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  • Family History of Fearby Agata Tuszynska

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.95

    ? Family History of Fear has been in me for years. Along with this secret. From the instant I found out I was not who I thought I was.? Every family has its own history. Many families carry a tragic past. Like the author?s mother, many Poles did not tell their children a complete story of their wartime exploits?of the underground Home Army, the... more...

  • The Many Deaths of Tom Thomsonby Gregory Klages

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 12.99

    Commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of Tom Thomson's death, cultural historian Gregory Klages offers the deepest look to date at the historical record, testimony, and archives about the artist?s tragic and mysterious demise. Putting the whole range of theories under examination, he separates truth from legend in this great Canadian mystery. more...

  • Dare to be Differentby Albert Hong

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 74.00

    In this book, Dr Albert Hong tells his own story. Today, he is prominent in his field, as chairman of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers (Pte) Ltd. His life began 80 years ago, in a humble medical clinic in Neil Road, Singapore. In the years between, he has achieved success in business based on hard work and high aspirations. Albert Hong and RSP... more...

  • The Auctioneerby Simon de Pury; William Stadiem

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even more secretive business, whose staggering prices, famous collectors, and high crimes are front page news almost every day. The former Chairman of Sotheby's Europe, the former owner of Sotheby's rival Phillips... more...

  • Garth Williams, American Illustratorby Elizabeth K. Wallace; James D. Wallace

    Beaufort Books 2016; US$ 19.95

    Open the pages of so many children?s classics? Stuart Little , Charlotte?s Web , Mister Dog , The Cricket in Time?s Square , The Rescuers, the Little House books?and you will see page after page of the artistry that brought those stories to life.  And behind the illustrations sparking the imagination of generations was a man who had an extraordinary... more...

  • Raw Concreteby Barnabas Calder

    Random House 2016; US$ 36.65

    'Part history, part aesthetic autobiography, wholly engaging and liable to convince those procrastinators sitting (uncomfortably) on the concrete fence' Jonathan Meades 'A learned and passionate book' Simon Bradley, author of The Railways ?A compelling and evocative read, meticulously researched, and filled with insight and passion? ... more...

  • The Curse of Beautyby James Bone

    Regan Arts. 2016; US$ 26.95 US$ 18.99

    The tumultuous and heartbreaking life of a world-famous model whose riveting story of beauty, fame, passion, murder, and madness in the Gilded Age captivated a nation. As America was stepping into the modern era, one great beauty became the artist?s model of choice. Her perfect form became the emblem of the Gilded Age and appears on the greatest... more...

  • Sex in the Museumby Sarah Forbes

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 25.99

    Sarah Forbes was in graduate school when she stumbled upon a museum dedicated to . . . sex. The anthropology student hesitated when her boyfriend suggested she apply for a job, but apply she did, and it wasn?t long before a part-time position at New York?s MUSEUM OF SEX lead to a gig as the museum's curator. That was over twelve years ago. Now Sarah?a... more...

  • Till We Have Built Jerusalemby Adina Hoffman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 28.99

    A biographical excavation of one of the world?s great, troubled cities A remarkable view of one of the world?s most beloved and troubled cities, Adina Hoffman?s Till We Have Built Jerusalem is a gripping and intimate journey into the very different lives of three architects who helped shape modern Jerusalem. The book unfolds as an excavation.... more...

  • Soulmakerby Alexander Nemerov

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Between 1908 and 1917, the American photographer and sociologist Lewis Hine (1874?1940) took some of the most memorable pictures of child workers ever made. Traveling around the United States while working for the National Child Labor Committee, he photographed children in textile mills, coal mines, and factories from Vermont and Massachusetts to... more...