Drag: The Complete Story
Drag is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non–conformity is the plat du jour. Drag: The Complete Story observes this increasingly complex world by exploring drag’s journey through the twentieth century.
Wine Simple: A Totally Approachable Guide From A World-Class Sommelier
Aldo Sohm is one of the most respected and widely lauded sommeliers in the world. His debut book, Wine Simple, is full of confidence-building infographics and illustrations, an unbeatable depth of knowledge, effusive encouragement, and, most important, strong opinions on wine so you can learn to form your own.
Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders
Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published. This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with more than 100 new places.
The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year, Bob Fosse revolutionized nearly every facet of American entertainment. With propulsive energy and stylish prose, Fosse is the definitive biography of one of Broadway and Hollywood’s most complex and dynamic icons.
Unsolicited Advice Weekly Planner
Somewhat imperfect and very human, the Unsolicited Advice planner is a tool for organization now, and reflection later as you fill it with plans, thoughts, goals, and feelings.
The definitive collection of street photography from Magnum Photos, and an unparalleled opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the true greats of the genre. An essential addition to the street photography canon, this volume showcases hidden gems alongside many of street photography’s most famous images.
New York Club Kids By Waltpaper
New York: Club Kids is a high-impact visual diary of New York City in the 1990s, seen through the eyes of Walt Cassidy, known as Waltpaper, a central figure within the Club Kids. The Club Kids were an artistic, fashion-conscious youth movement.
Playing Changes: Jazz For The New Century
Woven throughout the book is a vibrant cast of characters—from Steve Coleman to Vijay Iyer and Esperanza Spalding—who have exerted an important influence on the scene. This is an adaptive new music for a complex new reality, and Playing Changes is the definitive guide.
Brooklyn, The City Within
Brooklyn is one of the most dynamic and ethnically diverse places on the planet. Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb have been photographing this New York City borough for the past five years, creating a profound and vibrant portrait.
Stan Smith: Some People Think I’m A Shoe
An internationally celebrated and highly coveted icon in the world of sneaker design, the Stan Smith tennis sneaker has achieved cult status since its debut in the early 1970s. This is the first book to celebrate the global cultural impact of the ubiquitous sneaker named after former world No. 1 tennis player Stan Smith.
The Nickel Boys: A Novel
In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
NASA Mission AS-506 Apollo 11 Owners’ Workshop Manual
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 20th century’s greatest flight achievement, this book chronicles how 400,000 men and women across the US worked to transport human beings across a quarter million miles of hostile space to an unexplored world.
First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants & Refugees Who Make America Great
Celebrate the genius, diversity, and grit of immigrants and refugees in this boldly illustrated guide to 36 American trailblazers. The men and women in this book represent nations from Somalia to Germany, from Syria to China, from Mexico to Sweden, and more, including Madeleine Albright and Albert Einstein.
Jonas Wood Monograph
Los Angeles-based artist Jonas Wood creates vivid images, where space and everyday life are rendered with compressed perspective in bold graphic hues. This monograph – the first on the artist’s work – brings together his most significant paintings and drawings.
The Element In The Room: Investigating The Atomic Ingredients That Make Up Your Home
Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminum to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home! This funny and fascinating guide is bursting with brilliant facts about the atomic ingredients that make up everything around us.
Nashville: Scenes From The New American South
A dynamic, experiential, and intimate portrait that explores the many sides of the legendary Southern city and country music capital, from award-winning writers Ann Patchett, Jon Meacham, and acclaimed photographer Heidi Ross.
The Mysterious Affair At Olivetti
The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world’s most famous high-styled typewriter company, more than a decade before the arrival of the Osborne 1, the Apple 1, the first Intel microprocessor, and IBM’s PC5150.
The ABC’s Of Triangle, Square, Circle: The Bauhaus And Design Theory
The Bauhaus, the legendary school in Dessau, Germany, transformed architecture and design around the world. This book broke new ground when first published in 1991 by introducing psychoanalysis, geometry, early childhood education, and popular culture into the standard political history of the Bauhaus.