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  • M Trainby Patti Smith

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.00 US$ 18.99

    From the National Book Award?winning author of Just Kids : an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as ?a roadmap to my life.? M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning for black... more...

  • M Trainby Patti Smith

    Knopf Canada 2015; US$ 32.00 US$ 23.99

    From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids : an unforgettable odyssey into the mind of this legendary artist, told through the prism of cafés and haunts she has visited and worked in around the world.       M Train is a journey through seventeen "stations." It begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning... more...

  • Almost Anywhereby Krista Schlyer

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    What do you do when your world ends? At twenty-eight years old, Krista Schlyer sold almost everything she owned and packed the rest of it in a station wagon bound for the American wild. Her two best friends joined herone a grumpy, grieving introvert, the other a feisty dogand together they sought out every national park, historic site, forest,... more...

  • Made in British Columbiaby Maria Tippett

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 32.95

    Is there such a thing as British Columbia culture, and if so, is there anything special about it? This is the broad question Dr. Maria Tippett answers in this work with an assured “yes!? To prove her point she looks at the careers of eight ground-breaking cultural producers in the fields of painting, aboriginal art, architecture, writing, theatre... more...

  • Building Artby Paul Goldberger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 26.50

    From Pulitzer Prize?winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger: an engaging, nuanced exploration of the life and work of Frank Gehry, undoubtedly the most famous architect of our time. This first full-fledged critical biography presents and evaluates the work of a man who has almost single-handedly transformed contemporary architecture in his innovative... more...

  • Kurt Hillerby Daniel Münzner

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Nominiert für den Opus Primum Förderpreis der VolkswagenStiftung 2015 Kurt Hiller - Der Prototyp des Linksintellektuellen wandelt sich vom Feind zum Unterstützer der Demokratie. Kurt Hiller (1885-1972) war Pionier des literarischen Expressionismus und einer der bekanntesten Publizisten und Intellektuellen der Weimarer Republik. Als Kind jüdischer... more...

  • Friedrich Sieburg - Ästhet und Provokateurby Harro Zimmermann

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Eine Biographie des glänzenden Stilisten und bedeutendsten konservativen Literaturkritikers der frühen Bundesrepublik. Friedrich Sieburg gehörte zu den intellektuellen Gründungsvätern der Bundesrepublik, doch sein Vermächtnis hat man bis heute kaum wahrgenommen. Dieser »sonderbare Kopf« (Thomas Mann) war ein Schriftsteller und Journalist von europäischem... more...

  • Famous Builderby Paul Lisicky

    Graywolf Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Paul Lisicky remembers being not much like other boys his age, but rather the awkward thirteen-year-old with "arms thick as drinking straws," who composes tunes in his head that he might later send to Folk Mass Today or to the producers of The Partridge Family . Born into a family whose incremental success bumps them up a notch from their immigrant... more...

  • Never Don't Pay Attentionby Jan Cleere

    TwoDot 2015; US$ 15.99

    Louise Serpa was a trailblazing woman photographer. The first woman to be sanctioned to shoot photographs inside pro rodeo grounds, she was also a feisty cowgirl with a style all her own. Her work helped make the careers of many cowboys and her story is a classic tale of Western spunk and achievement. more...

  • Francis Bacon in Your Bloodby Michael Peppiatt

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 23.99

    It is a story I have been wanting to write for a long time, telling it as it really was before that whole world that I shared with Francis vanishes... Michael Peppiatt met Francis Bacon in June 1963 in Soho's French House to request an interview for a student magazine he was editing. Bacon invited him to lunch, and over oysters and Chablis they... more...