Books that showcase particular types of art.

Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone
How to be both
Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain't Pretty
The Art Whisperer
My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War
Edward Hopper Paints His World
Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist
Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist
An Excuse to Draw: Tommy Kane Sketches the World
Dragon Girl and Monkey King: The Art of Katsuya Terada
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel
Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari
Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces
Copycat: and a Litter of Other Cats


  • Women Healers of the World by Holly Bellebuono
    Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History, and Geography of Herbal Medicine
    Release date: Sep 09, 2014
    Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History & Geography of Herbal Medicine, foreword by Rosemary Gladstar. Hardcover, 10x10.

    This glorious…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 11 - Sep 21, 2014
    3 copies available, 406 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • 33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton
    33 Artists in 3 Acts
    Release date: Nov 03, 2014
    Behind the scenes with the world’s most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.

    The best-selling author of Seven Days in t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 25 - Sep 22, 2014
    25 copies available, 301 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Widow Basquiat by Jennifer Clement
    Widow Basquiat: A Love Story
    Release date: Nov 04, 2014
    The beautifully written, deeply affecting story of Jean-Michel Basquiat's partner, her past, and their life together

    New York City in the 1980s was a m…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 22 - Sep 22, 2014
    20 copies available, 330 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Goldfinch
    Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
    The Girl You Left Behind
    The Miniaturist
    Saga, Volume 3
    Still Life with Bread Crumbs
    The Heist (Gabriel Allon, #14)
    The House Girl
    The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
    I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You
    Through the Woods
    Just Kids
    The Art Forger
    Astonish Me
    Pure by Jennifer L. ArmentroutHalf-Blood by Jennifer L. ArmentroutOf Poseidon by Anna BanksSilence by Becca FitzpatrickStarcrossed by Josephine Angelini
    Breathtaking Book Covers
    206 books — 198 voters
    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern1Q84 by Haruki MurakamiThe Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWittThe Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison AllenThe American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin
    Best Cover Art 2011 (Non-YA)
    273 books — 1,540 voters

    Hush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldFallen by Lauren KateNew Moon by Stephenie Meyer
    Best Book Cover Art
    4,898 books — 4,795 voters

    The Tarnished Shooter by Charles JamesThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankA Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanFrench Illusions by Linda Kovic-SkowGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
    Non-fiction - Something for Everyone
    709 books — 263 voters
    Mine Till Midnight by Lisa KleypasA Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLeanSeduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa KleypasUndone by Lila DiPasquaIn Bed with a Highlander by Maya Banks
    Best Historical Romance Covers
    435 books — 168 voters

    The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
    Ways of Seeing
    The Story of Art
    Wall and Piece
    The Art Book
    Girl With a Pearl Earring
    Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
    Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
    The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
    M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work
    Seven Days in the Art World
    The Letters of Vincent van Gogh
    Color: A Natural History of the Palette
    PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives (PostSecret)

    Peter Sís
    Peter Sís The Conference of the Birds
    His Favorite Illustrated Books: Take flight into the richly drawn worlds of these recs from the artist behind a new adaptation of The Conference of the Birds.
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    Albert Einstein
    The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
    Albert Einstein, Albert Einstein

    Oscar Wilde
    Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
    Oscar Wilde

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