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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 30 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Lust For Life by Irving Stone
    Lust For Life - by Irving Stone

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787461390 | ISBN 10: 1787461394

    Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.   “Vincent is not dead. He will never die. His love, his genius, the great beauty he has created will go on forever, enriching the world… He was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera
    Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo - by Hayden Herrera

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526605313 | ISBN 10: 1526605317

    Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left h ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Life by Marc Chagall
    My Life - by Marc Chagall

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241331415 | ISBN 10: 0241331412

    'Here is my soul. Look for me here; here I am, here are my pictures, my roots'  Marc Chagall, one of the twentieth century's most popular artists, grew up in a close-knit, bustling Russian-Jewish community, the son of a herring seller. In his col ... more

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  • Cover image of book Robert Capa: A Graphic Biography by Florent Silloray
    Robert Capa: A Graphic Biography - by Florent Silloray

    £16.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781770859289 | ISBN 10: 1770859284

    "If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough."(Robert Capa) Robert Capa: A Graphic Biography is a brilliant portrayal of the career of the great war photographer who, at the time of his death in 1954, had only one wish: to be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida Kahlo: The Story of Her Life by Vanna Vinci
    Frida Kahlo: The Story of Her Life - by Vanna Vinci

    £19.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9783791383880 | ISBN 10: 3791383884

    The perfect subject for a graphic novel, Frida Kahlo’s brief life was dramatic and romantic, tragic and painful.   In this illustrated “biography”, Vanna Vinci captures the spirit of Kahlo’s world in boldly colored, minutely detailed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington by Joanna Moorhead
    The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington - by Joanna Moorhead

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349008776 | ISBN 10: 0349008779

    A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant surrealist artists.   In 2006 journalist Joanna Moorhead discovered that her father's cousin, Prim, who had disappe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration by David Wojnarowicz
    Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration - by David Wojnarowicz

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786890276 | ISBN 10: 1786890275

    I am glad I am alive to witness these things; giving words to this life of sensations is a relief. Smell the flowers while you can.   Close to the Knives is the artist, writer and activist David Wojnarowicz's extraordinary memoir. Filthy, beau ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fitting In by Colin Thompson
    Fitting In - by Colin Thompson

    £15.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785920462 | ISBN 10: 1785920464

    Have you ever felt like you don't fit in? By the time Colin Thompson was twenty five, he knew that he never would, nor did he want to.   In this bracingly honest, moving, and very funny illustrated memoir, Colin reflects on finding his own At ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Reach the Clouds (The Walk) by Philippe Petit
    To Reach the Clouds (The Walk) - by Philippe Petit

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571326907 | ISBN 10: 0571326900

    One night in 1974, a young Frenchman secretly - and illegally - rigged a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. At daybreak, he gave the high-wire performance of all time, making eight crossings over the course of an hour, 110 f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill
    Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War - by Amanda Vaill

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408833896 | ISBN 10: 1408833891

    Amid the rubble of a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, the Hotel Florida on Madrid's chic Gran Via has become a haven for foreign journalists and writers. It is here that six people meet and find their l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Henri Matisse: A Second Life by Alastair Sooke
    Henri Matisse: A Second Life - by Alastair Sooke

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241969083 | ISBN 10: 0241969085

    Henri Matisse was one of the most important and beloved artists of the twentieth century, rivalled only by his friend - and rival - Pablo Picasso. In a body of work spanning over a half-century, he was variously a draughtsman, a printmaker, a sculpto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vincent by Barbara Stok
    Vincent - by Barbara Stok

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781906838799 | ISBN 10: 1906838798

    A portrait of Van Gogh's turbulent stay in Provence.   Vincent dreams of setting up an artists' house in Arles for himself and his friends. However, his attacks of mental illness confuse and disorient him, culminating in the notorious inciden ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Awakening Artist: Madness and Spiritual Awakening in Art by Patrick Howe
    The Awakening Artist: Madness and Spiritual Awakening in Art - by Patrick Howe

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780996455 | ISBN 10: 1780996454

    The Awakening Artist: Madness and Spiritual Awakening in Art is an art theory book that explores the collision of human madness and spiritual awakening in art. It examines a condition of insanity that can be seen in most art movements throughout art ... more

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  • Cover image of book Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me by Ellen Forney
    Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me - by Ellen Forney

    £13.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781472106896 | ISBN 10: 147210689x

    A humorous, insightful and occasionally outrageous graphic memoir of an artist suffering from (but enjoying) bipolar disorder. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suffering from (but enjoying) extreme ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by Sandra Egnolff and Isabel Alcntara
    Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera - by Sandra Egnolff and Isabel Alcntara

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9783791346151 | ISBN 10: 3791346156

    Now available again, this bestselling book reveals the story of two creative geniuses, their important contributions to twentieth-century art, and their tumultuous romance.   This captivating book delves into the forces that shaped Frida K ... more

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  • Cover image of book William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary (2nd revised edition) by E.P. Thompson
    William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary (2nd revised edition) - by E.P. Thompson

    £20.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780850366808 | ISBN 10: 0850366801

    William Morris the great 19th century craftsman, architect, designer, poet and writer remains a monumental figure whose influence resonates powerfully today. As an intellectual (and author of the seminal utopian News From Nowhere), his concern wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
    The Hare with Amber Eyes - by Edmund de Waal

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099539551 | ISBN 10: 0099539551

    The history of a family through 264 objects - set against a turbulent century - from an acclaimed writer and potter. 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encounter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeing Things: A Memoir by Oliver Postgate
    Seeing Things: A Memoir - by Oliver Postgate

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847678416 | ISBN 10: 1847678416

    Oliver Postgate's death in December 2008 was greeted with great sadness. For over forty years his name was synonymous with the best in children's television Bagpuss, The Clangers, Ivor the Engine, The Pogles, Noggin the Nog, Pingwings. Oliver wrote ... more

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  • Cover image of book William Morris: A Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy
    William Morris: A Life for Our Time - by Fiona MacCarthy

    £30.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571255597 | ISBN 10: 0571255590

    Since his death in 1896, William Morris has come to be regarded as one of the giants of the nineteenth century. But his genius was so many-sided and so profound that its full extent has rarely been grasped. Many people may find it hard to believe tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love in a Dark Time: Gay Lives from Wilde to Almodovar by Colm Tibn
    Love in a Dark Time: Gay Lives from Wilde to Almodovar - by Colm Tibn

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780330491389 | ISBN 10: 0330491385

    In this perceptive and rich collection of essays Tibn investigates the lives as well as the work of homosexual writers and artists of the nineteenth and twentieth century. In Love in a Dark Time, Colm Tibn looks at the life and work of some ... more

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  • Cover image of book Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
    Embroideries - by Marjane Satrapi

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780224087407 | ISBN 10: 0224087401

    From the author of the highly acclaimed two-volume comic strip autobiography Persepolis, here is a gloriously entertaining and revealing comic-book look into the sex lives of women. When Marjane Satrapi's tough-talking grandmother, mother, eccentric ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grayson Perry: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl by Wendy Jones
    Grayson Perry: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl - by Wendy Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099485162 | ISBN 10: 0099485168

    Intimate, funny, unsettling autobiography by one of Britain's most talented and provocative artists, written in his own voice by a close friend.  'I was a child who was a cuckoo in the nest', Grayson says. In his bedroom not a scrap of wallpape ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cancer Vixen: A True Story by Marisa Acocella Marchetto
    Cancer Vixen: A True Story - by Marisa Acocella Marchetto

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007258963 | ISBN 10: 0007258968

    "What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoon-ist with a fabulous life finds...a lump in her breast?"That's the question that sets this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nature
    Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick - by Jenny Uglow

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571223756 | ISBN 10: 0571223753

    At the end of the eighteenth-century Britain fell in love with nature. Two books marked this moment - Gilbert White's "Natural History of Selborne" and Thomas Bewick's "History of British Birds", the first 'field-guide' for ordinary people, illustrat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle
    Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea - by Guy Delisle

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224079907 | ISBN 10: 0224079905

    Famously referred to as an 'Axis-of-Evil' country, North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today. A series of manmade and natural catastrophes have also left it one of the poorest.  When the fortress-lik ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - by Alison Bechdel

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224080514 | ISBN 10: 0224080512

    Fun Home is a fresh and brilliantly told memoir marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst and great books. Like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis it's a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, obse ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strangeland by Tracey Emin
    Strangeland - by Tracey Emin

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780340769461 | ISBN 10: 0340769467

    The memoirs and confessions of Tracey Emin provide a remarkable account of an extraordinary life.  From the bed and breakfast land of Margate, through the vicissitudes of her relationship with a strong mother and elusive Turkish father, to inter ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo by Joe Sacco
    The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224073820 | ISBN 10: 0224073826

    In The Fixer Joe Sacco returns to Bosnia, the setting for his first masterpiece, Safe Area Gorazde. In 2001 he went back to Sarajevo to meet up with his old 'fixer', an army veteran called Neven who, for the right price, could arrange anything for t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestine by Joe Sacco
    Palestine - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224069823 | ISBN 10: 0224069829

    In late 1991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States, he started writing and drawing Palesti ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
    The Complete Maus - by Art Spiegelman

    £16.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141014081 | ISBN 10: 0141014083

    Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captur ... more

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