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  • Anglais Afrosurf

    Mami Wata

    La culture surf s'est construite essentiellement autour de l'image du surfeur blond aux yeux bleus. C'est ce monopole que le projet Afrosurf, fruit d'une collaboration entre Selema Masekela et le label de surf africain Mami Wata essaie de rompre. En quelques 200 photos, 18 pays, 14 histoire et 25 portraits de surfeurs et surfeuses du continent africain, ce livre présente toute la richesse et la vivacité de la culture surf en Afrique, du Maroc à la Somalie en passant par le Mozambique, le Sénégal et d'Afrique du Sud.

  • Après 16 ans de travail, Chris Ware publie enfin la suite de son roman graphique culte, Jimmy Corrigan. Chef d'oeuvre à la fois narratif et visuel, Rusty Brown met en scène le croisement des vies de 3 personnages. Ce croisement des points de vue agencé avec brio se tient lors d'un début de journée ordinaire dans une petite ville du midwest américain.

  • Hummelo - près du village éponyme à Gelderland dans l'est des Pays-Bas - est visité par des milliers de jardiniers chaque année en quête d'inspiration. C'est la maison de Piet Oudolf, son laboratoire de jardinage personnel, une ancienne pépinière dirigée par sa femme Anja, et l'endroit où il a testé pour la première fois de nouveaux modèles et créé les nouvelles variétés de plantes vivaces qui sont maintenant largement disponibles. Ce livre devenu un classique et réédité ici en format broché offre un regard intime sur le jardin personnel du paysagiste néerlandais réputé pour ses plantations sur la High Line à New York et sur le jardin Lurie au Millennium Park de Chicago.

  • The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more . Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French . This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to apéritifs such as Kir and Lillet, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.

  • From the bestselling authors of How to be Parisian , what smart, savvy, fabulous French women think, feel and advise as they hit forty on life, love, and everything else Older, but Better, but Older has the playful wit, self deprecation and worldly advice we have come to expect from these bestselling authors, but now that advice is focused on the French woman's mindset as she hurtles towards forty. Caroline de Maigret and Sophie Mas are back to amuse you with how they find they are modifying their favorite bad-girl behavior as they address beauty, love, seduction as well as lifestyle, family, work, and living alone. ;;;; They are still bohemian iconoclasts saying what you don't expect to hear. They will tell you things aren't what they used to be--when a thirty-year-old guy arrives at a party and does not even glance at you; when you wake up feeling great and everyone tells you how tired you look; you know you're an adult when you're excited just to go home. ;;;; Neuroses vs. confidence, resistance vs. acceptance, passion vs. serenity, de Maigret and Mas through spirited short stories capture the different stages of ageing--as nostalgic but modern Parisian women. From the privately absurd to the strangely universal, this book captures moments of everyday life that will make the reader nod, cringe, and laugh out loud.

  • A landmark reference guide to the LGBTQIA+ community's contributions to the English language--an intersectional, inclusive, playfully illustrated glossary featuring more than 800 terms and fabulous phrases created by and for queer culture. Do you know where "yaaaas queen!" comes from? Do you know the difference between a bear and a wolf? Do you know what all the letters in LGBTQIA+ stand for? The Queens' English is a comprehensive guide to modern gay slang, queer theory terms, and playful colloquialisms that define and celebrate LGBTQIA+ culture. This modern dictionary provides an in-depth look at queer language, from terms influenced by celebrated lesbian poet Sappho and from New York's underground queer ball culture in the 1980s to today's celebration of RuPaul's Drag Race . The glossary of terms is supported by full-color illustrations and photography throughout, as well as real-life usage examples for those who don't quite know how to use "kiki," "polysexual," or "transmasculine" in a sentence. A series of educational lessons highlight key people and events that shaped queer language; readers will learn the linguistic importance of pronouns, gender identity, Stonewall, the Harlem Renaissance, and more. For every queen in your life--the men, women, gender non-conforming femmes, butches, daddies, and zaddies-- The Queens' English is at once an education and a celebration of queer history, identity, and the limitless imagination of the LGBTQIA+ community.

  • Le retour de ce "cherche et trouve" à grand succès sur le modèle de Où est Charlie ? Il s'agit de retrouver Momo, le border collie farceur et expert du camouflage. Cette fois-ci, Momo et son humain préféré sont partis camper, et ils rencontrent même quelques amis à quatre pattes.

  • Anglais The labyrinth

    Saul Steinberg

    Une oeuvre phare d'un artiste dont les dessins dans The New Yorker, LIFE, Harper's Bazaar et de nombreuses autres publications ont influencé toute une génération d'artistes et d'écrivains américains. Tout au long de sa carrière, Saul Steinberg a créé une série de livres uniques, formant une autobiographie visuelle continue, témoignant d'un regard amusé et aiguisé sur le monde et tout ce qui le constitue. Dans Le labyrinthe, d'abord publié en 1960, Steinberg disait « découvrir et inventer une grande variété d'événements », comme dans un inventaire. Cette réédition permet de redécouvrir le monde unique de cet artiste acclamé.

  • Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. Covering a wide array of artistic mediums, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women's representation in museums, and notable works by women. Women in Art celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.

  • Anglais Megastructure

    Reyner Banham

    Réimpression du classique de l'histoire et de la critique architecturale consacré au concept de « mégastructure » à l'ère moderne. Dans cet ouvrage de 1976, le critique et historien Reyner Banham compile et analyse les propositions et les mythes ayant accompagné cette idée novatrice et visionnaire d'édifice à grande échelle aux innombrables utilisations et adaptations, cherchant à tracer son ascension enthousiaste, mais aussi sa chute rapide.

  • Mimi explores the beautiful coasts and countrysides of Italy in this lavishly photographed cookbook featuring simple, authentic recipes inspired by the country's devoted producers and rich food heritage. Beloved for her gorgeous cookbooks A Kitchen in France and French Country Cooking , Mimi Thorisson, along with her lively family and smooth fox terriers in tow, immersed readers in the warmth of their convivial lives in rural France. In their newest cookbook, the Thorissons pause their lives in the idyllic French countryside to start a new adventure in Italy and satisfy their endless curiosity and passion for the magic of Italian cooking. Old World Italian captures their journey and the culinary treasures they discovered. From Tuscany to Umbria to Naples and more, Mimi dives into Italy's diverse regional cuisines and shares 100 recipes for authentic, classic dishes, enriched by conversations with devoted local food experts who share their timeworn techniques and stories. You'll indulge in dishes culled from across the country, such as plump agnolotti bathed in sage and butter from the north, the tomato-rich ragùs and pastas of the southwest, and the multifaceted, seafood-laden cuisine of Sicily. The mysteries of Italian food culture will unravel as you learn to execute a perfect Neapolitan-style pizza at home or make the most sublime yet elemental cacio e pepe. Full of local color, history, and culture, plus evocative, sumptuous photography shot by Mimi's husband, Oddur Thorisson, Old World Italian transports you to a seat at the family's table in Italy, where you may never want to leave.

  • Ce volume analyse comment les extraterrestres ont envahi la culture pop sous toutes ses formes dans une étude historique qui s'étend sur plus de 100 an. Commençant par un aperçu du genre Alien Invasion et continuant à travers neuf chapitres riches en informations et images, cet ouvrage exhaustif permettra de retracer l'évolution de ces personnages dans la bande dessinée, la télévision ou encore le cinéma.

  • Un compte-rendu tout en images sur les filles de la scène skate contemporaine. De tous âges et de toutes origines, des novices aux pros, ce livre propose une banque de photos étonnates ainsi qu'une brève histoire illustrée du skate, et quelques tricks pour réussir ses figures.

  • Destiné à des spécialistes, ce livre regroupe une dizaine d'essais qui résultent d'un symposium organisé à Rome, au printemps 2010, sur la peinture de Philip Guston, peintre américain de l'école de New-York.

  • Anglais Vanlife diaries


    Inspiré par le blog et le compte Instagram à succès Vanlife Diaries, ce livre est un regard inspirant et détaillé sur le monde des maisons roulantes construites et occupées par une nouvelle génération de nomades modernes : des professionnels et des créatifs qui ont abandonné les maisons conventionnelles pour la liberté dde la route et la beauté du plein air. Plus de 200 photographies représentent les vanlifers, leurs animaux de compagnie, leurs fourgonnettes et leurs bus reconvertis - VW, Sprinters, Toyotas et bien plus encore - avec des intérieurs spécialement personnalisés et décorés pour leur travail et leurs loisirs, ainsi que les magnifiques paysages qui inspirent cette tendance.

  • The three superstars of turn-of-the-century Parisian high society were Geneviève Halévy Bizet Straus; Laure de Sade, Comtesse Adhéaume de Chevigné; and Élisabeth de Riquet de Caraman-Chimay, Comtesse Greffulhe. All unhappily married, these women sought fulfillment by reinventing themselves as icons, and their fabled salons inspired generations of artists, composers, and writers.

  • Le récit fin et captivant des relations intenses qui unirent Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury, quatre artistes majeurs ayant changé l'art de leur temps.

  • Anglais The ethical slut

    Hardy Janet W

    The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities est un livre écrit par Dossie Easton et Catherine A. Liszt (un pseudonyme de Janet Hardy), et publié pour la première fois en 1997. Il explique comment fonctionnent les relations non exclusives à long terme, et donne des conseils pour les mettre en pratique. Il est souvent cité comme fondamental pour le mouvement polyamoureux.



    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words--featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death NAMED ONE OF THE BEST MUSIC BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE GUARDIAN NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of Uptown to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of Paisley Park. But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince--a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Princes early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writing and photos. The third section shows us Princes evolution through candid images that go up to the cusp of his greatest achievement, which we see in the books fourth section: his original handwritten treatment for Purple Rain --the final stage in Princes self-creation, where he retells the autobiography of the first three parts as a heroic journey. The book is framed by editor Dan Piepenbrings riveting and moving introduction about his profound collaboration with Prince in his final months--a time when Prince was thinking deeply about how to reveal more of himself and his ideas to the world, while retaining the mystery and mystique hed so carefully cultivated--and annotations that provide context to the books images. This work is not just a tribute to an icon, but an original and energizing literary work in its own right, full of Princes ideas and vision, his voice and image--his undying gift to the world.

  • Ami d'Andy Warhol et de Karl Lagerfeld, protégé de Diana Vreeland, Andre Leon Talley ou ALT revient, dans The Chiffon Trenches, sur une carrière de plus d'un demi-siècle qui l'a amené à côtoyer tous les grands noms de la haute couture. Les lectrices et les lecteurs assidus de Vogue connaissent bien son nom. Directeur de la création de 1988 à 1995 sous l'omnipotente Anna Wintour, ce personnage exubérant, reconnaissable entre tous avec ses tenues chics et ses caftans colorés, est le symbole d'une époque révolue où l'argent coulait à flots dans les magazines de mode.