New Arrivals

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EINSTEIN IN BOHEMIA

Written by Gordin, Michael D
A finely drawn portrait of Einstein's sixteen months in Prague
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$29.95
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EINSTEIN ON EINSTEIN: AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL AND SCIENTIFIC REFLECTIONS

Written by Gutfreund, Hanoch
New perspectives on the iconic physicist's scientific and philosophical formation
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 240 Pages |
$35.00
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EL GRECO: AMBITION AND DEFIANCE

A visually stunning examination of El Greco's work that considers the artist's constant reinvention and professional drive
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Art Institute of Chicago | 208 Pages |
$50.00
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ELECTION MELTDOWN: DIRTY TRICKS, DISTRUST, AND THE THREAT TO AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

Written by Hasen, Richard L
From the nation's leading expert, an indispensable analysis of key threats to the integrity of the 2020 American presidential election
February 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$27.50

ELEGY FOR JOSEPH CORNELL

Written by Negroni, Maria
Elegy for Joseph Cornell is at once a monologue; a collection of metafictional microfictions; a series of prose poems; an artist's quest; the hero's journey; a filmography, biography, bibliography, and inventory; a travel scrapbook; and a guidebook for creativity.
June 16, 2020 | Paperback | Dalkey Archive Press |
$15.95
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ELEMENTS OF A HOME: CURIOUS HISTORIES BEHIND EVERYDAY HOUSEHOLD OBJECTS, FROM PILLOWS TO FORKS (HOME DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS BOOK, HIST

Written by Azzarito, Amy
The Elements of a Home reveals the fascinating stories behind more than 60 everyday household objects and furnishings. Brimming with amusing anecdotes and absorbing trivia, this captivating collection is a treasure trove of curiosities.
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 224 Pages |
$19.95
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ELEMENTS WE LIVE BY

Written by Royne, Anja
An around-the-world journey to discover where in the wild we can find the elements of life and the surprising ways they're essential to our survival
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Experiment | 224 Pages |
$18.95
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ELLA THE SWINGING DUCK

Written by Overmeer, Suzan
Ella is different from her brothers and sisters. Less neat. And less sweet. And she sings her own songs, all day long! The other animals need time to get used to it ... An inspiring picture book about music, friendship, and the courage to be yourself. For swinging music makers ages 4 and up.
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Clavis | 32 Pages |
$17.95
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ELLIE'S VOICE: OR TROOOMMMPFFFF

Written by Raud, Piret
A touching and profound tale of friendship, differences, and acceptance from renowned Estonian children's author and illustrator Piret Raud. On the sandy shore of a big sea lived a bird named Ellie who had no voice."Everything else has a voice," Ellie thought sadly. "The trees rustle. The waves crash.Even the rain sings when it falls."
June 23, 2020 | Hardcover | Yonder | 40 Pages |
$20.00
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EMPIRE OF DIAMONDS: VICTORIAN GEMS IN IMPERIAL SETTINGS

Written by Munich, Adrienne
In 1850, the legendary Koh-i-noor diamond, gem of Eastern potentates, was transferred from the Punjab in India and, in an elaborate ceremony, placed into Queen Victoria's outstretched hands. This act inaugurated what author Adrienne Munich recognizes in her engaging new book as the empire of diamonds.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Virginia Press | 296 Pages |
$29.95
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ENCHANTED: A HISTORY OF FANTASY ILLUSTRATION

The first-ever history of fantasy art and illustration
June 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 256 Pages |
$45.00
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ESSENTIAL ISRAEL

Written by Fodor's Travel Guides
Whether you want to visit Jerusalem's Old City, float in the Dead Sea, or party in Tel Aviv, the local Fodor's travel experts in Israel are here to help!
June 23, 2020 | Paperback | Fodor's Travel Publications | 528 Pages |
$24.99

EVERLASTINGS: HOW TO GROW, HARVEST AND CREATE WITH DRIED FLOWERS

Written by Partridge, Bex
Everlastings is a celebration of the life of flowers, showcasing the ethereal beauty of dried and preserved flowers, those that are just as fascinating dried as they are fresh.
May 12, 2020 | Paperback | Hardie Grant Books | 160 Pages |
$20.99
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EVERYONE'S AWAKE

Written by Meloy, Colin
A silly and sublime bedtime book from the New York Times bestselling children's book author Colin Meloy. Giggle your way to sweet and silly dreams! A simple goodnight routine turns marvelously madcap in this cleverly rhymed picture book. Instead of settling down to sleep, Dad bakes bread, Mom fixes the roof, and Grandma plays cards with a ghost.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 48 Pages |
$17.99
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EVERYTHING SHE TOUCHED: THE LIFE OF RUTH ASAWA (WOMEN ARTISTS BOOK, RUTH ASAWA BIOGRAPHY, WIRE SCULPTURE ART BOOK

Written by Chase, Marilyn
Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of the American sculptor Ruth Asawa. This is the story of a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art. In this compelling biography, author Marilyn Chase brings Asawa's story to vivid life.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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EVONNE GOOLAGONG

Written by Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Evonne Goolagong, the inspiring indigenous Australian tennis player.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Frances Lincoln Ltd | 32 Pages |
$15.99
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EX LIBRIS: FIFTY POSTCARDS

Written by Princeton Architectural Press
Ex libris, or bookplates, are miniature artworks designed to be pasted inside books to signify ownership. A peek into the personal libraries of bibliophiles, this boxed postcard collection features designs commissioned by passionate readers including Adam Smith, Charles Dickens, Greta Garbo, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Edith Wharton.
April 7, 2020 | Novelty | Princeton Architectural Press |
$18.95
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EXPLORING THE INVISIBLE: ART, SCIENCE, AND THE SPIRITUAL - REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION

Written by Gamwell, Lynn
How science changed the way artists understand reality
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$49.95
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EXPLOSION AT THE POEM FACTORY

Written by Lukoff, Kyle
Kilmer Watts makes his living teaching piano lessons, but when automatic pianos arrive in town, he realizes he's out of a job. He spots a "Help Wanted" sign at the poem factory and decides to investigate -- he's always been curious about how poems are made.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Groundwood Books | 44 Pages |
$18.95
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EXTRAORDINARY THINGS TO CUT OUT AND COLLAGE

Written by Rivans, Maria
If you want to discover the fun of collage then this fabulous book is the perfect kit. Collage artist Maria Rivans has gathered hundreds of beautiful, quirky, and downright daft images, and they're all here for you to cut out and stick.
April 14, 2020 | Paperback | Laurence King | 208 Pages |
$19.99
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EXTRATERRESTRIALS

Written by Roush, Wade
Are we alone in the universe? If not, where is everybody? An engaging exploration of one of the most important unsolved problems in science.
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Mit Press | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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EYE YOU SEE WITH: SELECTED NONFICTION

Written by Stone, Robert
The definitive collection of nonfiction--from war reporting to literary criticism to the sharpest political writing--from the "legend of American letters" (Vanity Fair)
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 384 Pages |
$27.00
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FABLED LIFE OF AESOP: THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY AND COLLECTED TALES OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST STORYTELLER

Written by Lendler, Ian
Honoring the path of a slave, this dramatic picture-book biography and concise anthology of Aesop's most child-friendly fables tells how a child born into slavery in ancient Greece found a way to speak out against injustice by using the skill and wit of his storytelling--storytelling that has survived for 2,500 years.
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 64 Pages |
$18.99
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FANTASTIC PAINTINGS OF FRAZETTA

Written by Spurlock, J David
Discover, or return to, the world's greatest heroic fantasy artist, Frank Frazetta in this landmark art collection entitled, Fantastic Paintings of Frazetta.
April 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Vanguard | 120 Pages |
$39.95

FASHION DESIGN: A GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY AND THE CREATIVE PROCESS

Written by Antoine, Denis
This introduction to fashion is aimed at students of fashion design across the world. By following the design process, from historical and commercial industry context to final collection presentation, the book provides a clear guide for students as they discover what designing for fashion entails.
January 28, 2020 | Paperback | Laurence King | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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FASHIONABLE CENTURY: TEXTILE ARTISTRY AND COMMERCE IN THE LATE QING

Written by Silberstein, Rachel
Clothing and accessories from nineteenth-century China reveal much about women's participation in the commercialization of textile handicrafts and the flourishing of urban popular culture.
July 9, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 288 Pages |
$65.00
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FASTER: HOW A JEWISH DRIVER, AN AMERICAN HEIRESS, AND A LEGENDARY CAR BEAT HITLER'S BEST

Written by Bascomb, Neal
For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler's fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 368 Pages |
$28.00
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FIELD GUIDE TO CLIMATE ANXIETY: HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL ON A WARMING PLANET

Written by Ray, Sarah Jaquette
A youth movement is reenergizing global environmental activism. The "climate generation"--late millennials and iGen, or Generation Z--is demanding that policy makers and government leaders take immediate action to address the dire outcomes predicted by climate science.
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | University of California Press | 216 Pages |
$16.95
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FIGURE IT OUT: ESSAYS

Written by Koestenbaum, Wayne
"Toward what goal do I aspire, ever, but collision? Always accident, concussion, bodies butting together . . . By collision I also mean metaphor and metonymy: operations of slide and slip and transfuse."
May 5, 2020 | Paperback | Soft Skull Press | 288 Pages |
$16.95
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FINAL DRAFT: THE COLLECTED WORK OF DAVID CARR

Written by Carr, David
A career-spanning selection of the legendary reporter David Carr's writing for the New York Times, Washington City Paper, New York Magazine, the Atlantic, and more.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 400 Pages |
$28.00

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