Titles by Subject
Illustrated by Aileen Lord
Fascinating facts about the 7 billion people that inhabit our planet. What would the world look like if the 7 billion people on this planet were presented as 100 individuals? This beautifully illustrated and informative infographics book reexamines the world’s population with fascinating and often sobering results. Covering diverse subjects such as demography, education, technology, and health, The World as 100 People reveals that 61 people are Asian, 15 are African, 10 come from Europe, and…
August 2016 | Hardcover | 80 pages | $12.95
Written by Caitlin Leffel and Jacob Lehman
The completely revised and updated third edition of the most carefully curated, most original, and most extensive guide to the best things to do in New York City. Deciding what to do in the city that never sleeps is daunting. That is why 100,000 readers have flocked to The Best Things to Do in New York, celebrating its tenth anniversary in print in 2016.
September 2016 | Trade Paperback | 416 pages | $18.95
Written by Stéphane Jacques Addade
Discover the work and life of artist Bernard Boutet de Monvel, a groundbreaking painter of the café society who was highly influential to the Art Deco movement. Bernard Boutet de Monvel (18811949), painter of sportsmen and dandies, was also an interior designer and iconic illustrator of masculine elegance for publications including Harper’s Bazaar. As early as 1909, he heralded the Art Deco style and became the favored portraitist of the American café society. Prominent international millionaires—W….
September 2016 | Hardcover | 364 pages | $135.00
Edited by Gianfranco Maraniello
An intimate look at the paintings of Giorgio Morandi, as seen through the revelatory photographs of Brigitte Niedermair. This gorgeous volume follows a major exhibition at MAMBO in Bologna, Italy, in which artist Brigitte Niedermair explores the concept of “horizon” through photographic explorations. Divided into two parts, the first series of photographs titled “transition_Giorgio Morandi” reflects on the subtlety of Morandi’s paintings and objects in the artist’s studio, in an attempt to understand the tensions, emotions,…
September 2016 | Hardcover | 128 pages | $40.00
Written by Frédéric Vitoux
The cat’s meow of a tribute to all aspects of the feline form. This handsome gift volume brings together a miscellany of anecdotes, facts, quotable quotes, and interesting stories that celebrate the beloved cat in all its guises. From the first apparitions of cats in Egyptian art and decoration to the story of Hemingway, who frequently left his house cat to babysit the writer’s son Bumby, and from the beloved cartoon characters Felix the Cat, Sylvester,…
September 2016 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $12.98
Written by Isabelle Fiemeyer
This new biography offers unprecedented insight into Coco Chanel’s complex and enigmatic life and features previously unpublished information and images. Coco Chanel continues to beguile more than four decades after her death; her life and work are a source of enduring fascination. Chanel expert Isabelle Fiemeyer unveils the mysteries that have surrounded the private and public figure by piecing together new research with accounts from Chanel’s intimate friends and relatives, artists, writers, photographers, directors, actors, scholars,…
September 2016 | Hardcover | 208 pages | $45.00
Text by Joan Simon
Edmund de Waal’s art speaks to his enduring fascination with the nature of objects and the attendant history of their collection and display. Confronting European and Asian traditions of intimate craftsmanship with the scale and sequence of minimalist art and music, Edmund de Waal’s ensembles of porcelain vessels evoke at once the delicate measure of Agnes Martin’s sublime abstract paintings and the rhythmic pulses of the music of Philip Glass and Steve Reich.
September 2016 | Hardcover | 76 pages | $100.00
Written by Nadège Forestier, Photographed by Francis Hammond
September 2016 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $19.98
Written by Hubert Delorme, Vincent Boue and Didier Stephan, Photographed by Clay McLachlan
This bible of dessert recipes and techniques combines the finely honed skills of master pastry chefs with interactive videos and step-by-step photographs to ensure success at home. This richly illustrated volume details 260 step-by-step recipes with in-depth explanations for kitchen novices that cover all basic techniques and desserts and are grouped by category: hot or cold desserts, entremets, classic pastries, cakes, tarts, and frozen desserts. Expert chefs provide baking tips that will assure success with foolproof…
September 2016 | Hardcover | 480 pages | $24.98
Edited by Luigia Greco Escalar
Portraits of celebrities by the talented and renowned Italian photographer.
September 2016 | Hardcover | 224 pages | $65.00