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101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die Cover Image
By Ricardo Cavolo (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781910620007
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Published: Nobrow Press - September 15th, 2015

Pop-folk artist, Ricardo Cavolo, presents this eye-catching collection of profiles of the musicians who have had a hand in shaping his life. From Bach to Nirvana and 99 more in between, this sumptuously illustrated volume has something for everyone. It is perfect for the eclectic music lover on your list. (Keaton)


Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062415837
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 27th, 2015

A humorous and endearing look at the life of pioneering Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Based on the uber-popular tumblr of the same name, this book will make a lovely gift for those with an interest in law, politics and the lives of great women. (Keaton)


Bullshit: A Lexicon Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101904534
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Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - October 27th, 2015

Finally! A dictionary that brings together all the colorful, popular and esoteric ways you can call BS. And while it’s a laugh-riot, this small book is also a well-researched study of the elasticity of language by a member of the American Dialect Society. This is the perfect gift for language nerds and anyone who enjoys a good swear word! (Keaton)


Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780544668256
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - November 24th, 2015

XKCD author Randall Munroe presents detailed diagrams of complex objects using only the 1000 most common words in the English language. Learn about computer buildings (datacenters), the flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates), the little bags of water you’re made of (cells), and more! (Liz)


Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents: The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780292739192
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Published: University of Texas Press - October 30th, 2015

Douglas Brode’s countdown of his perceived 100 best science fiction films of all time is sure to start a slew of goodnatured debates among film lovers. And its unique chronological format means it doubles as a historical overview of the genre. A fantastic gift idea for film buffs in general and sci-fi nerds in particular. (Keaton)


Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632862792
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 6th, 2015

The first ever biography of Gary Gygax is a nostalgic adventure into the untold origin story of Dungeons and Dragons! Gygax’s game revolutionized imaginative play for generations of kids and adults, and its influence is still felt today. A great read for D&D fanatics and anyone interested in what it takes to turn a unique idea into a creative empire. (Keaton)


Slaughterhouse 90210 Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250061102
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Flatiron Books - October 6th, 2015

This collection of painstakingly paired quotes from literature and images from pop culture (film, TV, and music) is hilarious and oddly profound. Norman Rush and Roseanne, Patricia Highsmith and Kill Bill--these are just a couple of the crowd-pleasing mashups you’ll find inside. A great gift for pop culture junkies as well as lovers of high- and lowbrow humor. (Keaton)


Cocktails of the Movies: An Illustrated Guide to Cinematic Mixology Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9783791381749
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Published: Prestel Publishing - October 25th, 2015

Want to drink like all your favorite movie characters? Then look know further! With vibrant illustrations, brief histories of drink and film, and cocktail recipes for everything from CC Bloom’s “Stinger” (Beaches) to Alex’s “Moloko Plus” (A Clockwork Orange), this will make a unique present for cocktail enthusiasts and film buffs alike. (Keaton)


Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting Cover Image
By Eilon Paz, Rza (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781607748694
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 15th, 2015

Few people are as obsessive as those who spend their lives amassing huge stashes of records. This oversized beauty of a book pairs photographs of amazing collections with witty, emotional and downright odd quips on what these vinyl discs mean to their owners. If you know a record collector or a music lover, this will be their favorite gift of the season, guaranteed. (Keaton)


Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501107726
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Published: Touchstone Books - November 3rd, 2015

The first ever memoir by comic book legend and founder of the Marvel Universe, Stan Lee, is fittingly told in graphic novel form. From Lee’s own humble beginnings to the origins of his greatest super-hero creations, this is a must-have title for comics nerds and readers who love incredible true-life stories. (Keaton)


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