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The Architecture of Happiness - Page 92

Alain De Botton - Architecture - 2008 - 288 pages
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From Bauhaus to Our House

Tom Wolfe - Architecture - 2009 - 128 pages
Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), examines the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word.
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Shakespeare and Modern Culture

Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Status Anxiety

Alain De Botton - Philosophy - 2008 - 320 pages
And when it examines the virtues of informed misanthropy, art appreciation, or walking a lobster on a leash, it is not only wise but helpful. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency

Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

Daniel Leonard Everett - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 300 pages
Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him.
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The Challenge for Africa

Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
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Architectural Regionalism: Collected Writings on Place, Identity, Modernity ...

Vincent B. Canizaro - Architecture - 2012 - 496 pages
Authored by important critics, historians, and architects such as Kenneth Frampton, Lewis Mumford, Sigfried Giedion, and Alan Colquhoun, Architectural Regionalism represents the history of regionalist thinking in architecture from the early ...
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Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture

Rowan Moore - Architecture - 2013 - 400 pages
Taking as his starting point dramatic examples such as the High Line in New York City and the outrageous island experiment of Dubai, Moore then reaches far and wide: back in time to explore the Covent Garden brothels of eighteenth-century ...
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The Secret Lives of Buildings: From the Ruins of the Parthenon to the Vegas ...

Edward Hollis - Architecture - 2009 - 352 pages
In an inspired refashioning of architectural history, Edward Hollis recounts more than a dozen stories of such metamorphosis, highlighting the way in which even the most familiar structures all change over time into "something rich and ...
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Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age

Susan Jacoby - Social Science - 2011 - 352 pages
Her book speaks to Americans, whatever their age, who draw courage and hope from facing reality instead of embracing that oldest of delusions, the fountain of youth. From the Hardcover edition.
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