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Sinclair, Iain

Summary: "The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet "How best to describe Iain Sinclair?" asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. "A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SINCLAIR, IAIN SIN

Cooper, Elisha.

Summary: "The award-winning children's book author confronts a new world when faced with his daughter's illness in this frank, moving, and beautiful memoir. Elisha Cooper spends his mornings writing and illustrating children's books, his afternoons playing with his two daughters. The phrase he hates most is "throw like a girl," so he teaches them to climb trees and play ball. But when he discovers a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COOPER, ELISHA COO

Garelick, Rhonda K.

Summary: "Little black dresses. Fake pearls. Jersey knit. Blazers. Ballet flats. Today--and for nearly the last hundred years--we all see some version of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel every time we pass a woman on the street. But few among us realize that Chanel's rolein the events of the twentieth century was as pervasive as her influence on fashion, or how deeply she absorbed and then brilliantly reimagined...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHANEL, COCO GAR

Benfey, Christopher E. G.

Summary: A history of American art from the colonial period to the twentieth century draws on the author's family story as the descendant of colonial craftsmen through his mother's line, and as the son and nephew of exiled artists from Berlins' Bauhaus school.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BENFEY, CHRISTOPHER Benfey

Secrest, Meryle

Summary: "The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHIAPARELLI, ELSA SEC

Martin, Barnaby

Summary: "The gripping story of post-Mao China and the harrowing fate of the artist and activist Ai Weiwei"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Faber & Faber 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 AI, WEIWEI Martin

Greig, Geordie

Summary: "A memoir about the author's relationship with renowned painter Lucian Freud that includes interviews with many close friends and family members as well as critical analyses of Freud's art"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FREUD, LUCIAN GRE

Vaill, Amanda.

Summary: "A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe--a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"--six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war will give him fresh...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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Carrère, Emmanuel

Summary: "A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia's most controversial figures This is how Emmanuel Carrère, the magnetic journalist, novelist, filmmaker, chameleon, describes his subject: "Limonov is not a fictional character. There. I know him. He was a rogue in Ukraine; an idol of the Soviet underground under Brezhnev; a bum, then a multimillionaire's valet in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIMONOV, EDUARD CAR

Hoban, Phoebe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FREUD, LUCIAN HOB

Unger, Miles.

Summary: "The life of perhaps the most famous, most revolutionary artist in history, told through the stories of six of his magnificent masterpieces"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI UNG

Summary: "The nineteenth-century countercultures that came to define the bohemian lifestyle spanned both sides of the Atlantic, ranging from Walt Whitman to Josephine Baker, and from Gertrude Stein to Thelonius Monk. Bohemians is the graphic history of this movement and its illustrious figures, recovering the utopian ideas behind millennial communities, and covering the rise of Greenwich Village, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 809.933 BOH

Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: "The making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Earnest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town's infamous running of the bulls. Then, over the next six weeks, he channeled that trip's maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 BLU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST BLU