Surrealist Games

This delightful collection allows everyone to enjoy firsthand the provocative methods used by the artists and poets of the Surrealist school to break through conventional thought and behavior to a deeper truth. Invented and played by such artists as André Breton, Rene Magritte, and Max Ernst, these gems still produce results ranging from the hilarious to the mysterious and profound.

Better: How I Let Go Of Control, Held On To Hope, And Found Joy In My Darkest Hour

Amy Robach's new book "Better" goes beyond the medical choices she had to make, but she also openly shares the emotional traumas of her two year journey... those moments when she knows her life will never the same again and when she is shaken to her core realizing life is so precious and that the possibility of her children becoming motherless is real. It was a true honor to interview Amy to be feature story of The Breast Cancer Well...

Patterns Of Evidence: Exodus: A Filmmaker’s Journey

Did the Exodus story as written in the Bible really happen? According to most scholars today, the answer is a resounding "no." Many would say it's just a myth, a fairy tale. Shaken by these opinions, Mahoney decides to tackle this issue with a deliberate scientific approach. After identifying key details in the biblical text, he embarks on a 12-year journey across the globe, traveling to the very locations the biblical events are sai...

The Hirschfeld Century: Portrait Of An Artist And His Age

What a treat this book is! Having "grown up" with Hirschfeld (didn't we all), this is a treasure trove of the artist's works and each offering is worth a study. It's fascinating to watch the Hirschfeld style develop. In the earliest of his art work there is little indication as to how his "signature" pieces would turn out. But I was struck at once by "The Grand Street Follies" of 1927 where one can distinctly see the future artist's ...

Screen Adaptations: Romeo And Juliet: A Close Study Of The Relationship Between Text And Film

The Screen Adaptations series provides an in-depth look at how classic pieces of literature have been adapted for screen. It assesses the ways in which alternative screen interpretations offer up different readings of the original text as well as the methodologies and approaches of filmmakers. Each title in the series collects together a vast array of study material, critical insight and thought-provoking comparisons - from literary ...

Urban Coding And Planning

Urban codes have a profound influence on urban form, affecting the design and placement of buildings, streets and public spaces. Historically, their use has helped create some of our best-loved urban environments, while recent advances in coding have been a growing focus of attention, particularly in Britain and North America. However, the full potential for the role of codes has yet to be realized.   In Urban Coding and Plannin...

The Art Of I Love You

Really cute book! Its exactly what I thought it would be. It's small (check the dimensions) but I'm very pleased This valentine of a book is brimming with hip contemporary art celebrating matters of the heart. Flowers, hearts, doilies, chocolates, and couples holding hands are all reinvented here with a cool modern twist to create a new visual vocabulary that expresses all those tender sentiments we can't quite find the words for. Fe...

Sustainable Healthcare Architecture

"With this book, Robin Guenther and Gail Vittori show us how critical our green building mission is to the future of human health and secures a lasting legacy that will continue to challenge and focus the green building movement, the healthcare industry, and the world for years to come." —From the Foreword by Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council "Sustainable Healthcare Architecture" approaches...

Digitaler Burnout: Warum Unsere Permanente Smartphone-nutzung Gefährlich Ist

Alexander Markowetz, Jahrgang 1976, studierte in Marburg und New York. Seit 2009 ist er Juniorprofessor für Informatik an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, wo er im Rahmen eines großangelegten Projekts das Verhalten von 300.000 Smartphone-Nutzern untersucht. Zusammen mit seinem Team hat Professor Markowetz eine App entwickelt, die das Verhalten der 40 Millionen Smartphone-Nutzer dokumentiert. Er kommt zu einem ersc...