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Great film titles now available at Brazos!

Just because we’re all book people at Brazos doesn’t mean we don’t want to sit back and relax with a great film every now and then. When we can read about our favorite films, all the better. In particular, Glenn Frankel’s recent book THE SEARCHERS (9781608191055) actually managed the rarest of all feats: it made us like the film it examines even more than we did before! Mr. Frankel will be presenting his book, which discusses both the making and the reception of the film and the true story upon which it is based, on Thursday, July 18th at 7pm. Here is a selection of other great film titles available now at Brazos. -Danielle

A Book on the Making of Lonesome Dove Cover Image
By John Spong, Jeff Wilson (Illustrator), Bill Wittliff (Photographer)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780292735842
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Texas Press - October 1st, 2012

The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374191894
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - October 16th, 2012

Do the Movies Have a Future? Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781416599470
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2nd, 2012

Zona: A Book about a Film about a Journey to a Room Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307390318
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Books - November 13th, 2012

Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780816646838
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Minnesota Press - January 26th, 2012

The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era Cover Image
By Thomas Schatz, Steven Bach (Preface by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780816670109
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Minnesota Press - March 12th, 2010

The State of the Union

Let’s face it: things have been a bit turbulent in America lately. No matter how you feel about the many issues of the day, one of the best things about being part of a democracy is that we’re able to engage in constructive debates. We encourage you to take a look at our current events and politics sections for some of the best books available on every facet of our changing cultural climate. Here are some of our favorites to get you started. -Danielle

The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781610390330
Availability: Backordered
Published: PublicAffairs - February 5th, 2013

Although Mahbubani’s latest is not specifically about the United States, it contains a powerful optimistic message for a West that has begun to despair of its changing position on the world stage. Mahbubani, a former UN ambassador, believes that we have every reason to be excited for the future, especially if we can begin to repair diplomatic and economic rifts that have developed between Asia and the West. In addition to its optimistic message, this book offers practical solutions to some of our greatest problems on the global stage.


Simpler: The Future of Government Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476726595
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 9th, 2013

Cass R. Sunstein is the ‘administrator of the most powerful White House office you’ve never heard of’, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. His job, in a nutshell, is to clear away the mess that government bureaucracy can create, streamlining rules and regulations while preventing waste and mismanagement. While Sunstein acknowledges that our government is far from perfect, his approach, which blends behavioral economics and good old common sense, could be just the thing to help us solve our country’s most pressing problems with a minimum of cost and fuss.


The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993561
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Spiegel & Grau - April 9th, 2013

Graeber, an anthropology professor lauded by the Occupy Wall Street movement, presents a rousing call for a renewed, reconfigured form of popular democracy that truly empowers all people. Graeber reexamines key moments from the history of democracy in both the United States and abroad as he builds a case for why our democracy has become dysfunctional and what we, as ordinary Americans, can do to change it.


The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385536479
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Doubleday Books - April 16th, 2013

Nasr worked in the State Department during the first Obama administration and came away from the experience frustrated with powers that be for what he saw as a series of devastating fumbles in their treatment of foreign policy. We’re taken behind the scenes to see exactly how the administration was thwarted in their efforts to encourage democracy and development in the Middle East and Asia, mostly because of a fear of terrorism and political reprisal at home.


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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374102418
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 21st, 2013

Packer’s nonfiction masterpiece is a deeply troubling, pessimistic look at the direction American society has taken over the last several decades. Unlike the other books on this list, Packer’s book is written in an innovative narrative style that waves several stories of Americans struggling to get by and get ahead with biographies of notable cultural figures, headlines, song lyrics, and ad copy for a kaleidoscopic look at our culture today. Packer offers no easy solutions to the problems we face; his genius is in diagnosing the our societal ills with laser precision.


2013-14 Inprint Titles Available Now!

Inprint’s Margarett Root Brown reading series has been a Houston literary tradition for years now, and each time the upcoming season’s speakers are announced, our customers respond with boundless enthusiasm. This year’s lineup is one of the best yet! Several of the authors who will be speaking have new books out now, and we can’t think of a better way to prepare yourself for the Fall than by reading a few of them now! -Danielle

And the Mountains Echoed Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781594631764
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2013

One of the most hotly anticipated books of the year that we can hardly keep on the shelves, Hosseini’s latest is another engrossing page-turner about life and love in 20th-century Afghanistan.


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Americanah Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307271082
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 14th, 2013

A woman leaves her first love in her native Nigeria in favor of a new life in the United States, which does not come nearly as easily to her as she’d hoped. A brilliant and complex look at race and identity politics that takes place across three continents.


Transatlantic Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781400069590
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - June 4th, 2013

A sweeping tale that crosses both time and oceans to illuminate modern Irish identity, both in the motherland and abroad. McCann follows two ambitious aviators who plan to fly across the Atlantic, Frederick Douglass as he preaches the abolitionist cause to an Ireland decimated by the potato famine, and an American senator charged with brokering Ireland’s peace talks during the Troubles.


Tenth of December: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993806
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - January 8th, 2013

A side-splitting, frightening and profound look at contemporary American culture that was being hailed as the book of the year mere months into 2013! Saunders’s short stories illuminate hard truths about who we are, but are unapologetically laced with laughs to help the medicine go down.


The Burgess Boys Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781400067688
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - March 26th, 2013

Two brothers haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children escape their small Maine hometown as soon as they can for the bright lights of NYC. Their sister calls them home many years later when another family emergency strikes. A deftly told, beautifully written family saga.


How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781594487293
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2013

A poor boy in an unnamed South Asian country attempts to hit it rich and find love in his rapidly developing city. This innovative novel is written in the form of one of the self-help books that are wildly popular among Pakistani entrepreneurs today, but the form never overpowers the magic of Hamid’s story.


Red Doc> Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780307960580
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 5th, 2013

Although this poetic journey isn’t precisely a sequel to Carson’s most famous work, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED, it does follow the main characters of that book into the 21st century and can be considered a companion volume to it. Carson weaves themes and characters from ancient mythology with deep concern for the future of our planet and our species.


New Arrivals - Week of June 16

Here are some of my favorite new arrivals of the week! -Augusta

Children of the Jacaranda Tree Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781476709093
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Atria Books - June 18th, 2013

Lexicon Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781594205385
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Penguin Press - June 18th, 2013

Instructions for a Heatwave Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385349406
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 18th, 2013

She Rises Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781620400975
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - June 18th, 2013

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062255655
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - June 18th, 2013

Electrico W Cover Image
By Herve Le Tellier, Adriana Hunter (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590515334
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Other Press (NY) - June 18th, 2013

The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781594205453
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Press - June 13th, 2013

Topsy: The Startling Story of the Crooked Tailed Elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American Wizard, Thomas Edison Cover Image
Unavailable from Brazos Bookstore
ISBN: 9780802119049
Availability: Out of Print - Not Available for Order
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 2nd, 2013

Brilliance Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780986000751
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Hawthorne Books - June 11th, 2013

No Fits, Nilson! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803738522
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - June 13th, 2013

Monsters & Legends: Cyclops, Krakens, Mermaids and Other Imaginary Creatures That Really Existed! Cover Image
By Davide Cali, Gabriella Giandelli (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781909263031
Availability: Backordered
Published: Nobrow Press - July 2nd, 2013

Yes, I Could Care Less: How to Be a Language Snob Without Being a Jerk Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250006639
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Griffin - June 18th, 2013

There Is a Country: New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan Cover Image
By Nyuol Lueth Tong (Editor)
$12.00
ISBN: 9781938073748
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: McSweeney's - May 7th, 2013

A History of Food in 100 Recipes Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316229975
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Brown and Company - June 18th, 2013

Poolside Drink and Nonfiction Pairings

When you think about summer, what image pops into your head? A beautiful, sunny travel destination? A lazy day with the family? A big, white beach umbrella? At Brazos, summer means two things: a delicious drink and a great book. We know a great deal about both, so allow us to recommend some fun pairings that are sure to enhance your warm-weather relaxation all summer long. -Danielle

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393081572
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 1st, 2013

ICE WATER

If you’ve never read a Mary Roach book, we think it’s time. She is without doubt the funniest science writer out there, and in her latest, GULP, she’ll serve up every gross detail you’d ever want to know about your alimentary canal and then some. You’ll want a cold glass of water on hand to quell occasional nausea, and perhaps also because this book will inspire you to take better care of your health!


Mumbai New York Scranton: A Memoir Cover Image
By Tamara Shopsin, Jason Fulford (Photographer)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781451687415
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scribner Book Company - March 12th, 2013

CHERRY COKE

Here’s a creative, charming portrait of several turbulent months in an extraordinary young woman’s life that would go perfectly with a sweet, nostalgic drink. Artist and illustrator Shopsin travels to Mumbai with her husband and suffers what she thinks is food poisoning, until she returns to the States and discovers that she has a brain tumor. Thankfully, she approaches it with good humor, survives, and fully recovers to write this book, which is part travelogue, part memoir, and part miscellany. Despite the occasionally harrowing subject matter, this book is never maudlin. In fact, I found myself smiling the whole way through.


Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right: What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781610391924
Availability: Backordered
Published: PublicAffairs - April 23rd, 2013

A COLD SHINER

Let’s face it, there are a lot of Lone Star State naysayers. It’s rare to find a perspective on our state that’s not polarizing. However, here’s a book about the genius of Texas that’s being lauded by pundits and personalities on both sides of the aisle, written by a brilliant Texas Monthly senior editor who knows her stuff. If, in this unrelenting heat, you need to be reminded why Texas is one of the greatest and fastest-growing states in our nation, crack open a local brew and sit a spell with this one! It just might change the way you think about home!


Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393239324
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 10th, 2013

A CHILLED GLASS OF WHITE WINE

So, okay, we can’t make transatlantic journeys to far-flung destinations every summer. However, let us recommend the next best thing: Tim Parks’s travel writing on Italy. Parks’s latest puts the culture and history of his favorite country in the context of its extensive rail system, which Parks uses to crisscross the country in search of stories and adventure. With the eye of a novelist and the ear of a poet, Parks delivers a brilliant, pitch-perfect travelogue that’s sure to keep you cool by the pool (as long as you keep a well-chilled glass of vino at your side).


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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374102418
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 21st, 2013

WHISKEY SHOT

Okay, we admit it. This last one is NOT a beach book. However, we’ve heard so much about George Packer’s latest, which is being heralded as a non-fiction masterpiece by basically everyone who’s anyone, that we had to include it on this list. However, we must warn you: you’ll want something stiff to throw back every few chapters. Packer’s autopsy of an America on the decline will likely leave you fretting if you’re anything like us. Packer’s genius is in telling this huge, complex story through the lives of ordinary Americans who are feeling the seismic shifts in our country’s economy, culture, and political climate.


New Arrivals - Week of May 26

Here are some of my favorite new releases for this week! -Augusta

The Last Summer of the Camperdowns Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780871403407
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 3rd, 2013

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The Son Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062120397
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Ecco Press - May 28th, 2013

Archipelago Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143122562
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Books - May 28th, 2013

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The Celestials Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781935639558
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Tin House Books - June 11th, 2013

Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062225207
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - May 28th, 2013

Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143123545
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 28th, 2013

The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780307475152
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - May 28th, 2013

Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence V. Texas Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393345124
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 17th, 2013

Lost Sloth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938073359
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: McSweeney's - June 11th, 2013

The Late Parade Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780871406743
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 17th, 2013

Wittgenstein's Mistress (David Markson)

Even if you don’t love experimental literature - or don’t yet know if you do - I think you should challenge yourself and give WITTGENSTEIN’S MISTRESS a try. Markson’s novel was one of David Foster Wallace’s favorite books, which is what originally sparked my interest in it. I assumed that it might go over my head, since I’m not particularly well-versed in Western philosophy, but the book is beautiful and affecting even if you couldn’t care less about the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. The main character, Kate, is a middle-aged woman who, after the death of her young son, finds herself the last human on earth. The novel is the diary, told in thousands of fragments, of her long, meandering and ultimately fruitless search for other people, as well as her elliptical thoughts in the time since, which she has spent quietly on the shore. This isn’t a dystopian story - why Kate is alone on Earth is not explored on a literal level - but instead it makes literal the sense of isolation and despair that accompanies emotional trauma. The novel reads like something midway between fiction, philosophy, and poetry, but strangely it wasn’t a slow read for me at all. In fact, I devoured it in a mere twelve hours and have already circled back to read it a second time!

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Wittgenstein's Mistress Cover Image
By David Markson, Steven Moore (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781564782113
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Dalkey Archive Press - May 1st, 1988

Summer Reading 2013

For most readers, summer is the time to read light, confectionary books that require little intellectual effort. However, we’ve noticed that Brazos customers expect a bit more from themselves, even when it comes to books they take on vacation! Although some of our favorite warm-weather reads this year are slim, fast-paced, action-packed, or bursting with romance, we never sacrifice quality for the thrills and chills you come to expect from a beach book. If you’re looking for a summertime read that’s a bit off the beaten path, look no farther than Brazos!

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Bluets Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781933517407
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wave Books - October 1st, 2009

My idea of a summer read is perhaps slightly different than most. I don’t really do much ‘light reading’ because of the nature of my job, but I do sometimes need a change of pace just like everyone else. That’s why I often find myself gravitating toward books with many brief sections in the summer months. BLUETS is one such book -- part memoir, part poetry, part rumination -- that explores the author’s personal connection to her favorite color as well as her grief after the dissolution of a serious relationship. Nelson investigates blue from a variety of perspectives - historical, literary, etymological, poetic, spiritual, and personal, just to name a few -- as a means of indirectly investigating her life in a state of profound trauma. A beautiful, haunting, essentially indescribable book that shimmers. -Danielle


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The 5th Wave Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399162411
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

Get ready to back out of all your social obligations, because you’ll be either too terrified or too enthralled to go out once you’ve picked up this summer’s hottest young adult thriller, THE FIFTH WAVE! The extraterrestrial Others have come to Earth and have methodically annihilated the human race in four of what the survivors call “waves:” darkness, earthquakes & tidal waves, plague, and finally, the lethal Silencers, who look just like ordinary humans but are anything but. Still, some humans have managed to survive - children relegated to questionable military “training camps” and a few scattered loners, like our sixteen-year-old protagonist Cassie. Cassie knows that The Others, whoever they are, won’t stop killing until they can take an uninhabited earth for their own. Will Cassie able to keep her promise and rescue her brother from his military camp before the fifth wave hits? And what will the fifth wave be? -Mary


Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781594204210
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Press - April 23rd, 2013

In COOKED, Michael Pollan acts as our tour guide to locales both familiar and exotic, offering insight into their food cultures along the way. Despite his stature as a food writer, Pollan casts himself as a somewhat inept home cook who’s on a mission to learn how cooking is really done. His observations sometimes meander into reflections on ancient history and the nature of humanity. I actually find his writing best when he goes off topic because he makes fascinating, unexpected connections between food and other aspects of culture. -Sam


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The Whispering Muse Cover Image
By Sjon, Victoria Cribb (Translator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780374289072
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 30th, 2013

This slender new novel by the great Icelandic author Sjon will bend your mind in fascinating ways before leaving you laughing at the end. On the surface, THE WHISPERING MUSE is the simple tale of a quirky Icelander’s voyage aboard a merchant ship shortly after the end of World War II. However, every night at dinner, the crew is entertained by the second mate, who regales them with stories of his time spent aboard the Argo. From there, it’s not long before mythology and reality start bleeding together and Sjon takes us down the rabbit hole of his vivid imagination. If you enjoyed CLOUD ATLAS, GODS WITHOUT MEN,or RAGNAROK, don’t miss THE WHISPERING MUSE! -Keaton


New Releases - May 21

And the Mountains Echoed Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781594631764
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2013

We Need New Names Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780316230810
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Reagan Arthur Books - May 21st, 2013

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My Fathers' Ghost Is Climbing in the Rain Cover Image
By Patricio Pron, Mara Faye Lethem (Translator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780307700681
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 21st, 2013

Capital Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393345094
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 28th, 2013

Three Strong Women Cover Image
By Marie Ndiaye, John Fletcher (Translator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307741332
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Books - May 21st, 2013

Anatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393239881
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 3rd, 2013

Cronkite Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780061374272
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - May 21st, 2013

Octopus Alone Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670785155
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2013

Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780500516768
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Thames & Hudson - May 31st, 2013

The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781594746161
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Quirk Books - May 21st, 2013

Picasso!

There are only a few days left to see the Picasso: Black and White exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, but in case you can’t make it you can get your Pablo fix right here at Brazos! Here are some great monographs and books about this iconic artist and his work.

Picasso Black and White Cover Image
By Carmen Gimenez (Editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9783791352206
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Prestel Publishing - September 5th, 2012

The official monograph of the current exhibit showing until May 27th at the MFAH is a breathtaking collection of Picasso’s experiments in the two said colors, including a number of amazing details from his masterpiece, “Guernica.” It could be hard to come by this one in the near future. So make sure to pick yours up now!


Picasso: The Monograph, 1881-1973 Cover Image
By Pablo Picasso (Artist), Marie-Laure Bernadac (Editor), Brigitte Leal (Editor)
$49.00
ISBN: 9788434310919
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Poligrafa - July 1st, 2009

Don’t be fooled by its size! This is perhaps the most comprehensive monograph of Picasso’s art available. It covers all of his artistic periods over the course of nearly a century of work. A must-have for all Picasso enthusiasts, and at right around fifty dollars it’s a great deal to boot!


A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy, 1881-1906 Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780375711497
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf - October 16th, 2007

A Life of Picasso: The Cubist Rebel, 1907-1916 Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780375711503
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Alfred A. Knopf - October 16th, 2007

A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932 Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780375711510
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf - October 12th, 2010

John Richardson’s three volume biography of Picasso is unparalleled in its treatment of the great artist’s life. From the early promise of his teenage years, through his role in helping break the aesthetic mold with the advent of cubism, through his final days as an icon of modern art, this trilogy contains everything you ever wanted to know about Picasso!


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