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A Painter's Progress
A Painter's Progress David Dawson
A hidden look at Lucian Freud, one of the greatest British painters, through the lens of his assistant
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The Great War
The Great War Joe Sacco
From ‘the heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman’ (The Economist) comes a monumental, wordless panorama capturing the horror of World War I.
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Diane Arbus
Diane Arbus Arthur Lubow
A revelatory biography of the uncompromising photographer, Diane Arbus
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Threads Julia Blackburn
A beautifully illustrated account of the search for an undiscovered genius, the Norfolk fisherman who became an artist. Winner of the East Anglian Book of the Year 2015 Winner of the New Angle Book Prize 2017
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Beaton Cecil Beaton
A retrospective of one of the world’s greatest photographers
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The Song Machine
The Song Machine John Seabrook
How do you make a song a global smash hit that is guaranteed to make $millions? Read The Song Machine, and find out
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The Art of Flying
The Art of Flying Antonio Altarriba
At last in English, one of the great Spanish graphic novels of recent years
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Keeping an Eye Open
Keeping an Eye Open Julian Barnes
A collection of essays on art by one of Britain's most brilliant writers.
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West of Eden
West of Eden Jean Stein
The inside story of Hollywood: money and corruption, drink and drugs, fame and terrible secrets
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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty and Truth
Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty and Truth A. O. Scott
The New York Times chief film critic shows why we need criticism now more than ever
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Awake in the Dream World
Awake in the Dream World Audrey Niffenegger
A magnificent large-format book collecting all Audrey Niffenegger’s paintings and drawings
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Balancing Acts
Balancing Acts Nicholas Hytner
‘Witty, waspish, and extraordinarily wise.' Sam Mendes
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Angel Hill
Angel Hill Michael Longley
A Guardian / Herald Scotland Book of the Year ‘A keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders’ Seamus Heaney Winner of the 2017 PEN Pinter prize Shortlisted for the 2017 Forward Prize
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Bluets Maggie Nelson
Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation - Olivia Laing A Guardian Book of the Year
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Vietnam Larry Burrows
The definitive work of the Vietnam War by one of the greatest photojournalists of all.
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Ethel & Ernest
Ethel & Ernest Raymond Briggs
Raymond Brigg`s most extraordinary and most appealing book yet - a tender, moving, warmly funny tribute to his parents: Ethel and Ernest - now a major animated film starring Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn and Luke Treadaway
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Unreasonable Behaviour
Unreasonable Behaviour Don McCullin
'He has known all forms of fear, he's an expert in it. He has come back from God knows how many brinks, all different. His experience in a Ugandan prison alone would be enough to unhinge another man - like myself, as a matter of fact - for good. He has been forfeit more times than he can remember, he says. But he is not bragging. Talking this way about death and risk, he seems to be implying quite consciously that by testing his luck each time, he is testing his Maker's indulgence' John Le Carr-
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Where Dead Voices Gather Nick Tosches
WHERE DEAD VOICES GATHER is one of the most extraordinary books ever written about popular music.
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My Life And The Beautiful Music
My Life And The Beautiful Music Jon Hotten
Long before Coldplay went vegan, there was another way: Sex. Drugs. And Rock 'n' roll.
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Bellocq E J Bellocq
A famous collection of photographs from the Storyville Red Light district of New Orleans from 1912, first published and exhibited in 1970, now re-edited.
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Lucian Freud
Lucian Freud Lucian Freud
The second volume in the definitive publishing of Lucian Freud. It covers all the work from the last ten years and includes nearly everything he has produced.
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Winding Paths Bruce Chatwin
A new (and much larger) collection of Bruce Chatwin's photographs.
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Vietnam Requiem
One of the most powerful documents of the war in South-east Asia that has ever been published.
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Don McCullin
Don McCullin Don McCullin
The updated retrospective published for McCullin's 80th birthday. Contains 40 new unpublished photographs and a new introduction — the definitive edition.
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