• The Revolutionary

    The Revolutionary

    Schiff, Stacy

    "Thomas Jefferson asserted that if there was any leader of the Revolution, "Samuel Adams was the man." With high-minded ideals and bare-knuckle tactics, Adams led what could be called the greatest campaign of civil resistance in American history. Stacy Schiff returns Adams to his seat of glory, introducing us to the shrewd and eloquent man who supplied the moral backbone of the American Revolution. He employed every tool available to rally a town, a colony, and eventually a band of colonies behind him, creating the cause that created a country. For his efforts he became the most wanted man in...

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  • A Horse at Night

    A Horse at Night

    Cain, Amina

    "In Amina Cain's first nonfiction book, a series of essayistic inquiries come together to form a sustained meditation on writers and their works, on the spaces of reading and writing fiction, and how these spaces take shape inside a life. Driven by primary questions of authenticity and freedom in the shadow of ecological and social collapse, Cain moves associatively through a personal canon of authors-including Marguerite Duras, Elena Ferrante, Renee Gladman, and Virginia Woolf-and topics as timely and various as female friendships, zazen meditation, neighborhood coyotes, landscape painting, book titles, and the politics of excess. A Horse at Night: On...

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  • Drawing for Illustration

    Drawing for Illustration

    Salisbury, Martin

    This essential handbook explores the subject of drawing for illustration in-depth, with an emphasis on drawing as a skill and fundamental language that every illustrator should master. It aims to encourage students through examples and case studies, by showcasing the often-unseen world of draughtsmanship that underpins the finished graphic. From book illustration to graphic novels, caricatures to commercial design, it draws on contemporary sketchbooks, projects and historical examples to make the connection between the practice of drawing from observation and drawing from imagination.00Martin Salisbury sets out by explaining the fundamentals of this exciting discipline, before outlining the basic principles of...

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  • The White Wall

    The White Wall

    Flitter, Emily

    A deeply reported examination of the systemic racism inside the American financial services industry exposes practices designed to maintain the racial wealth gap, and draws on data, history, legal scholarship, and personal stories to provide a look at what it means to bank while Black.

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  • Manifest

    Manifest

    Nafousi, Roxie

    "Written by self-development coach and 'Queen of Manifesting' Roxie Nafousi, this book is the essential guide to anyone and everyone wanting to feel more empowered in their lives. In just seven simple steps you can understand the true art of manifestation and create the life you have always dreamed of. Whether you want to attract your soulmate, land the perfect job, buy the home you have always wanted, or simply find more inner-peace and confidence, Manifest will teach you exactly how to get there... Unlock the magic for yourself and begin your journey to turning your dreams into reality"-- Provided...

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  • Landings

    Landings

    Donahue, Arwen

    "A hybrid memoir/art book, with an introduction by New York Times Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver. In 130 ink-and-watercolor drawings, the story of one year on a family farm in Kentucky unfolds in captured moments of daily life: Donahue's husband chopping wood, a cow sniffing her head, her daughter tending to goats after a hard day at school. Each visual is paired with a written reflection on the day's doings, interwoven with the longer-arc history of her family, the farm, and their community. In telling the story of a farm family's struggle to survive and thrive, Landings grapples with the legacy...

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  • House Beautiful Live Colorfully

    House Beautiful Live Colorfully

    Saltz, Joanna

    Highlights a wide range of colorful homes, each with their own personality, as well as tips for both the novice and expert interior designer, including smart paint parings, how to read a room's light before committing to a color, and how to stencil paint onto a wall.

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  • You Don't Know What War Is

    You Don't Know What War Is

    Skalietska, Yeva

    "An inspiring memoir of resilience by a young survivor of the war in Ukraine, as told through her diary entries {u2014} a harrowing and ultimately hopeful survival story. Yeva Skalietska's story begins on her twelfth birthday in Kharkiv, where she has been living with her grandmother since she was a baby. Ten days later, the only life she'd ever known was shattered. On February 24, 2022, her city was suddenly under attack as Russia launched its horrifying invasion of Ukraine. Yeva and her grandmother took shelter in a basement bunker, where she began writing this diary. She describes the bombings...

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  • Scenes of Subjection

    Scenes of Subjection

    Hartman, Saidiya V.

    "The groundbreaking debut by the award-winning author of Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, revised and updated. Saidiya Hartman has been praised as "one of our most brilliant contemporary thinkers" (Claudia Rankine, New York Times Book Review) and "a lodestar for a generation of students and, increasingly, for politically engaged people outside the academy" (Alexis Okeowo, The New Yorker). In Scenes of Subjection--Hartman's first book, now revised and expanded--her singular talents and analytical framework turn away from the "terrible spectacle" and toward the forms of routine terror and quotidian violence characteristic of slavery, illuminating the intertwining of injury, subjugation, and selfhood even...

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  • Christmas Ornaments to Crochet

    Christmas Ornaments to Crochet

    Kreiner, Megan

    "Small in size, but big in design and holiday fun, each of these small, portable projects can be created in no more than a few hours. Crochet one or two for quick handmade ornaments, or create one of Kreiner's Christmas themed ornament sets such as The North Pole, Christmas Goodies, Fun in the Snow, Baby's First Christmas, Woodland Friends or even a full Nativity Series. Best of all, you can give your ornaments a personal touch with handmade ornament hangers and a variety of finishing tips and tricks. These beautifully detailed ornaments will make a prized addition to any tree,...

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