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The Book : A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

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This book is a treasure trove of knowledge for anyone who is fascinated by the art and science of bookmaking. Keith Houston takes readers on a captivating journey, revealing the secret stories hidden within the pages, covers, and bindings of our beloved books. From the ancient civilizations to the modern era, Houston's vivid illustrations and engaging narrative bring the evolution of books to life. Prepare to see books in a whole new light and gain a deeper appreciation for the intricate craftsmanship behind them.
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The Truth About Love

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The Truth About Love offers a beautifully curated collection of over 380 contradictory, yet true quotes about the many faces of love. This book is perfect for anyone ready to experience the complex, marvelous state of being in love. Its unique feature is its ability to offer an honest and insightful look at the multifaceted presence of love in our lives.

The Art of Creative Thinking

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This book is a fascinating exploration of how creativity can revolutionize our lives and the world around us. Rod Judkins, an expert in creative thinking, draws on a wide range of examples from history and various fields to inspire readers to think more confidently and innovatively. From surprising insights about the benefits of encountering obstacles to the power of embracing contradiction, this book will challenge readers to unleash their creative potential and make positive changes in their personal and professional lives. Get ready to transform your thinking and unlock the art of creative thinking!
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The "Lord of the Rings" Official Movie Guide

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The mythos, landscapes and characters that Tolkien created are nothing short of spectacular, and it has taken four decades for cinema technology to reach the necessary level of sophistication to bring them to life. Now, Peter Jackson has accomplished the extraordinary feat to make three motion pictures simultaneously to capture Tolkien's vision in its entirety.For the past several years, Peter Jackson and his team of dedicated film-makers have been working day and night to bring J.R.R. Tolkien's masterpiece of epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings, to the screen. They have filmed all over the spectacular landscapes of New Zealand, and drawn upon the skills of a small army of artists - including digital wizards, medieval weapons experts, stone sculptors, linguists, costumers, make-up designers, blacksmiths and model builders - together with a cast of internationally renowned actors, and literally thousands of extras, to make this ambitious dream come true. And the boundaries of special effects have been pushed up to, and beyond, their limits to make The Lord of the Rings Trilogy a ground-breaking, and visually stunning, cinematic experience.Designed as a celebration of the films, The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide is a lavishly illustrated behind-the-scenes guide which includes full-colour photos of the cast, locations, sets, monsters and costumes, together with exclusive interviews with Peter Jackson and all the principal cast. It also features an entertaining overview of the conception, design and filming of the trilogy over the last five years that will give the reader a privileged insight into the making of the most important movie trilogy of the decade.

An Introduction to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

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You might like this book if you're intrigued by the myriad ways culture shapes society and vice versa. John Storey provides a comprehensive roadmap to understanding the influential theories and methods that dissect popular culture. It's a thought-provoking journey that offers fresh perspectives on the often-overlooked complexities of the culture we consume daily. Whether you're a student of culture or simply curious, this book lays out a clear path to deeper insight.
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Kinfolk 42

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This book would be a good read for someone who seeks effortless inspiration and a mindful approach to creativity. Kinfolk 42 offers beautifully curated content that seamlessly combines art, design, and lifestyle. It will transport you into a world of calm and thoughtfulness, encouraging you to slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.

My Life in the Shadow World : Reflections of a Television Showrunner

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If you're captivated by the whirlwind universe of television, particularly fantasy series that resonate with young adults, you'll find yourself immersed in Todd Slavkin's personal narrative. His book lets you peek behind the curtain of showrunning, offering an authentic taste of the challenges and triumphs in the world of screen storytelling. Plus, supporting this book benefits charity, making your read a contribution to a greater cause.

Caravaggio A Life Sacred and Profane

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If you're fascinated by the blend of genius and tumult, "Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane" unravels the enigmatic existence of one such master. Andrew Graham-Dixon vividly brings to life the violent streets and passionate artistry of Renaissance Italy. His exploration into Caravaggio's dramatic use of everyday people as models for religious scenes is as illuminating as the artist's own chiaroscuro. This biography doesn't just lay bare a man's life; it ties his creations to his tempestuous reality in a narrative as gripping as the paintings themselves.

Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art

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If you've ever found yourself pondering the profound connection between beauty, art, and the human experience, "Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art" promises a thought-provoking journey. Anne Sheppard doesn't expect you to have a background in philosophy, making it accessible as she dissects the nature of what draws us to art and the nuanced ways it enriches our lives. Delving into theories of imitation, expression, and formal qualities, this book is sure to deepen your appreciation for art, from literature to the visual arts, and challenge you to consider its moral impacts.
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A Dragon Walks Into a Bar: An RPG Joke Book

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Get ready to roll on the floor laughing with "A Dragon Walks Into a Bar: An RPG Joke Book". This hilarious collection is packed with over 300 clever puns, one-liners, and classic jokes that will have both newbies and seasoned RPG enthusiasts in fits of laughter. Whether you're a D&D fanatic, a Pathfinder pro, or just love a good tabletop game, this book is your ticket to endless entertainment. So grab your d20 and get ready to share some gaming giggles with your fellow adventurers!

Love Style Life

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"Love Style Life" is for anyone wanting to dive into the realms of fashion and personal expression with a touch of French flair. Garance Doré delivers authenticity and fashion-insider know-how in equal measure, making this read a personal guidebook for cultivating your own style while being inspired by her life experiences and practical wisdom. If you adore the blend of personal memoir and practical style advice with artistic elegance, this book will resonate with you.
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Union: 50 Years of Writing from Singapore and 15 Years of Drunken Boat

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This anthology is a marvelous collection of diverse voices, seamlessly blending the vibrant literary scenes of Singapore and the US. It transcends borders, showcasing the inventive possibilities of language and connecting readers to a global moment of shared interests and concerns. With contributions from renowned authors and innovative perspectives, this book is a must-read for anyone seeking a truly immersive and enlightening literary experience.

Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age

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If you're intrigued by the deeper layers of theatre and performance art, this read is for you. It delves into how performances, especially those with political undertones, affect us on both intellectual and emotional levels. By exploring five key pieces, it offers a thoughtful look at the transformative power of performance from an ethical standpoint.

The Perfect Story

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"The Perfect Story" resonates with anyone who appreciates the intense, often isolating pursuit of artistic creation. It delves deep into the psyche of a writer willing to surrender to his craft entirely. If you've ever been captivated by the dedication it takes to create something truly remarkable, you'll find this exploration of obsession and the blurred lines between reality and fiction both unsettling and fascinating.

The Lord of the Rings The Making of the Movie Trilogy

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If you find yourself captivated by the lush scenes of Middle-earth and curious about the immense creativity and labor that went into bringing Tolkien's world to life on the silver screen, this book is your backstage pass. It's a treasure trove of insider details that offers a much closer look at the colossal endeavor of filmmaking than you'd typically get from just watching the movies. This book allows you to appreciate not just the story, but the storytelling.

It

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If you're enchanted by fashion's ever-evolving nature, Alexa Chung's "It" will feel like your stylish best friend sharing secrets. Her blend of personal anecdotes, drawings, and photographs isn't just a peek into her life; it's a source of inspiration. The authenticity oozing from the pages will resonate with you, whether you're selecting tomorrow's outfit or looking for life's musings through the lens of a fashion muse.
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Hail! Ancient Chinese

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A great read for history enthusiasts seeking insight into Ancient China's remarkable persistence in defeating foreign invaders. The book uniquely covers various dynasties, famous personalities as well as inventions and provides an interesting perspective on daily life on the Great Wall of China.

The Life of the Drama

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If theatre captivates you, Eric Bentley's "The Life of the Drama" offers insightful reflections that mirror how life itself plays out on stage. The detailed discussions invite you to revisit them, each read revealing new facets like an unfolding play. Its quality has readers returning, uncovering layers within theatre's compelling language and our very existence.
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King John And Henry VIII

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company – a fresh new edition of two of Shakespeare's most unusual and provocative historiesThis book includes:* Illuminating introductions to King John and Henry VIII by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate* The two plays – with clear explanatory notes on each page* Helpful scene-by-scene analyses and key facts about both plays * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre* Rich explorations of approaches to staging both plays featuring photographs of key productions of each The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This book presents a historical overview of two of Shakespeare's classical plays King John and Henry VIII in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading Directors – Gregory Doran, Josie Rourke and Gregory Thompson – so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible - a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death.

Art Matters : Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

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Neil Gaiman's "Art Matters" is a compelling little gem for anyone who finds solace or purpose in creativity. Its blend of Gaiman's poignant written pieces with Chris Riddell's vivid illustrations makes for not only an aesthetically pleasing read but also a manifesto that champions the freedom of expression and the critical role of libraries and imagination in society. This book could inspire you, whether you're an artist, a dreamer, or someone looking to be reminded of the transformative power of creativity.
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Do Photo: Observe. Compose. Capture. Stand out.

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This book is for anyone who wants to go beyond just taking snapshots and wants to create meaningful and impactful photographs. It teaches you to observe, compose, and capture moments with care, helping you develop a more thoughtful approach to photography. Through 10 practices honed by a professional photographer, you'll learn to connect with your subjects and craft memorable photographs. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced photographer, this book will inspire you to elevate your skills and enjoy the process of photography. So, pick up your camera and start crafting beautiful photos that truly stand out.

Home : A Short History of an Idea

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If you find yourself musing over how your home became the cozy sanctuary it is today, Witold Rybczynski's "Home: A Short History of an Idea" could give you that insight. It's not just a history lesson but a journey that connects architectural necessity to the creature comforts we often take for granted. This book peels back the layers of domestic evolution, offering a narrative that is as educational as it is enjoyable. Your appreciation for the concept of "home" will deepen with each page.
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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release)

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This book is ideal for creative professionals looking to enhance their skills in Adobe Illustrator CC. The book offers step-by-step guidance on how to create logos, illustrations, posters, and more. It also teaches how to use the Shaper tool and Live Shapes with symbols to streamline graphics creation. The book's distinguishing feature is its project-based approach and its emphasis on using modern responsive web designs. The book's online companion files feature all necessary assets and updates.

Damn Good Advice (For People with Talent!): How to Unleash Your Creative Potential by America's Master Communicator, George Lois

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$8.90

Imagine you're getting a coffee with George Lois and he's spilling all his secrets about breaking through in the creative world. It’s like getting a personal pep talk from a design titan. This book is your mentor-in-pages, stirring up that drive inside you to make your mark with boldness and originality. If that's what you're thirsty for, let Lois's wisdom fuel your creative journey.

Tutankhamun's Trumpet The Story of Ancient Egypt in 100 Objects

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If you're fascinated by the enigmatic chronicles of Ancient Egypt, "Tutankhamun's Trumpet" is a treasure trove you can't miss. Toby Wilkinson brings history alive, letting you grasp the civilization's grandeur through carefully selected objects. It's like a museum tour within a book, offering a concrete connection to the distant past that's both educational and enthralling.
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The Votive Pen: Writings on Edwin Thumboo

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This book is a must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Singapore's cultural tapestry. Through the lens of Edwin Thumboo's poetry, readers are taken on a journey that unravels the complexities of a multiracial nation grappling with its history, growth, and sense of self. Thumboo's fierce intellect and diverse influences shine through in his verses, making this collection a captivating exploration of identity, love, and purpose. Prepare to be enchanted by Thumboo's ability to seamlessly blend personal emotions with larger societal narratives, leaving readers with a profound appreciation for the power of poetry to shed light on the human experience. It's a book that will leave you questioning and reflecting long after you've turned the last page.
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The Inspiratorium - A Space For The Curious

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Recommendation: - This book is a treasure trove of diverse and intriguing ideas, seamlessly blending science, art, history, and philosophy. It invites you to explore the unexpected connections between seemingly unrelated realms. Prepare to be inspired as you leap into the unknown and embark on a journey of serendipity and spontaneity. Discover a whole new world of ideas and perspectives in the Inspiratorium.

The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company

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If you're fascinated by how creativity meets technology, "The Pixar Touch" is right up your alley. It's a deep dive into the gritty beginnings and spectacular triumphs of Pixar, packed with stories of innovation, struggle, and ultimate success. You'll get to know the visionaries like Ed Catmull and John Lasseter, who've blended art with cutting-edge science to forever alter the landscape of animation. This tale isn't just instructive; it's a testament to following one's dreams against all odds, making it as inspiring as it is informative. If you've ever marveled at a Pixar film and wondered, "How did they do that?" this book will feed your curiosity and leave you with a deeper appreciation for the magic behind the screen.

Mythology - The Illustrated Anthology Of World Myth & Storytelling

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$8.90

If you're drawn to the power of ancient stories and want to immerse yourself in the tales that have shaped human history, this anthology is a treasure trove. Each page is a doorway to different times and cultures, be it Greek legends or indigenous tales, all brought to life with vivid photographs. You'll find yourself lost in a world where mythology still whispers wisdom into modern life.

Art & Fear

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"Art & Fear" offers a candid view on the everyday struggles and triumphs of making art, away from the pedestal of genius. Bayles and Orland's experiences resonate with artists who wrestle daily with their craft, providing comfort and company. It's like a seasoned mentor that nurtures your dedication to art, reminding you that creation is rewarding in itself, beyond fame or external validation.