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New Beginnings:  Acquiring and Living with a Cochlear Implant

Fifteen stories written by deaf/hard of hearing individuals who have had cochlear implants are told within the context of unique histories that are intimate, personal and moving. Readers will gain insight into the personal struggles, challenges, and benefits for those who made the decision to get a cochlear implant. The writers share their process over the decision to obtain an implant as well as the delights and disappointments in hearing with one.


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From My Seat on the Aisle: Movies and Memories

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From My Seat on the Aisle chronicles more than 30 years of Jack Garner’s experience as a nationally syndicated film critic for the Gannett newspapers. His book compiles the best of his essays, reviews, and interviews with many Hollywood celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn, Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Jimmy Stewart, Woody Allen, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Garner offers a unique perspective into the world of film that is humorous, anecdotal, and insightful. 


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Unfinished Stories: The Narrative Photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi
Unfinished Stories: The Narrative Photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi
Unfinished Stories: The Narrative Photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi

Unfinished Stories presents a parallel study of the lives and narrative photography of Hansel Mieth (1909–1998) and Marion Palfi (1907–1978). Mieth was the second woman staff photographer employed by Life magazine. Palfi’s photo of Henry Street Settlement kids was the first cover of Ebony magazine. German born émigrés who never met, they constructed remarkably similar photo narratives of unseen America.


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Narrative Structure in Comics
Narrative Structure in Comics
Narrative Structure in Comics

In Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, Barbara Postema seeks to explain how comics communicate and create meaning, with an emphasis on two aspects of comics. She first examines the pictorial quality of comics, which receives more emphasis than verbal/textual elements.  Her second focus is upon the storytelling and narrative qualities of comics, as well as the literary explorations they provide.


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With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Hardcover)
With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Hardcover)
With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Hardcover)
With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Hardcover)

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Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps
Vignelli Transit Maps

Vignelli Transit Maps describes the history of the New York subway maps and follows this city’s transportation growth from separate, independent lines to one large system.  Peter Lloyd uncovers the history of the Vignelli map that includes the legacy of the people who created and promoted this New York icon—as well as those who hastened its demise. The book includes a first glimpse at original, early development sketches of the famed map and of its recent successors.

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The Albumen and Salted Paper Book
The Albumen and Salted Paper Book
The Albumen and Salted Paper Book

The Albumen and Salted Paper Book is a descriptive history of the major photographic printing processes that were used between the years 1840-1895. These first 50 years of photography established a tradition of individual experimentation and craftsmanship where each photographer participated in the manufacture of the printing materials that were used. Albumen print and salted paper print were the ordinary, all-purpose materials of the time—albumen print is the second most common type of photograph ever made.


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With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Softcover)
With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Softcover)
With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Softcover)
With Fire: Richard Hirsch (Softcover)

With Fire is the story of ceramic artist Richard Hirsch, and an examination of the work for which he is so widely celebrated. This richly illustrated book presents the life of an artist whose career spans some of the most important developments in the American Clay Movement. Hirsch established a connection with the legendary Raku and Ohi families, whose influence created a lasting pedagogical and creative link to the West that continues today.

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The Scythe and the Rabbit: Simon de Colines and the Culture of the Book in Renaissance Paris
The Scythe and the Rabbit: Simon de Colines and the Culture of the Book in Renaissance Paris
The Scythe and the Rabbit: Simon de Colines and the Culture of the Book in Renaissance Paris
The Scythe and the Rabbit: Simon de Colines and the Culture of the Book in Renaissance Paris

Simon de Colines was one of the greatest typographers, printers and publishers of the Renaissance. He has nevertheless been unfairly neglected. Apart from a pair of scholarly bibliographies, published a century apart, this is the first book-length study of his work.


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Edges of Books
Edges of Books
Edges of Books
Edges of Books
Edges of Books
Edges of Books
Edges of Books
Edges of Books

Edges of Books examines a familiar form from an unfamiliar perspective. When books are on display it is usually their spines, covers, text, or illustrations that are featured. These are the familiar parts of the books—the parts that modern readers have come to interact with the most. Edges of Books takes a different approach, uncovering a tradition that extends back centuries in which the edges of books were important sites for information and decoration.


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