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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 19 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Keith Haring by Darren Pih
    Keith Haring - by Darren Pih

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781849766272 | ISBN 10: 1849766274

    An energetic and accessible introduction to iconic American artist Keith Haring, this exhibition catalogue accompanies Haring's first UK institutional exhibition.   Featuring around fifty works supported by rarely seen photography, film and ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art Masters: Basquiat by Julian Voloj, illustrated by Søren Mosdal
    Art Masters: Basquiat - by Julian Voloj, illustrated by Søren Mosdal

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910593653 | ISBN 10: 1910593656

    The dazzling, provocative work of Jean-Michel Basquiat would come to define the vibrant New York art scene of the late '70s and early '80s. Punk, jazz, graffiti, hip-hop: his work drew heavily on the cultural trappings of Lower Manhattan, to which he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plotted: A Literary Atlas by Andrew DeGraff
    Plotted: A Literary Atlas - by Andrew DeGraff

    £16.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781936976867 | ISBN 10: 1936976862

    This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps all inspired by literary classics offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds.   Andrew DeGraffs stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscape ... 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 A Love Letter to the City by Stephen Powers
    A Love Letter to the City - by Stephen Powers

    £15.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781616892081 | ISBN 10: 1616892080

    Stretched across city walls and along rooftops, Stephen Powers's colorful large-scale murals sneak up on you. "Open your eyes / I see the sunrise," "If you were here I'd be home," "Forever begins when you say yes."   What at first looks like ... more

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  • Cover image of book Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now by Henry Chalfant and Sacha Jenkins
    Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now - by Henry Chalfant and Sacha Jenkins

    £12.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780500239216 | ISBN 10: 0500239215

    The story of the birth of the subway graffiti movement in New York in the words of twelve infamous writers, capturing all the raw, explosive creativity of that era.   Here are authentic first-person accounts from the graffiti writers and artis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eerie Dearies: 26 Ways to Miss School by Rebecca Chaperon
    Eerie Dearies: 26 Ways to Miss School - by Rebecca Chaperon

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781927018408 | ISBN 10: 1927018404

    Astral projection, gremlin-attacks, and teleportation are just a few of the reasons for academic absence creatively illustrated in this book.   Eerie Dearies is an unusual book that offers a carefully crafted & alphabetized selection of twent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keith Haring Journals by Keith Haring
    Keith Haring Journals - by Keith Haring

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780143105978 | ISBN 10: 0143105973

    Keith Haring is synonymous with the downtown New York art scene of the 1980's. His artwork-with its simple, bold lines and dynamic figures in motion-filtered in to the world's consciousness and is still instantly recognizable, twenty years after his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beats: A Graphic History by Text and art by Harvey Pekar and Ed Piskor, edited by Paul Buhle
    The Beats: A Graphic History - by Text and art by Harvey Pekar and Ed Piskor, edited by Paul Buhle

    £12.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780285638587 | ISBN 10: 0285638580

    During World War Two a group of friends in New York would begin a cultural revolution. Over the following decades Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs would write their own masterpieces but taken together, as the Beats, they would al ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disaster and Resistance: Comics and Landscapes for the Twenty First Century by Seth Tobocman
    Disaster and Resistance: Comics and Landscapes for the Twenty First Century - by Seth Tobocman

    £14.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781904859765 | ISBN 10: 1904859763

    Disaster and Resistance outlines pressing social and political struggles at the dawn of the twenty-first century - from post 9-11 New York to Israel and Palestine, to Iraq and New Orleans.  Fans of Seth's classic works, You Don't Have to Fuck ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arab in America by Toufic El Rassi
    Arab in America - by Toufic El Rassi

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780867196733 | ISBN 10: 0867196734

    In this autobiography-meets-graphic-novel, Beirut-born lecturer and writer Toufic El Rassi illustrates the daily prejudice and discrimination experienced by Muslims and Arabs in modern American society.  Drawing from his personal history, Tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop
    Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop's Moral Center - by William Upski Wimsatt

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781933368559 | ISBN 10: 1933368551

    A seminal foray into the world of hip-hop, rap, art, transience and the culture and politics that surround it.  A mix of storytelling, journalism, and original research on a broad range of topics like suburban sprawl, hip-hop culture, wiggers, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Malcolm X for Beginners by Bernard Aquina Doctor
    Malcolm X for Beginners - by Bernard Aquina Doctor

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781934389041 | ISBN 10: 1934389048

    In Malcolm X For Beginners, Bernard Doctor reveals the teacher, the leader, and the revoluitonary voice of change that Malcolm X was, and continues to be. Powerful narrative and graphics tell the story of Malcolm Xs life, his journey of self-discov ... more

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  • Cover image of book Watching the World Change: The Stories Behind the Images of 9/11 by David Friend
    Watching the World Change: The Stories Behind the Images of 9/11 - by David Friend

    £16.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845115456 | ISBN 10: 1845115457

    Watching the World Change is a unique and powerfully affecting account of the most universally observed news event in human history: the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001.   David Friend tells the stories beh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The North American Indians Portfolios from the Library of Congress by Bodmer, Catlin, McKenny & Hall
    The North American Indians Portfolios from the Library of Congress - by Bodmer, Catlin, McKenny & Hall

    £8.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780789209061 | ISBN 10: 0789209063

    This miniature folio is based on the well-known frontier artwork by Bodmer, Catlin, and McKenney & Hall. Based on the renowned frontier artwork of George Catlins North American Indian Portfolio, McKenney and Halls History of the Indian Tr ... 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 Works of Heart: Building Village Through the Arts by Edited by Lynne Elizabeth and Suzanne Young
    Works of Heart: Building Village Through the Arts - by Edited by Lynne Elizabeth and Suzanne Young

    £18.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780976605409 | ISBN 10: 0976605406

    Community building is not just abouthousing, although we are doing that.It's not just about gardens,but that's an important backbone here.It's not just about education.It's all of that...but we must remember the heart.- Lily Yeh, founder, The Village ... 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 Attitude - Featuring Stephanie McMillan: Minimum Security by Edited by Ted Rall
    Attitude - Featuring Stephanie McMillan: Minimum Security - by Edited by Ted Rall

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781561634422 | ISBN 10: 1561634425

    Attitude presents Minimum Security by Stephanie McMillan, one of America's best cutting-edge cartoonists!  Resistance through ridicule. Cartoons for the revolution. McMillan's hilarious cartoons fearlessly confron the military-industrial co ... more

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