One Hundred Writers in One Box

Author: Various

Publisher: Particular Books

ISBN: 9780141197333

Category: Authors

Page: 100

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To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Penguin Modern Classics we are publishing an incredibly desirable and collectable postcard collection of 100 Modern Classics authors. Following the success of Postcards from Penguin this is a must-have box of beautifully produced postcards with memorable, often iconic photographs of writers such as Camus, Steinbeck, Orwell, Waugh, Nabokov. Each postcard is designed to evoke the iconic look of the Modern Classics series.
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Postcards from Penguin

One Hundred Book Covers in One Box

Author: Penguin Group USA

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 9780141044668

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 100

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A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different and iconic Penguin book jacket. From classics to crime, here are over seventy years of quintessentially British design in one box. In 1935 Allen Lane stood on a platform at Exeter railway station, looking for a good book for the journey to London. His disappointment at the poor range of paperbacks on offer led him to found Penguin Books. The quality paperback had arrived. Declaring that 'good design is no more expensive than bad', Lane was adamant that his Penguin paperbacks should cost no more than a packet of cigarettes, but that they should always look distinctive. Ever since then, from their original - now world-famous - look featuring three bold horizontal stripes, through many different stylish, inventive and iconic cover designs, Penguin's paperback jackets have been a constantly evolving part of Britain's culture. And whether they're for classics, crime, reference or prize-winning novels, they still follow Allen Lane's original design mantra. Sometimes, you definitely should judge a book by its cover.
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Bibliophilia

100 Literary Postcards

Author: Evan Robertson

Publisher: Potter Style

ISBN: 0553447890

Category: Design

Page: 100

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"Illustrator Evan Robertson of Obvious State Studio offers eye-catching, thought-provoking illustrations accompanied by literature's most memorable quotes in this postcard box set. Each card features a line from a classic book, such as an F. Scott Fitzgerald quote set against a Jazz Age champagne glass, Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights visualized as puzzle pieces, or Immanuel Kant's musings juxtaposed with a constellation-filled night sky. This is the perfect stationery for any bibliophile, and a set sure to be repurposed by many design and decor buffs for wall art. Format- Postcard boxed set, 4 1/2" x 6 1/2", 100 postcards Content- 50 illustrated postcards (reproduced twice)"
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Postcards from Puffin

One Hundred Puffin Covers in One Box

Author: Puffin,Puffin Books

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141333373

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 100

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One hundred beautiful postcards in a collectible box representing seventy years of outstanding Puffin design! For over seventy years, Puffin UK has been designing memorable covers for children's books. Now available in the US for the first time, Postcards from Puffin is a collection of one hundred postcards of the best covers in Puffin's history. Each card is printed on thick, high-quality cardstock and features a different and iconic Puffin book cover. Packaged in a lovely box designed to look like a book, with a ribbon, this is a deluxe gift for any book lover or design enthusiast. From picture books to paperbacks, and teen fiction to Puffin Classics, this is a selection sure to appeal to children and adults alike. No matter what your age or what you're into, there's a Puffin for everyone!
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Classic Penguin

Cover to Cover

Author: Paul Buckley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143110136

Category: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

Page: 288

View: 5124

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Penguin Classics, Classic Penguin: Cover To Cover showcases over ten years of stunning cover designs. It begins with the now-iconic redesign of the black spine Penguin Classics series, and moves through award-winning series like Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxes and Penguin Drop Caps. Curated by Creative Director Paul Buckley, this is a perfect book for Classics lovers, art students and design fans, providing a valuable and illuminating behind-the-scenes look at books that are studied as much for their covers as for their content.
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The New Yorker

One Hundred Covers from Ten Decades

Author: Francoise Mouly

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

ISBN: 9781846144691

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 100

View: 8813

The New Yorker A Cosmopolitan World The New Yorker was launched in 1925, and offers reporting, criticism, essays, fiction, poetry, humour, and cartoons. At the start, the founding editor Harold Ross declared that the sophisticated magazine was not edited for the old lady in Dubuque'. The New Yorker has published work from such acclaimed writers as John Cheever, Roald Dahl, Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, J. D. Salinger, and Shirley Jackson. From the very first issue, featuring the now iconic monocled dandy Eustace Tilley, The New Yorker's covers have been unique and pointed. The striking and sometimes controversial images from such artists as Peter Arno, William Steig, Saul Steinberg, Jean-Jacques Sempé, and Art Spiegelman remain as resonant as ever.
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The Lost Girl

Author: David Herbert Lawrence

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: British

Page: 378

View: 8372

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Postcards from Vogue

100 Iconic Covers

Author: Penguin Group USA,VOGUE

Publisher: Particular Books

ISBN: 9781846144684

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 100

View: 9543

A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a striking Vogue cover. From early aspirational illustrations to modern celebrity photography, this is a stunning selection of Vogue's most dazzling images. Since its launch in 1892, Vogue has brought sophistication to its readers around the world. Early illustrations from artists including George Wolfe Plank, Olive Tilton, Pierre Brissaud, and Eduardo Garcia Benito saw ethereal figures of fantasy develop into red-lipped flappers, and as colour photographs began to appear, the women transformed again: from Surrealist images by Horst P. Horst to 'women in the life of the moment', captured by Irving Penn. From the fifties onwards, Vogue women became more accessible still, as models and stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Goldie Hawn, Cindy Crawford, and Cher, with their own distinct personalities, appeared through the lenses of Richard Avedon and Snowdon. Vogue covers now are the epitome of style and beauty, with such illustrious photographers as Mario Testino, Annie Leibovitz, Steven Klein, and Patrick Demarchelier photographing stars like Lady Gaga, Kirsten Dunst, and Kate Moss, celebrating female icons across modern culture.
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Why Read the Classics?

Author: Italo Calvino

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544146379

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 288

View: 6526

A posthumously published collection of thirty-six essays offering Italo Calvino's invigorating and illuminating analysis of his most treasured literary classics.
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100 Faber Postcards

Author: Faber & Faber, Limited

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780571320240

Category:

Page: 100

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A selection of classic book covers from the Faber archive.
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International lonely guy

Author: Harland Miller

Publisher: Rizzoli Intl Pubns

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 141

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Harland Miller combines a painterly aesthetic with a literary mind and a uniquely gritty, north-of-England sense of humor. His bold, colorful, and tactile paintings reflect an original perspective on a rich heritage of pop art and literature: there is D. H. Lawrence's Dirty Northern Bastard; Ernest Hemingway's 12 Rounds With God; and Miller's own guide to the glorious English coast, Bridlington: Ninety-Three Million Miles From the Sun. His paintings are at once impressive, funny, and touching, conveying a pervasive sense of nostalgia while playing with the ironies of rhetoric and reputation. Miller has been a celebrated part of the London art scene since the 1990s, alongside such artists as Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Sarah Morris, and others. In essays and interviews with Jarvis Cocker and Gordon Burn, Miller identifies the influences of such figures as Ed Ruscha, Mark Rothko, Anselm Kiefer, and Robert Rauschenberg, all of whose work can be seen to have left a mark on Miller's textured and iconoclastic style.
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Postcards from Pelican

100 Subjects in One Box

Author: Penguin

Publisher: Particular Books

ISBN: 9780241006375

Category:

Page: 100

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A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different Pelican Book jacket. Covering subjects from socialism to sex, psychoanalysis to atomic physics, and featuring great thinkers ranging from Lord Byron to Karl Marx, Pelican brought accessible, intelligent books to a generation, making knowledge everybody's property
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Sanshiro

Author: Natsume Soseki

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141938072

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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One of Soseki's most beloved works of fiction, the novel depicts the 23-year-old Sanshiro leaving the sleepy countryside for the first time in his life to experience the constantly moving 'real world' of Tokyo, its women and university. In the subtle tension between our appreciation of Soseki's lively humour and our awareness of Sanshiro's doomed innocence, the novel comes to life. Sanshiro is also penetrating social and cultural commentary.
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Alone in Berlin

Author: Hans Fallada

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 9780241277027

Category:

Page: 592

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A tie-in edition of Fallada's best-selling WW2 novel, to accompany the major new film starring Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson. Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear. When unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their beloved son has been killed fighting in France, they are shocked out of their quiet existence and begin a silent campaign of defiance. A deadly game of cat and mouse develops between the Quangels and the ambitious Gestapo inspector Escherich in Fallada's desperately tense and heartbreaking exploration of resistance in impossible circumstances.
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Penguin by Design

A Cover Story, 1935-2005

Author: Phil Baines

Publisher: Gardners Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 255

View: 5416

Since the creation of the first Penguin paperbacks in 1935, their jackets have become a constantly evolving part of Britain's culture and design history. Looking back at seventy years of Penguin, Phil Baines charts the development of British publishing, book cover design and the role of artists in defining the Penguin look.
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All Art Is Propaganda

Critical Essays

Author: George Orwell

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547417752

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 416

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As a critic, George Orwell cast a wide net. Equally at home discussing Charles Dickens and Charlie Chaplin, he moved back and forth across the porous borders between essay and journalism, high art and low. A frequent commentator on literature, language, film, and drama throughout his career, Orwell turned increasingly to the critical essay in the 1940s, when his most important experiences were behind him and some of his most incisive writing lay ahead. All Art Is Propaganda follows Orwell as he demonstrates in piece after piece how intent analysis of a work or body of work gives rise to trenchant aesthetic and philosophical commentary. With masterpieces such as "Politics and the English Language" and "Rudyard Kipling" and gems such as "Good Bad Books," here is an unrivaled education in, as George Packer puts it, "how to be interesting, line after line."
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The Snooty Bookshop

Fifty Literary Postcards by Tom Gauld

Author: Tom Gauld

Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly

ISBN: 9781770462977

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 50

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Fifty comics from The Guardian, by Britain’s most well regarded cartoonist Tom Gauld (Mooncop, You’re All Just Jealous of My Jetpack, Goliath) has created countless iconic strips for The Guardian over the course of his illustrious career. A master of condensing grand, highbrow themes into one- to eight-panel comics, his weekly strips embody his trademark British humor while simultaneously opening comics to an audience unfamiliar with the artistry that cartooning has to offer. Funny but serious, these comics allow Gauld to put his impressive knowledge of history, literature, and pop culture on full display—his impeccable timing and distinctive visual style setting him apart from the rest. This postcard set celebrates more than a decade of Gauld’s contributions to The Guardian, with fifty of his most beloved strips, on everything from Samuel Beckett’s sitcom pitches (such as Waiting for Kramer: a show where two men await the arrival of a man named Kramer who never comes), “Procrastination for Creative Writers, a 10-Week Course,” and “Poetry Anthologies for People Who Don’t Like Poems.” Witty and beautifully drawn, The Snooty Bookshop will make you chuckle at least fifty times, guaranteed.
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Magnum photos: 100 postcards

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500420362

Category:

Page: 100

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Thames & Hudson has enjoyed exceptional commercial success and critical acclaim in its collaborative ventures with Magnum Photos, no ly with Magnum Magnum and Magnum Contact Sheets, which have combined sales of over 200,000 copies to date across eleven languages. With their seventieth anniversary approaching in 2017, Magnum Photos has entered into an exclusive agreement with Thames & Hudson for the creation of a range of paper-based gift products. Created with Magnum’s full involvement and collaboration, and with each product aimed at either the active photographer or those who simply love great photography, these beautifully produced gifts will connect the Magnum brand with a greater global audience than ever before.
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Women in Science

100 Postcards

Author: Rachel Ignotofsky

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 1607749815

Category:

Page: 100

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Collecting the fifty most iconic illustrations from the book Women in Science, this box of 100 postcards is the perfect gift for fans of Rachel's work, budding scientists and anyone who wishes to champion the great contribution women have made to all branches of science. From well known figures like Marie Curie to unsung heroes, these cards are perfect to send as greetings or hang as mini artistic masterworks.
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Three Day Road

Author: Joseph Boyden

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101078170

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 6592

Set in Canada and the battlefields of France and Belgium, Three-Day Road is a mesmerizing novel told through the eyes of Niska—a Canadian Oji-Cree woman living off the land who is the last of a line of healers and diviners—and her nephew Xavier. At the urging of his friend Elijah, a Cree boy raised in reserve schools, Xavier joins the war effort. Shipped off to Europe when they are nineteen, the boys are marginalized from the Canadian soldiers not only by their native appearance but also by the fine marksmanship that years of hunting in the bush has taught them. Both become snipers renowned for their uncanny accuracy. But while Xavier struggles to understand the purpose of the war and to come to terms with his conscience for the many lives he has ended, Elijah becomes obsessed with killing, taking great risks to become the most accomplished sniper in the army. Eventually the harrowing and bloody truth of war takes its toll on the two friends in different, profound ways. Intertwined with this account is the story of Niska, who herself has borne witness to a lifetime of death—the death of her people. In part inspired by the legend of Francis Pegahmagabow, the great Indian sniper of World War I, Three-Day Road is an impeccably researched and beautifully written story that offers a searing reminder about the cost of war.
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