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  • War And Peace: The Original Unabridged and Complete Edition (A Leo Tolstoy Classics)

    by Leo Tolstoy ...
    "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy is an epic novel set during the Napoleonic wars in Russia. It follows various characters whose lives are shaped by the tumultuous period. Tolstoy explores the profound connection between war and peace, blending personal stories with historical events and offering insights into human nature and the futility of conflict. Tolstoy's masterpiece, "War and Peace," examines ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Steal Like an Artist

    10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

    by Austin Kleon ...
    Series series Austin Kleon
    Unlock your creativity.An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life**.**Nothing is original, so embrace influence, school yourself through the work of others, remix and reimagine to discover your own path. Follow interests wherever they take you ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Erotic Fantasy

    Numerous and diverse points of view come together in this work, demonstrating the multiple aspects that sexuality can present. If nothing is more natural than sexual desire, it is nothing less than the forms by which this desire is expressed and found to satisfy. This book invites you on a special journey, into the universe of emotion, of pleasure and desire. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Words for Pictures

    The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

    Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. Words for Pictures provides a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Alchemy

    The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life

    **HOW DOES MAGIC HAPPEN?The Ogilvy advertising legend—“one of the leading minds in the world of branding” (NPR)—explores the art and science of conjuring irresistible products and ideas."Sutherland, the legendary Vice Chairman of Ogilvy, uses his decades of experience to dissect human spending behavior in an insanely entertaining way. Alchemy combines scientific research with hilarious stories and ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • Circular Fashion

    Making the Fashion Industry Sustainable

    by Peggy Blum ...
    Creating sustainable fashion has never been more important. Circular Fashion provides an accessible, practical, and holistic approach to this key topic for anyone studying fashion.This introductory text to sustainability in fashion includes best practice case studies and profiles of key companies such as Patagonia, Veja, Christopher Raeburn, and Stella McCartney. It begins with an overview of the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Well-Tended Perennial Garden

    The Essential Guide to Planting and Pruning Techniques, Third Edition

    “This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice.” —Real SimpleWhether you are a new gardener or a green thumb, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is here to help you successfully plan, plant, and tend your garden. This hardworking guide includes thorough details on the essential practices of perennial care—included deadheading, pinching, and thinning—along with growing information for ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Missing Middle Housing

    Thinking Big and Building Small to Respond to Today’s Housing Crisis

    Today, there is a tremendous mismatch between the available housing stock in the US and the housing options that people want and need. The post-WWII, auto-centric, single-family-development model no longer meets the needs of residents. Urban areas in the US are experiencing dramatically shifting household and cultural demographics and a growing demand for walkable urban living.Missing Middle ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

  • Brunelleschi's Dome

    How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

    by Ross King ...
    The New York Times bestselling, award winning story of the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it.On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....shall do ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Red Thread

    The Red Thread is the definitive work on Larry Gottheim, a key figure in the history of American experimental film.Gottheim's account of the evolution of his work over the decades provide an extraordinary window onto the development of the art form in America in the late 20th century. His own account of his lifelong exploration of the boundaries of cinematic perception is here combined with the ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Powerful Watercolor Landscapes

    Tools for Painting with Impact

    Banish boring watercolors forever! This guide gives you the "power tools" you need to transform dull, flat landscapes into robust, colorful expressions of your artistic vision. Each chapter focuses on a specific strategy for tackling tough challenges, complete with inspiring examples, hands-on demonstrations and instructional diagrams to make these strategies easy and fun to learn. Following this ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Horses in the American West

    Portrayals by Twenty-Four Artists

    Series series American Wests, sponsored by West Texas A&M University
    Images of working cowhands and their horses loom large in the mind’s eye of many who love the American West. Those same images form the heart and soul of this lavishly illustrated book, which captures the viewpoints, values, and observations of twenty-four respected contemporary artists. The artists’ own words illuminate the painting, sculpture, photography, and drawings of these award-winning, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Perfect Fit

    Creative Work in the Global Shoe Industry

    The Perfect Fit shows us how globalization works through the many people and places involved in making women’s shoes.We know a lot about how clothing and shoes are made cheaply, but very little about the process when they are made beautifully. In The Perfect Fit, Claudio E. Benzecry looks at the craft that goes into designing shoes for women in the US market, revealing that this creative process ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Heaven on the Hudson

    Mansions, Monuments, and Marvels of Riverside Park

    Winner, Victorian Society in America Book AwardA colorful tale of a singular New York City neighborhood and the personalities who make it specialTo outsiders or East Siders, Riverside Park and Riverside Drive may not have the star status of Fifth Avenue or Central Park West. But at the city’s westernmost edge, there is a quiet and beauty like nowhere else in all of New York. There are miles of ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • The Just City

    "The just city is one in which equity, democracy, and diversity are important considerations. This is in contrast with the city as growth machine. Fainstein examines three cities: New York, London, and Amsterdam. She provides a history of post–World War II planning and then focuses on fairly recent cases of development in each. Her goals, though modest, are important if growing inequality in urban ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Portfolio: Beginning Color Mixing

    Tips and techniques for mixing vibrant colors and cohesive palettes

    Series series Portfolio
    Learn the core concepts and techniques for mixing any color your palette needs with Beginning Color Mixing.Perfect for aspiring, beginning, and intermediate artists, this guide's concept- and technique-driven approach makes this challenging subject approachable for artists of any skill level.Loaded with techniques on how to use and create color for vivid artwork, Beginning Color Mixing explains ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Fundamentals of Watercolour Landscapes

    Paintings for all seasons

    by Keith Fenwick ...
    Learning to paint is fun, and it's easier than you think. This book will save you many years of learning, by providing a simplified approach to painting watercolours. All the techniques you'll need are explained and demonstrated by inspirational teacher Keith Fenwick, who takes you through the processes in easy stages.The comprehensive content includes:• Easy to follow stage-by-stage ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Geometry of Love

    Space, Time, Mystery, and Meaning in an Ordinary Church

    A “delightful” tour of Rome’s St. Agnes Outside the Walls, examining the stories, rituals, and architecture of this seventeen-hundred-year-old building (The Christian Science Monitor).In The Geometry of Love, acclaimed author Margaret Visser, the preeminent “anthropologist of everyday life,” takes on the living history of the ancient church of St. Agnes. Examining every facet of the building, from ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Tattoo Machine

    Tall Tales, True Stories, and My Life in Ink

    by Jeff Johnson ...
    As the proprietor of the legendary Sea Tramp Tattoo Company, in Portland, Oregon, Jeff Johnson has inked gangbangers, age-defying moms, and sociopaths; he’s defused brawls and tended delicate egos. In Tattoo Machine, Johnson illuminates a world where art, drama, and commerce come together in highly entertaining theater. A tattoo shop is no longer a den of outcasts and degenerates, but a place ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Stitches

    by Junji Ito ...
    Series series Junji Ito
    A tumor shaped like a man’s face slowly moves across a woman’s body. The sea shoots glowing balls into the sky, much to the distress of beachgoers. And a girl dressed up for a holiday has no eyes, no nose, nothing—her face is a total blank.Hirokatsu Kihara pens true stories of unsolved mysteries, stitched together with page after page of Junji Ito’s original illustrations in this collection of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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  • Draw What You See Not What You Think You See: Learn How to Draw for Beginners

    Does drawing ability seem restricted to the ‘gifted’ where others would appear afflicted with picture dyslexia or a crippling lack of confidence in drawing? This book (now with large images for tablets) might help those wishing to learn to draw.Designed to help build confidence in drawing, this book begins at the beginning, not with an exercise on how to draw a potted plant. Preliminary chapters ... Read more

    $3.50 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • At Home

    A Short History of Private Life

    by Bill Bryson ...
    In these pages, the beloved Bill Bryson gives us a fascinating history of the modern home, taking us on a room-by-room tour through his own house and using each room to explore the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up in our home, in the paint, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Mountain House

    Studies in Elevated Design

    A photographic study of more than twenty houses and the mountain landscapes, from alpine forests to urban peaks, that embrace them.Spanning continents and climates, the twenty homes presented in interior designer Nina Freudenberger’s latest book challenge and expand the idea of what a mountain house might be. Artist retreats in Morocco’s High Atlas and the snowy folds of the Engadine Valley in ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The User's Journey

    Storymapping Products That People Love

    by Donna Lichaw ...
    Like a good story, successful design is a series of engaging moments structured over time. The User’s Journey will show you how, when, and why to use narrative structure, technique, and principles to ideate, craft, and test a cohesive vision for an engaging outcome. See how a “story first” approach can transform your product, feature, landing page, flow, campaign, content, or product strategy. ... Read more

    $28.99 USD