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Tokyo Travel Sketchbook: Kawaii Culture, Wabi Sabi Design, Female Samurais and Other Obsessions Cover Image
By Amaia Arrazola, Kymm Coveney (Translator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9784805315361
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

Tokyo Travel Sketchbook traces the journey of illustrator and graphic designer Amaia Arrazola on a four-week trip through the beating heart of Tokyo.


Don Tillman's Standardized Meal System: Recipes and Tips from the Star of the Rosie Novels Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781922268167
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Published: Text Publishing Company - April 14th, 2020

This informative but playful guide to gastronomy includes real shopping advice, meal plans, appetizing recipes, and rules for being the world's best dinner party host. It includes the weekly system of food preparation created by Professor Don Tillman, star of the Rosie trilogy.


Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781469654874
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - March 23rd, 2020

In the summer of 1978, the B-52's conquered the New York underground. A year later, the band's self-titled debut album burst onto the Billboard charts, capturing the imagination of fans and music critics worldwide. The fact that the group had formed in the sleepy southern college town of Athens, Georgia, only increased the fascination.


Dreaming the Graphic Novel: The Novelization of Comics Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781978805064
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Published: Rutgers University Press - January 17th, 2020

The term “graphic novel” was first coined in 1964, but it wouldn’t be broadly used until the 1980s, when graphic novels such as Watchmen and Maus achieved commercial success and critical acclaim.


Awkword Moments: A Lively Guide to the 100 Terms Smart People Should Know Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781984856388
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 10th, 2020

A compendium of 100 words and phrases smart people use--even if they only kinda sorta (secretly don't) know what they mean--with pithy definitions and fascinating etymologies to solidify their meanings.


Those Were the Days: Why All in the Family Still Matters Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781978805774
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Published: Rutgers University Press - January 17th, 2020

Between 1971 and 1979, All in the Family was more than just a wildly popular television sitcom that routinely drew 50 million viewers weekly. It was also a touchstone of American life, so much so that the living room chairs of the two main characters have spent the last 40 years on display at the Smithsonian.


Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781506451954
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Published: Fortress Press - March 3rd, 2020

Longing for an Absent God unveils the powerful role of faith and doubt in the American literary tradition.


Making the Scene in the Garden State: Popular Music in New Jersey from Edison to Springsteen and Beyond Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780813574660
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Published: Rutgers University Press - March 13th, 2020

Making the Scene in the Garden State explores New Jersey’s rich musical heritage through stories about the musicians, listeners and fans who came together to create sounds from across the American popular music spectrum.


Weedopedia: An A to Z Guide to All Things Marijuana Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781507212882
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Published: Adams Media - January 21st, 2020

Discover everything you’ve ever wanted to know about marijuana all in one place with this authoritative A-to-Z guide to cannabis!

What’s a wake and bake? Who is Mitch Hedberg? What does Louisa May Alcott have to do with cannabis?


The Supervillain Reader Cover Image
By Robert Moses Peaslee (Editor), Robert G. Weiner (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781496826473
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - December 30th, 2019

Contributions by Jerold J. Abrams, Jos Alaniz, John Carey, Maurice Charney, Peter Coogan, Joe Cruz, Phillip Lamarr Cunningham, Stefan Danter, Adam Davidson-Harden, Randy Duncan, Richard Hall, Richard Heldenfels, Alberto Hermida, V ctor Hern ndez-Santaolalla, A. G.


Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen Cover Image
By Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor), Riz Ahmed (Contribution by), Bridget Minamore (Contribution by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781908906403
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Published: Westbourne Press - February 25th, 2020

Smashing It celebrates the achievements of working-class artists in Britain, from the global takeover of Grime musicians to the literary powerhouses pushing representative narratives, also showcasing their works.


The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside in (Critical Approaches to Comics Artists) Cover Image
By Janine Utell (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781496825780
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - December 30th, 2019

Contributions by Michelle Ann Abate, Leah Anderst, Alissa S. Bourbonnais, Tyler Bradway, Natalja Chestopalova, Margaret Galvan, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Katie Hogan, Jonathan M. Hollister, Yetta Howard, Katherine Kelp-Stebbins, Don L. Latham, Vanessa Lauber, Katherine Parker-Hay, Anne N. Thalheimer, Janine Utell, and Susan R. Van Dyne


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