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  • Get In Trouble
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    LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLERShe has been hailed by Michael Chabon as “the most darkly playful voice in American fiction” and by Neil Gaiman as “a national treasure.” Now Kelly Link’s eagerly awaited new collection—her first for adult readers in a decade—proves indelibly that this bewitchingly original writer is among the finest we have. Link has won an ardent following for her ability, with each new short story, to take readers deeply into an unforgettable, brilliantly constructed fictional universe. The nine exquisite examples in this collection show her in full command of her formidable powers. In “The Summer People,” a young girl in rural North Carolina serves as uneasy caretaker to the mysterious, never-quite-glimpsed visitors who inhabit the cottage behind her house. In “I Can See Right Through You,” a middle-aged movie star makes a disturbing trip to the Florida swamp where his former on- and off-screen love interest is shooting a ghost-hunting reality show. In “The New Boyfriend,” a suburban slumber party takes an unusual turn, and a teenage friendship is tested, when the spoiled birthday girl opens her big present: a life-size animated doll. Hurricanes, astronauts, evil twins, bootleggers, Ouija boards, iguanas, The Wizard of Oz, superheroes, the Pyramids. .. These are just some of the talismans of an imagination as capacious and as full of wonder as that of any writer today. But as fantastical as these stories can be, they are always grounded by sly humor and an innate generosity of feeling for the frailty—and the hidden strengths—of human beings. In Get in Trouble, this one-of-a-kind talent expands the boundaries of what short fiction can do. Praise for Get in Trouble “Welcome to the fabulous mind of Kelly Link.. .. It has taken Link ten years to produce her new story collection, Get in Trouble, and it is just as brilliant as her last.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice) “Ridiculously brilliant. .. and entertaining as heck. .. These stories make you laugh while staring into the void. By the end, they’ll be with you sleeping and waking.”—The Boston Globe “Marvelous. .. As a writer Kelly Link is possessed of many magical powers, but to me what’s most notable about her new collection, Get in Trouble, is its astonishing freedom.. .. Link knows there’s nothing she’s ‘supposed’ to do; her imaginative freedom is unmitigated by a need to counterbalance the weirdness with explanation.”—Meg Wolitzer, NPR“Smashing. .. sensational. .. Each of these stories presents the reader with the same setup: Remain in your narrative comfort zone, or venture into Link’s uncharted sea of troubles. Come on. Live a little.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “This is art that re-enchants the world. Who needs tediously believable situations, O. Henry endings or even truthfulness to life? Give us magic; give us wonder. What matter most in pure storytelling are style and visionary power. If your voice is hypnotic enough, you can make readers follow you anywhere.”—The Washington Post“When it comes to literary magic, Link is the real deal: clever, surprising, affecting, fluid and funny.”—San Francisco Chronicle
  • Yucatan Adventure Eco-Travel Guide - Maya Culture and Traditions - Green Spa Haciendas,  Sustainable Tourism and volunteering in Yucatan: Maya Foundation In Lakech, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico
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    Yucatan Adventure Eco-Travel Guide features Mayan Eco-Spa, Haciendas and Hotels Offers in Chichen Itza - Eco-Spa Resort Vacation Packages and Family Eco-Cultural Activities gear to enjoy, explore, and experience Yucatan, Mexico. Volunteer Magazine dedicated to help travelers learn about Yucatan's Maya cultural traditions. Geotourism Challange 2009 for Sustaining the Future of Destinations innovative project and vision.
  • Bizarre Illustrations by Redmer Hoekstra Merge People and Animals with Everyday Objects
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    Netherlands-based artist Redmer Hoekstra draws fascinating composite illustrations that merge animals and everyday objects or machines, from a lizard with computer keyboard scales to an owl with books for wings. At times he even brings three or more forms together, as with a
  • Michelle Thompson
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    Michelle Thompson is an UK illustrator (MA, RCA) who has worked in design, editorial and publishing worldwide.
  • Pre-owned India Book - Jewels that Enchanted the World
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    Rope Necklaces. From our unique collection of Art Deco Necklaces, this piece is offered for sale online by Potterton Books. Global shipping is available. This newly published book presents for the first time the remarkable history and unique legacy of the five hundred years of Indian Jewelry, from the seventeenth century to the present day. The essays explore the rich, distinctive and unique heritage of Indian Jewelry. Including the flamboyant jewels of the Maharajas, the cross cultural influences between Europe and India and the creations of leading contemporary designers. The book was published to accompany a major exhibition at the State Museum of the Moscow Kremlin, April to July 2014.
  • Jean-Baptiste Monge jbmonge | Illustrator Character Designer | Canada
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    Jean-Baptiste Monge Official Website Professional Illustrator, Painter, Character Designer Publishing and Entertainment JBMonge (c) Copyright
  • Not That Kind of Girl
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    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMESNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, AND LIBRARY JOURNALFor readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely candid collection of personal essays establishes Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the most original young talents writing today. In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham illuminates the experiences that are part of making one’s way in the world: falling in love, feeling alone, being ten pounds overweight despite eating only health food, having to prove yourself in a room full of men twice your age, finding true love, and most of all, having the guts to believe that your story is one that deserves to be told. “Take My Virginity (No Really, Take It)” is the account of Dunham’s first time, and how her expectations of sex didn’t quite live up to the actual event (“No floodgate had been opened, no vault of true womanhood unlocked”); “Girls & Jerks” explores her former attraction to less-than-nice guys—guys who had perfected the “dynamic of disrespect” she found so intriguing; “Is This Even Real?” is a meditation on her lifelong obsession with death and dying—what she calls her “genetically predestined morbidity.” And in “I Didn’t F*** Them, but They Yelled at Me,” she imagines the tell-all she will write when she is eighty and past caring, able to reflect honestly on the sexism and condescension she has encountered in Hollywood, where women are “treated like the paper thingies that protect glasses in hotel bathrooms—necessary but infinitely disposable.” Exuberant, moving, and keenly observed, Not That Kind of Girl is a series of dispatches from the frontlines of the struggle that is growing up. “I’m already predicting my future shame at thinking I had anything to offer you,” Dunham writes. “But if I can take what I’ve learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine will have been worthwhile.”Praise for Not That Kind of Girl “The gifted Ms. Dunham not only writes with observant precision, but also brings a measure of perspective, nostalgia and an older person’s sort of wisdom to her portrait of her (not all that much) younger self and her world.. .. By simply telling her own story in all its specificity and sometimes embarrassing detail, she has written a book that’s as acute and heartfelt as it is funny.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “Dunham has crafted warm, intelligent writing that is both deeply personal and engaging.. .. [Hers] is not only a voice who deserves to be heard but also one who will inspire other important voices to tell their stories too.”—Roxane Gay, Time “A lovely, touching, surprisingly sentimental portrait of a woman who, despite repeatedly baring her body and soul to audiences, remains a bit of an enigma: a young woman who sets the agenda, defies classification and seems utterly at home in her own skin.”—Chicago Tribune “Dunham is funny, wise, and, yes, brave.”—Elle
  • Codex Seraphinianus The World's Weirdest Book
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    Some people think it's one of the weirdest books ever published. An art book unlike any other art book. A unique and disturbing surreal parody. Grotesque and beautiful. It's very hard to describe Codex Seraphinianus
  • feedly: organize, read and share what matters to you.
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    Feedly connects you to the information and knowledge you care about. We help you get more out of you work, education, hobbies and interests. The feedly platform lets you discover sources of quality content, follow and read everything those sources publish with ease and organize everything in one place.
  • Chloe Moretz for LOVE magazine #9
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    In anticipation of her upcoming film "Carrie," Chloe Moretz scored herself a feature in the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of LOVE Magazine. The 15-year-old actress looked absolutely stunning for the artsy Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott shot spread while dishing to the mag about everything…
  • 18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions My Modern Met
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    Growing up can be a challenge, especially in the teenage years. Some people use writing or art as a creative outlet for all the emotions they keep inside. Sebastian Eriksson is an 18-year-old up-and-coming surrealist artist living in Sweden. Not only is his artwork amazing, it's extremely thought-provoking as he adds descriptions of how his pieces relate to his life. For instance, in the piece above, he states: "This is another paradox that I've been working on for a couple of days. It describes a person with psychological problems such as schizophrenia, insanity, depression or other mental problems. His endless screaming makes his own mind eat him up. I have periods in my life where I feel like this. I wanted to make an illustration of my thoughts and my pain within." And for the piece immediately below: "One day I felt like I was lost and I had too much things to think about. Like I was stuck in a maze and couldn't get out." We've all felt like Sebastian, but most of us do not have…
  • 18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions My Modern Met
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    Growing up can be a challenge, especially in the teenage years. Some people use writing or art as a creative outlet for all the emotions they keep inside. Sebastian Eriksson is an 18-year-old up-and-coming surrealist artist living in Sweden. Not only is his artwork amazing, it's extremely thought-provoking as he adds descriptions of how his pieces relate to his life. For instance, in the piece above, he states: "This is another paradox that I've been working on for a couple of days. It describes a person with psychological problems such as schizophrenia, insanity, depression or other mental problems. His endless screaming makes his own mind eat him up. I have periods in my life where I feel like this. I wanted to make an illustration of my thoughts and my pain within." And for the piece immediately below: "One day I felt like I was lost and I had too much things to think about. Like I was stuck in a maze and couldn't get out." We've all felt like Sebastian, but most of us do not have…
  • Wait - what ? (parabola-magazine: A manuscript page from P. L....)
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    parabola-magazine: “ A manuscript page from P. L. Travers’s article, “Walking the Maze at Chartres,” published in Parabola. With many thanks to our friends at theparisreview. Pamela Lyndon Travers was...
  • Gaga-esque fashion photography by Madame Peripetie
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    Madame Peripetie aka Sylwana Zybura is a photographer and linguist based in Germany and UK working internationally on diverse art projects and for various independent magazines. She explores the boundaries between fashion, sculpture and the human body, experimenting with various fabrics and patterns; whilst infusing high fashion elements with abstract and conceptual ideas, creating an eccentric escapade of colour and texture. In her work she is focusing on character design and it's influence on modern fashion photography.
  • A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy #1)
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    Available in: NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback, Hardcover, Audiobook. A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana
  • A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy #1)
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    Available in: NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback, Hardcover, Audiobook. A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana
  • Peter Pan (character)
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    Peter Pan is the titular character and male protagonist in the 1953 film of the same name, and its 2002 sequel. The character's origin comes from J.M. Barrie's novel, Peter Pan, published in 1911. Peter travels from the enchanted isle of Never Land all the way to London just to hear Wendy Darling spin tales about him and his adventures. While his ego may seem inflated at times, even his arch-nemesis James Bartholomew Hook, Captain of the Jolly Roger ship, knows that Peter's no ordinary boy...
  • Hayden Williams Fashion Illustrations
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    British Fashion Illustrator & Designer. Conquering the world one fashion sketch at a time...
  • Survival Kit: Fashion Book Set Published by Assouline
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    Balenciaga : According to Jean Cocteau, "fashion dies young." But Balenciaga is an exception. He became the most creative couturier of his time, with an unequaled body of work that balanced the simple and the measured with an eccentric, abstract boldness. His Spanish roots combined the austere with a beautiful baroque violence. In the history of haute couture, Balenciaga remains the ultimate designer. Lanvin : Jeanne Lanvin, one of the great couturiers of the early twentieth century, gave up her career as a milliner when her clients began to demand copies of the dresses she had made for her younger sister and daughter. These youthful mother-and-daughter outfits made Lanvin famous. Her designs blurred the distinctions between women and young girls with fluid silhouette, flattering both a growing shape as well as one approaching middle age. Lanvin also created the very feminine and popular "robes de style" and romantic dresses. Her work is characterized by fine embroidery, superb craftsmanship, and harmonious colors-among them the "Lanvin blue," to which she gave her name. Philip Treacy : Since their first meeting on a fashion shoot in 1989 when Treacy was a student at the Royal College of Art, Isabella Blow has been his staunchest supporter and a constant source of inspiration. After leaving the RCA, he lived and worked out of the basement of the basement of her London house for three years. Many of his most surreal and sculptural hats were made for her. "Issy never said 'You've gone too far'" told Treacy. "She always said, 'You haven't gone far enough'" This book is the catalog of the London Design Museum's exhibit, which included the "Ship", an astonishingly realistic replica of an 18th-century French ship with rigging made from miniature buttons, and the rose damask "Pope" after the papal hat. Also featured is the "Castle" inspired by Blow's ancestral home. "Gilbert and George" is a fantastical concoction of pink and green lacquered ostrich feathers. "Horns" is a black satin replica of the horns of Blow's flock of ancient Soays sheep. The show included photographs by Steven Meisel, David LaChapelle, Jurgen Teller, and Mario Testino of Isabella Blow wearing Treacy's hats. Roger Vivier : The stiletto heel was created by Roger Vivier in 1954, its audaciously plunging lines designed to complement Christian Dior's collection. Vivier was also the man who designed incredibly flattering and sexy vinyl thigh-high boots, as well as low-heel, square-toe pumps that lent urban Amazons their confident stride. His inspired innovations radicalized traditional techniques, as he mixed fabulous embroideries with clear plastic. Vivier persuaded leading manufacturers to accommodate his creative whims, without ever losing sight of his classical foundations. Known as the King of the Heel, this master of frivolity was always one step ahead of fashion. ISBN: 9781614281825. Set of 4 Fashion Memoires. Box :16.25 x 16.25" | Each book: 6.0 x 8.5" Each book is 80 pages with 60 images About the Authors: Balenciaga : Marie-André Jouve is the co-author of Balenciaga , with Jacqueline Demornex, for the Editions du Regard. She has been in charge of the Balenciaga archives since 1980 and has participated in numerous exhibitions - in Tokyo and at the Textile Museum in Lyon in 1980, at the Fashion Institute in New York City in 1986, at the National Gallery of Melbourne in 1992, at the Mona Bismarck Foundation in Paris in 1994, at the Costume Museum of Barcelona, at the Balenciaga Foundation in Getaria. Lanvin : Elisabeth Barillé is a French author of several novels. She is also an editor-at-large for prestigious travel magazines. Her interests range from India to Russia. She also writes about fashion and Assouline published her book about Coty, the renowned perfume maker. Philip Treacy : Isabella Blow was one of the world's most influential creative directors. She worked for several magazines including American Vogue , Visionaire , The Face , and Italian Vogue. Roger Vivier : Colombe Pringle started her career working for cult French TV program, Dim, Dam,
  • Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland (Little Golden Book Series)
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    Available in: NOOK Book (eBook), Hardcover. Based on Walt Disney's animated classic, this vintage Little Golden Book from 1951 retells the story of Alice’s wild adventures in Wonderland.
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  • Vintage Illustrations Magazine Covers Vogue, Bazaar Others
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    Vintage Vogue Magazine Covers - March 1929 | See more about vintage vogue, vintage vogue covers and vogue magazine.

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