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The Ugly Renaissance
The Ugly Renaissance
Written by Alexander Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536592
Our Price: $30.00
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The Ugly Renaissance
Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Written by Alexander Lee


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more 

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
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Best of Both Worlds
Museums, Libraries, and Archives in the Digital Age
Written by G. Wayne Clough


Format: eBook, 78 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $0.00

Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asks “How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?” He explains how the Smithsonian is tackling this issue in Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age.

Libraries...

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Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book Two
Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book Two
Written by Michael Dante DiMartino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616554620
Our Price: $34.99
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Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book Two

Written by Michael Dante DiMartino


Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $34.99

Go behind the scenes of the second season from the animated TV series The Legend of Korra--created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko--the smash hit sequel to their blockbuster show Avatar: The Last Airbender!

This handsome hardcover gives you an in-depth look at the creative team behind the vibrant and... Read more >
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Written by Ella Frances Sanders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607747109
Our Price: $14.99
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Lost in Translation
An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Written by Ella Frances Sanders


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $14.99

An artistic collection of more than 50 drawings featuring unique, funny, and poignant foreign words that have no direct translation into English.

Did you know that the Japanese language has a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or that there’s a Finnish word for the distance... Read more >
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The Death of Archie
The Death of Archie
Written by Paul Kupperberg, Illustrated by Fernando Ruiz, Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy and Jeff Schultz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781627389822
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The Death of Archie
A Life Celebrated
Written by Paul Kupperberg
Illustrated by Fernando Ruiz, Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy and Jeff Schultz


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.99

History is in the making in this epic finale to the acclaimed series LIFE WITH ARCHIE, as America's most beloved character makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a friend. The unthinkable happens: Archie Andrews dies!

One year later, the residents of the most welcoming town in America, where the chocolate malts... Read more >
Adventure Time Crafts
Adventure Time Crafts
Written by Cartoon Network and Chelsea Bloxsom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804185660
Our Price: $19.99
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Adventure Time Crafts
Flippin' Adorable Stuff to Make from the Land of Ooo
Written by Cartoon Network and Chelsea Bloxsom


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $19.99

With Jake the dog and Finn the human, the crafts will never end! Learn how to stitch, paint, sculpt, and crochet more than 23 projects featuring your favorite Adventure Time™ characters. You'll find designs by fans just like you for plush toys, chic jewelry, crafty home decor, and stylish fashions straight... Read more >
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Heretics and Heroes
Heretics and Heroes
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495585
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Heretics and Heroes
How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renaissance and the radical religious alterations of the Reformation.
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Pop Manga
Pop Manga
Written by Camilla D'Errico and Stephen W. Martin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307985507
Our Price: $21.99
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Pop Manga
How to Draw the Coolest, Cutest Characters, Animals, Mascots, and More
Written by Camilla D'Errico and Stephen W. Martin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $21.99

Renowned manga artist and comics creator Camilla D'Errico's beginner's guide to drawing her signature Japanese-style characters.

From comics to video games to contemporary fine art, the beautiful, wide-eyed-girl look of shoujo manga has infiltrated pop culture, and no artist's work today better exemplifies this trend than Camilla D'Errico's.  In her first instructional... Read more >
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Colored Pencil Painting Bible
Colored Pencil Painting Bible
Written by Alyona Nickelsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823099207
Our Price: $25.99
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Colored Pencil Painting Bible
Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects
Written by Alyona Nickelsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $25.99

Groundbreaking new techniques for a favorite medium



• Dazzling colors, incredible realism—with simple you-can-do-it processes!

• Author is a top colored-pencil artist

Radiant color . . . painterly finishes . . . incredible realism. With colored pencils! Artists everywhere will be dazzled by the amazing new techniques created by Alyona Nickelsen and presented in... Read more >
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