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9781496413833 | Tyndale Momentum, October 15, 2016, cover price $22.99

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9780374289102 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 5, 2016, cover price $28.00

Paperback:

9780374536787 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 11, 2017, cover price $16.00

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9780374279974 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 14, 2017, cover price $27.00

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An expertly crafted work of reportage, memoir, and biography on the subject of loneliness told through the lives of six iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo Spring. You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavor to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by thousands of strangers. The Lonely City is a roving cultural history of urban loneliness, centered on the ultimate city: Manhattan, that teeming island of gneiss, concrete, and glass. What does it mean to be lonely? How do we live if we're not intimately involved with another human being? How do we connect with other people, particularly if our sexuality or physical body is considered deviant or damaged? Does technology draw us closer together or trap us behind screens? Olivia Laing explores these questions by traveling deep into the work and lives of some of the century's most original artists, among them Andy Warhol, David Wojnarowicz, Edward Hopper, Henry Darger, and Klaus Nomi. Part memoir, part biography, part dazzling work of cultural criticism, The Lonely City is not just a map, but a celebration of the state of loneliness. It's a voyage out to a strange and sometimes lovely island, adrift from the larger continent of human experience, but visited by many -- millions, say -- of souls.

Hardcover:

9781250039576, titled "The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone" | Picador USA, March 1, 2016, cover price $26.00

Paperback:

9781250118035, titled "The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone" | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 7, 2017), cover price $17.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504738903, titled "The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 21, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: An expertly crafted work of reportage, memoir, and biography on the subject of loneliness told through the lives of six iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo Spring.

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Product Description: Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was hailed in his lifetime as a founder of the Northern Renaissance, and his work revolutionized the art of printmaking. Dürer was also the first artist outside Italy to leave behind a large body of writing...read more

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9780300210842, titled "Albrecht Dürer: A Documentary Biography" | Yale Univ Pr, January 24, 2017, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was hailed in his lifetime as a founder of the Northern Renaissance, and his work revolutionized the art of printmaking.

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Product Description: When Gianni Bozzacchi accepted an assignment as a photographer on the set of The Comedians (1967), he didn't know that his life was about to change forever. His ability to capture the beauty of candid moments drew the attention of the film's star, Elizabeth Taylor, and prompted her to hire him as her personal photographer...read more
By Joey Tayler (contributor)

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9780813168746 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, January 5, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: When Gianni Bozzacchi accepted an assignment as a photographer on the set of The Comedians (1967), he didn't know that his life was about to change forever.

In June of 1963, when Michael Peppiatt first met Francis Bacon, the former was a college boy at Cambridge, the latter already a famous painter, more than thirty years his senior. And yet, Peppiatt was welcomed into the volatile artist's world; Bacon, considered by many to be "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," proved himself a devoted friend and father figure, even amidst the drinking and gambling. Though Peppiatt would later write perhaps the definitive biography of Bacon, his sharply drawn memoir has a different vigor, revealing the artist at his most intimate and indiscreet, and his London and Paris milieus in all their seediness and splendor. Bacon is felt with immediacy, as Peppiatt draws from contemporary diaries and records of their time together, giving us the story of a friendship, and a new perspective on an artist of enduring fascination.

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9781632863447 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, December 1, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In June of 1963, when Michael Peppiatt first met Francis Bacon, the former was a college boy at Cambridge, the latter already a famous painter, more than thirty years his senior.

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9781408856307 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 3, 2017, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: A vibrantly illustrated chain of entanglements (romantic and otherwise) between some of our best-loved writers and artists of the twentieth century--fascinating, scandalous, and surprising. Poet Robert Lowell died of a heart attack, clutching a portrait of his lover, Caroline Blackwood, painted by her ex-husband, Lucian Freud...read more
By Forsyth Harmon (illustrator)

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9781632866554 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 3, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A vibrantly illustrated chain of entanglements (romantic and otherwise) between some of our best-loved writers and artists of the twentieth century--fascinating, scandalous, and surprising.

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Product Description: Virtuoso Chris Ware (b. 1967) has achieved some noteworthy firsts for comics. The Guardian First Book Award for Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth was the first major UK literary prize awarded for a graphic novel. In 2002 Ware was the first cartoonist included in the Whitney Biennial...read more
By Jean Braithwaite (editor)

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9781496809292 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Virtuoso Chris Ware (b.

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Product Description: Billy Batson discovers a secret in a forgotten subway tunnel. There the young man meets a wizard who offers a precious gift: a magic word that will transform the newsboy into a hero. When Billy says, "Shazam!," he becomes Captain Marvel, the World's Mightiest Mortal, one of the most popular comic book characters of the 1940s...read more

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9781496808769 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, December 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Billy Batson discovers a secret in a forgotten subway tunnel.

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Product Description: For fans of Peter Bagge (b. 1957) and his bracing satirical writing and drawing, this collection offers a perfect means to track how he describes his career choices, work habits, preoccupations, and comedic sensibility since the 1980s...read more
By Kent Worcester (editor)

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9781628462043 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 6, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: For fans of Peter Bagge (b.

Paperback:

9781496809742 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, December 1, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: For fans of Peter Bagge (b.

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Hardcover:

9780300203486 | 1 edition (Yale Univ Pr, September 29, 2015), cover price $25.00

Paperback:

9780300224290 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $16.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504718653 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 26, 2016), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Stanley Spencer (1891–1959) was one of the most influential English painters of the twentieth century. His paintings are detailed and vibrant and often depict his deep, but eccentric, Christian beliefs. A native of Cookham in Berkshire, England, he often used his hometown as the setting for his paintings, recreating biblical stories and placing them in his small village along the Thames...read more
By John Spencer (editor)

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9781910065594 | Unicorn Pr Ltd, November 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Stanley Spencer (1891–1959) was one of the most influential English painters of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: In The Structure of Design, Leslie Earl Robertson recounts a storied career in engineering which has generated among the most innovative and formally daring buildings of the modern era, as well as his extensive collaborations with several titans of the practice: Minoru Yamasaki, Philip Johnson, Max Abramovitz, Romaldo Giurgola, I...read more

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9781580934299 | Monacelli Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In The Structure of Design, Leslie Earl Robertson recounts a storied career in engineering which has generated among the most innovative and formally daring buildings of the modern era, as well as his extensive collaborations with several titans of the practice: Minoru Yamasaki, Philip Johnson, Max Abramovitz, Romaldo Giurgola, I.

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Product Description: The winter of 1924: Edith Olivier, alone at the age of 51, thought her life had come to an end. For Rex Whistler, a 19-year-old art student, life was just beginning. They were to start an intimate and unlikely friendship that would transform their lives...read more

Paperback:

9781447245544 | Unabridged edition (Pan Macmillan, November 1, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The winter of 1924: Edith Olivier, alone at the age of 51, thought her life had come to an end.

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Hardcover:

9780770435578 | Crown Pub, May 7, 2013, cover price $26.00

Paperback:

9781628727302 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, November 1, 2016), cover price $17.99

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Product Description: Expressions of Place embarks on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Louisiana via the talents of thirty-seven artists located all around the state. Many are acclaimed professionals whose paintings are included in major private and public collections regionally and nationally...read more

Hardcover:

9781496808257 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, November 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Expressions of Place embarks on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Louisiana via the talents of thirty-seven artists located all around the state.

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Product Description: An extraordinary blend of narrative history and memoir, by the author of the award-winning and bestselling international sensation, The Hare with Amber EyesIn The White Road, artist Edmund de Waal gives us an intimate portrait of his lifelong obsession with porcelain, or “white gold...read more

Hardcover:

9780374289263 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 10, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: An intimate narrative history of porcelain, structured around five journeys through landscapes where porcelain was dreamed about, fired, refined, collected, and coveted.
9780444986740, titled "Lubricants and Special Fluids" | Elsevier Science Ltd, November 1, 1992, cover price $294.00 | also contains Lubricants and Special Fluids

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9781250097323 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 1, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An extraordinary blend of narrative history and memoir, by the author of the award-winning and bestselling international sensation, The Hare with Amber EyesIn The White Road, artist Edmund de Waal gives us an intimate portrait of his lifelong obsession with porcelain, or “white gold.

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Product Description: The definitive biography of this brilliant polymath--director of the National Gallery, author, patron of the arts, social lion, and singular pioneer of television--that also tells the story of the arts in the twentieth century through his astonishing life...read more

Hardcover:

9780385351171 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The definitive biography of this brilliant polymath--director of the National Gallery, author, patron of the arts, social lion, and singular pioneer of television--that also tells the story of the arts in the twentieth century through his astonishing life.

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Product Description: John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was an American painter who spent little time in the US. He grew up in a privileged, somewhat nomadic family living in Italy and France. Exposure to European art from an early age guided his exquisite paintings that captured both everyday life and portraits with drama and elegance...read more
By Applewood Books (corporate author)

Hardcover:

9781944038137 | Benna Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was an American painter who spent little time in the US.

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