• Winter Reading Club 2015 Book Recommendations

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    Comics & Graphic Novels
    Maus I : a survivors tale : my father bleeds historythe sandmanAmerican born ChineseAlan Moore : storytellerStan Lee how to draw superheroesHeroes of the comicsThe best American comics 2014Marvel Comics : the untold storyThe complete guide to figure drawing for comics and graphic novels1001 comics you must read before you dieThe DC comics guide to digitally drawing comicsWatchmenBatman : the Dark Knight returnsPersepolis1000 ideas by 100 manga artistsManga : the complete guideOne PieceFrank Miller Sin CitySunday comics

    Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to CommunityTop of the Rock: The Rise and Fall of Must-See TVHow to Become a Video Game ArtistAdaptations: From Short Story to Big ScreenAsian cinema : a field guideFantasies of a Bollywood love thief : inside the world of Indian moviemakingHave you seen? : a personal introduction to 1,000 filmsFlickipedia : perfect films for every occasion, holiday, mood, ordeal, and whimFrench cinemaQueue tips : discovering your next great movieAction! : Professor Know-it-all's illustrated guide to film & video makingThe independent filmmaker's guide : make your feature film for $2000The filmmaker's handbook : a comprehensive guide for the digital age85 years of the Oscar

    Music : the definitive visual historyRock gods : forty years of rock photographyHow music worksEverything you ever wanted to know about classical music but were too afraid to askThe music instinct : how music works and why we can't do without itThe Billboard illustrated encyclopedia of country musicYeah! Yeah! Yeah! : the story of pop music from Bill Haley to BeyoncéLegends, icons & rebels : music that changed the worldAll together singing in the kitchen : creative ways to make and listen to music as a familyPhiladelphia : city of musicSong: The World's Best Songwriters on Creating the Music that Moves UsThe singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and bodyWayfaring strangers : the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to AppalachiaStarting your career as a musicianPitch perfect : the quest for collegiate a cappella gloryDirty South : Outkast, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and the Southern rappers who reinvented hip-hopThe songwriting sourcebook : how to turn chords into great songsIn other words : artists talk about life and workRespect yourself : Stax Records and the soul explosion

    Photography : the definitive visual historyRead this if you want to take great photographsHow to photograph everythingCreative photography lab : 52 fun exercises for developing self expression with your cameraDigital photography : an introductionThe rules of photography and when to break themIcons of photographyClassic family portraitsEarth is my witness : the photography of Art WolfeThe beautiful wedding : photography techniques for capturing authentic momentsCapturing the light : the birth of photography, a true story of genius and rivalryThe photographer's vision : understanding and appreciating great photographyAnsel Adams in colorPlatinum anniversary collection : 70 years of extraordinary photographyPicturing the century : one hundred years of photography from the National ArchivesHumans of New YorkNational Geographic dawn to dark photographs : the magic of lightA Day in the World: A Thousand PhotographsFocus on travel photographyPhotography of natural things : a nature & environment workshop for film and digital photographyThinking photographyPet photography for funLast great wild places : forty years of wildlife photography by thomas d. mangelsenWildlife photographer : a course in creative photography

    Painting & Drawing
    Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920Just paint it!The complete artists manual : the definitive guide to painting and drawingHow to draw and paint portraitsThe art of Chinese brush paintingOne hundred great paintingsThe sketchbook challenge : techniques, prompts, and inspiration for achieving your creative goalsCreative illustrationSidewalk canvas : chalk pavement art at your feetThe Art of Colored Pencil DrawingPastel step by stepThe wrinklies guide to drawing : new pursuits for old handsCharcoal drawingArt that changed the worldArts & crafts of the Islamic lands : principles, materials, practiceThe art of the map : an illustrated history of map elements and embellishmentsForbidden fruit : a history of women and books in artThe word made flesh : literary tattoos from bookworms worldwideWatercolor painting : expert answers to the questions every artist asksPainting with mixed mediaOil painting for the absolute beginner : a clear & easy guide to successful oil paintingHow to look at a paintingArt : over 2,500 works from cave to contemporaryThe Art of Abstract Painting


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