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Piano Vocal Guitar Songbook Frozen has been called one of Disney s greatest musicals of all time high praise indeed In fact it s the first soundtrack in over a decade to top the Billboard Album Charts for over a month This souvenir songbook features 11 songs as penned by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez plus color artwork from the film Songs include For the First Time in Forever Frozen Heart In Summer Let It Go Love Is an Open Door Reindeer s Are Better Than People and more Includes color artwork from the film
In this magnificently illustrated cultural history the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience tracing it across three millennia from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492 to the modern day It is a story like no other an epic of endurance against destruction of creativity in oppression joy amidst grief the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds It spans the millennia and the continents from India to Andalusia and from the bazaars of Cairo to the streets of Oxford It takes you to unimagined places to a Jewish kingdom in the mountains of southern Arabia a Syrian synagogue glowing with radiant wall paintings the palm groves of the Jewish dead in the Roman catacombs And its voices ring loud and clear from the severities and ecstasies of the Bible writers to the love poems of wine bibbers in a garden in Muslim Spain In The Story of the Jews the Talmud burns in the streets of Paris massed gibbets hang over the streets of medieval London a Majorcan illuminator redraws the world candles are lit chants are sung mules are packed ships loaded with spice and gems founder at sea And a great story unfolds Not as often... imagined of a culture apart but of a Jewish world immersed in and imprinted by the peoples among whom they have dwelled from the Egyptians to the Greeks from the Arabs to the Christians Which makes the story of the Jews everyone s story too more
In Face the Music Paul Stanley the co-founder and famous Starchild frontman of KISS reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band Face the Music is the shocking funny smart inspirational story of one of rock s most enduring icons and the group he helped create define and immortalize Stanley mixes compelling personal revelations and gripping gritty war stories that will surprise even the most steadfast member of the KISS Army He takes us back to his childhood in the 1950s and 60s a traumatic time made more painful thanks to a physical deformity Born with a condition called microtia he grew up partially deaf with only one ear But this instilled in him an inner drive to succeed in the most unlikely of pursuits music With never-before-seen photos and images throughout Stanley s memoir is a fully realized and unflinching portrait of a rock star a chronicle of the stories behind the famous anthems the many brawls and betrayals and all the drama and pyrotechnics on and off the stage Raw and confessional Stanley offers candid insights into his personal relationships and the turbulent dynamics with his bandmates over the past four decades And no one comes out... unscathed including Stanley himself People say I was brave to write such a revealing book but I wrote it because I needed to personally reflect on my own life I know everyone will see themselves somewhere in this book and where my story might take them is why I m sharing it Paul Stanleymore
Previously available only as a part of the now sold-out The Sky The Art of Final Fantasy Boxed Set Dark Horse is pleased to offer fans another chance to own the three-book hardcover set The Sky I II and III included in the new The Sky The Art of Final Fantasy Slipcased Edition Yoshitaka Amano is one of the world s foremost fantasy artists and The Sky I II and III showcase Amano s ethereal illustrations for the first ten Final Fantasy games Each hardcover book in The Sky Slipcased Edition is 11 5 8 high by 10 5 8 wide and printed on glossy stock Volume 1 contains Amano s work for Final Fantasy I-III Volume 2 his contributions for Final Fantasy IV-VI and Volume 3 features his art for Final Fantasy VII-X The elegant slipcase containing The Sky I II and III features the same wraparound exterior artwork as The Sky Boxed Set with a double-hinged flap that folds around the open edge and is held flat to the back side with a hidden magnetic closure making it easy both to remove the books and to display the set closed
Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans a beautiful heartfelt funny and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a cityNow an instant 1 New York Times bestseller Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010 when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City Armed with his camera he began crisscrossing the city covering thousands of miles on foot all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called Humans of New York in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes The blog has steadily grown now boasting millions of devoted followers Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog With four hundred color photos including exclusive portraits and all-new stories Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York Surprising and moving printed in a beautiful full-color hardbound edition Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city With 400 full-color photos and a distinctive vellum jacket
Featuring five spreads each with approximately four mini pop-ups the book folds out to create a map of Westeros Inspired by the Emmy Award winning title sequence that opens each episode of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros is guaranteed to thrill the show s legions of fans Featuring stunning pop-up recreations of several key locations from the series including the formidable castle of Winterfell the lavish capital city King s Landing and the Wall s stark majesty this book takes readers into the world of the series like never before Game of Thrones A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros features five stunning spreads that fold out to create a remarkable pop-up map of Westeros as well as numerous mini-pops that bring to life iconic elements of the show such as direwolves White Walkers giants and dragons All the pops are accompanied by insightful text that relays the rich history of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond forming a dynamic reference guide to the world of Game of Thrones Visually spectacular and enthrallingly interactive Game of Thrones A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros sets a new standard for pop-up books and perfectly captures the epic scope and imagination of the series
Wes Anderson is one of the most influential voices from the past two decades of American cinema A true auteur Anderson is known for the visual artistry inimitable tone and idiosyncratic characterizations that make each of his films Bottle Rocket Rushmore The Royal Tenenbaums The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou The Darjeeling Limited Fantastic Mr Fox and Moonrise Kingdom instantly recognizable as Andersonian The Wes Anderson Collection is the first in-depth overview of Anderson s filmography guiding readers through his life and career Previously unpublished photos artwork and ephemera complement a book-length conversation between Anderson and award-winning critic Matt Zoller Seitz The interview and images are woven together in a meticulously designed book that captures the spirit of his films melancholy and playful wise and childish and thoroughly original Praise for The Wes Anderson Collection In The Wes Anderson Collection Seitz expands a series of video essays on Anderson s influences illuminating as much of Anderson s process as possible in a massive beautifully rendered volume Although it looks and sometimes reads like a coffee table book The Wes Anderson Collection brings together style and substance to provide a loving... homage to Anderson s films and moviemaking in general The A V Club Your coffee table wants no scratch that needs this book Packed with 400 images of everything from behind-the-scenes set shots to makeup inspiration to hand-drawn storyboards the massive tome is pure eye candy But in addition to the visuals Seitz also dives deep into each and every Anderson film NYLON A magical tour of Wes Anderson s filmography C magazine Each page of this book filled with conversations photographs and artwork surrounding each film showcases Anderson s pop-culture inspirations from Hitchcock and Star Wars to Jacques Cousteau and the French New Wave Better than most of their kind the talks reveal a candidness and honesty between critic and director allowing Seitz to dig around Anderson s vault and share his discoveries FILTER The Wes Anderson Collection comes as close as a book can to reading like a Wes Anderson film The design is meticulously crafted with gorgeous full-page photos and touches like a still representation of Rushmore s opening montage The A V Club Reading the book you feel as if you re disappearing into the miniature world of Anderson s movies like you re playing around in the files and fastidiously kept dossiers assembled for each project In this way the book mimics the work Complex com It s smart informative and looks beautiful In other words it s the perfect gift Complex magazine more
At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy degenerate works he despised In a race against time behind enemy lines often unarmed a special force of American and British museum directors curators art historians and others called the Monuments Men risked their lives scouring Europe to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of culture Focusing on the eleven-month period between D-Day and V-E Day this fascinating account follows six Monuments Men and their impossible mission to save the world s great art from the Nazis
Rachel Zoe is an unparalleled fixture in the fashion world known for her unique take on effortless glamour The designer stylist and editor is celebrated for shaping the images of Oscar-winning actresses and creating collections that embody her modern and sophisticated look Now she wants to help you define your own personal style and incorporate it into all aspects of your life from your wardrobe to your home to your next dinner party In these sleek pages Rachel offers trusted tips and advice-along with style insights from her fellow insiders friends and family members You will find never-before-seen photographs from Rachel s private archives and learn about her personal icons from Jane Birkin to Coco Chanel Along the way she also reminisces about her earliest influences and shares the story of her own style evolution Whether you re accessorizing a chic black jumpsuit entertaining friends or perfecting your Friday night smoky eye let Rachel Zoe be your guide to living in style
A gorgeous visual celebration of America s public libraries including 150 photos plus essays by Bill Moyers Ann Patchett Anne Lamott Amy Tan Barbara Kingsolver and many more Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to a public library the unmistakable musty scent the excitement of checking out a stack of newly discovered books Today the more than 17 000 libraries in America also function as de facto community centers offering free access to the internet job-hunting assistance or a warm place to take shelter And yet across the country cities large and small are closing public libraries or curtailing their hours of operation Over the last eighteen years photographer Robert Dawson has crisscrossed the country documenting hundreds of these endangered institutions The Public Library presents a wide selection of Dawson s photographs from the majestic reading room at the New York Public Library to Allensworth California s one-room Tulare County Free Library built by former slaves Accompanying Dawson s revealing photographs are essays letters and poetry by some of America s most celebrated writers A foreword by Bill Moyers and an afterword by Ann Patchett bookend this important survey of a treasured American institution