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Divided by continent YOU ARE HERE represents one idealized orbit of the ISS This planetary photo tour -- surprising playful thought-provoking and visually delightful -- is also punctuated with fun fascinating commentary on life in zero gravity In the spirit of his bestselling An Astronaut s Guide to Life on Earth YOU ARE HERE opens a singular window on our planet using remarkable photographs to illuminate the history and consequences of human settlement the magnificence and wit of never-before-noticed landscapes and the power of the natural forces shaping our world and the future of our species
The only authorized full-color book commemorating Derek Jeter s iconic baseball career with the New York Yankees featuring archival images and original photos of his final 2014 season from renowned photographer Christopher Anderson Derek Jeter s twentieth and final season in Major League Baseball truly marks the end of a sports era The New York Yankees shortstop a five-time World Series victor team captain since 2003 and one of the greatest ballplayers of all time is a beloved and inspiring role model who displays the indefinable qualities of a champion on and off the field Jeter Unfiltered is a powerful collection of never-before-published images taken over the course of Derek s final season Fans will have unprecedented access to The Captain as the famously private baseball legend takes us behind the scenes inside his home the stadium the gym at his Turn 2 Foundation events fortieth birthday party and more as he looks back with candor and gratitude on his baseball career The result is an intimate portrait bursting with personality professionalism and pride Jeter Unfiltered is Jeter as you have never seen him before unguarded unapologetic unfiltered
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
Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page is the photographic autobiography and visual history of the world s most iconic guitar player With incredible attention to detail Page has chosen hundreds of photographs representing significant moments in his career from a schoolboy with a rock-a-billy quiff through his extensive work as a session musician including The Yardbirds Led Zeppelin ARMS The Firm Outrider Coverdale Page and Page Plant playing with Roy Harper and The Black Crowes collaborating with P Diddy and performing with Leona Lewis at the closing ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Both Genesis Publications and Jimmy Page have sifted through thousands of images representing the work of more than 70 photographers including some of the greatest names in rock photography Ross Halfin Kate Simon and Gered Mankowitz to name but a few Included are a mixture of iconic portraits rare and unseen photographs from Jimmy s archive along with visas photos and stamps from his own passports Page has officially put pen to paper about his career taking the form of extended captions which describe and document pivotal moments and events making this book an historical document and a definitive visual record of a remarkable life of music
Tory Burch sees the world in color inspired by people places and ideas all of which influence her brand synonymous with print and color In her first book she explores what living in color means to her The book is organized by color each one brought to life through images of her own collections and travels how she entertains style icons the works of artists authors and interior designers she admires and the advice of business leaders many of whom are interviewed within The book also offers a glimpse into the more personal moments in Tory s life such as family trips with her boys or the indelible ways in which her parents Buddy and Reva Robinson influenced her collection company and philosophy The foreword is written by Anna Wintour artistic director of Cond Nast and editor-in-chief of Vogue and the cover features Damien Hirst s Beautiful Primal Urges Rug Damien Hirst and Science Ltd all rights reserved DACS London ARS NY 2014 Courtesy of Other Criteria 100 of the gross proceeds received by Tory Burch LLC from the sale of this book will benefit the Tory Burch Foundation
I am hopelessly divided between the dark and the good the rebel and the saint the sex maniac and the monk the poet and the priest the demagogue and the populist Pen to paper I ve put it all down every bit from the heart I m going out on a limb here so watch my back Billy Idol An early architect of punk rock s sound style and fury whose lip-curling sneer and fist-pumping persona vaulted him into pop s mainstream as one of MTV s first megastars Billy Idol remains to this day a true rock n roll icon Now in his long-awaited autobiography Dancing with Myself Idol delivers an electric searingly honest account of his journey to fame from his early days as front man of the pioneering UK punk band Generation X to the decadent life atop the dance-rock kingdom he ruled delivered with the same in-your-face attitude and fire his fans have embraced for decades Beyond adding his uniquely qualified perspective to the story of the evolution of rock Idol is a brash lively chronicler of his own career A survivor s tale at its heart this sometimes chilling and always riveting account of one man s creative drive joining forces with unbridled human desire is unmistakably literary in its character and brave in its sheer willingness to tell With it... Billy Idol is destined to emerge as one of the great writers among his musical peers more
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Michael Benson tells the thrilling story of the discovery and description of the universe in a new way Selecting artful and profound illustrations and maps many hidden away in the world s great science libraries and virtually unknown today he chronicles more than 1 000 years of humanity s ever-expanding understanding of the size and shape of space itself He shows how the invention of the telescope inspired visions of unimaginably distant places and explains why today we turn to supercomputer simulations to reveal deeper truths about space-time Cosmigraphics explores the visual side of our great est imaginative achievement as a species the unveiling of a vast universe that is largely invisible to our senses It will be a revelation to space-struck Earthlings art lovers and readers interested in the history of science the visualization of information graphic design and mapping
Me Inc features a black simulated-leather cover with gold foil stamping and a black ribbon bookmark The fact that KISS is one of the most successful rock bands in the world is no accident From the beginning Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a clear-cut vision of what they wanted to do and how they wanted to operate KISS as a business well before they ever first took the stage Since deciding with Paul to manage the band themselves Simmons has proved himself to be a formidable businessman having sold over 100 million CDs and DVDs worldwide overseen over 3 000 licensed merchandise items and starred in the longest running celebrity reality show to date More impressive is that he handles all of his business ventures on his own no personal assistant few handlers and as little red tape as possible In Me Inc Simmons shares a lifetime of field-tested and hard-won business advice that will provide readers with the tools needed to build a solid business strategy harness the countless tools available in the digital age network like hell and be the architect for the business entity that is you Inspired by The Art of War the book dispenses Simmons in-depth insights via thirteen specific principles for success based on his own experience... triumphs and instructional failures in business from finding the confidence within yourself that s necessary to get started to surrounding yourself with the right people to partner with and learn from to knowing when to pull the plug and when to double-down These thirteen principles are a skeleton key into a world of success freedom peace of mind and most importantly financial success more
An insightful and harrowing roller coaster ride through the career of one of rock and roll s greatest guitarists Strap yourself in Slash Rocking Joe Perry rocks again Jimmy PageBefore the platinum records or the Super Bowl half-time show or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Joe Perry was a boy growing up in small-town Massachusetts He idolized Jacques Cousteau and built his own diving rig that he used to explore a local lake He dreamed of becoming a marine biologist But Perry s neighbors had teenage sons and those sons had electric guitars and the noise he heard when they started playing would change his life The guitar became his passion an object of lust an outlet for his restlessness and his rebellious soul That passion quickly blossomed into an obsession and he got a band together One night after a performance he met a brash young musician named Steven Tyler before long Aerosmith was born What happened over the next forty-five years has become the stuff of legend the knockdown drag-out band-splintering fights the drugs the booze the rehab the packed arenas and timeless hits the reconciliations and the comebacks Rocks is an unusually searching memoir of a life that spans from the top of the world to the bottom of the barrel... several times It is a study of endurance and brotherhood with Perry providing remarkable candor about Tyler as well as new insights into their powerful but troubled relationship It is an insider s portrait of the rock and roll family featuring everyone from Jimmy Page to Alice Cooper Bette Midler to Chuck Berry John Belushi to Al Hirschfeld It takes us behind the scenes at unbelievable moments such as Joe and Steven s appearance in the movie of Sgt Pepper s Lonely Hearts Club Band they act out the murders of Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees Full of humor insight and brutal honesty about life in and out of one of the biggest bands in the world Rocks is the ultimate rock-and-roll epic In Perry s own words it tells the whole story the loner s story the band s story the recovery story the cult story the love story the success story the failure story the rebirth story the re-destruction story and the post-destructive rebirth story more
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