Arts & Photography

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  • booksreddit.com:Underwater Dogs

    Underwater Dogs

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    The exuberant, exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater that have become a sensation From the water’s surface, it’s a simple exercise: a dog’s leap, a splash, and then a wet head surfacing with a ball, triumphant. But beneath the water is a chaotic ballet of bared teeth and bubbles, paddling paws, fur and ears billowing in the currents. From leaping Lab to diving Dachshund, the water is where a dog’s distinct personality shines through; some lounge in the current, paddling slowly, but othe…


  • booksreddit.com:John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood

    John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood

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    How did Disney’s film become a calamity of historic proportions?  Michael Sellers, a Hollywood filmmaker himself, saw the disaster approaching and fought to save the project – but without success. In John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, Sellers details every blunder and betrayal that led to the doom of the motion picture – and that left countless Hollywood careers in the wreckage.JOHN CARTER AND THE GODS OF HOLLYWOOD examines every aspect of Andrew Stanton’s adaptation and Disney’s marketin…


  • booksreddit.com:Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

    Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

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    Are you a “foodie” looking to take eye-catching photos of your culinary concoctions? Do you have a food blog that you’d like to enhance with better visuals? Do you want to create photos that conjure up the flavors of your favorite foods but lack the photographic technique to make it happen? Then this book is for you! In Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Nicole Young dishes up the basics on getting the right camera equipment–lights, lenses, reflectors, etc.–and tak…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life

    How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life

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    Blasting clichéd career advice, the contrarian pundit and creator of Dilbert recounts the humorous ups and downs of his career, revealing the outsized role of luck in our lives and how best to play the system. Scott Adams has likely failed at more things than anyone you’ve ever met or anyone you’ve even heard of. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world’s most famous syndicated comic strips, in just a few years? In How to Fail…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written

    How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written

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    Lying is like 95% of what I do. But believe me: in this book, I’ll let you know exactly how to become a master spy just like me. Obviously, you won’t be as good at it as I am, but that’s because you’re you, and I’m Sterling Archer. I know, I know, it sucks not being me. But don’t beat yourself up about it, because I’m going to show you all the good stuff—what to wear; what to drink; how to seduce women (and, when necessary, men); how to beat up men (and, when necessary, women); how to tell th…


  • booksreddit.com:Essential Dictionary of Orchestration: Pocket Size Book (Essential Dictionary Series)

    Essential Dictionary of Orchestration: Pocket Size Book (Essential Dictionary Series)

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    Is there any ‘encyclopedia’ about instruments and how they sound?
    At last, an orchestration book tailor-made for the classroom musician on a budget. Any teacher, student or professional musician, whether a composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer or enthusiast will find this thoroughly comprehensive dictionary full of the most needed information on over 150 instruments. Designed for quick and easy reference, the Essential Dictionary of Orchestration includes those much-needed instrument ranges, general characteristics, tone quality descriptions, technica…


  • booksreddit.com:Daraku Room (Daraku Beya)

    Daraku Room (Daraku Beya)

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    Idol, cosplayer, manga illustrators… fifty Japanese otaku girls show their gamy rooms.


  • booksreddit.com:How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry

    How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy

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    IamA YIFY – A former movie uploader and torrent site operator , AMA!
    Finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the YearOne of Billboard’s 100 Greatest Music Books of All TimeA New York Times Editors’ ChoiceONE OF THE YEAR’S BEST BOOKS: The Washington Post • The Financial Times • Slate • The Atlantic • Time • Forbes“[How Music Got Free] has the clear writing and brisk reportorial acumen of a Michael Lewis book.”—Dwight Garner, The New York TimesWhat happen…


  • booksreddit.com:Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal

    Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal

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    What are some good books on the history of Metal?
    The definitive oral history of heavy metal, Louder Than Hell by renowned music journalists Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman includes hundreds of interviews with the giants of the movement, conducted over the past 25 years.Unlike many forms of popular music, metalheads tend to embrace their favorite bands and follow them over decades. Metal is not only a pastime for the true aficionados; it’s a lifestyle and obsession that permeates every aspect of their being. Louder Than Hell is an examin…


  • booksreddit.com:The Guitar Handbook: A Unique Source Book for the Guitar Player - Amateur or Professional

    The Guitar Handbook: A Unique Source Book for the Guitar Player – Amateur or Professional, Acoust…

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    [DISCUSSION] What are your favorite guitar related books?
    The most comprehensive resource available for beginning and experienced guitarists alike, whether acoustic or electric. Completely redesigned and with many more full-color photos than the original, this new edition surveys recent models and profiles current masters, includes an expanded lesson section, and encompasses 10 years of technological change in recording and amplification.


  • booksreddit.com:Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell The Dangerous Glitter of David Bowie

    Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell The Dangerous Glitter of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed

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    Iggy Pop holding a knife to David Bowie’s throat, 1976.
    (Book). First-ever look at the intertwining, outrageous lives of three rock legends. When Lou Reed and Iggy Pop first met David Bowie in the fall of 1971, Bowie was just another English musician passing through New York City. Lou was still recovering from the collapse of the Velvet Underground, and Iggy had already been branded a loser… Yet within two years they completely changed the face of popular music with a decadent glamour and street-level vibe. With Bowie producing, Reed’s Transfor…


  • booksreddit.com:Writing Better Lyrics

    Writing Better Lyrics

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    How does one “actually” get better at writing lyrics, in practice?
    The Must-Have Guide for SongwritersWriting Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics.Perfect for new and experienced songwriters alike, this time-tested classic covers the basics in addition to more advanced techniques.Songwriters will discover:How to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a so…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written

    How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written

    448

    Lying is like 95% of what I do. But believe me: in this book, I’ll let you know exactly how to become a master spy just like me. Obviously, you won’t be as good at it as I am, but that’s because you’re you, and I’m Sterling Archer. I know, I know, it sucks not being me. But don’t beat yourself up about it, because I’m going to show you all the good stuff—what to wear; what to drink; how to seduce women (and, when necessary, men); how to beat up men (and, when necessary, women); how to tell th…


  • booksreddit.com:Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti

    Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-Hopping and the Search for Hip-Hop’s Moral Center

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    Should graffiti writers organize to tear up the cities, or should they really be bombing the ‘burbs? That’s the question posed by William Upski Wimsatt in his seminal foray into the world of hip-hop, rap, and street art, and the culture and politics that surround it. But to say that the book deals only with taggers and hip-hop is selling it short. Taking on a broad range of topics, including suburban sprawl, racial identity, and youth activism, Wimsatt (a graffiti artist himself) uses a kalei…


  • booksreddit.com:Creative Haven GeoScapes Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books) (Adult Coloring)

    Creative Haven GeoScapes Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books) (Adult Coloring)

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    This riot of geometric images offers a kaleidoscope of coloring possibilities! Fractals generate a host of pyramids. Spirals form the rays of a sun. Myriad shapes converge into a hall of mirrors. This collection of 31 complex illustrations is a mind-bending mix of geometry and art, awaiting your addition of vivid color. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Geoscapes and other Creative Haven® adult colorin…


  • booksreddit.com:Thinkers of the Jungle

    Thinkers of the Jungle

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    We all recognize these highly intelligent and impressive animals – orangutans. But very few people know anything about their habits and how they live. Around 6,000 of these animals die every year; they are among the world’s most endangered species. This book reveals the truth abouth the tragedy besetting the jungles of Borneo and Sumatra. The breathtaking and moving photographs cannot fail to trigger a strong emotional reaction on the part of the reader.


  • booksreddit.com:Music in Ancient Greece and Rome

    Music in Ancient Greece and Rome

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    What did popular music sound like in the Roman Empire?
    Music in Ancient Greece and Rome provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of music from Homeric times to the Roman emperor Hadrian, presented in a concise and user-friendly way. Chapters include: * contexts in which music played a role * a detailed discussion of instruments * an analysis of scales, intervals and tuning * the principal types of rhythm used * and an exploration of Greek theories of harmony and acoustics.Music in Ancient Greece and Rome also contains numerous musical…


  • booksreddit.com:The Design of Everyday Things

    The Design of Everyday Things

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    First, businesses discovered quality as a key competitive edge; next came service. Now, Donald A. Norman, former Director of the Institute for Cognitive Science at the University of California, reveals how smart design is the new competitive frontier. The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how–and why–some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.


  • booksreddit.com:Star Trek Star Charts: The Complete Atlas of Star Trek

    Star Trek Star Charts: The Complete Atlas of Star Trek

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    See how far Earth is from Vulcan or plot a course to the Klingon homeworld with these fabulous full colour maps of the Star Trek universe. Reproduced in stunning colour, this is the definitive guide to the Star Trek universe. From Qo’noS to Bajor, from Vulcan to the farthest reaches of the Delta Quadrant, these charts reveal the location of every major Star Trek world and star system. In addition to maps of the stars themselves there are mission charts for each of the main starships featured …