Following the success of the wonderfully wacky and playful Bent Objects, this charming gift book from the offbeat mind of Terry Border features 60 new wire-based creations that seek to express the many wonders and reasons for love. Everyday objects like raisins, cupcakes, pears, and puzzle pieces take center stage as they’re bent into clever visual vignettes that provide a new perspective on that ever-elusive emotion. Each photograph is accompanied by a sweet caption that is sure to evoke that warm, fuzzy feeling inside, but with the author’s signature ironic twist.
In the tradition of bestselling humorous photography books featuring artful creations with food such as Hello Cupcake! and Cake Wrecks, this book will surprise and delight with every spread. And with its affordable price point and gifty trim size, Bent Object of My Affection is the perfect present for loved ones on Valentine’s Day, for anniversaries, or “just because.”
The visual chronicle of Joe Biden's eight years as vice president to Barack Obama, revealing in intimate detail who the President is as a father, friend, and leader
This book captures the core of who Joe Biden is as a lifelong public servant–featuring photographs from his eight years as one of America's most consequential vice presidents and partner to Barack Obama.
These visually arresting photographs and behind-the-scenes stories show Biden stepping into his own as a leader always ready to guide a nation in distress. They also reveal a new dimension to Biden's humanity–as a man whose decency and kindness shines through both tragedy and triumph, whose working-class roots inform his values, and whose candor and approachability enable him to connect with citizens of all kinds.
This book traces Biden's vice presidency in unprecedented detail, shedding light on who he is as a political leader and patriot, and also as a father, husband, and friend. It will delight and fascinate readers who yearn for the return of honesty and ethics to the nation's highest offices.
As we turn the page towards a brighter future, this portrait of one of the most influential names in American politics is a timeless reminder of the values this country holds truest, and of how a leader like Joe Biden can unite a nation.
BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY is a comprehensive instructional book that covers every element of photography. Henry Horenstein’s books have been widely used at leading universities, including Parsons School of Design, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and MIT as well as in continuing education programs. Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY is a real bargain among photographic how-to books.
Learn how to incorporate multi-ethnic flavors in your everyday meals with this visually stunning cookbook that provides strategies for both weeknight cooking and special occasions, using local and seasonal foods.
Kelley’s backyard kitchen garden is fresh, organic, and yields flavor-rich produce. Complete with a pet goat and Ameraucana chickens it provide her with a plentiful amount of milk and sky blue eggs, all of which inspired the more than 150 simple and delicious recipes that combine home-grown ingredients with globally influenced tastes.
With a kitchen garden primer, composting guide, and gorgeous full-color photography throughout, Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes celebrates the simple joy of field-to-table cooking.
The ultimate listening party guide, Booze and Vinyl shows you how to set the mood for 70 great records from the 1950s through the 2000s.
From modern craft cocktails to old standbys, prepare to shake, stir, and just plain pour your way through some of the best wax ever pressed. Wickedly designed and featuring photography throughout, Booze & Vinyl is organized by mood, from Rock to Chill, Dance, and Seduce. Each entry has liner notes that underscore the album’s musical highlights and accompanying “Side A” and “Side B” cocktail recipes that complement the music’s mood, imagery in the lyrics, or connect the drink to the artist. This is your guide to a rich listening session for one, two, or more.
Among the 70 featured albums are: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club, Purple Rain, Sticky Fingers, Born To Run, License to Ill, Appetite for Destruction, Thriller, Like a Virgin, Low End Theory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, Hotel California, Buena Vista Social Club, Back to Black, Pet Sounds, Vampire Weekend, and many more
Do you want to… get married in high style but at low cost? Design the wedding of your dreams without depleting your nest egg? Enjoy your most special day without paying for it for the rest of your life? For the first time, the experts at Bridal Guide, America’s leading bridal magazine, have gathered all of their favorite cost-containing tips and stress-reducing strategies into one handy volume. This comprehensive, practical wedding planner offers hundreds of insider tips for cutting back on wedding costs without cutting back on style, including how to:
Find exquisite invitations, centerpieces, and favors at discount prices
Save substantially on designer gowns and accessories
Discover seasonal bargains on honeymoon travel
Enjoy magnificent music at minimal fees
Cut down on catering expenses in savvy, subtle ways
Ensure high-quality photography at reasonable prices.
From etiquette to officiants, transportation to tipping, and registry to rehearsal dinners, Bridal Guide’s Diane Forden spells it all out for you. Charts, checklists, and calendars keep you on track and simplify each stage of the planning process. Don’t Scrimp! Prioritize Your Way to a Beautiful Wedding on a Realistic Budget! Whether you have a year or only a few months, ample resources or cash-flow concerns, this all-in-one planner will help you organize the Big Day from day one.
Recipes that bring Brooklyn’s artisanal revolution to the world.
Bryan Calvert is a culinary pioneer who helped make Brooklyn the new center of American food. Now, in more than 125 surefire, imaginative recipes that combine rural comforts with urban sophistication, he brings the best of the borough to your table.
This is artisanal food at its most elemental and delicious: Melted Romaine; Heirloom Tomatoes with Gin, Feta, and Dill; Savory Stuffed Skillet Chicken with Lemon-Miso Sauce; and Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with Sea Salt and Caramelized Apples. Setting these recipes alongside beautiful essays in the tradition of Alice Water and David Tanis, Calvert shares an original and meaningful way to cook.
Calvert’s food builds on staples that are available nationwide and adds flair with ingredients you’ll discover in your market. Brooklyn Rustic shows how the simplest change in approach can make an ordinary meal unforgettable.
Features photography by Ed Anderson, Matt Long, and Deborah Williamson.