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Karim Rashid's Book List. Better Book Titles. Stars Burn You Up. Your House. Berlin-based artist Olafur Eliasson, a Minimalissimo favourite, conceptualised Your House.

Your House

The book, designed in 2006 by Michael Heimann and Claudia Baulesch, is a limited-edition artist’s book with a laser-cut negative impression of Eliasson’s house in Copenhagen. Each of the 454 pages are individually cut and corresponds to 2.2 cm of the actual house. Commissioned by the Library Council of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, Your House is a remarkable arrangement of cutouts and imagery presented in a minimalist yet technical format. Readers gradually build a physical and mental narrative, whilst also examining the perceptual and spatial experience of domestic architecture of the house.

Although I haven’t had the pleasure of reading one of the 225 printed copies (perhaps one day), I love of the combination of sculpture and architecture and the illusion of being inside the house. Los libros que no te dejarán pegar el ojo. Foto: Archivo Texto: Monstruos sangrientos, aristócratas en decadencia, enamorados abocados a un destino trágico, predicadores violentos y viajantes solitarios.

Los libros que no te dejarán pegar el ojo

Con todos esos personajes y otros muy distintos puede cruzarse el lector avezado cualquier noche que se atreva a abrir una buena novela. Como por ejemplo, la de este 23 de abril, la llamada Noche de los Libros, en la que se llevarán a cabo más de 600 actividades diferentes en la Comunidad de Madrid. Aunque el escritor objeto de homenaje este año sea el británico Charles Dickens, aquí ofrecemos otras diez propuestas para aguantar con los ojos abiertos de par en par hasta el alba.

Nocturnos de E.T.A. Mucho antes de las pesadillas de Edgar Allan Poe y un siglo antes de queH.P. Noches blancas de Fiodor Dostoievski (Alianza Editorial) Esta pequeña novela publicada en 1848, durante los primeros compases de la carrera del célebre autor ruso, nos transporta a las calles de San Petersburgo. The Half Price Blog - The Official Blog of Half Price Books - 40 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down. A new way of choosing what to read next. Free Classic AudioBooks. Digital narration for the 21st Century. Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. 30 Very Funny Books. By Gina Barreca, Ph.D.

30 Very Funny Books

It's a dreary day, so I thought I'd indulge myself and come up with a list of my favorite comedies. A caveat, however: this is not a fancy English-professor-y list of the finest, most exquisitely crafted, most erudite or intellectually sophisticated works on paper in the language. This is a list of the books that make me laugh until my mascara starts to run. These are books to read over your first cup of coffee or just before you go to sleep . Remember: a day you've laughed is day you haven't wasted--even if you didn't get out of bed.

Some days you need a jump-start to get to the funny parts of life. The Top 10 Banned books of all time - ShortLists. "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die". Steal Like An Artist, a book by Austin Kleon. Download the cover, author photo, and flip through the book in the blogger kit.

Steal Like An Artist, a book by Austin Kleon

About the book ISBN: 9780761169253 | Foreign Translations | Ordering FAQ When I was asked to talk to students at a community college in upstate New York, I sat down and wrote a talk based on a list of 10 things I wished I’d heard when I was starting out: Steal like an artist.Don’t wait until you know who you are to get started.Write the book you want to read.Use your hands.Side projects and hobbies are important.The secret: do good work and share it with people.Geography is no longer our master.Be nice. (The world is a small town.)Be boring. The text and slides from the talk “rocked the creative world” (GalleyCat) and went viral. The book now has hundreds of thousands of copies in print and has been translated into over a dozen languages.

Praise for the book Top Best-Selling Book of 2012 Brain Pickings Best Art Books of 2012 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards Nonfiction “Brilliant and real and true.” 20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks. We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source.

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