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Young Rembrandt: A Biography Cover Image
By Onno Blom, Beverley Jackson (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393531794
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

A captivating exploration of the little-known story of Rembrandt’s formative years by a prize-winning biographer.

Rembrandt van Rijn’s early years are as famously shrouded in mystery as Shakespeare’s, and his life has always been an enigma. How did a miller’s son from a provincial Dutch town become the greatest artist of his age? How in short, did Rembrandt become Rembrandt?


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Who We're Reading When We're Reading Murakami Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593765897
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Published: Soft Skull Press - September 1st, 2020

How did a loner destined for a niche domestic audience become one of the most famous writers alive? A "fascinating" look at the "business of bringing a best-selling novelist to a global audience" (The Atlantic)―and a "rigorous" exploration of the role of translators and editors in the creation of literary culture (The Paris Review).


The Age of Creativity: Art, Memory, My Father, and Me Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781487005313
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Published: Walrus Books - September 1st, 2020

A moving portrait of a father and daughter relationship and a case for late-stage creativity from Emily Urquhart, the bestselling author of Beyond the Pale: Folklore, Family, and the Mystery of Our Hidden Genes.


Golem Girl: A Memoir Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984820303
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Published: One World - October 6th, 2020

The vividly told, gloriously illustrated memoir of an artist born with disabilities who searches for freedom and connection in a society afraid of strange bodies


Walker Evans: Starting from Scratch Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691195872
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 20th, 2020

A magisterial study of celebrated photographer Walker Evans


How Did I Get Here?: A Memoir Cover Image
By Bruce McCall, Adam Gopnik (Foreword by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399172281
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Published: Blue Rider Press - November 24th, 2020

From his hardscrabble post-World War II Ontario childhood and coming of age to Mad Men-era New York City and the creative pinnacle of advertising, to the hallowed halls of Saturday Night Live and The New Yorker, Bruce McCall’s personal and creative journey is stunningly honest, bittersweet, and, above all, inspiring.   


Mary Ellen Mark: The Book of Everything Cover Image
By Mary Ellen Mark (Photographer), Martin Bell (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$500.00
ISBN: 9783958295650
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Published: Steidl - September 22nd, 2020

"All of her subjects, no matter how down and out, looked straight back at Ms. Mark, and her camera never flinched. With one fearless project after another, she became one of the preeminent documentary photographers of our time." -Washington Post


Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172882
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Published: Vintage - September 22nd, 2020

Frank Lloyd Wright has long been known as a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Harder to detect, but no less real, is a Wright who fully understood, and suffered from, the choices he made.


What Would Frida Do?: A Guide to Living Boldly Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781541646322
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Published: Seal Press - October 20th, 2020

A contemporary guide to life, love, and happiness inspired by the extraordinary artist Frida Kahlo.


Goya: A Portrait of the Artist Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691192048
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 15th, 2020

The first major English-language biography of Francisco Goya y Lucientes, who ushered in the modern era


Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781984856906
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 14th, 2020

Told in vivid graphic novel form by a groundbreaking Eisner-nominated comics creator, the long-overdue biography of the legend who co-created Captain America, Iron Man, Black Panther, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and many more superhero favorites.

“A fast-paced celebration of an underheralded legend within the comic-book industry.”—Kirkus Reviews


Right Place, Right Time: The Life of a Rock & Roll Photographer Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781419742132
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 20th, 2020

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