Chronicle Books The Mythic City

During the late 1920s and 1930s, as photography was establishing a firmer monopoly on the visual documentation of the built landscape, architectural photographer Samuel H. Gottscho created a now-classic portrait of New York City as the quin...tessential modern metropolis. Silhouetting Manhattan's new skyscrapers, celebrated buildings?such as theAmerican Radiator Building and Rockefeller Center?and signature skyline with a vision uniquely his own, Gottscho carefully embraced the tenuous line between the documentary and the artistic in photography and shaped a New York City through his lens that was distinctly Gottscho, yet unquestionably New York City. read more

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As the hipster classic Craft, Inc. did for crafters, this book will teach all types of creatives?illustrators, photographers, grap...hic designers, animators, and more?how to build a successful business doing what they love. Freelancing pros Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho explain everything?from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business. Accessible, spunky, and packed with practical advice, Creative, Inc. is an essential for anyone ready to strike out on their own. read more

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New Year?s resolutions have never been easier to keep than with Better Each Day. Its hundreds of tips add up to a big impact on we...ll-being. Using the latest scientific findings from experts in the fields of nutrition, mental health, fitness, and psychology, respected journalist Jessica Cassity presents 365 proven and easy-to-achieve tips for feeling more confident, getting fit, clearing away worry and fear, improving relationships, and much more. Readers can work the tips day by day, or dip in and out of the book at will. With fascinating facts on the science behind self-improvement, this is an engaging and inspiring read?perfect for anyone looking to feel healthier, and, of course, happier! read more

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Iconic Girl Scouts imagery graces the covers of these irresistible flexi journals. Your favorite Girl Scout Cookies adorn one, vin...tage badges and pins, the other. Be prepared with both! Featuring full-color illustrations on select pages, these journals will delight Girl Scouts (and Girl Scout Cookie fans!) of all ages. read more

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The joys of commuting by bike attract scores of new converts every year. But as fresh-faced cyclists fill the roads, they also enc...ounter their share of frustrations?careless drivers, wide-flung car doors, zoned-out pedestrians, and aggressive fellow cyclists, to name a few. In this follow-up to the best-selling Bike Snob, BikeSnobNYC takes on the trials and triumphs of bike commuting with snark, humor, and enthusiasm, asking the question: If we become better commuters, will that make us better people? From the deadly sins of biking to tactics for dealing with cars, pedestrians, and other cyclists, this primer on bike travel is a must-read for cyclists new and seasoned alike. read more

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Prepare to enter a fantasy world. A world where clothes get folded just so, delicious dinners await, and flatulence is just not th...at funny. Give the fairer sex what they really wantbeautiful PG photos of hunky men cooking, listening, asking for directions, accompanied by steamy captions: "I love a clean house!" or "As long as I have two legs to walk on, you'll never take out the trash." Now this is porn that will leave women begging for more! read more

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This lovely flexible journal features Amy Butler's engaging vintage floral patterns.

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Polaroid film may have been discontinued, but its dreamy evocative spirit lives on in this covetable keepsake box of notecards.

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A follow-up to the wildly popular 642 Things to Draw, this guided sketchbook offers a whole new batch of offbeat, clever, and endl...essly absorbing drawing prompts. From the deceptively simple (how to sketch dust bunnies?) to the refreshingly quirky (a boom box, a cheesecake, a nose), this addictive journal is packed with inspiration for budding artists and experienced sketchers alike. read more

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For serious bread bakers, this guided journal tracks a year?s worth of baking artisan bread. Checkboxes, open spaces, and an educa...tional bell curve on which bakers plot their success show progress at a glance or allow a deeper dive into protein levels, flour choice, kitchen temp and tasting notes. read more

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