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  • The Death of the Artist

    How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech

    A deeply researched warning about how the digital economy threatens artists' lives and work—the music, writing, and visual art that sustain our souls and societies—from an award-winning essayist and criticThere are two stories you hear about earning a living as an artist in the digital age. One comes from Silicon Valley. There's never been a better time to be an artist, it goes. If you've got a ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $6.99 USD

  • God Is Not One

    The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World--and Why Their Differences Matter

    In God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World, New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and religion scholar Stephen Prothero argues that persistent attempts to portray all religions as different paths to the same God overlook the distinct problem that each tradition seeks to solve. Delving into the different problems and solutions that Islam, Christianity, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Papillon

    “A modern classic of courage and excitement.” —The New Yorker • The source for the iconic prison-escape film starring Steve McQueenHenri Charrière, nicknamed "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he became obsessed with one goal: escape. After planning and ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • Antony Gormley on Sculpture

    One of the most exciting sculptors of our time, Antony Gormley is the creator of breathtaking public installations. Even casual fans will recognize Event Horizon, a collection of thirty-one life-size casts of the artist’s body that have been installed atop buildings in places like London’s South Bank and New York’s Madison Square, and Field, formed by tens of thousands of standing clay figurines ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Glass Eels

    by Nell Leyshon ...
    series Oberon Modern Plays
    Late August down on the Somerset levels: deep in the water and the silt, something is moving, unfurling... Suffused with the austere poetry of the West Country, Glass Eels tells the story of a girl's sexual awakening as she struggles to free herself from the shadows of her childhood and the stifling atmosphere of an all-male household. Glass Eels was produced by Hampstead Theatre and the Brewhouse ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Forever Seeing New Beauties

    The Forgotten Impressionist Mary Rogers Williams, 1857-1907

    by Eve M. Kahn ...
    The story of New England's own Mary CassattRevolutionary artist Mary Rogers Williams (1857—1907), a baker's daughter from Hartford, Connecticut, biked and hiked from the Arctic Circle to Naples, exhibited from Paris to Indianapolis, trained at the Art Students League, chafed against art world rules that favored men, wrote thousands of pages about her travels and work, taught at Smith College for ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Knit Fix

    by Lisa Kartus ...
    Dropped and twisted stitches, too-small button holes, and mis-crossed cables are only a few of the knitting dilemmas tackled in this humorous and useful guide. Beginners and seasoned knitters alike are promised that learning from mistakes improves technique and inspires personal styleâ€"and that sometimes the best solution is just to let a mistake stand. To head off problems before they start, the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • L.A. Noire

    The Collected Stories

    Edited by Rockstar Games ...
    This collection of short fiction expands on the world of a groundbreaking achievement in storytelling: Rockstar Games' interactive crime thriller L.A. Noire.1940s Hollywood, murder, deception and mystery take center stage as readers reintroduce themselves to characters seen in L.A. Noire. Explore the lives of actresses desperate for the Hollywood spotlight; heroes turned defeated men; and classic ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • You Can Draw in 30 Days

    The Fun, Easy Way to Learn to Draw in One Month or Less

    by Mark Kistler ...
    Pick up your pencil, embrace your inner artist, and learn how to draw in thirty days with this approachable step-by-step guide from an Emmy award-winning PBS host.Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent -- anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities. With Emmy award-winning, longtime PBS host Mark Kistler ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • How to Do Nothing

    Resisting the Attention Economy

    by Jenny Odell ...
    ** A New York Times Bestseller **NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: Time • The New Yorker • NPR • GQ • Elle • Vulture • Fortune • Boing Boing • The Irish Times • The New York Public Library • The Brooklyn Public Library**"A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging politica... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Learn to Earn from Printmaking

    by Susan Yeates ...
    Learn to Earn from Printmaking explores how you can turn a relaxing and creative hobby into an enjoyable small business enterprise. It will take your creative printmaking skills and teach you all you need to know about selling your work, marketing yourself and your business, teaching successful courses and creating a life where being a printmaker pays the bills (or at least your materials bill!) ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • All The Little Things

    A tense and gripping thriller with an unforgettable ending

    by Sarah Lawton ...
    Never trust anyone. Never trust yourself.Rachel has made poor decisions in the past, but she has always tried her best for her daughter. When Vivian needed a fresh start, Rachel didn’t hesitate to move them far from London. She just wishes she could shake the nagging doubt that Vivian is hiding something.Vivian isn’t like other teenagers. On the surface she seems the same as her friends, but she ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Wabi Sabi Painting with Cold Wax

    Adding Body, Texture and Transparency to Your Art

    by Serena Barton ...
    The ancient philosophy of wabi-sabi honors the imperfect, the transitory and the humble. Cold wax is a perfect vehicle for artists wishing to explore this aesthetic. In this guide, you'll learn how to use this incredibly malleable medium--in combination with oil paint and other mediums--to add layers of texture, atmosphere, depth and meaning to your paintings while developing a more intuitive ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • Preparing Educators for Arts Integration

    Placing Creativity at the Center of Learning

    This resource examines professional development approaches from across the United States to help schools and allied arts groups integrate the arts into an already crowded K–12 curriculum. The authors document the purposes and structures of a broad spectrum of current efforts and programs. Several of these programs have been in place for decades, thus demonstrating their sustainability and ... Read more

    $34.99 USD

  • Starting Your Career as an Artist

    A Guide for Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, and Other Visual Artists

    series Starting Your Career
    Starting Your Career as an Artist is a comprehensive manual full of sound advice for artists seeking to advance their professional careers. Veteran art career professionals Angie Wojak and Stacy Miller show aspiring artists how to evaluate their goals, create a plan of action, and use their talents to build a productive life in the art world. Chapters cover topics essential to the emerging artist, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • 50 Ways to Wear a Scarf

    “A whimsical new TIY (tie-it-yourself) book full of drawings and directions showing how to create head wraps, neck knots and more.” —The Washington PostFrom the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are fifty scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood. Jaunty illustrations break down each step so stylistas can wrap, loop, and get out the door looking perfectly ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Judgment of Paris

    The Revolutionary Decade that Gave the World Impressionism

    by Ross King ...
    With a novelist's skill and the insight of an historian, bestselling author Ross King recalls a seminal period when Paris was the artistic center of the world, and the rivalry between Meissonier and Manet.The Judgment of Paris chronicles the dramatic decade between two famous exhibitions-the scandalous Salon des Refuses in 1863 and the first Impressionist showing in 1874-set against the rise and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Introducing Postmodernism

    A Graphic Guide

    series Graphic Guides
    What connects Marliyn Monroe, Disneyworld, "The Satanic Verses" and cyber space? Answer: Postmodernism. But what exactly is postmodernism?This Graphic Guide explains clearly the maddeningly enigmatic concept that has been used to define the world's cultural condition over the last three decades.Introducing Postmodernism tracks the idea back to its roots by taking a tour of some of the most extreme ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • My Revision Notes: Pearson Edexcel A Level Design and Technology (Product Design)

    Exam board: EdexcelLevel: A-levelSubject: Design and TechnologyFirst teaching: September 2017First exams: Summer 2019Target success in Edexcel A-level Design and Technology (Product Design) with our proven formula for effective, structured revision. Key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students ... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Continuous Discovery Habits

    Discover Products that Create Customer Value and Business Value

    by Teresa Torres ...
    "If you haven't had the good fortune to be coached by a strong leader or product coach, this book can help fill that gap and set you on the path to success."- Marty CaganHow do you know that you are making a product or service that your customers want? How do you ensure that you are improving it over time? How do you guarantee that your team is creating value for your customers in a way that ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • An Illustrated Guide to AI Prompt Mastery

    for MidJourney, DALL-E, NightCafe, Deep Dream Generator, and More

    by Jack Wylder ...
    The history of art is the history of civilization itself. With the rise of computers, it wasn’t long before humans began to explore using them to generate artwork. Using artificial intelligence to generate random artwork within set parameters began back in at least 1973 and has slowly been growing in complexity and ability. Recent breakthroughs have resulted in millions of eager users now racing ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Anatomy of Type

    A Graphic Guide to 100 Typefaces

    by Stephen Coles ...
    The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two acknowledged pros in the font design world—The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font geeks in mind, graphically and visually expanding on the current ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Complete Paintings of Gustav Klimt (Delphi Classics)

    Book 8 - Delphi Masters of Art
    The Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt was a founding member of the Vienna Secession, whose celebrated paintings and murals are widely regarded as modern masterpieces of twentieth century art. The Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing digital readers to explore the works of the world’s greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Complete Works of Jane Austen (In One Volume)

    Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady ... Sandition, and the Complete Juvenilia

    The Complete Works of Jane Austen includes all six novels, and Austen's shorter works; Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sandition, and her complete Juvenilia. Jane Austen is famous for her six novels, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. Her works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely ... Read more

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