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Zen Culture
By Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Random House 1977 Zen History,Haiku, Ceramics, Archery, Landscape Garden, Stone Garden, Ink Landscape Scroll, Zen Architecture, Sword, Katana, No Theater, Noh Theater, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Flower arranging, Ikebana, Zen Ceramic Art, Raku, Shino, Ryoanji-ji “Highly recommended” The Center for Asian Studies “A connoisseur” NYC-FM “Hoover provides an excellent introduction
BIG BIM little bim - The Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling - Integrated Practice Done the Right Way!
By Finith Jernigan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The breakthrough book BIG BIM little bim gives practical approaches that architects, engineers, owners, educators, students and builders can understand and apply today. Based on twenty years of successful integrated projects, this book will help you to cut through the hype to achieve clarity about integrated practice and building information modeling.
The Divine Mistake
By Theresa Byrnes
Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
By Mary Gabriel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Principles and Practices of Lighting Design: The Art of Lighting Composition
By Dr. Philip Gordon, PhD
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete handbook on Lighting Design with both Artistic and Technical approaches for the beginning to advanced lighting designer. Philip Gordon, PhD, LC, NCQLD, has written a "must have" handbook that includes applications and case studies as well as updated product advances, specifications, resources and guides. Suitable for educational programs, professionals and related design fields.
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability
By Sally Bailey
Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
It's the Artist's Life for Me!
By Tery Fugate-Wilcox
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Valer!e Monroe Shakespeare died May 18,2011 Artist's dual-memoir a lifelong love-affair with his muse,together 24/7,48yrs. Kid from the wrong side of the stock car tracks. Thrust into NYCs world of high; art, society, celebrity scenes (Trumps, Kennedys, Cuomo, Liz Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, DeLorean, Kevin Kline, Warren Buffet, European Royalty; with life, cookbook & entertaining tip, 9/11 Tribeca
Architecture and City in Islam
By Turgut Cansever
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam
The book submits the idea that İslamic cities have given up their cultural values for the sake of westernization, and offers solutions on how to correct the situation. T.Cansever is the only person ever to have won the Aga Khan award twice. Drawing on knowledge of both contemporary and conventional masters, Cansever explores the possibilities of basing the layout of a city on Islamic ideas.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Stasis Leaked Complete: The Unofficial Behind the Scenes Guide to Red Dwarf
By Jane Killick
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Elly Books. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on interviews with the cast and crew, this book goes behind the scenes of the successful space comedy, Red Dwarf. With chapters on every episode, it reveals how the series was made, and tells the stories of what happened on and off set. Why did Holly leave? How did Cat lose his teeth? What happened when the writers split up? All these questions are answered, and more.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
By Anne Billson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
Death of American Architecture
By Dennis E. Rusk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
Line? The Creative Way for Actors to Quickly Memorize Monologues and Dialogues
By Jared Kelner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
ATTENTION ACTORS!!!!! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks. Jared Kelner has combined his experience as an actor and acting teacher with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created LINE? an imagination and sensory based process for actors to use when memorizing lines.
Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories that Define Canada
By Lori Henry
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Some people travel to discover a country's cuisine, others for the wildlife. Lori Henry travels to learn about a culture through its traditional dances.
Works Created By Love
By Ludovít Bari
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This a philosophical,anecdotal portrait of a Czech master violin maker, sculptor and painter. His story should be an inspiration to all artists. The illustrations are photos of his own creations, and beautifully symbolize his quest as an artist. The tribulations and successes in a totalitarian regime are tinged with humor and poetry.
Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching
By Jennifer C. Garlen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In an age of streaming video and booming DVD production, viewers have access to more old movies than ever before, but the number of choices can be staggering. Beyond Casablanca offers thoughtful reviews of 100 classic films worth watching, including silent and foreign pictures, musicals, dramas, comedies, Westerns, and even science fiction and horror, from cult classics to Oscar winners.
Ken Kirkby. A Painter’s Quest for Canada
By Goody Niosi
You set the price! Words: 122,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
When Ken Kirkby unveiled his painting, Isumataq in Parliament on March 28, 1992, he had to make do with a 25-foot model and the first four panels of the painting itself. The original, at 152' long and 12' high would not fit into the building. But even the model brought tears to the eyes of the 301 members of Parliament and senators gathered there.
Housing Policy and the Dynamics of Housing Delivery in Nigeria: Lagos State as Case Study
By Lanre Towry-Coker
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by MakeWay Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book examines issues such as the problem of inadequate quality housing, evolution of slums and squatter settlements, problem of land and funding for housing, urban poverty, educational factors and the specific demographic characteristics of Lagos urban residents. Also, there is a re-examination of the contribution of the National Housing Programmes and Policies to housing delivery in Lagos.
Locked Into Cinema
By Phil Mershon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.