Written by Emilio D’Alessandro, Kubrick’s personal assistant & close friend for over 30 years, Stanley Kubrick and Me grants us unprecedented access to the obsessively private life of one of the most important filmmakers in the history of cinema. How he worked, how he lived and what made him tick.
From Silk to Silicon shares the stories of extraordinary men and women who led transformative changes in technology, media, banking, politics, & more. Names like Genghis Khan, Margaret Thatcher and Intel founder Andy Grove are a few of the people profiled.
Renowned graphic designer, highly-sought speaker, professional ‘junker’, and self-described Large Man, Aaron James Draplin has created logos and brand identity for everyone from the Obama Administration to Burton Snowboards, and his first book, Pretty Much Everything stands as a mid-career survey of work, case studies, inspiration, road stories, lists, maps, how-tos, and advice.
Deeply researched & written by rock-n-roll’s foremost biographer, Phillip Norman, Paul McCartney: The Life is the definitive—and richly detailed— account of one of pop music’s most iconic characters.
Inventology uses the stories of inventors and their creations, like the sippy cup and the cell phone to identify the steps of the invention process and deploy modern tools like crowdfunding, big data, and 3-D printing to make ideas come to life.
Fed up city folks and restless soul searchers are packing it up & hitting the road in droves. Behind the wheel of vintage camper-vans, classic 4X4s & adventure mobiles of all types, seeking adventures that touchscreens can’t provide. This book covers the vehicles as well as a collection of tales from modern escape artists.
Hungry fans of the popular animated series can now enjoy all of Bob Belcher’s beloved specialty Burgers of the Day in this book containing seventy-five original recipes. The fully illustrated cookbook features classics from the show like “Bleu is the Warmest Cheese Burger,” the “Bruschetta-Bout-It Burger,” and the “Shoot-Out at the OK-ra Corral Burger, which comes with Fried Okra.
Honestly, Yelp is no help. If you want to find the best pizza places all over the world, Daniel Young’s Where to Eat Pizza is the source. With input from over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from across the globe, this book stands as the ultimate guide to great pie, providing local insights to more than 1,700 world-wide pizzerias, parlours, and pizza joints.
Author Robert Penn traveled all across America meeting with craftsmen and woodworkers to explore traditional woodcraft & even ancient techniques for working with Ash, a universal and ubiquitous material for everything from ax handles to canoe paddles to baseball bats & beyond.
In this new memoir, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the $30 billion-dollar global mega-brand he created with a $50 loan from his dad. For the first time ever, the enigmatic Knight shares his story, covering the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic brands.