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  1. Built For Success: The Story of McDonald's

    Built For Success: The Story of McDonald's Creative Paperbacks

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    Built For Success: The Story of McDonald's


  2. Built For Success: The Story of Microsoft

    Built For Success: The Story of Microsoft Creative Paperbacks

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    Built For Success: The Story of Microsoft


  3. Chicken and Egg

    Chicken and Egg A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes

    By Janice Cole,Photographs by Alex Farnum

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    Chicken coops have never been so chic! From organic gardens in parking lots to rooftop beekeeping, the appeal of urban homesteading is widespread. Chicken and Egg tells the story of veteran food writer Janice Cole, who, like so many other urbanit...


  4. This Is NPR

    This Is NPR

    By Cokie Roberts,, Susan Stamberg,, Noah Adams,, John Ydstie,, Renee Montagne,, Ari Shapiro,,and David Folkenflik

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    "Always put the listener first" has been NPR's mantra since its inception in 1970. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, NPR's programming attracts over 27 million listeners every week. This beautifully designed volume chronicles NPR's storied history, fe...


  5. The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects

    The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects Princeton Architectural Press

    By John Tingey

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    The first impression of W. Reginald Bray (1879-1939) was one of an ordinary middle-class Englishman quietly living out his time as an accountant in the leafy suburb of Forest Hill, London. A glimpse behind his study door, however, revealed his extraordina...


  6. America's Doll House

    America's Doll House The Miniature World of Faith Bradford Princeton Architectural Press

    By William L. Bird, Jr.

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    From the Star-Spangled Banner flag to Dorothy's Ruby Slippers, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History is home to some fascinating objects. In fact, one of the most fascinating of these, and one of the most popular, is itself a h...


  7. The Projectionist

    The Projectionist Princeton Architectural Press

    By Kendall Messick,Essay by Brooke Davis Anderson

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    Gordon Brinckle (1915-2007) seemed like an ordinary mana modest and reserved husband and father living in an ordinary 1950s-era home in Middletown, Delaware. Known around town as the night projectionist at the local movie theater, it was the unusual way...


  8. SURFER Magazine: 50 Years

    SURFER Magazine: 50 Years

    Edited by Sam George,Foreword by Shaun Tomson

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    For half a century SURFER magazine has captured and defined surf culture, from the sport's epic tales and discoveries to its greatest photography and cultural icons. Marking SURFER's 50th anniversary, this impressive volume showcases the...


  9. Bike Snob

    Bike Snob Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling

    By BikeSnobNYC

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    Cycling is explodingin a good way. Urbanites everywhere, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the bike like aquatic mammals to water. BikeSnobNYCcycling's most prolific, well-known, hilarious, and anonymous bloggerbrings a f...


  10. Hieroglyph Detective

    Hieroglyph Detective How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians

    By Nigel Strudwick

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    Egyptian hieroglyphs have long fascinated people the world over, though traditionally only specially trained scholars have been able to unlock their esoteric secrets. In Hieroglyph Detective, renowned Egyptologist Nigel Strudwick offers a histori...


  11. Ramayana

    Ramayana Divine Loophole

    By Sanjay Patel

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    Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales. Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic...


  12. You're a Genius All the Time

    You're a Genius All the Time Belief and Technique for Modern Prose

    By Jack Kerouac,Foreword by Regina Weinreich,Photographs courtesy of the Kerouac Estate

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    Jack Kerouac's musings on the creative process are collected together for the first time in this exquisite book. Inthe 1950s Allen Ginsberg asked Kerouac to formally describe his "spontaneous prose" method, resulting in a list of maxims called Belief an...


  13. Ask Click and Clack

    Ask Click and Clack Answers from Car Talk

    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi

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    What's the perfect car for a pizza guy? Does that "Check Engine" light indicate a bona fide problem? And, should a teenager drive a minivan? The hilarious hosts of NPR's Car Talk answer all your car conundrums. For more than two decades, the Tapp...


  14. You Know You're a Writer When . . .

    You Know You're a Writer When . . .

    By Adair Lara

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    You know you're a writer when. . . You'll never forgive your parents for your happy childhood.. . . The doctor tells you that you have terminal cancer and you think, "I can use this.". . . You accidentally sign a check with your pen n...


  15. Water is Key

    Water is Key A Better Future for Africa Balcony Press

    By Gil Garcetti

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    Of all the many challenges facing the inhabitants of the African continent, there is one elemental need regularlyoverlooked by the industrialized world. Award-winning photographer Gil Garcetti has created an important visual document intended to show th...


  16. The Writer's Toolbox

    The Writer's Toolbox Creative Games and Exercises for Inspiring the "Write" Side of Your Brain

    By Jamie Cat Callan

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    Designed by a longtime creative writing teacher, this innovative kit includes a 64-page booklet filled with exercises and instructions that focus on a "right-brain" approach to writing. Sixty exercise sticks, First Sentences, Non Sequiturs, and Last Straws,


  17. The Suburbanization of New York

    The Suburbanization of New York Is the World's Greatest City Becoming Just Another Town? Princeton Architectural Press

    Edited by Jerilou Hammett,and Kingsley Hammett,Photographs by Martha Cooper

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    The city that never sleeps also never stops changing. And while New Yorkers are renowned for theirtrendsetting, this thought-provoking book argues that New York City itself has become a follower rather than a leader. Once-distinctive streets and neighbo...


  18. The No Plot? No Problem! Novel-Writing Kit

    The No Plot? No Problem! Novel-Writing Kit

    By Chris Baty

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    Aspiring novelists don't need an MFA in creative writing, a book agent, an airtight plot, or a winsome cast of characters to get a novel writtenthey don't even need to know what they're doing. All that's needed is a little determination and this high-oct...


  19. Five Flights Up and Other New York Apartment Stories

    Five Flights Up and Other New York Apartment Stories Princeton Architectural Press

    By Toni Schlesinger

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    A flop house, a pumping station, a maid's room, a homeless center, a former brothel, a Richard Meier building, a circus trailer, a sail boat, a skyscraper, buildings named Esther and Lorainejust a few of the places New Yorkers call home. For the pa...


  20. No Plot? No Problem!

    No Plot? No Problem! A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

    By Chris Baty

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    Chris Baty, motivator extraordinaire and instigator of a wildly successful writing revolution, spells out the secrets of writingand finishinga novel. Every fall, thousands of people sign up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which Baty founde...


  21. You Are Here

    You Are Here Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination Princeton Architectural Press

    Edited by Katharine Harmon

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    Mapmaking fulfills one of our most ancient and deepseated desires: understanding the world around us and our place in it. But maps need not just show continents and oceans: there are maps to heaven and hell; to happiness and despair; maps of moods, matrim...


  22. Chavez Ravine: 1949

    Chavez Ravine: 1949 A Los Angeles Story

    By Don Normark

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    In 1949, photographer Don Normark walked up into the hills of Los Angeles, looking for a good view. Instead, he found Chavez Ravine, a ramshackle Mexican-American neighborhood tucked away in Elysian Park like a poor mans Shangri-la. Enchanted, he staye...


  23. The Ethical Architect

    The Ethical Architect The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice: A Princeton Architectural Press publication

    By Tom Spector

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    Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important new book, Tom Spector points out the dilemmas of architectural practice and offers a theoretical and practical basis for an examinatio...


  24. The Ethical Architect

    The Ethical Architect The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice: A Princeton Architectural Press publication

    By Tom Spector

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    Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important new book, Tom Spector points out the dilemmas of architectural practice and offers a theoretical and practical basis for an examinatio...


  25. The Beatles Anthology

    The Beatles Anthology

    By The Beatles

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    This extraordinary project has been made possible because Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have agreed to tell their combined story especially for this book. Together with Yoko Ono Lennon, they have also made available the full transcripts...


  26. Vestiges of Grandeur

    Vestiges of Grandeur The Plantations of Louisiana's River Road

    By Richard Sexton,With Aerial Photographs by Alex MacLean,Introduction by Eugene Darwin Cizek

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    In an evocative sequel to the acclaimed New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence, author and photographer Richard Sexton returns with an in-depth visual journey through the hidden mansionssome inhabited, many now long abandonedof Louisiana's River Roa...


  27. The Missions of California

    The Missions of California Revised and Updated

    Photographs by Melba Levick,Text by Stanley Young,Foreword by Sally B. Woodbridge

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    A classic guide to 21 missions, this beautifully illustrated volume is now revised and updated. California's missions were built by Spanish padres over 150 years ago, and this book tells the history of each, along with photographs of the adobe architectur...


  28. Good Food, Great Business

    Good Food, Great Business How to Take Your Artisan Food Idea from Concept to Marketplace

    By Susie Wyshak

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    For those ready to follow their foodie dreams (or at least start thinking about it) Good Food, Great Business is the place to get organized and decide whether creating a specialty food business is really possible. Whether the goal is selling a single product online or developing a line of gourmet foods to be sold in grocery chains, this working handbook helps readers become food entrepreneurs—from concept to production to sales to marketing. Using real life examples from more than 75 individuals and businesses that have already joined the ranks of successful enterprises, the book walks readers through the good, the bad, and the ugly of starting a food business.


  29. Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial The Story and Design of an American Monument

    By Jay Sacher • Illustrations by Chad Gowey

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    Though Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most beloved figures in American history and millions of people visit the Lincoln Memorial each year, few are familiar with the intriguing stories behind this national monument.


  30. Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers

    Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers Portraits of 50 Famous Folks & All Their Weird Stuff

    By James Gulliver Hancock

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    This cultural who’s-who illuminates 50 famous figures, from Leonardo da Vinci to Coco Chanel, through the fascinating trivia of their lives. Artist James Gulliver Hancock depicts historical icons in quirky annotated portraits surrounded by their associated possessions, baggage, and foibles.


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