New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

December 18, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Interim : publication of the Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons.

July 12, 2024
[Columbus, Ohio] : Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons, [1963]-
volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Published every other year when its Proceedings are not published; contains articles taken from other publications or other Grand Chapter proceedings.

Philadelphia

December 21, 2014
Harris, Bill, 1933-
New York : Mayflower Books, 1980.
95 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.

Burma road

December 20, 2014
Smith, Nicol.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing co., inc. [1942]
333 p., 30 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Maps on lining-papers.

Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei.

December 17, 2014
South Yarra, Vic., Australia ; Berkeley, CA : Lonely Planet Publications,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 19 cm.
At head of title: 1999-<2013> Lonely Planet.

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse

December 17, 2014
Gottfredson, Floyd.
Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, c2011-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 23 x 27 cm.
"The Floyd Gottfredson Library"--T.p. verso.
v. 1. Race to Death Valley -- v. 2. Trapped on Treasure Island -- v. 4. Mickey Mouse outwits the phantom blot

Political fiction

December 17, 2014
©2014
xxx, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Edition statement supplied by publisher.
Critical contexts. In search of the Great American political novel of the Vietnam war / Philip Beidler ; From the stricken community to the solitary night mind: the politics of time, space, and otherness in American fiction after 9/11 / Lucy Bond ; Wounded nations: politics and postcolonial literature / Chelva Kanaganayakam ; The retreat from politics in political fiction / Robert Boyers -- Critical readings. Joseph Conrad: the art of political fiction / Jakob Lothe ; "In the heart of a labyrinth": J.M. Coetzee and political emotions / Patrick Hayes ; Amitav Ghosh and the exclusivism of empire / John Thieme ; Surveillance and the "poetics of silence": late modernist imagism in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four / Patricia Rae ; "You can't live there": Weimar under the Palms and the German Democratic Republic in Christ Wolf's City of Angels or, The overcoat of Dr. Freud / Margaret Scanlan ; Doris Lessing: "Political in the most basic sense" / Alice Ridout ; Robert Stone's A Flag for Sunrise: a political novel / Mark Levene ; The demands and limits of "felt life" in Don De Lillo's Underworld / Paul McCormick ; "Who is the enemy?": waste and violence in Deborah Eisenberg's short fiction / Michael Trussler -- Resources.

Decoding the new consumer mind : how and why we shop and buy

December 17, 2014
Yarrow, Kit, 1958- author.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2014]
x, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Part one: The new consumer mind. Rewired brains -- Isolation and individualism -- Intensified emotions -- Part two: Strategies to connect with today's new consumer. Technovation -- The real deal -- Involvement -- Intensity.

The art of stillness : adventures in going nowhere

December 17, 2014
Iyer, Pico.
New York : TED Books/Simon & Schuster, [2014]
74 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Going nowhere -- Passage to nowhere -- The charting of stillness -- Alone in the dark -- Stillness where it's needed most -- A secular sabbath -- Coming back home.
"A follow up to Pico Iyer's essay 'The Joy of Quiet, ' The Art of Stillness considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug. Why would a man who seems able to go everywhere and do anything--like the international heartthrob and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Leonard Cohen--choose to spend years sitting still and going nowhere? What can Nowhere offer that no Anywhere can match? And why might a lifelong traveler like Pico Iyer, who has journeyed from Easter Island to Ethiopia, Cuba to Kathmandu, think that sitting quietly in a room and getting to know the seasons and landscapes of Nowhere might be the ultimate adventure? In The Art of Stillness, Iyer draws on the lives of well-known wanderer-monks like Cohen--as well as from his own experiences as a travel writer who chooses to spend most of his time in rural Japan--to explore why advances in technology are making us more likely to retreat. Iyer reflects that this is perhaps the reason why many people--even those with no religious commitment--seem to be turning to yoga, or meditation, or tai chi. These aren't New Age fads so much as ways to rediscover the wisdom of an earlier age. There is even a growing trend toward observing an 'Internet sabbath' every week, turning off online connections from Friday night to Monday morning and reviving those ancient customs known as family meals and conversation. In this age of constant movement and connectedness, perhaps staying in one place is a more exciting prospect, and a greater necessity than ever before. The Art of Stillness paints a picture of why so many have found richness in stillness and what--from Marcel Proust to Blaise Pascal to Phillipe Starck--they've gained there."--Publisher's description.

Young Ovid : an unfinished biography

December 17, 2014
Middlebrook, Diane Wood, 1939-2007, author.
©2014.
190 pages ; 24 cm

Blue-collar Broadway : the craft and industry of American theater

December 17, 2014
White, Timothy R., 1976-
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2015.
275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Collected plays, 1964-1982

December 17, 2014
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
New York : Library of America, ©2012.
823 pages ; 21 cm.
"Eleven ... plays .. along with a screenplay ... and two dramatic sketches ... presented [principally] in the order of their first public performances ... with a selection of Miller's notes and essays on the plays"--Note on the texts.
After the fall (1964) -- Incident at Vichy (1964) -- The price (1968) -- Fame (1970) -- The reason why (1970) -- The creation of the world and other business (1972) -- Up from paradise (1974) -- The American clock (1974; rev. 1984) -- The Poosidin's resignation (1976) -- The archbishop's ceiling (1977; rev. 1984) -- Playing for time (1980) -- I think about you a great deal (1982) -- Elegy for a lady (1982) -- Some kind of love story (1982) -- Notes and essays on the plays (1964-1982).
This volume--the second on The Library of America's definitive edition of the works of Arthur Miller--offers an unprecedented look at the extraordinary middle phase of an essential American dramatist. Here are fourteen plays, from Broadway hits to previously unpublished rarities, that trace Miller's evolving genius as he experimented with new forms and themes. Included are After the Fall, a tour de force exploration of guilt, responsibility, and history that shocked the public with its apparent depiction of Miller's life with Marilyn Monroe; Incident at Vichy, a devastating one-act dramatizing the roundup of Jews in Vichy, France; The Price, an intimate drama about two brothers and their inheritance, Miller's biggest commercial success since Death of a Salesman; The Archbishop's Ceiling, a tense and intricately plotted exploration of creativity and the Cold War; Playing for Time, a groundbreaking teleplay based on the story of the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz; and many more.

Collected plays, 1944-1961

December 17, 2014
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam, c2006.
774 p. ; 21 cm.
The man who had all the luck (1944) -- All my sons (1947) -- Death of a salesman (1949) -- An enemy of the people (adaptation, 1950) -- The crucible (1953) -- A memory of two Mondays (1955) -- A view from the bridge (one-act version, 1955) -- A view from the bridge (two-act version, 1956) -- The misfits (1961).
A collection of some of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's most definitive works includes "All My Sons," "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible," "A View from the Bridge," and five additional plays.

How to speak Brit : the quintessential guide to the King's English, Cockney slang, and other flummoxing British phrases

December 17, 2014
Moore, C. J. (Christopher J.), author.
New York : Gotham Books, 2014.
viii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Previous title: The Queen's English.
" The quintessential A to Z guide to British English-perfect for every egghead and bluestocking looking to conquer the language barrier Oscar Wilde once said the Brits have "everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." Any visitor to Old Blighty can sympathize with Mr. Wilde. After all, even fluent English speakers can be at sixes and sevens when told to pick up the "dog and bone" or "head to the loo," so they can "spend a penny." Wherever did these peculiar expressions come from? British author Christopher J. Moore made a name for himself on this side of the pond with the sleeper success of his previous book, In Other Words. Now, Moore draws on history, literature, pop culture, and his own heritage to explore the phrases that most embody the British character. He traces the linguistic influence of writers from Chaucer to Shakespeare and Dickens to Wodehouse, and unravels the complexity Brits manage to imbue in seemingly innocuous phrases like "All right." Along the way, Moore reveals the uniquely British origins of some of the English language's more curious sayings. For example: Who is Bob and how did he become your uncle? Why do we refer to powerless politicians as "lame ducks"? How did "posh" become such a stylish word?Part language guide, part cultural study, How to Speak Brit is the perfect addition to every Anglophile's library and an entertaining primer that will charm the linguistic-minded legions. "-- Provided by publisher.

The wizard of Oz.

December 17, 2014
©2014
174 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 28 cm
Subtitle from cover.
The eternal Oz / an essay by Richard Corliss -- Who was L. Frank Baum? -- Imagining Oz -- Sowing the seeds -- The Wizard of Oz -- Not exactly boffo -- Judy, Judy, Judy -- The class of '39 -- Long live the Wizard! -- Just one more.

History of the world in 1,000 objects.

December 17, 2014
London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2014.
480 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm.
Includes index.
Offers an illustrated look at one thousand artifacts of human creation through history, from stone age tools to tablet computers, as well as an extensive timeline featuring key events in world history.

The Simpsons family history : a celebration of television's favorite family

December 17, 2014
Groening, Matt.
New York, NY : Abrams, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
So you think you know the Simpsons? Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned this average family into a pop culture phenomenon. Discover the hopes and dreams of a young Homer and uncover the sensitive and driven girl Marge was before she married him. Marvel at the hidden moments you never knew you missed, as all the pieces of Simpsons history fall into place. Chock full of art taken directly from the source, this massive tome is a must for Simpsons fans and the perfect way to celebrate The Simpsons' 25th anniversary.

Horse medicine

December 17, 2014
Stromberg, Tony.
Novato, California : New World Library, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrated (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
"Fine art photography of horses as well as essays by the photographer, which discuss the qualities attributed to horses by individuals and cultures worldwide, such as wisdom, spirituality, healing, and mystery"-- Provided by publisher.

"Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay

December 17, 2014
Nevin, Justin.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2014]
xiii, 200 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction. The personal essay : a creative equivalent to the five-paragraph essay -- Essays. Narrative essay : the stories we tell ; Lyric essays : inviting the reader in ; Fact vs. truth : what our experiences mean ; Reduction and style before content : making people into characters and learning to leave material out ; Campus narratives, short responses, and non-narrative responses -- Techniques. What makes the personal essay tick : a look at narrative-lyric balancing ; Not just another English essay : making space for creativity in personal writing ; Maximizing creativity in the personal essay ; Other compositional considerations -- Some final thoughts -- Appendices. A1. Essay questions you might see -- A2. Strategies for brainstorming personal material -- A3. Matching essays with applications -- A4. Timelines for applying -- A5. Organizational charts -- A6. Teacher recommendations -- A7. Interview with an Ivy League interviewer -- A8. Interview with a Stanford student-athlete alumnus -- Easy being green online.

Crucial accountability : tools for resolving violated expectations, broken commitments, and bad behavior

December 17, 2014
Patterson, Kerry, 1946-
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013]
xix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"First edition published as Crucial confrontations"--Title page.
Choose what and if : how to know what conversation to hold and if you should hold it -- Master my stories how to get your head right before opening your mouth -- Describe the gap : how to start an accountability conversation -- Make it easy : how to make keeping commitments (almost) painless -- Make it motivating : how to help others want to take action -- Stay focused and flexible : what to do when others get sidetracked, scream, or sulk -- Move to action : what to do after an accountability conversation -- Agree on a plan and follow up : how to gain commitment and move to action -- Put it all together : how to solve big, sticky, complicated problems -- The twelve "yeah-buts" : how to deal with the truly tough.

David Ferrie : Mafia pilot, participant in anti-Castro bioweapon plot, friend of Lee Harvey Oswald and key to the JFK assassination

December 17, 2014
Baker, Judyth Vary, author.
©2014.
521 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.

The devil's garden : Rommel's desperate defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day

December 17, 2014
Zaloga, Steve, 1952- author.
Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [2013]
xi, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
The controversy -- The iron coast -- The Rommel factor -- Opposing forces -- Fire and brimstone -- The devil's garden -- Deadly geography -- The pigeon patrol -- Day of reckoning -- D-Day post-mortem.

Fields of farmers : interning, mentoring, partnering, germinating

December 17, 2014
Salatin, Joel.
Swoope, Va. : Polyface Inc., c2013
xviii, 328 p. ; 23 cm.
What's the big deal? : The need ; The field classroom -- Especially for mentors : Wages ; Mindset ; Skills ; Investing in people -- Especially for interns : Cost ; Spirit -- How it works : Vetting and selecting ; Nuts and bolts ; Housing ; Leveraging the labor ; This isn't working -- Future farming success : Accessing land ; Germinating new farmers ; Food clusters ; Stacking.
The aging farmer phenomenon is new and presents both unprecedented crisis and opportunity. Opening his heart and life, Joel Salatin uses his Polyface Farm experience to encouraged multi-generational farm relationships and germinate a new generation of young farmers.

Improvising tradition : 18 quilted projects using strips, slices, and strata

December 17, 2014
Ledgerwood, Alexandra.
Fort Collins, CO : Interweave, [2014]
136 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

The last beach

December 17, 2014
Pilkey, Orrin H., 1934-
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2014.
xviii, 237 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
The end is nigh! -- Selling the family silver : beach-sand mining -- Indefensible : hard structures on soft sand -- Patch-up jobs : beach replenishment -- The plastisphere : trash on the beach -- Tar balls and magic pipes -- Stuck in a rut : driving on the beach -- The enemy within : beach pollution -- The international dimension of beach destruction -- The end is here.

The liar's ball : the extraordinary saga of how one building broke the world's toughest tycoons

December 17, 2014
Ward, Vicky, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2014]
xvi, 240 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

Something other than God : how I passionately sought happiness and accidently found it

December 17, 2014
Fulwiler, Jennifer, author.
San Francisco : Ignatius Press, 2014.
248 pages ; 24 cm
Jennifer Fulwiler told herself she was happy. Why wouldn't she be? She made good money as a programmer at a hot tech start-up, had just married a guy with a stack of Ivy League degrees, and lived in a twenty-first-floor condo where she could sip sauvignon blanc while watching the sun set behind the hills of Austin. Raised in a happy, atheist home, Jennifer had the freedom to think for herself and play by her own rules. Yet a creeping darkness followed her all of her life. Finally, one winter night, it drove her to the edge of her balcony, making her ask once and for all why anything mattered. At that moment everything she knew and believed was shattered. Asking the unflinching questions about life and death, good and evil, led Jennifer to Christianity, the religion she had reviled since she was an awkward, skeptical child growing up in the Bible Belt. Mortified by this turn of events, she hid her quest from everyone except her husband, concealing religious books in opaque bags as if they were porn and locking herself in public bathroom stalls to read the Bible. Just when Jennifer had a profound epiphany that gave her the courage to convert, she was diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition--and the only treatment was directly at odds with the doctrines of her new-found faith. Something Other Than God is a poignant, profound and often funny tale of one woman who set out to find the meaning of life and discovered that true happiness sometimes requires losing it all.

Modern American snipers : from The legend to The reaper : on the battlefield with special operations snipers

December 17, 2014
Martin, Chris, 1974- author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
viii, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Most people think of snipers as shooters perched in urban hides, dealing out death unseen from a considerable distance. But this description barely scratches the surface. [The author explains that] special operations snipers are men with stacked skill sets who have the ability to turn the tide of battles, even when they aren't pulling the trigger ... These are the most experienced warriors on the battlefield, oftentimes the units' best assaulters with years of door-kicking under their belt. These are the men who run ops in small teams across borders, or dress like locals and pull off high-risk vehicle reconnaissance and singleton missions in non-permissive environments"--Dust jacket flap.

Tricholomas of North America : a mushroom field guide

December 17, 2014
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2013.
viii, 208 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
The genus Tricholoma -- Ecology of tricholomas -- Edibility of tricholomas -- Macroscopic features used for identifying tricholomas -- Microscopic features used for identifying tricholomas -- Notes on the descriptions of species -- A note about names -- Species not included in this book -- Keys to the described species -- Keys for eastern North America -- Keys for western North America -- Descriptions of species -- Recognized species -- Some additional tricholomas -- Excluded species.

The world's beaches : [a global guide to the science of the shoreline]

December 17, 2014
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.
xvi, 283 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Subtitle from cover.

Liar's poker : rising through the wreckage on Wall Street

December 17, 2014
Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)
New York : W. W. Norton, c2014.
313 p. ; 25 cm
Originally published: New York : Norton, 1989.
Edition statement from dust jacket.
Liar's poker -- Never mention money -- Learning to love your corporate culture -- Adult education -- A brotherhood of hoods -- The fat men and their marvelous money machine -- The Salomon diet -- From geek to man -- The art of war -- How can we make you happier? -- When bad things happen to rich people -- Epilogue -- Afterword: Liar's poker at twenty-five.

Flags of Fountain Square & Bicentennial Commons

December 17, 2014
[Cincinnati] : [The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. History Department], [1989?]
5 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"October, 1988"--Page [5].
United States of America -- State of Ohio -- City of Cincinnati -- Society of the Cincinnati.
The flags described herein appear at Fountain Square and the Bicentennial Commons at Sawyer Point.

Souvenir of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Francis Church, Teutopolis, Illinois, July 20, 1851 : historical sketch of the village of Teutopolis and of St. Francis Parish

December 17, 2014
Hagedorn, Eugene, author.
[Place of production not identified] : [Publisher not identified] ; [2014?]
143 pages on 72 leaves : illustrations, portraits ; 22 x 36 cm.

Fodor's Spain.

December 16, 2014
New York, D. McKay
v. 19 cm.
Publisher varies: <2000-2015> Fodor's Travel Publications.

The Gallup poll : public opinion.

December 16, 2014
Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources.
v. ; 25-29 cm.
Imprint varies: 2004-<2013> Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield.
Editor: 1935/71-<2002> George H. Gallup.

Great Britain & Ireland.

December 16, 2014
London : Michelin Tyre Co.
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 20-21 cm.
Imprint varies: <1999-2000> Clermont-Ferrand, France : Pneu Michelin ; <2002-2015> Clermont-Ferrand, France : Michelin Travel Publications.
"The Michelin guide"--Cover. 2014.

Peterson's graduate and professional programs, an overview.

December 16, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in the humanities, arts, & social sciences.

December 16, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in engineering & applied sciences.

December 16, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

London.

December 16, 2014
[London] : Michelin Tyre Public Ltd. Co.,
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 20 cm.
Imprint varies: 2000-<2015> Clermont-Ferrand, France : Michelin Travel Publications.
At head of title: 1992-1993, Michelin ; 1998-2000, Michelin hotels-restaurants.

Peterson's graduate programs in biological/biomedical sciences & health-related medical professions.

December 16, 2014
Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's Pub., c2013-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in business, education, information studies, law & social work.

December 16, 2014
Lawerenceville, N.J. : Peterson's Pub., c2013-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Everything I need to know about love I learned from a Little golden book

December 16, 2014
Muldrow, Diane, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.

The world of birds

December 16, 2014
Elphick, Jonathan, author.
©2014
608 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
"First published by the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London"--Title page verso.
Introduction -- Early birds -- Anatomy and physiology -- Flight -- Food and feeding -- Bird society and populations -- Breeding -- Where do birds live? -- Migration -- Birds and humans -- The bird families.
A definitive guide to every aspect of bird life. From the evolution of birds to each significant element of bird life, you'll discover an introduction to the 32 orders, and a detailed account and concise fact panel for every one of the 195 families.

Photographer's paradise : turbulent America 1960 -1990

December 16, 2014
Laffont, Jean-Pierre.
New York : Glitterati Incorporated, 2014.
392 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 35 cm
Includes index.
Foreword by Sir Harold Evans -- Introduction: America as I lived it -- 1960 -- 1970 -- 1980 -- Afterword by Eliane Laffont.
The photographs that make up this first book by renowned photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont serve as a powerful and provocative examination of the American dream. For nearly three decades, Laffont traveled the breadth of the United States, a true embodiment of American freedom. Documenting the country in all of its facets - from national crises and unsightly social injustices to heartfelt protest and solidarity, the photographer took full advantage of the access granted to him bythe world's greatest democracy. He traveled all fifty of the United States to document a broad swath of the country's fabric, capturing America through some of its most turbulent eras.

Winning the long game : how strategic leaders shape the future

December 16, 2014
Krupp, Steven, author.
©2014
x, 323 pages : black and white illustrations ; 25 cm
"The number one business challenge is winning the long game by being more strategic: developing the skills to look outside the four walls of the organization and see the world from the future back. Steven Krupp and Paul J.H. Schoemaker bridge the gap between what many see as the separate domains of strategy and leadership to show how to develop the discipline of strategic leadership in a world of growing uncertainty"--Amazon.com.

Cecil Beaton : portraits & profiles

December 16, 2014
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980, photographer, author.
©2014
287 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Includes index.
The Roaring Twenties -- Hollywood -- High society, haute couture -- The war years -- Artists -- Writers -- The stage -- The peacock revolution.
Cecil Beaton was a fashion, portrait and war photographer, a diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer. He is one of the most celebrated portrait photographers of the twentieth century and is renowned for his images of elegance, glamour and style. This combines his photographs with excepts from his journals.

Color knitting with confidence : unlock the secrets of Fair Isle, Intarsia, and more with 30 vibrant colorwork techniques

December 16, 2014
Le, Nguyen (Craftwork designer), author.
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2014.
144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"A Quintet book"--Title page verso.
"When two or more colors are combined in knitting, it's called colorwork. It's the process behind the multicolored patterns and graphics seen in sweaters, hats, toys, and other knitted pieces. Colorwork looks complicated, but with a little practice, knitters of all levels will find that it's fun and easy to incorporate pops of color and delightful design into their projects. In Color Knitting with Confidence, professional knitter Nguyen Le provides down-to-earth instruction for basic colorwork techniques that will have readers joining, floating, and weaving in no time...With step-by-step instructions, charts and diagrams, and full-color photos that instruct and inspire, Color Knitting with Confidence, is a solid guide for both beginning and more advanced knitters who are seeking the confidence to knit colorfully!"--Amazon.com

Asian street fashion

December 16, 2014
Bent, James.
New York : Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2014.
272 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
This is an inspiring visual journey through the fashions to be found on the streets of Asia, where young fashionistas are pushing the boundaries to make bold statements that scream individuality and yet are born out of assured traditions. In 280 carefully selected photographs, the culmination of several years of travelling throughout Asia in pursuit of the most innovative styles, James Bent gives a rare insight into this underexposed fashion scene.

The practical step-by-step guide to drawing cartoons, manga and anime : expert techniques and projects, shown in more than 2500 illustrations

December 16, 2014
Wigston, Leicestershire : Hermes House, c2011.
512 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Includes index.

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