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Alone in the Forest
Alone in the Forest
Bhajju Shyam, Gita Wolf & Andrea Anastasio
Tara Books

Designer: Nia Murphy
Art Director: Gita Wolf
Other Credits: NB/ please note that at Tara Books we copyright our books according to print date. This book was printed in 2012 and is therefore copyright 2012. However it was released in North America & Europe in Fall 2013, and in India in Spring 2013.

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Gobble You Up!
Gobble You Up!
Gita Wolf & Sunita
Tara Books

Designer: Rathna Ramanathan
Art Director: Gita Wolf
Design Firm: Minus9 Design
Other Credits: Production & Printing: C.Arumugam & AMM Screens, Chennai

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The London Jungle Book
The London Jungle Book
Bhajju Shyam
Tara Books

Designer: Rathna Ramanathan
Design Firm: Minus9 Design
Other Credits: NB/first released in 2004, re-designed edition released 2013.

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Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties
Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties
Robert Nippoldt, Hans-Jürgen Schaal
TASCHEN

Designer: Robert Nippoldt
Art Director: Robert Nippoldt
Design Firm: –
Other Credits: Concept, Illustration & Typography: Robert Nippoldt Texts: Hans-Jürgen Schaal

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Raising Financially Fit Kids
Raising Financially Fit Kids
joline Godfrey
Ten Speed Press

Designer: Kit Hinrichs
Art Director: Kit Hinrichs
Design Firm: Studio Hinrichs
Other Credits: Photos by Jock McDonald, Cover Photography by Jock McDonald

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Abelardo Morell:  The Universe Next Door
Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door
Elizabeth Siegel
The Art Institute of Chicago

Designer: Roy Brooks
Art Director: Roy Brooks
Design Firm: Fold Four

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Art and Appetite:  American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine
Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine
Judith A. Barter
The Art Institute of Chicago

Designer: Joan Sommers
Design Firm: Glue + Paper Workshop

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Dreams & Echoes:  Drawings and Sculpture in the David and Celia Hilliard Collection
Dreams & Echoes: Drawings and Sculpture in the David and Celia Hilliard Collection
Suzanne Folds McCullagh
The Art Institute of Chicago

Designer: Roy Brooks
Art Director: Roy Brooks
Design Firm: Fold Four

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What is Zoning?
What is Zoning?
Christine Gaspar, Mark Torrey, John Mangin
the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

Designer: Jeff Lai, Andrew Sloat
Art Director: the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

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Byzantine Things in the World
Byzantine Things in the World
Curated by Glenn Peers, Edited by Joseph N. Newland with Sarah E. Robinson
The Menil Collection

Designer: Lorraine Wild and Haruna Madono
Art Director: Lorraine Wild
Design Firm: Green Dragon Office

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Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928-1945
Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928-1945
Karen K. Butler with Renée Maurer, and contributions by Patricia Favero, Uwe Fleckner, Gordon Hughes, Narayan Khandekar, Erin Mysak, and Éric Trudel
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum with The Phillips Collection and Prestel Delmonico

Designer: Michael Worthington and Stefano Giustiniani
Art Director: Michael Worthington
Design Firm: Counterspace
Other Credits: Type design by David Karwan French edition adaptation by Editions Prisma

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Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
David A. Hanks
The Monacelli Press

Designer: Abbott Miller, Kim Walker
Art Director: Abbott Miller
Design Firm: Pentagram
Other Credits: John Faier, photographer

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American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World
American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World
Edited by Emily Ballew Neff and Kaylin H. Weber; with contributions by Janet Catherine Berlo, James Clifton, Leo Costello, Christopher Lloyd, Donna Pierce, and Martin Postle
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Yale University Press

Designer: Silja Hillmann, J. Brad Sturm
Art Director: Cheryl Towler Weese
Design Firm: Studio Blue
Other Credits: MFAH Publications Director: Diane Lovejoy Editor: Heather Brand Index by Kay Banning Printed in Barcelona, Spain, by SYL

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Young Frank, Architect
Young Frank, Architect
Frank Viva
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Designer: Frank Viva
Art Director: Frank Viva
Design Firm: Viva & Co.
Other Credits: Editor: Chul R. Kim

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Isa Genzken Retrospective
Isa Genzken Retrospective
Sabine Breitwieser, Laura Hoptman, Michael Darling, and Jeffrey Grove with an essay by Lisa Lee
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in collaboration with Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Dallas Museum of Art

Designer: Lorraine Wild & Amy Fortunato
Art Director: Lorraine Wild
Design Firm: Green Dragon Office

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Command & Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Command & Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Eric Schlosser
The Penguin Press

Designer: Scott Hesselink
Art Director: Jennifer Jerde
Design Firm: Elixir Design

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The Unplugged Woodshop
The Unplugged Woodshop
Tom Fidgen
The Taunton Press

Designer: Stacy Wakefield
Art Director: Stacy Wakefield
Design Firm: Stacy Wakefield
Other Credits: Photography by Tom Fidgen. Illustrations by Melanie Powell. Creative Direction by Alison Wilkes and Kimberly Adis.

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The Illustrated History of the Union Boat Club
The Illustrated History of the Union Boat Club
Various
The Union Boat Club

Designer: Rick Rawlins
Art Director: Rick Rawlins
Design Firm: Rick Rawlins / Work
Other Credits: Photography by William Huber. Additional photos courtesy of the club and its members. Production coordinator: Susan McNally Printer: Puritan Capital

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Bas Jan Ader: Death Is Elsewhere
Bas Jan Ader: Death Is Elsewhere
Alexander Dumbadze
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Matt Avery
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press

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Contesting Nietzsche
Contesting Nietzsche
Acampora
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Brian Chartier
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press

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Galateo, or, the Rules of Polite Behavior
Galateo, or, the Rules of Polite Behavior
Giovanni della Casa (author); Edited and Translated by M. F. Rusnak
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press

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Personae
Personae
Sergio De La Pava
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Isaac Tobin
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press
Other Credits: Custom typeface by Isaac Tobin

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Still
Still
David S. Shields
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Ryan Li
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press

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The Complete Greek Tragedies (9 vols.): Euripides I-V, Aeschylus I-II, Sophocles I-II
The Complete Greek Tragedies (9 vols.): Euripides I-V, Aeschylus I-II, Sophocles I-II
Edited by David Grene, Richmond Lattimore, Mark Griffith. and Glenn W. Most
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Matt Avery
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press
Other Credits: The display typeface was co-designed by Dustin Kilgore and Matt Avery.

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The Tolerant Populists
The Tolerant Populists
Walter Nugent
The University of Chicago Press

Designer: Lauren Michelle Smith
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro
Design Firm: The University of Chicago Press
Other Credits: Cover Photo: Snark / Art Resource, NY

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The Christmas Tree Elf
The Christmas Tree Elf
Valentine D'Arcy Sheldon
The Valentine Sheldon Company

Designer: Robin Stice
Art Director: Valentine D'Arcy Sheldon
Other Credits: illustrators: Jeremiah Humphries & Valentine D'Arcy Sheldon Website: http://www.TheChristmasTreeElf.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheChristmasTreeElf Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Christmas-Tree-Valentine-DArcy-Sheldon/dp/0991038304/ref=sr_1_1_title_1_har?ie=UTF8&qid=1391475684&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Christmas+Tree+Elf

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This and Other Plays
This and Other Plays
Melissa Gibson
Theatre Communications Group

Designer: Helen Yentus and Jason Booher
Design Firm: Yentus & Booher
Other Credits: Photograph by Jason Fulford

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Photophobia
Photophobia
Apichatpong Weerasethakul / Ed. Brynjar Bjerkem
Transnational Arts Production / TrAP

Designer: João Doria
Art Director: João Doria
Design Firm: João Doria
Other Credits: Illustration/Comics by:- Daen Sudsakhon- Freddy Nadolny Poustochkine

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Schroder
Schroder
Amity Gaige
Twelve Books

Designer: Catherine Casalino
Art Director: Catherine Casalino
Other Credits: Cover photograph © Najib Joe Hakim / ImageBrief

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The Apartment
The Apartment
Greg Baxter
Twelve Books

Designer: Catherine Casalino
Art Director: Catherine Casalino
Other Credits: Jacket photo © Stuart Miller/ImageBrief

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Crash of 2016
The Crash of 2016
Thom Hartmann
Twelve Books

Designer: Catherine Casalino
Art Director: Catherine Casalino
Other Credits: Photography by Ryann Cooley

Submitted into 50 Covers





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