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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. You know that book.

The Half Price Blog - The Official Blog of Half Price Books - 40 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down

The one you read in one or two sittings. The one you practically swallowed whole. What an exhilarating experience –– to be so captivated by a book that you cannot bear to do anything until you get to the last page! I polled our ~3,000 HPB Bibliomaniacs around the country about which books they devoured. And they had much to say on the topic. There seems to be something for everyone on this list -- mystery, romance, biography, contemporary literature, classics, even paranormal. -- Julie. 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 . 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. “Brilliant and real and true.”

Steal Like An Artist, a book by Austin Kleon

—Rosanne Cash “Immersing yourself in Steal Like An Artist is as fine an investment in the life of your mind as you can hope to make.” —The Atlantic “Filled with well-formed advice that applies to nearly any kind of work.” — “Equal parts manifesto and how-to, Steal Like An Artist aims to introduce readers to the idea that all creative work is iterative, no idea is original and all creators and their output are a sum of inspirations and heroes…” —Forbes “The book is filled with engaging anecdotes and helpful tips taken from Kleon’s experience learning to walk on his own creative feet.”

“Skip about 10 years of trial and error as an artist.” “Beautiful.” “Alarmingly cute.” “A short, easy, very personal read that’s packed with practical tips to help kickstart creativity.” 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.

20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks

This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. It would be nice if we’re able to download free e-book and take it with us. That’s why we’ve again crawled deep into the Internet to compile this list of 20 places to download free e-books for your use. Full list after jump. FreeBookSpotFreeBookSpot is an online source of free ebooks download with 4485 FREE E-BOOKS in 96 categories which up to 71,97 GB.

We’ve got Part II.