• Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life

    By Adam Gopnik

    Our Price: $6.95 - $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307455307
    • Publisher: VINTAGE
    • Published: February 2010
    In this captivating double life, Adam Gopnik (Paris to the Moon) searches for the men behind the icons of emancipation and evolution. Born by cosmic conincidence on the same day in 1809 and separated by an ocean, Lincoln and Darwin coauthored our sense of history and our understanding of humankind's place in the world. Here, Gopnik reveals these two men as they really were: family men and social climbers, ambitious manipulators and courageous adventurers, grieving parents & brilliant scholars. Above all, we observe and absorb them as thinkers and writers, marking the great changes in thought that characterize truly modern times. With a Biographical Note. 235p.
  • Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life

    By Adam Gopnik

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307270788
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 2009
    The soul of the Western World as we know it today is one which owes a great debt to a single day in 1809 in which two men, divided by an ocean, were brought into the world: Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln. While their lasting influences were often considered unpopular in their day the legendary concepts of evolution and personal freedom have forever altered our lives. In 'Angels and Ages' award-winning author Adam Gopnik provides readers with an illuminating portrait of these two men and the spirits of endurance, and willful curiosity, which pushed them forward as family men, public figures, and as the intrepid and influential innovators who spoke for us all.
  • De Paris a la lune (French Edition)

    By Adam Gopnik

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9782871112600
    • Publisher: Nil
    • Published: January 2003
  • Evidence 1944-1994

    By Richard Avedon

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679409229
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: May 1994
    Surveys each stage of Avedon's career, including portraits and fashion photographs
  • High & Low : Modern Art, Popular Culture

    By Kirk Varnedoe

    Our Price: $55.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780870703539
    • Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art
    • Published: 1990
    (1990). 4to. Slightest lean to spine and bowing to boards. Very light soiling to edges, with staining to fore edge of final fourth of text block, causing very mild waving to fore edges of leaves. F.f.e.p. has come unglued from half title at gutter. Small, light scratch to rear d.j. panel. Minor fading to spine of dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Isca Greenfield-Sanders: Keep Them Still

    By Isca Greenfield-Sanders

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780997945461
    • Publisher: Ameringer Mcenery Yohe
    • Published: 2017
  • Mapping Manhattan: A Love (And Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers

    By Becky Cooper

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419706721
    • Publisher: Abrams Image
    • Published: April 2013
    Collects maps of Manhattan that the author handed out to New Yorkers inviting them to describe how they feel about the most famous section of New York City.
  • Modern Art and Popular Culture: Readings in High & Low

    By Kirk Varnodoe

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780810924666
    • Publisher: Harry N Abrams, Inc.
    • Published: November 1990
  • Mordecai Richler Was Here: Selected Writings

    By Mordecai Richler

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781897330333
    • Publisher: Black Walnut/Madison Press
    • Published: 2008
    Part memoir, part city guide, this gossipy history follows a well known food critic through restaurants’ births, growths, and occasional failures. Updated to include today’s rising culinary stars, the narrative traces how the restaurant business became show business and how the tycoons, artists, dilettantes, journeymen cooks, gastronomical junkies, and ambitious entrepreneurs transformed Toronto into a food-lovers haven. Fortunes are made and lost, reputations built and squandered—and this story tells it all from the head table’s perspective.
  • New York at Night: Photography After Dark

    By Norma Stevens

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781576876169
    • Publisher: powerHouse Books
    • Published: December 2012
    New York at Night: Photography after Dark, showcases images of New York City's legendary nightlife by the leading photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries, from Joseph Byron and James Van Der Zee to Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Elliott Erwitt, Larry Fink, and more. As diverse and complicated as the city itself, New York's nightlife is glamorous and grungy, lonely and dangerous, highbrow and lowbrow. These images are complimented by writing from some of New York's most respected contemporary authors, adding depth, context, and personal stories of their own experiences to those presented by the photographers. This engaging book captures the energy of the New York night and the city's evolving hotspots, building a history of how New Yorkers play after dark and how that helps make this city a cultural and entertainment powerhouse.Photographers featured within the book include: Berenice Abbott, Apeda Studio, Amy Arbus, Diane Arbus, Eve Arnold, Richard Avedon, John Baeder, Frank Bauman, Guy Bourdin, Henri-Cartier Bresson, Bonnie Briant, Paul Brissman, René Burri, Joseph Byron, Drew Carolan, Bob Colacello, Cornell Capa, Ted Croner, John Cohen, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Bruce Davidson, Elliott Erwitt, Walker Evans, Louis Faurer, Donna Ferrato, Larry Fink, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Paul Fusco, Ron Galella, William Gedney, Bruce Gilden, Burt Glinn, Nan Goldin, William P. Gottlieb, Samuel H. Gottscho, Charles Harbutt, Philip Harrington and Arthur Rothstein, Paul B. Haviland, Evelyn Hofer, Thomas Hoepker, Jenny Holzer, Peter Hujar, Douglas Jones, Collin LaFleche, Joan Liftin, Sid Kaplan, William Klein, Stanley Kubrick, Elliott Landy, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Roxanne Lowit, Alex Majoli, Fred McDarrah, Ryan McGinley, Susan Meiselas, Lisette Model, Inge Morath, Helmut Newton, Toby Old, Paolo Pellegrin, Iriving Penn, Gilles Peress, Anton Perich, Hy Peskin, Jean Pigozzi, Sylvia Plachy, Robin Platzer, Eli Reed, Jacob Riis, Damien Saatdjian, Paule Saviano, Sam Shaw, Lise Sarfati, Neil Selkirk, Norman Seeff, Aaron Siskind, Dennis Stock, Erika Stone, Christopher Thomas, Garry Winogrand, Weegee, Peter Van Agtmael, and James Van Der Zee.
  • Penn Station, New York

    By Louis Stettner

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780500544501
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
    • Published: October 2015
  • The Annotated Hunting of the Snark

    By Lewis Carroll

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393062427
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: October 2006
    Originally published on April Fools' Day in 1876. Carroll, who completed this classic poem eleven years after the publication of Alice in Wonderland, invites readers along on a fictitious hunt to determine who - or what - the Snark actually is. More than 130 years later, Martin Gardner return to the Snark with a trove of new annotations and illustrations, uncovering some of the most confounding literary, linguistic, and mathematical references embedded in any of Carroll's many works. With a host of other Snark resources. Illus., 56 two-color. 192p.
  • The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food

    By Adam Gopnik

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307476968
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: August 2012
    From the author of Paris to the Moon, a beguiling tour of the morals and manners of our present food mania, in search of eating’s deeper truths. Never before have we cared so much about food. It preoccupies our popular culture, our fantasies, and even our moralizing. With our top chefs as deities and finest restaurants as places of pilgrimage, we have made food the stuff of secular seeking and transcendence, finding heaven in a mouthful. But have we come any closer to discovering the true meaning of food in our lives? With inimitable charm and learning, Adam Gopnik takes us on a beguiling journey in search of that meaning as he charts America’s recent and rapid evolution from commendably aware eaters to manic, compulsive gastronomes.
  • Through the Children's Gate: A Home in New York

    By Adam Gopnik

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400075751
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: November 2007
    Returning to New York at the end of 2000, the Gopniks were here, like so many of us, to witness, the singular, most tragic event in the city's history: 9/11. Here, Adam Gopnik builds a portrait of the altered New York: the changes in manners, the way children are raised, our plans for and accounts of ourselves, and how life moves forward after catastrophe. Gopnik elicits the essence of the most under-examined corner of the romance of New York: our struggleto turn the glamorous metropolis that seduces us into the home we cannot imagine leaving. 336p.
  • Walking the High Line

    By Joel Sternfeld

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783865219824
    • Publisher: STEIDL
    • Published: August 2012