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  • The Quest for Goldby Andrew Fekete

    Liverpool University Press 2017; US$ 22.99

    The Quest for Gold is an edited version of writings by visionary Andrew Fekete - a painter, architect, poet and writer - that occurs against the background of his sexuality and his membership of the gay community in London in the 1980s. more...

  • Makeup Manby Michael Westmore; Jake Page

    Lyons Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    Headline: A peak behind the Hollywood mask by one of its foremost makeup artists In Hollywood?s heyday, almost every major studio had a Westmore heading up the makeup department. Since 1917, there has never been a time when Westmores weren?t shaping the visages of stardom. For their century-long dedication to the art of makeup, the Westmores were... more...

  • Wear and Tearby Tracy Tynan

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 19.67

    Tracy Peacock Tynan came of age in London and New York during the 1950s and 60s. Her parents ? the renowned theatre critic Kenneth Tynan and the author Elaine Dundy ? threw lavish parties where style was essential and guests included some of the greatest Hollywood and literary legends: Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Orson Welles, Tennessee Williams,... more...

  • The Pen and the Brushby Anka Muhlstein; Adriana Hunter

    Other Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    A scintillating glimpse into the lives of acclaimed writers and artists and their inspiring, often surprising convergences, from the author of Monsieur Proust's Library   With the wit and penetration well known to readers of Balzac's Omelette and Monsieur Proust's Library , Anka Muhlstein's PEN AND BRUSH revisits the delights of the French... more...

  • Man of Ironby Julian Glover

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 17.99

    The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we still benefit from today Thomas Telford's name is familiar; his story less so. Born in 1757 in the Scottish Borders, his father died in his infancy, plunging the family into poverty. Telford's life soared to span almost eight... more...

  • Martin Sharpby Joyce Morgan

    Allen & Unwin 2017; US$ 19.08

    The life of the charismatic, unconventional, unique and surprising Martin Sharp - pop artist and joint founder of the underground magazine Oz more...

  • Escape Homeby Charles Paterson; Carrie Paterson; Hensley Peterson; Paul Anderson

    DoppelHouse Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    The riveting family memoir of a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice begins in Nazi-occupied Europe and journeys "home" to American modernism. more...

  • Yakuglas' Legacyby Ronald W. Hawker

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Through a balanced reading of the historical period and James’ artistic production, Ronald W. Hawker argues that James’ shift to contemporary art forms allowed the artist to make a critical statement about the vitality of Kwakwaka'wakw culture more...

  • Ces années-làby André Klopmann

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Plongée dans l'ambiance des eighties Ces années-là ont commencé le 8 décembre 1980 quand Mark Chapman a tué John Lennon au coin de la 72e rue, à New York. Ces années-là, l?auteur a commencé de ciseler quatre-vingt nouvelles originales et brèves au fil de rencontres avec Barbara, Léo, Cohen, Lino, Johnny, Ringo... Autant de récits jusqu?ici inédits.... more...

  • Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgiaby Brian Cremins

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 65.00

    The marvelous story of innovators C. C. Beck and Otto Binder and their mighty American hero more...