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Paper artist and teacher Helen Hiebert compiles a one-of-kind collection of 40 unique projects, each using just one sheet of paper.
In this beautiful book, master repairer, Molly Martin, champions the value of slow and sustainable fashion and the psychological benefits that go with it
For Molly Martin, it all started with a pair of socks. Her favorite pair.
A structured cable knitting course from the basics to the complex to make fabulous projects.
Building on the success of the original volume, this revised edition of The Ceramics Bible features new techniques, terms, images, and artist profiles—as well as the tried-and-true step-by-step instruction and comprehensiveness that students, instructors, artists, and collectors have all come to appreciate.
“We have performed side-by-side on the global stage through half a century…. In Lightning Striking, Lenny Kaye has illuminated ten facets of the jewel called rock and roll from a uniquely personal and knowledgeable perspective.”
From one of the most lyrically gifted and socially conscious rappers of the past twenty years, Vibrate Higher is a firsthand account of hip-hop as a political force
A surprising, enlightening series of conversations that shed new light on the music and career of "our greatest living composer" (New York Times)
Nirvana, the White Stripes, Hole, the Hives--all sprang from an underground music scene where similarly raw bands, enjoying various degrees of success and luck, played for throngs of fans in venues ranging from dive bars to massive festivals, but were mostly ignored by a music industry focused on mega-bands and shiny pop stars.
Celebrated photographer Elliott Landy presents an intimate look at the legendary female singer-songwriter, Janis Joplin. Landy's iconic images of Janis, both on the road and in concert, capture and preserve her pure essence as well as her onstage magnificence. Photographs of Janis Joplin: On the Road & On Stage features beautifully reproduced large format images, many never before published.
Exploring how artists at midcentury addressed the social issues of their day—from Jacob Lawrence to Elizabeth Catlett, Rose Piper to Charles White
This timely book surveys the varied ways in which Black American artists responded to the political, social, and economic climate of the United States from the time of the Great Depression through the landmark Brown v.
A fresh edition of the sustainable design pioneer Victor Papanek’s classic and ever-relevant book examining the important role of design in combating climate change.
Learn how to dramatically reduce the waste you produce—and your stress levels—one sanity-saving step at a time in this accessible, practical guide from the creator of The Zero Waste Collective.
From one of our most widely admired art critics comes a bold and timely manifesto reaffirming the independence of all the arts—musical, literary, and visual—and their unique and unparalleled power to excite, disturb, and inspire us.
A stunning array of rustic and charming treehouses from around the world for inspiration and for those who fantasize about getting away from it all.
This beautiful book explores the beloved writer’s achievements as a storyteller, artist, and naturalist.
Nori Jemil's ground-breaking practical photography book considers not just how to get better images, but also why and when to take them. It guides you to becoming a more confident and reflective travel photographer, as well as covering all the technical knowhow needed.
In 1789, Jedidiah Morse described Newport and its environs as the "Eden of America" in the First Geography of the United States.
Mindful craft meets sustainability in creating beautiful tools and utensils to give the kitchen a personal touch
A deep—and darkly comic—dive into the nature of disasters, and the ways they shape how we think about ourselves in the world
“In this brilliant book, David Thomson tells the story of how we came to make disaster and catastrophe our best friends—how we let terror cocoon and take over our imaginations to avoid seeing the things that really frighten
Named a Best Book of 2022 by The New Yorker, Publishers Weekly, and NPR
In this genre-defying work of cultural history, the chief film critic of Slate places comedy legend and acclaimed filmmaker Buster Keaton’s unique creative genius in the context of his time.
A New Yorker Best Book of 2022 * A Time Must-Read Book of 2022 * A 2022 New York Times Holiday Gift Guide selection
“Entertaining and illuminating.”--The New Yorker * “Compulsively readable.”--New York Times * “Delicious, humane, probing.”--Vulture * “The best and most important book about acting I’ve ever read.”--Nathan Lane
A Best Book of 2021 by NPR and Esquire
From Kliph Nesteroff, “the human encyclopedia of comedy” (VICE), comes the important and underappreciated story of Native Americans and comedy.
It was one of the most reliable jokes in Charlie Hill’s stand-up routine: “My people are from Wisconsin. We used to be from New York.