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Gated Community: Graffiti and Incarceration by Mickael Broth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A memoir detailing a young man's involvement in graffiti vandalism, and the ten-month jail sentence that it led to. Expanding on his personal experiences, the book addresses issues of wider relevance, including delinquency, property rights, addiction, racism, class privilege, privatization, and mass incarceration in America, among other topics.
Finding Jingo by Susy Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 109,740. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live in a Moscow high rise, in the shadow of Stalin’s Eighth Sister, the sky scraping Triumph Palace, then this is the book to read. Susy gives you the skinny on the highs and lows of residing just a few metro stops from Moscow’s fabulous Red Square. An ordinary couple doing some extraordinary things with their appealing dogs.
A Latchkey Kid's Take on Modern Cinema by Travis Yates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A Latchkey Kid’s Take on Modern Cinema is a collection of film essays by film professor Travis C. Yates. The collection explores the work of more than 120 directors, examining contemporary films and classics from the '70s and '80s and is sprinkled with nuggets of wisdom shared with his film students. It is a fun, fresh perspective on modern cinema and a must-read for any cinephile.
Ironworkers Hall by Toxie Myers
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book is about a major portion of my life and a trade into which I was born. I loved it, hated it, and was often temporarily angered with it, but when all the cards were played, all the muscle aches and bruises healed, and even with arthritic pains from old broken bones, I was proud of it.
Movie Outlaw Rides Again! by Mike Watt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!
L'art, l'icône et la Russie : Documents russes sur l'art et l'icône du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 114,450. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre présente aux lecteurs occidentaux pour la première fois treize textes qui révèlent les controverses en Russie ancienne sur l'art de l'icône. Jusqu'à maintenant, ces documents n'étaient disponibles qu'aux spécialistes de la littérature russes, mais avec la publication de ce livre, le public francophone aura un plus grand accès à ces écrits, ainsi qu'à quelques études russes les concernant.
Double Mirrors by Dylan Robert Tauber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,400. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"Double Mirrors" is an autobiographical account of a spiritual journey by Dylan Robert Tauber, starting in a yeshiva in Milwaukee and ending with a round the world journey to find a Pacific island with dolphins and seclusion. Dylan Tauber shares some of the personal experiences, anecdotes, triumphs, and tragedies, that brought him to the realization of his Double Mirrors theory.
Write Brain by Mette Ivie Harrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
How to get your brain right, so you can write. A collection of all my best essays on how to deal with the gremlins in your brain that tell you you aren't good enough, the real life obstacles a creative life entails, and the crap that happens when the publishing world deals you a blow.
Your Ecological House Part 1: Understanding Your Home Ecosystem by Philip S. Wenz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Your Ecological House is a homeowner and designer’s guide to creating a “home ecosystem,” an integrated habitat that conserves and produces energy, reduces waste and produces food and other goods. Part 1 (this volume), explains how houses can function like natural ecosystems. Part 2, Creating Your Ecological House (published 2017), explains how to design and build your own home ecosystem.
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted? by Michael Shapter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures
Actor Being - A Role in Mankind by Tiago Lameiras
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Essay » Sociology
The actor's spotlight is not the stage or the screen, but civilization itself.
Para analizar cine y literatura by Lauro Zavala
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Gracias a la reconocida labor investigativa de Lauro Zavala, que comparte aquí con atrayente magisterio, los lectores tendrán en sus manos una joya imprescindible para aquellos que aman el cine y la literatura.
The World of Silk by Priscilla Lowry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.
L'art roman et l'icône : Le dernier art occidental à caractère iconique et d'autres études by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 55,430. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Le Christ représenté dans les icônes et dans l'art roman expriment, selon l'auteur, un art œcuménique, c'est-à-dire une vision théologique commune peinte dans un langage artistique commun. Au tour de l'an 1000, tous les chrétiens pouvaient lire et comprendre ces images. Cette unité s'est malheureusement perdue pendant le second millénaire de l'histoire chrétienne. D'autres études suivent.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts(5.00 from 1 review)
Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.
Scriptease; the Hollywood Screenwriter's Little Black Book by Kevin T. Stein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Get great results in your first draft! Scriptease goes beyond structure and character development, illustrating how conflict, stakes, and action integrate into every successful screenplay.