American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and what it tells us about our country yesterday and today.
The most comprehensive and complete home book from Apartment Therapy, featuring every aspect of design and decorating from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches, with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love.
As all book lovers know, a collection of books affords not only access to endless pleasure and knowledge, but also, when skilfully deployed around the home, the opportunity to create a myriad of different impressions. Learn More
Are you interested in the science behind what happens to the food in your kitchen? Do you want to learn what makes a recipe work so you can improvise instead of simply following a set of instructions? Learn More
Dita: Stripteese is a set of three exquisite little flip books, nestled in a gorgeous flocked keepsake box and featuring Dita Von Teese’s most popular burlesque performances, as photographed by Sheryl Nields. A perfect collectible book for fans of Dita, the undisputed Queen of Burlesque and the author of Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/Fetish and the Art of the Teese, as well as classic burlesque devotees and anyone who loves a playful and beautiful package, Dita: Stripteese is a stunning and unusual visual tribute to this one-of-a-kind performer.
Ukiyo-e, the art of woodblock design and printing, enjoyed a symbiosis with the kabuki theater almost from its inception in the late 17th century, with a significant number of images devoted to the popular theater. Learn More
UKIYO-E - "images from the floating world” - were the most popular art-form of 19th century Japan. Like modern-day manga, these prints could be mass-produced and were admired by people from all sectors of society; and as in manga, the art of ukiyo-e included significant sub-genres dealing in violence, erotica and horror.
In the late 19th and early 20th century, several Western writers who visited the newly-opened Japan assimilated, translated and published a host of weird, scary and stirring stories from the country's ancient folklore. Learn More
Gothic Lolita, or "GothLoli," is a costuming craze popular among Japanese teenagers and young women which emphasizes Victorian-style girl's clothing, often imitating the look of Victorian porcelain dolls. Learn More