a particularly vital...


Viscous Expectations

by Cara Judea Alhadeff Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Orchestrating text and color photography through the lens of vulnerability, Viscous Expectations explores embodied democracy as the intersection of technology, aesthetics, eroticism, and ethnicity. Cara Judea...


Hugs from Obama

by M. Sweeney St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2018)

A photographic celebration of Obama’s warmth and compassion

America needs a hug from Obama now more than ever, and this beautiful collection of photographs and quotations showcases President Obama’s wit,...


Beyond Extreme Close-Up Photography

by Julian Cremona Crowood (September 23, 2018)

Extreme macrophotography opens up a new world for photographers, particularly biologists. By photographing subjects way beyond just life size magnifications, this book takes you a step closer to the very cells...


Theatrical Scenic Art

by Emma Troubridge Crowood (August 23, 2018)

Theatrical Scenic Art is a detailed guide to the creative process of painting and preparing scenery for theatre. The book offers key insights into the role of the scenic artist, detailing the process from planning,...


Mime the Gap

by Richard Knight Crowood (August 23, 2018)

Mime the Gap: Techniques in Mime and Movement explores the physicality of movement in storytelling, offering new ideas about acting and performance, whilst encouraging a contemporary resurgence of this traditional...


Nikon

by Brian Long Crowood (August 23, 2018)

This book is much more than just a history of the high-quality cameras and lenses that have made the Nikon brand a household name; it is also a chronicle of the birth of this most famous of Japanese photography...


Transglobal Fashion Narratives

by Anne Peirson-Smith & Joseph H. Ii Hancock Intellect (June 22, 2018)

Everywhere we look, people are using fashion to communicate self and society—who they are, and where they belong. Transglobal Fashion Narratives presents an international, interdisciplinary analysis of those...


Been So Long

by Jorma Kaukonen & Grace Slick St. Martin's Press (August 28, 2018)

"A modern parable." —from the foreword by Grace Slick

“Jorma Kaukonen is a force in American music, equally adept at fingerpicked acoustic folk and blues as he is at wailing on an electric.” – Acoustic...


Rock and Roll Explorer Guide to New York City

by Crispin Kott, Mike Katz & Legs McNeil Globe Pequot Press (June 01, 2018)

From the churches and street corners of Harlem and The Bronx to the underground clubs of the East Village, New York City has been a musical mecca for generations, and Rock & Roll Explorer Guide to New York City...


Black Music Matters

by Ed Sarath Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Black Music Matters: Jazz and the Transformation of Music Studies is one of the first books to promote the reform of music studies with a centralized presence of jazz and black music to ground American musicians...


Camera Trapping Guide

by Janet Pesaturo Stackpole Books (September 01, 2018)

Using a specially made, inexpensive and rugged heat-detecting camera, you can view wildlife up close. Camera Trapping Guide gives you the trapping techniques and knowledge of animal behaviors so you can get...


Olivia de Havilland and the Golden Age of Hollywood

by Ellis Amburn Lyons Press (September 01, 2018)

This is classic Hollywood history as told through the life and career of one of its most

iconic actresses. The book benefits tremendously from the author's meeting with Olivia de Havilland after he was assigned...


Annie Sloan Paints Everything

by Annie Sloan CICO Books (July 11, 2018)

Decorative paint expert Annie Sloan shows how paint can transform any surface in your house.


Puppetry: How to Do It

by Meryvn Millar Nick Hern Books (July 27, 2018)

A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre – the perfect entry point for anyone looking to use puppets in their productions, to explore what puppets can do, or to develop their...


The Legacy of Tanzanian Musicians Muhidin Gurumo and Hassan Bitchuka

by Frank Gunderson & Hassan Rehani Bitchuka Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

Muhidin Maalim Gurumo and Hassan Rehani Bitchuka are two of Tanzania’s most well-known singers in the popular music genre known as muziki wa dansi (literally, 'music for dancing'), a variation of the Cuban-based...