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Music and Art, May 2014 | Best Sellers

August 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven
    Gardiner, John Eliot
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780375415296. $35
  2. Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre
    Mordden, Ethan
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199892839. $29.95
  3. The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti
    Schacter, Rafael
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300199420. $35
  4. Your Everyday Art World
    Relyea, Lane
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262019231. $24.95
  5. Visual Time: The Image in History
    Moxey, Keith
    Duke University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780822353546. $89.95
  6. The Parthenon Enigma
    Connelly, Joan Breton
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2014. ISBN 9780307593382. $35
  7. Experiments in Modern Realism: World Making, Politics and the Everyday in Postwar European and American Art
    Potts, Alex
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300187687. $60
  8. Art and the Second World War
    Bohm-Duchen, Monica
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691145617. $49.50
  9. A Conspiracy of Images: Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and the Art of the Cold War
    Curley, John J.
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300188431. $65
  10. The Leonard Bernstein Letters
    Bernstein, Leonard
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300179095. $38
  11. Bound To Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America
    Copeland, Huey
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226115702. $49
  12. History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400–2000
    Kirkham, Pat
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300196146. $80
  13. Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists & Progressive Politics During World War II
    Griffin, Farah Jasmine
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2013. ISBN 9780465018758. $26.99
  14. Art as Therapy
    De Botton, Alain
    2013. ISBN 9780714865911. $39.95
  15. Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance
    Kaplan, Carla
    2013. ISBN 9780060882389. $28.99
  16. A People’s Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art And Artists Working in Social Justice Movements
    Lampert, Nicolas
    New Press
    2013. ISBN 9781595583246. $35
  17. The Making of Assisi: The Pope, the Franciscans, and the Painting of the Basilica
    Cooper, Donal
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300195712. $75
  18. American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell
    Solomon, Deborah
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    2013. ISBN 9780374113094. $28
  19. Hanging Man: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei
    Martin, Barnaby
    Faber & Faber
    2013. ISBN 9780374167752. $27
  20. Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience
    Starr, G. Gabrielle
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262019316. $25