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ART OF THE WASTED DAY

Written by Patricia Hampl
"A sharp and unconventional book -- a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers." --Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air" A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream The Art of the Wasted Day is a picaresque travelogue of leisure written from a lifelong enchantment with solitude.
April 16, 2019 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 288 Pages |
$17.00

ART OF WINE 2020 ENGAGEMENT BOOK

Salute! A tribute to wine and culture, this delightful 2020 engagement calendar celebrates the grape in art from ancient Egyptian wall paintings and Greek vases to renowned paintings by Vermeer and Monet to modern works by Pablo Picasso and Irving Penn.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$19.99

ART REBELS: RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER IN THE ART OF MILES DAVIS AND MARTIN SCORSESE

Written by Lopes, Paul
How creative freedom, race, class, and gender shaped the rebellion of two visionary artists
June 11, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 248 Pages |
$29.95

ARTFUL CATS: DISCOVERIES FROM THE SMITHSONIAN'S ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART

Cats, cats, and more cats! Expressive or aloof, affectionate or enigmatic, cats have complicated characters that make them compelling artists' muses. Artful Cats explores the quirky and charming relationships of artists with their cats in 130 rarely seen photos, paintings, sketches, manuscripts, and letters from the Archives of American Art.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$24.95

ARTFUL DECORATION

Written by Andrew Fisher
"Thirteen private residences ranging from small but well-appointed city apartments to grand country estates--and even one elaborate tree house--are presented in 200 glorious photographs that provide overviews of the properties as well as close-up details of Fisher Weisman's extremely detailed designs, featuring handmade furnishings, and magnificent art and accessories"--
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | 224 Pages |
$50.00

ARTHUR ASHE: A LIFE

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A "thoroughly captivating biography" (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe--the Jackie Robinson of men's tennis--a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual. Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1943, by the age of eleven, A
August 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$20.00

ARTISANAL HOME: INTERIORS AND FURNITURE OF CASAMIDY OE

Written by Jorge Almada
An arresting mix of artisanal, old, and contemporary furnishings is the hallmark of Casamidy's vibrant and cheerful interiors. For the design duo of Casamidy, Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy, creativity is a way of life that is reflected in their designs, a fusion of their French and Mexican heritages.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$55.00

ARTISTS RESPOND: AMERICAN ART AND THE VIETNAM WAR, 1965-1975

Written by Markoski, Katherine
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, March 15, 2019 to August 18, 2019."
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 416 Pages |
$65.00

AS I PLEASE: 1943-1946

Written by George Orwell
Considering that much of his life was spent in poverty and ill health, it is something of a miracle that in only forty-six years George Orwell managed to publish ten books and two collections of essays. Here, in four fat volumes, is the best selection of his non-fiction available, a trove of letters, essays, reviews, and journalism that is breathtaking in its scope and eclectic passions.
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | David R. Godine Publisher | 435 Pages |
$19.95

ASGER JORN & JACQUELINE DE JONG: THE CASE OF THE ASCETIC SATYR: SNAPSHOTS FROM ETERNITY---NON-RETURNABLE

Written by Kevin Repp
In 1962, while living in Paris, Dutch painter, sculptor and editor of The Situationist Times Jacqueline de Jong (born 1939) completed a set of 11 woodcut engravings, a medium in which she rarely worked. Danish painter and writer Asger Jorn (1914-1973) adored the engravings and decided to publish them.
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | 30 Pages |
$225.00

ASIA CHIC: HOW JAPANESE AND CHINESE TEXTILES INFLUENCED FASHION DURING THE ROARING TWENTIES

- European fashion meets Asian traditional clothing- A lavishly illustrated catalog on Asian textiles from the 1920s- Published to accompany an exhibition at the Baur Foundation in Geneva (details to be confirmed)European fashion was profoundly influenced in the early decades of the 20th century by the style, textiles, patterns and color combinations of Asian clothing.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$85.00

ASIAN ELEMENTS: GRAPHIC DESIGN IN THE EAST

Across the diverse continent of Asia, there is an abundance of cultural blending, leading to many distinctive visual styles that nevertheless reference and converse with one another.
July 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$49.95

ASK A NATIVE NEW YORKER: HARD-EARNED ADVICE ON SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN THE BIG CITY

As a third-generation New Yorker who was born, bred, and educated there, Jake Dobkin was such a fan of his hometown that he started Gothamist, a popular and acclaimed website with a focus on news, events, and culture in the city, and "Ask a Native New Yorker" became one of its most popular columns.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$19.99

ASK AGAIN, YES

Written by Keane, Mary Beth
"A family saga about two Irish American families in a New York suburb, the love between two of their children, and the tragedies that threaten to tear them apart and destroy their futures"--
May 28, 2019 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 400 Pages |
$27.00

ASSEMBLING THE DINOSAUR: FOSSIL HUNTERS, TYCOONS, AND THE MAKING OF A SPECTACLE

Written by Rieppel, Lukas
Lukas Rieppel shows how dinosaurs gripped the popular imagination and became emblems of America's industrial power and economic prosperity during the Gilded Age. Spectacular fossils were displayed in museums financed by North America's wealthiest tycoons, to cement their reputation as both benefactors of science and fierce capitalists.
June 10, 2019 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 352 Pages |
$29.95

ASTROLOGICAL GRIMOIRE: TIMELESS HOROSCOPES, MODERN RITUALS, AND CREATIVE ALTARS FOR SELF-DISCOVERY

This unique astrological perspective invites readers to discover themselves in every sign of the zodiac. Divided into 12 chapters, one for each sign, the book offers horoscopes based on moon phase and "mood phase"--emotions and life events--so readers can always find a horoscope that speaks to their current life moment.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$19.95

AT BRIARWOOD SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

It's 1994 and Lenore Littlefield is a junior at Briarwood School for Girls. She plays basketball. She hates her roommate. History is her favorite subject. She has told no one that she's pregnant. Everything, in other words, is under control.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.00

AT HOME WITH MUHAMMAD ALI: A MEMOIR OF LOVE, LOSS, AND FORGIVENESS

Muhammad Ali's daughter captures the legendary heavyweight boxing champion, Olympic Gold medalist, activist, and philanthropist as never before in this candid and intimate family memoir, based on personal recordings he kept throughout his adult life.Athlete. Activist. Champion. Ambassador. Icon. Father. The greatest, Muhammad Ali, is all of these things.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.99

AT THE EXISTENTIALIST CAFE: FREEDOM, BEING, AND APRICOT COCKTAILS WITH JEAN-PAUL SARTRE, SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR, ALBERT CAMUS, MARTIN HEIDEGGER, MAURI

Written by Sarah Bakewell
"First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2016."
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Other Press, LLC | 439 Pages |
$25.00

ATAR GULL

Written by Nury, Fabien
A man forced into slavery seeks cold-blooded revenge on those who took his freedom. From Fabien Nury, the award winning writer of the best-selling The Death of Stalin and Tyler Cross. Atar Gull is a Prince among his tribe, until he finds himself in chains, being exported to Jamaica like livestock, at the hands of the ruthless Captain Brulart.
July 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Titan Comics | 96 Pages |
$19.99

ATLANTIC CITY

* Powerful photographic record of the destruction of the USA's most famous resort town* Contains commentaries by news and broadcast media, juxtaposed with contemporary tweets by Donald Trump* Introduction by Pulitzer Prize winning author Paul GoldbergerAtlantic City was born in the mid-nineteenth century and grew so big, so fast, that it captured the American imagination.
March 18, 2019 | hc | Circa Press |
$60.00

ATLAS OBSCURA WALL CALENDAR 2020

The world's most weird-but-true locations, captured in twelve brilliant travel posters.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$14.99

ATLAS OF AGENDAS: MAPPING THE POWER, MAPPING THE COMMONS

An Atlas of Agendas is a political, social and economic atlas, informing the public about sociopolitical power structures and activating opportunities for the self and the commons.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$50.00

ATLAS OF MONSTERS & GHOSTS

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July 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$17.99

ATLAS OF MONSTERS: MYTHICAL CREATURES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

A whimsical and imaginative catalog of fantastical beasts and creatures of myth and legend from around the world-complete with a code that needs cracking to uncover the mystery of the monster atlas!
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$19.99

ATLAS OF POETIC ZOOLOGY

A catalog of wonders, from walking fish to self-medicating chimpanzees.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$24.95

ATMOSPHERE: THE SEVEN ELEMENTS OF GREAT DESIGN

Jim Howard creates luxe yet comfortable homes for sophisticated clients around the country. His design work is known for the sort of evocative atmosphere that characterizes the world's great spaces.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$50.00

ATOM LAND: A GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE STRANGE (AND IMPOSSIBLY SMALL) WORLD OF PARTICLE PHYSICS

Journey into an unseen world--and to the frontiers of human knowledge
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$14.95

ATTEMPT AT EXHAUSTING A PLACE IN PARIS

Written by Georges Perec
By Georges Perec.
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | 55 Pages |
$12.95

AUDUBON'S WATERCOLORS 2020 WALL CALENDAR: THE ORIGINAL BIRDS OF AMERICA

This gorgeous Audubon's Watercolors 2020 Wall Calendar will charm art lovers, bird lovers, and naturalists alike. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds, including Barn Swallow, Purple Finch, Great Blue Heron, and the Snowy Owl.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$14.99

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