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What You Could Never Understand About the Universe

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This is not your mother’s coffee table book. Yes, Space is Cool as Fuck (Lost The Plot) is indeed a coffee table book, likely finding a permanent home in millennial living rooms around the globe. But it’s more than a hefty ornament – it’s everything you thought you could never understand about the universe explained in plain-old filthy English. It’s a visually astounding and creatively written book in which artists and scientists collide on the magical, wonderful infinity and possibilities of space. Space is Cool as Fuck, available this month in the U.S. from Lost the Plot, the innovative imprint of Australian publisher Pantera Press, provides a brief history of the universe that will leave you scratching your head and gazing…

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New Coffee Table Book Goes Behind the Scenes of Woody Allen’s Films

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Woody Allen is a critically-acclaimed film maker, and a controversial public figure. Known for his films that, while considered romantic, have a tendency to be psychoanalyses of the modern world, his films are instantly recognizable for their motifs and style, often full of self-deprecation. In leading film critic Jason Solomon’s coffee table book Woody Allen Film by Film, the themes, styles, and cultural impact of Allen’s films are discussed in detail, providing a comprehensive view of the films beyond more than just what’s seen on the screen. In addition, each and every Woody Allen film, from the first film in the 1960s, to 2015’s Irrational Man is given an in-depth history, of inspiration, influence, and impact. The coffee table book not only gives…

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Josh Groban Takes the Stage in his New Book, ‘Stage to Stage’

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The yellow stage lights feel hot on your face as the music swells and you begin your first number. You feel the notes deep within your body, and when those notes are shared, the result is a standing ovation. How did you get here? What steps did you take? This is what Josh Groban shares with us in his new coffee table book Stage to Stage: My Journey to Broadway. Groban is not only a Broadway star; this Tony nominee is a multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. (You may remember his “Evermore” from the live action Beauty & The Beast). Like any star, they have a story of how they got where they are today, and Groban’s book…

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Reddit as You’ve Never Seen it Before

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The feeling of opening a new book is still as comforting as it is exhilarating, even in the age of e-readers and tablets. It’s no surprise then that Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet” website, has published its own book, Ask Me Anything: Vol. 1 (Reddit Inc., 2015), a collection of interviews from Reddit’s r/IAmA forum, where celebrities, politicians and interesting people from all walks of life take questions from the site’s 36 million users. President Barack Obama, comedian Louis C.K. and a nuclear missile operator are among many the interviewees featured in the new book, which also contains dynamic illustrations. After a controversial summer where CEO Ellen Pao resigned over user backlash resulting from the abrupt firing of Reddit…

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