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Book Cover: Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap

Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap

Author: Scarface

ISBN: 9780062302632

From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. 
Scarface is the celebrated rapper whose hits include...

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Book Cover: Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore

Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore

Author: TERRY NEWMAN

ISBN: 9780062428301

"The most counterintuitive book of the summer thus far ... . [Newman's] surprisingly convincing thesis is that the sartorial choices authors make are deeply connected to the narrative choices they make - or, as Beckett put it, 'the fabric of language' they use." -Vanessa Friedman, The New York TimesDiscover the...

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Book Cover: Benson: The Autobiography

Benson: The Autobiography

Author: Alan Goldsher

ISBN: 9780306822292

Over the span of his illustrious five-decade career George Benson has sold millions of records performed for hundreds of millions of fans and cut some of the most beloved jazz and soul tunes in music history But the guitaristvocalist is much more than This Masquerade On Broadway Turn Your Love...

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Book Cover: This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Author: Kyle Cassidy

ISBN: 9780316393980

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries are to our...

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Book Cover: Television: A Biography

Television: A Biography

Author: David Thomson

ISBN: 9780500519165

In just a few years, what used to be an immobile piece of living room furniture, which one had to sit in front of at appointed times in order to watch sponsored programming on a finite number of channels, morphed into a glowing cloud of screens with access to a...

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Book Cover: 99 Problems: Superstars Have Bad Days, Too

99 Problems: Superstars Have Bad Days, Too

Author: Ali Graham

ISBN: 9780761182153

Poor Superstar. All the money and fame in the world won’t prevent him from having a bad hair day. Or stepping in gum. Or not being able to fit into skinny jeans, or watching helplessly as a scoop of ice cream falls from its cone. Or so an unnamed Superstar’s...

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Book Cover: GoPro Cameras For Dummies

GoPro Cameras For Dummies

Author: John Carucci

ISBN: 9781119285540

Capture the action with your GoProThe world moves fast and you need a fast-moving camera if you want to capture your life on-the-go. The GoPro serves that need. This small but powerful camera is easy to hold, wear, or mount to capture video of high-speed adventures or leisurely strolls. GoPro...

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Book Cover: Bruce Springsteen - Like a Killer in the Sun

Bruce Springsteen - Like a Killer in the Sun

Author: LEONARDO COLOMBATI

ISBN: 9781495076411

(Book) . Bruce Springsteen Like a Killer in the Sun , originally published in Italian, is the definitive book on the work of Bruce Springsteen, showing his unique narrative talent and offering an accurate critical examination of his poetics. It presents 117 among his best lyrics, expounded and annotated with...

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Book Cover: Hear My Sad Story: The True Tales That Inspired "Stagolee," "John Henry," and Other Traditional American Folk Songs

Hear My Sad Story: The True Tales That Inspired "Stagolee," "John Henry," and Other Traditional American Folk Songs

Author: Richard Polenberg

ISBN: 9781501700026

Read an excerpt and listen to the songs featured in the book at http://folksonghistory.com/In 2015, Bob Dylan said, "I learned lyrics and how to write them from listening to folk songs. And I played them, and I met other people that played them, back when nobody was doing it. Sang...

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Book Cover: Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March

Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March

Author: ARTISAN.

ISBN: 9781579658281

On January 21, 2017, millions of people gathered worldwide for the Women's March, one of the largest demonstrations in political history. Together they raised their voices in hope, protest, and solidarity. This inspiring collection features 500 of the most eloquent, provocative, uplifting, clever, and creative signs from across the United...

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Book Cover: Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series

Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series

Author: JACOB LAWRENCE

ISBN: 9781633450400

Lawrence's landmark series on African American migration in contextIn 1941, Jacob Lawrence, then just 23 years old, made a series of 60 small tempera paintings on the Great Migration, the decades-long mass movement of black Americans from the rural South to the urban North that began in 1915-16. The child...

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Book Cover: The Encyclopedia of Coloured Pencil Techniques: A complete step-by-step directory of key techniques, plus an inspirational gallery showing how artists use them

The Encyclopedia of Coloured Pencil Techniques: A complete step-by-step directory of key techniques, plus an inspirational gallery showing how artists use them

Author: Judy Martin

ISBN: 9781782214779

An indispensable guide for anyone keen to learn colored pencil techniques, or for the experienced artist who would like to build on their existing skills. Filled with information on the basic characteristics and color ranges of the main kinds of colored pencil, and step-by-step visual demonstrations of key techniques from...

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Book Cover: The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture

Author: KATIE SOMERVILLE

ISBN: 9781925432336

Milestones of the Dior look from 1947 to nowIn celebration of Dior's 70th anniversary and produced in close collaboration with the House of Dior, one of the world's most prestigious couture houses, this beautiful publication features garments designed by Christian Dior Couture between 1947 and 2017 and more than 10...

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