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  • A Little History of Music
    Philip, Robert
    A lively, engaging guide to music around the world, from prehistory to the present Human beings have always made music. Music can move us and tell stories of faith, struggle, or love. It is common to all cultures across the world. But how has it changed over the millennia? Robert Philip explores the extraordinary history of music in all its forms, from our earliest ancestors to...

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  • Art of Colour, The
    Grovier, Kelly
    As featured on BBC WorldwideA captivating new history of art told through the storied biographies of colors and pigmentsIn this refreshing approach to the history of color, Kelly Grovier takes readers on an exciting search for the intriguing and unusual. In Grovier’s telling, a color’s connotations are never fixed but are endlessly evolving. Knowledge of a pigment and its histo...

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  • Look at the Lights, My Love
    Ernaux, Annie
    A revelatory meditation on class and consumer culture, from 2022 Nobel laureate Annie ErnauxFor half a century, the French writer Annie Ernaux has transgressed the boundaries of what stories are considered worth telling, what subjects worth exploring. In this probing meditation, Ernaux turns her attention to the phenomenon of the big-box superstore, a ubiquitous feature of mode...

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  • Wounded Storyteller, The
    Hoffmann, E. T. A.
    E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776–1822) was one of the greatest German Romantic authors of fantasy and a pioneer in the genre we now call Gothic horror. His innovative stories explore ideas of madness, genius, doppelgängers, artificial intelligence, and the boundaries between realities and dreams. Artist Natalie Frank and leading fairy-tale scholar Jack Zipes have joined forces in this l...

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  • Chloé
    Stoppard, Lou
    The brilliance of the house of Chloé is on full view in this panorama of catwalk photography, celebrating the brand’s seventy years of collections by leading designers including founder Gaby Aghion, Karl Lagerfeld, Phoebe Philo, and Stella McCartneyThis in-depth publication celebrates the glamor and sophistication of the house of Chloé. The book’s chapters follow the developmen...

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  • Lives of the Gods
    Pillsbury, Joanne (ed.)
    This engaging exploration of the Maya pantheon introduces readers to the complex stories of Mesoamerican divinity through the stunning carvings, ceramics, and metalwork of the Classic period Focusing on the period between A.D. 250 and 900, Lives of the Gods...

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  • Atlas of AI
    Crawford, Kate
    What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of research, award-winning scholar Kate Crawford reveals how AI is a technology of extraction: from the minerals drawn from the earth, to the labor pulled from low-wage information workers, ...

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  • Why Marx Was Right
    Eagleton, Terry
    In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the most common objections to Marxism—that it leads to political tyranny, that it reduces everything to the economic, that it is a form of historical determinism, and so on—he demonstrates in each case what a woeful travesty of Marx's own though...

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  • Jasper Johns and Edward Munch
    Ravenal, John
    At a crucial point midway through his career, American painter and printmaker Jasper Johns (b. 1930) looked to the art of Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) for inspiration. Munch’s innovative working methods and defining themes of love, anxiety, illness, and death infused Johns’s work with new meaning, allowing him a broadened range of expression that propelled h...

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  • Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style
    Gautier, Jerome
    Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (1883-1971) was undoubtedly the most influential fashion designer of the 20th century. Her clothes and accessories have remained perennially chic, and her legendary fashion house continues to exert a powerful sway over today's designers. Jérôme Gautier tells the story of Chanel's iconic style through hundreds of images, many taken by the leading ...

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  • Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the...
    Cole, Michael W.
    In late 1504 and early 1505, Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence’s City Hall. Leonardo was to depict a historic battle between Florence and Milan, Michelangelo one between Florence and Pisa. Though neither project was ever completed, the painters’ mythic encounter ...

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  • Manus x Machina
    Bolton, Andrew
    The complex and often ambiguous relationship between the hand crafted and the machine made is examined in this intriguing look at the ever-changing world of fashion and taste. Manus x Machina traces styles of dress from one-of-a-kind works and haute couture created by highly skilled artisans, through the introduction of industrial manufacturing, to extraordinary recent technolo...

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  • A Little History Of Philosophy
    Warburton, Nigel
    Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. These were the concerns of Socrates, who spent his days in the ancient Athenian marketplace asking awkward questions, disconcerting the people he met by showing them how little they genuinely understood. This engaging book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their m...

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  • Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed
    Garrels, Gary
    A penetrating reassessment of Munch’s memorable painting and profound artistic legacy This engaging book offers a fresh look at the exceptional works of Edvard Munch (1863–1944) by examining them in the light of his precarious mental state. Following a nervous breakdown in 1908, Munch underwent electroshock therapy, which prompted a marked change in his art work. The haunting S...

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  • A Little History of the World
    Gombrich, E. H.
    E. H. Gombrich's A Little History of the World, an engaging and lively book written for readers both young and old, vividly brings the full span of human experience on Earth to life, from the stone age to the atomic age. Gombrich's text paints a colorful picture of wars and conquests; of grand works of art; of the advances and limitations of science; of remarkable people and re...

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  • Devotion
    Smith, Patti
    From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, a rare and generous look into the creative process A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic—its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In this groundbreaking book, one of our culture’s beloved artists offers a de...

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  • The American Pre-Raphaelites
    Ferber, Linda S. / Anderson, Nancy K. / Barringer, Tim / Waggoner, Diane / Simon, Janice
    An illuminating look at how the Pre-Raphaelite movement was embraced by a group of vanguard American artistsBringing together insights from a distinguished group of scholars, this beautiful book analyzes the history and historiography of the American Pre-Raphaelites, and how the movement made its way from England to America. Led by Thomas Charles Farrer-an English expatriate an...

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  • Tintoretto
    Echols, Robert (Ed) / Frederick Ilchman (Ed)
    Published on the 500th anniversary of Tintoretto's birth, this unprecedented publication celebrates one of Renaissance Italy's greatest paintersJacopo Tintoretto (1518 or 1519-1594) was known for the remarkable energy of his work. His contemporary Giorgio Vasari described him as the "most extraordinary brain that painting has ever produced." Considered to be one of the three gr...

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  • Bald
    Critchley, Simon
    The moderator of the New York Times' Stone column and the author of numerous books on everything from Greek tragedy to David Bowie, Simon Critchley has been a strong voice in popular philosophy for more than a decade. This volume brings together thirty-five essays, originally published in the Times, on a wide range of topics, from the dimensions of Plato's academy and the myste...

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  • A Little History of Religion
    Holloway, Richard
    Written for those with faith and for those without-and especially for younger readers-A Little History of Religion sweeps us through the story of religion in our world, from the dawn of religious belief to the present.An emphathetic yet discerning guide to the enduring importance of faith, Richard Holloway introduces us to the history and beliefs of the major world religions-Ju...

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  • A Little History of Poetry
    Carey, John
    What is poetry? If music is sound organized in a particular way, poetry is a way of organizing language. It is language made special so that it will be remembered and valued. It does not always work—over the centuries countless thousands of poems have been forgotten. But this Little History is about some that have not. John Carey tells the stories behind the world’s greatest po...

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  • A Little History of Science
    Bynum, William
    A spirited volume on the great adventures of science throughout history, for curious readers of all agesScience is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world and harness its power. From ancient Greek...

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  • 100 Poets
    Carey, John
    A poem seems a fragile thing. Change a word and it is broken. But poems outlive empires and survive the devastation of conquests. Celebrated author John Carey here presents a uniquely valuable anthology of verse based on a simple principle: select the one-hundred greatest poets from across the centuries, and then choose their finest poems.Ranging from Homer and Sappho to Donne ...

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  • Critical Revolutionaries
    Eagleton, Terry
    Terry Eagleton looks back across sixty years to an extraordinary critical milieu that transformed the study of literatureBefore the First World War, traditional literary scholarship was isolated from society at large. In the years following, a younger generation of critics came to the fore. Their work represented a reaction to the impoverishment of language in a commercial, uti...

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  • Why Architecture Matters
    Paul Goldberger
    "Architecture begins to matter," writes Paul Goldberger, "when it brings delight and sadness and perplexity and awe along with a roof over our heads." In Why Architecture Matters, he shows us how that works in examples ranging from a small Cape Cod cottage to the vast, flowing Prairie houses of Frank Lloyd Wright, from the Lincoln Memorial to the Guggenheim Bilbao. He eloquentl...

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  • Master and His Emissary, The
    McGilchrist, Iain
    A pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture-"one of the few contemporary works deserving classic status" (Nicholas Shakespeare, The Times, London)"Persuasively argues that our society is suffering from the consequences of an over-dominant left hemisphere losing touch with its natur...

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  • Scene of the Crime
    Modiano, Patrick
    In his acclaimed semi-autobiographical novella Suspended Sentences, Patrick Modiano recounted a dramatic season in his childhood, of the home he shared with sinister surrogate parents, the mysterious events that took place there, and an infamous heist that was never solved. In Scene of the Crime, Modiano conjures the aftermath of those years. A decade has passed, and Jean Bosma...

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  • Seeing Mexico photographed
    Folgarait, Leon

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  • Tvllio lombardo

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  • A Little History of the World
    Gombrich, E.H. / Harper, Clifford (il.)

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