Fall 2011 Adult Books by Chronicle Books

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be exceptional be modern it s lonely in the modern world 11 section 1 interiors it s no coincidence that the journey to modernity begins indoors we spend our days at computers our nights in front of the television and though we may profess to be nature lovers organic gardeners and erstwhile outdoor hobbyists the truth is that our lives are lived indoors cocooned in the luxuries of the bourgeoisie espresso machines heated towel racks and high-thread-count sheets shunted from work to home and back there is precious joy in cultivating our domestic surroundings but navigating the vast sea of choices for modern living can be daunting when your home space is so vital there is no threshold for failure precious few are fortunate enough to browse fittings and furnishings catalogs with the shrewd eye of an interior designer or the rigor of a minimalist architect yet there is no remedy for the crippling embarrassment of purchasing a complete kitchen from a discount showroom that s where it s

jedi who have added personal commentary include yoda thame cerulian count dooku qui-gon jinn obi-wan kenobi anakin skywalker ahsoka tano darth sidious luke skywalker form i is the foundation upon which the remaining forms build it is not the best style for blaster deflection or for lightsaber-tolightsaber dueling but it s a superior all-around form you can fall back on in the heat of combat thus you must demonstrate a mastery of this form before you can continue during classes you will run velocities a quick sequence of moves executed against an opponent until one of you concedes with a call of solah during such contests victory can be quickly achieved with a disarming strike or shiim this inflicts a superficial wound on your opponent causing him or her to drop the weapon or to temporarily experience a numb limb because of a training saber s inability to cut through body parts this is the only one of the marks of contact you will learn at this stage deflecting the bolts fired by a

babble is the hipster parents own online magazine new york times fortune-telling book for moms-to-be by k.c jones hi my name is babble s guide to choosing the perfect name for your baby from the editors of babble the latest addition to the best-selling fortune-telling series 450,000 copies sold this gift book for expectant mothers divines the secrets about the baby they carry from determining the baby s sex and temperament to decoding dreams and omens associated with pregnancy this little book is a perfect way for moms-to-be and baby shower guests to consult with the cosmos k c jones is a freelance writer living in san francisco 8-copy display free 978-0-8118-8499-0 free with purchase of 8 copies what s in a name it turns out a whole lot what does the name mean does it lend itself to nicknames how many other kids will have it is it mellifluous mellifluous is that a name this informative and entertaining volume from the editors of babble.com presents the 500 top names for boys and

if you were young at any time in the last 44 years you know the fold-in neil genzlinger writing in the new york times featuring a brand new fold-in created exclusively for this collection the mad fold-in collection 1964 ­2010 · by al jaffee · with essays by pete docter jules feiffer neil genzlinger and al jaffee al jaffee s fold-ins on the inside back cover of virtually every issue of mad magazine since 1964 have become an icon of american humor generations have grown up with jaffee s inspired skewerings of our foibles and cultural conundrums issue after issue each fold-in requires the reader to simply fold the page so that arrow a meets arrow b to reveal the hidden gag image a simple idea that masks both undeniable artistic ingenuity and comic timing in this deluxe four-volume set each of the 410 fold-ins is reproduced at its original size with a digital representation of the corresponding folded image on the following page so collectors won t have to fold their book to get

american cocktail 50 recipes that celebrate the craft of mixing drinks from coast to coast · by karen foley and the editors of imbibe magazine photographs by sheri giblin handheld pies pint-size sweets and savories by sarah billingsley and rachel wharton · photographs by ellen silverman france has wine germany s got beer but america is the land of the cocktail and cocktail culture is flourishing with mixologists wherever you live combining local artisanal and homemade ingredients to concoct drinks with complex layers of flavor fifty favorites from the best bartenders coast to coast offer modern twists on heritage drinks plus all-new creations complete with glimpses into each one s inception and unique ingredients this cocktail guide is perfect for mixed drink aficionados home entertainers and anyone who enjoys unwinding with a choice beverage after a long day karen foley is the creator of the award-winning imbibe magazine dedicated to beverages of all kinds she lives and works in

he pointed the bow toward an empty spot far from sight of any land a big blank patch of ocean 100 miles offshore where a ghost wave was said to appear a wave of massive proportions that came out of nowhere rose like a monster and then slid back into the depths without a sign of its passing from the introduction what is cortes bank a lost channel island 100 miles off the coast of california a serious navigational hazard that nearly sunk the longest ship in the us navy a graveyard of lost ships home to lobsters the size of men and sharks the size of buses site of the strangest nation building project in the history of mankind site of the most dangerous missions in the history of surfing the producer of the biggest rideable waves on earth ghost wave the discovery of cortes bank and the biggest wave on earth · by chris dixon rising from the depths of the north pacific lies a fabled island now submerged just 15 feet below the surface of the ocean rumors and warnings about cortes bank

c reative e ditions from our new distribution partner creative editions come two titles destined to appeal as much to adults as to young ones lineup for yesterday by odgen nash · illustrated by c.f payne self-portrait with seven fingers the life of marc chagall in verse · by j patrick lewis and jane yolen in 1949 sport magazine published lineup for yesterday a collection of poems by ogden nash celebrating the greatest big-league baseball players of the 1800s and early 1900s in it the famous wordsmith paid entertaining tribute to 24 legends of the diamond encapsulating each in just 4 clever lines creative editions is proud to present nash s classic to a new generation in this its first-ever publication as a picture book ogden nash 1902­1971 was an american poet famed for his unconventional and inventive wordplay he published more than two dozen books of poetry starting with 1931 s hard lines c.f payne is an american artist whose work has appeared in numerous picture books and such

new includes book and drawing pad format the little book of screenprinting by caspar williamson practice makes perfect sketching and drawing by matt pagett screenprinting has moved beyond the gig poster and the tee shirt centuries old and made famous by andy warhol in the 1960s the craft is now enjoying a renaissance all over the world as contemporary artists and studios including rob ryan alakazam and crosshair among others push the creative limits of the medium in their work with textiles posters and more this large-in-scope but petite-in-size collection features the best pieces from these and more than a hundred other studios a compact history of screenprinting a guide to the different presses and techniques and a beautiful design that expertly combines a handmade and modern aesthetic round out this key book for diyers caspar williamson runs the print and design firm flying machines his art has been featured in creative review elle décor gods and monsters and other publications

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