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A Calculated Life
A Calculated Life
Anne Charnock
47North

Designer: Ian Koviak/Alan Hebel
Art Director: Paul Morrissey
Design Firm: theBookDesigners

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America
A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America
Vishaan Chakrabarti
Metropolis Books

Designer: Michael Bierut, Britt Cobb
Art Director: Michael Bierut
Design Firm: Pentagram
Other Credits: Research, content development, design: Omar Toro-Vaca, SHoP Architects Diagrams: Ryan Lovett, SHoP Architects

Submitted into 50 Books


A Field Guide to American Houses
A Field Guide to American Houses
Virginia Savage McAlester
Alfred A. Knopf

Designer: Cassandra J. Pappas
Art Director: Peter A. Andersen

Submitted into 50 Books


A Free Man
A Free Man
Aman Sethi
W. W. Norton & Co.

Designer: Melissa Faustine
Art Director: Albert Tang

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Guide for the Perplexed
A Guide for the Perplexed
Dara Horn
W.W. Norton & Company

Designer: Jaya Miceli
Art Director: Ingsu Liu

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Guide For The Perplexed
A Guide For The Perplexed
Dara Horn
WW Norton

Designer: Jaya Miceli
Art Director: Ingsu Liu

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Guide to Being Born
A Guide to Being Born
Ramona Ausubel
Riverhead Books

Designer: Alex Merto
Art Director: Helen Yentus
Design Firm: Riverhead Books
Other Credits: Based on an illustration by Lou Beech

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Heart So White
A Heart So White
Javier Marías
Vintage

Designer: Katya Mezhibovskaya
Art Director: John Gall

Submitted into 50 Covers


A House in the Sky
A House in the Sky
Amanda Lindhout
Scribner

Designer: Jennifer Heuer
Art Director: Jason Heuer and Tal Goretsky
Design Firm: Studio Jennifer Heuer

Submitted into 50 Covers


A House In The Sky
A House In The Sky
Lindhout, Amanda Corbett, Sara
Scribner

Designer: Jennifer Heuer
Art Director: Jason Heuer

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley
A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley
Warren Lehrer
GOFF Books

Designer: Warren Lehrer
Art Director: Warren Lahrer
Other Credits: Written, Designed, and Illustrated by Warren Lehrer Additional Illustration: Melina Rodrigo and Donna Chang Cover Illustration: Warren Lehrer and Jonathon Rosen

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


A Long Way Away
A Long Way Away
Frank Viva
Little, Brown & Company

Designer: Frank Viva
Art Director: Patti Ann Harris
Design Firm: Viva & Co.
Other Credits: Editor: Susan Rich

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


A Map of Tulsa
A Map of Tulsa
Benjamin Lytal
Penguin

Designer: Jason Ramirez
Art Director: Paul Buckley, Roseanne Serra

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures
A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures
Mark Doty and Darren Waterston
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Jennifer Sonderby
Design Firm: Sonderby Design

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


A venda desafiadora: assumindo o controle da conversa com o cliente [The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation]
A venda desafiadora: assumindo o controle da conversa com o cliente [The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation]
Matthew Dixon, Brent Adamson
Companhia das Letras

Designer: Thiago Lacaz
Art Director: Thiago Lacaz

Submitted into 50 Covers


A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living
A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living
Edited by Brooke Hodge with new photography by Jason Schmidt; Essays by Ellen Donnelly, Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, and Mayer Rus
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Designer: Miko McGinty and Rita Jules

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Aaron Huey: Mitakuye Oyasin
Aaron Huey: Mitakuye Oyasin
Aaron Huey
Radius Books

Designer: David Chickey
Art Director: David Chickey

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


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

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Abominable Science!
Abominable Science!
Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero
Columbia University Press

Designer: Philip Pascuzzo
Art Director: Julia Kushnirsky
Other Credits: Illustrator: Daniel Loxton

Submitted into 50 Covers


Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites
Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites
Clara Kim
Walker Art Center

Designer: Dante Carlos
Art Director: Emmet Byrne
Design Firm: Walker Art Center design studio
Other Credits: Editors: Kathleen McLean, Pamela Johnson Design studio manager: Dylan Cole Image work: Greg Beckel

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Albrecht Durer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina
Albrecht Durer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina
Authors: Andrew Robison and Klaus Albrecht Schroder / Editor: Ulrike Mills
National Gallery of Art in association with DelMonico Books - Prestel Publishing

Designer: Brad Ireland
Art Director: Wendy Schleicher
Design Firm: National Gallery of Art
Other Credits: Judy Metro, editor in chief Chris Vogel, deputy publisher Contributions by Berthold Hinz, Alice Hoppe-Harnoncourt, Matthias Mende, Christof Metzger, Eva Michel, Ernst Rebel, Anna Scherbaum, Karl Schutz, Maria Luise Sternath, Heinz Widauer, and Jutta Zander-Seidel

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Ali Kazma, Resistance
Ali Kazma, Resistance
İlkay Baliç, editor
Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts & Yapı Kredi Culture Arts and Publishing

Designer: Esen Karol
Art Director: Esen Karol
Design Firm: Esen Karol Tasarım Ltd.
Other Credits: Text by Emre Baykal

Submitted into 50 Books


All Souls
All Souls
Javier Marías
Vintage

Designer: Katya Mezhibovskaya
Art Director: John Gall

Submitted into 50 Covers


All The Dead Yale Men
All The Dead Yale Men
Craig Nova
Counterpoint

Designer: Tim Green
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World
Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
Nan A. Talese, Doubleday

Designer: Pei Loi Koay
Art Director: Maria Carella

Submitted into 50 Books


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.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


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

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Ametsuchi
Ametsuchi
Lesley A. Martin
Aperture

Designer: Hans Gremmen
Other Credits: Photographs by Rinko Kawauchi

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Amy Sillman: one lump or two
Amy Sillman: one lump or two
Helen Molesworth, with contributions by Thomas Eggerer, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, and Daniel Marcus
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Designer: Joseph Logan, assisted by Rachel Hudson

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928
An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928
Ann Marguerite Tartsinis
Bard Graduate Center, New York. Distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven / London.

Designer: Laura Grey
Art Director: Laura Grey
Design Firm: Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work
An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work
Edited by Nancy Eickel with assistance by Lisa Wainwright / Written by Nathalie Ryan with Molly Dalessandro and Heidi Hinish
National Gallery of Art

Designer: Wendy Schleicher and Rio DeNaro
Art Director: Wendy Schleicher
Design Firm: National Gallery of Art
Other Credits: Judy Metro, editor in chief Chris Vogel, deputy publisher and production manager Additional contributions by Sarah Stewart and Emily Hagan Lazaro

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


An Unnecessary Woman
An Unnecessary Woman
Rabih Alameddine
Grove Press

Designer: Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich
Art Director: Charles Woods
Design Firm: de Vicq design

Submitted into 50 Covers


Ana Elisa Egreja
Ana Elisa Egreja
Ana Elisa Egreja
Editora Cobogó

Art Director: Daniel Trench

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Anatomies
Anatomies
Hugh Aldersey-Williams
W.W. Norton & Company

Designer: David J. High
Art Director: Ingsu Liu
Design Firm: High Design
Other Credits: Front Cover Art: Interfoto/TV-Yesterday/Mary Evans

Submitted into 50 Covers


Andrew Wyeth: A Spoken Self-Portrait
Andrew Wyeth: A Spoken Self-Portrait
Richard Meryman (author) and Ulrike Mills with Tam Bryfogle (editors)
National Gallery of Art in assoc. with Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.

Designer: Chris Vogel
Art Director: Wendy Schleicher
Design Firm: National Gallery of Art
Other Credits: Judy Metro, editor in chief

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Another Steven Soderbergh Experience
Another Steven Soderbergh Experience
Mark Gallagher
University of Texas Press

Designer: Lindsay Starr

Submitted into 50 Covers


Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona
Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona
Mari Carmen Ramírez
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Yale University Press

Designer: Henk van Assen, Loide Marwanga, Anna Wexler
Art Director: Henk van Assen
Design Firm: HvADesign, NYC

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Apology
Apology
Jon Pineda
Milkweed Editions

Designer: Brad D. Norr
Art Director: Brad D. Norr
Design Firm: Brad Norr Design

Submitted into 50 Covers


Area 1983-1987
Area 1983-1987
Eric Goode and Jennifer Goode
Abrams

Designer: David Heasty and Stefanie Weigler
Art Director: John Gall
Design Firm: Triboro Design
Other Credits: Editor: Andrea Danese

Submitted into 50 Books


Aristotle and Black Drama
Aristotle and Black Drama
Patrice D. Rankine
Baylor University Press

Designer: Tim Green
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


Arnold Newman: At Work
Arnold Newman: At Work
Roy Flukinger, Marianne Fulton
University of Texas Press

Designer: Derek George
Other Credits: Photography by Arnold Newman

Submitted into 50 Books


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

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Art Deco
Art Deco
Norbert Wolf
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Cover design by LIQUID, Agentur für Gestaltung; Layout design by Wolfram Söll, designwerk

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Art of Clean Up
Art of Clean Up
Ursus Wehrli
Chronicle Books

Designer: Kristen Hewitt
Art Director: Kristen Hewitt, design of original edition by Sandra Rizzi
Other Credits: Photographs by Geri Born and Daniel Spehr

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


ART OF SLEEPING ALONE
ART OF SLEEPING ALONE
Fontanel, Sophie
Scribner

Designer: Ben Wiseman
Art Director: Tal Goretsky
Other Credits: Jacket Design and Illustration by Ben Wiseman

Submitted into 50 Covers


Aslı Çavuşoğlu, The Stones Talk
Aslı Çavuşoğlu, The Stones Talk
İlkay Baliç, editor
Arter, space for art

Designer: Esen Karol
Art Director: Esen Karol
Design Firm: Esen Karol Tasarım Ltd.
Other Credits: Texts by: Ozge Ersoy, Aslı Gür, Gülin Ekinci, Adam Kleinman

Submitted into 50 Books





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