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Cover Peter Mendelsund powerHouse
Hold Everything Dear John Berger Verso
Nicely Said Nicole Fenton and Kate Kiefer Lee New Riders
The Arcades Project Walter Benjamin Harvard
The Dialectics of Seeing Susan Buck-Morss MIT Press
Unspeakable Things Laurie Penny
Walter Benjamin Howard Eiland
What We See When We Read Peter Mendelsund Vintage
Why Does He Do That? Lundy Bancroft
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Bird by Bird Anne Lamott New York: Anchor Books
Capital in the Twenty-First Century Thomas Piketty
Understanding Media Marshall McLuhan
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A Book of the Book Jerome Rothenberg and Steven Clay (ed.) Granary Books 1887123288
A is for Ox
A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines Janna Levin
A Smithsonian Book of Comic-Book Comics Barrier, Williams Smithsonian / Abrams
All The Whiskey In Heaven Charles Bernstein
Arabian Nights Jack Marshall Coffee House Press
Art After Modernism Brian Wallis (ed.)
Art and Visual Perception Rudolph Arnheim University of California Press
Atlantis Mark Doty
Body, Spirit, and Democracy Don Hanlon Johnson North Atlantic Books
Bucky: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller Hugh Kenner
Can't Take My Eyes Off You Jack Lechner Crown
Cassavetes on Cassavetes Ray Carney
Close Up: Iranian Cinema Past, Present and Future Hamid Dabashi Verso PN1993.5 .I846
Collected Screenplays 1 Harmony Korine Faber & Faber Ltd
Communicating Vessels Andre Breton Bison Books
Conjunctions #39
Cybernetics (second edition) Norbert Weiner MIT Press
Cybernetics, Art, and Ideas Jasia Reichardt NX458 .R42
Digital Babylon Seari Roman iFilm
Doctor Faustus Thomas Mann
El Topo Alexandro Jodorowsky
Explorations in Communication ed. Edmund Carpenter and Marshall McLuhan
Glas Jacques Derrida
Groundworks: Narratives of Embodiment Don Hanlon Johnson
Gyantse and Its Monastaries Guisseppe Tucci Aditya
HAL's Legacy : 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality David G. Stork QA76 .H265 1997
Hatred of Capitalism semiotext(e) Semiotext(e)
Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule Gandhi
Hot Pink Adam Levin McSweeney's
I-VI John Cage Hanover: Weslyan/New England
Illuminations Walter Benjamin
In the Belly of St. Paul Karl Hyde & John Warwicker tomato
Intimate Journals Paul Gauguin Crown
John Cage: Composed in America Marjorie Perloff and Charles Junkerman Chicago: University of Chicago Press
Jones Strain Counter-strain
Joseph Beuys: Actions, Vitrines, Environments Mark Rosenthal The Menil Collection
Kafka's Diaries Franz Kafka
Karel Martens: counterpoint Hypen Press
Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman
Life Style Bruce Mau Design
Life Work Donald Hall
Looking for Spinoza Antonio Damasio QP 401.D203
M : The Man Who Became Caravaggio Peter Robb
Machine Art & Other Writings Ezra Pound; Maria Luisa Ardizzone, ed. Duke University Press
Memoirs of an Anti-Semite Gregor Von Rezzori Penguin
Monolithos Jack Gilbert Knopf
Mudra Chogyam Trungpa
My Life Bill Clinton Knopf
Noa Noa Paul Gauguin Noonday Press
Nothing if Not Critical Robert Hughes Penguin
One-Dimensional Man Herbert Marcuse
Perspective as Symbolic Form Erwin Panofsky MIT Press
Psychotherapy East and West Alan Watts New American Library
Pure Pyjamas Marc Bell
Radiant Textuality Jerome McGann Palgrave
Remediation: Understanding New Media Jay David Bolter MIT Press
Rising Up and Rising Down Willam T. Vollmann McSweeney's Books
Rookie Yearbook One Tavi Gevinson, ed. Drawn + Quarterly
SASS for Web Designers Dan Cederholm A Book Apart
Seeing Out Loud Jerry Saltz The Figures
Synergetics R. Buckminster Fuller
Teaching Writing Jo Phenix
The Act of Seeing Wim Wenders (Hoffman trans.) Faber & Faber Limited PN1998.3 .W46 W46
The Avant-Garde Film P. Adams Sitney (ed.) Anthology Film Archives
The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth: A Struggle Between Two World-Systems Christopher Alexander
The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick (vol. 5) Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight Books
The Culture of the Copy Hillel Schwartz Zone Books
The Essential Rumi Rumi (Coleman Barks, trans.)
The Game of Life Timothy Leary
The Gateless Gate Ekai, called Mu-mon, tr. Nyogen Senzaki
The Human Use of Human Beings : Cybernetics and Society Norbert Weiner
The Illusion of the End Jean Baudrillard
The Intimate Journals Paul Gauguin
The Making of Kubrick's 2001 Jerome Agel (ed.)
The Pale King David Foster Wallace Hachette
The Shape of a Pocket John Berger Vintage
The Upanishads trans. Eknath Easwaran Nilgiri Press
Theorizing Modernism Johanna Drucker Columbia University
Tibetan Painting Pratapaditya Pal
To Repel Ghosts Kevin Young Zoland Books
Treasures of Tibetan Art Lipton & Ragnubs
Trout Fishing in America... Richard Brautigan
Ulysses James Joyce
Uncreative Writing Kenneth Goldsmith
Wallace Shawn: Plays Wallace Shawn London: Faber and Faber Limited
War and Peace in the Global Village Marshall McLuhan / Quentin Fiore Bantam Books
What the Living Do Marie Howe
Wild Cheryl Strayed Knopf
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,Said the Shotgun to the Head Saul Williams MTV Books
(un)_fashion Maira and Tibor Kalman
13 Books Loenard Kore Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press
A Crack Up at the Race Riots Harmony Korine Main Street Books
A Humument (3rd Edition) Tom Phillips Thames & Hudson
A Pattern Language Christopher Alexander
* A Primate's Memoir Robert M. Sapolsky Scribner
A Smile In the Mind Berly McAlhone and David Stuart Phaidon
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again David Foster Wallace Little Brown & Co
Almost American Brad Kahlhamer Distributed Art Publishers N 6537 .K225 A4 20
Alphabet Inger Christensen New Directions PT 8176.13 .H727 A815 19
An Object of Beauty Steve Martin
Anansi Boys Neil Gaiman
Andy Warhol : Series and Singles Ernst Beyeler N6537 .W28 A44
Angel Meadow Orfi Zingmagazine
Animalwatching Desmond Morris New York: Crown Publishers
Art 1997 Chicago at Navy Pier
Art Subjects Howard Singerman University of California Press
Back in the Days Jamal Shabazz powerHouse Books
Bareback: A Tomato Project Tomato Gingko Press
Basquiat: King For a Decade Taka Kawachi (ed.) Korinsha Press N6608 .B276 A4
Blankets Craig Thompson
Blink Malcolm Gladwell
Bomb The Suburbs William Upski Wimsatt Subway & Elevated / Soft Skull
Book of Blues Jack Kerouac
Brief Interviews With Hideous Men David Foster Wallace
Buddha (v1 - v8) Osama Tezuka Vertical
Cages Dave McKean
Cai Guo-Qiang Fondation Cartier
Carrot Top Ryan McGinness TRELA
Celery Wine Elaine Sundancer Community Publications Cooperative
Chip Kidd: Book One Chip Kidd
Close to the Machine Ellen Ullman
Community and Privacy
Compendium for Literates Karl Gerstner MIT Press
Consider the Lobster David Foster Wallace
David Boring Daniel Clowes
Design Culture Now Donald Albrecht, Ellen Lupton, Steven Sven Holt
Design Is a Job Mike Montiero A Book Apart
Design, Writing, Research : Writing on Graphic Design Ellen Lupton and J. Abbott Miller Phaidon Z246 .L86 1996
Designing Web Usability Jakob Nielsen New Riders
Dialogues With Marcel Duchamp Pierre Cabanne London: Da Capo Presss
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Philip K. Dick
Dondi White Style Master General Zephyr HarperCollins
Dr. Fulford's Touch of Life: The Healing Power of the Natural Life Force Robert C. Fulford, Gene Stone Simon & Schuster
Dysfunctional Aaron Rose Gingko Press
Edward Fella: Letters on America Lewis Blackwell and Lorraine Wild Princeton Architectural Press Z246 .F45 2000
Eeeee eee eeee Tao Lin
Emigre: Graphic Design into the Digital Realm Van Nostrand Rienhold
Essential Rumi Rumi
Every Day is for the Thief Teju Cole
Experience in Action Al Pesso RC 480.5 .P458
Extreme Programming Explained Kent Beck Addison-Wesley
flatnessisgod Ryan McGinness Soft Skull Press
For Real Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum and Rotterdam: NAI Publishers
Fotographiks David Carson, Philip B. Meggs Gincko Press
Free Activation Series Vol.3: Visual Virus Art & Revolution Organization
Fucked Up + Photocopied Brian Ray Turcotte and Christopher T. Miller
Gerhard Richter: Drawings 1964-1999 Dieter Schwartz Kunstmuseum Winterthur and Dusseldorf: Richter Verlag NC 251 .R52 A4
Giraffes? Giraffes! Haggis-on-Whey McSweeney's Books
Gödel Escher Bach Douglas Hofstader
Graphis Digital Fonts B. Martin Pedersen
Grunch of Giants R. Buckminster Fuller St. Martin's Press
Guinea Pig B Buckminster Fuller Critical Path Publishing
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling
Hermits: The Insights of Solitude Peter France Pimlico
Hindsight Ken Cato Craftsman House
* How Should a Person Be? Sheila Heti
How To Talk Dirty and Influence People Lenny Bruce Playboy Press
How We Are Hungry Dave Eggers McSweeney's
* I Seem to Be a Verb Buckminster Fuller with Quentin Fiore and Jerome Agel Bantam
Important Artifacts and … Leanne Shapton FSG
In Praise of Shadows Jun'ichiro Tanizaki Leete's Island Books
In the Shadow of the Silent Majorities or, The End of the Social Jean Baudrillard Semiotext(e)
* Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace Little Brown & Co
Interaction of Color Josef Albers
Invisibles Grant Morrison
It’s Complicated danah boyd
Jack Cole and Plastic Man Art Spiegelman and Chip Kid Chronicle
Jean-Michel Basquiat Quintana Gallery
Kiki Smith Linda Shearer and Claudia Gould
Kiki Smith : werke = works, 1988-1996 Thomas Baltrock
Labyrinths Jorge Luis Borges New Directions
Leaving the Atocha Station Ben Lerner
Less is More Steven Heller, Anne Fink North Light Books
Letterletter Gerrit Noordzij Hartley & Marks
Letters to a Young Poet Rainer Maria Rilke (Stephen Mitchell, trans.) New York: Random House
Lodown: Graphic Engineering Marok, Thomas Marecki
Lost In The Funhouse John Barth
Love Roses Dash Snow
Love's Work Gillian Rose NYRB Classics
Luci in galleria : da Warhol al 2000 Anna Minola N6486 .L83 2000
luxurygood Ryan McGinness
Lying Lauren Slater New York: Penguin Books
Lynch on Lynch David Lynch, Chris Rodley Faber & Faber
Man and His Symbols Carl Jung (ed.) Dell Books
Man's Rise to Civilization as Shown by the Indians of North America From Primeval Times to the Coming of the Industrial State Peter Farb
Manwatching Desmond Morris
Mapping the Mind Rita Carter California
Max Makes A Million Maira Kalman Viking Books
Mehr als Augenblicke: Polaroids im Kontext Klaus Modick, Jan Riekhoff Jonas Verlag TR 269 .M63 1983
Minimalism David Batchelor Cambridge University Press
Minus Equals Plus Istvan Banyai Harry N Abrams
Mmm... Skyscraper, I Love You Karl Hyde, John Warwicker Booth-Clibborn Editions
Mount Hiddenabyss Graeme Todd, Robert Alan Jamieson
Movements in Art Since 1945 Edward Lucie-Smith Thames & Hudson
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder Lawrence Weschler New York:Vintage Books
Mutants & Mystics Jeffrey J. Kripal
My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist Mark Leyner
My Way Charles Bernstein University of Chicago Press
New Liberal Arts Snarkmarket and Revelator Press
New York Beat Jean-Michel Basquiat and Glenn O'Brien Petit Grand Publishing
Night Crawlers on the Web Johanna Drucker Jabbooks
Nine Stories J.D. Salinger
No More Prisons William Upski Wimsatt Soft Skull
OK OK OK Mike Slack J&L
On Learning and Social Change Michael Rossmann Vintage
On Love and Barley Basho Penguin Classics
Once Wim Wenders Munich: Schirmer/Mosel and D.A.P.
One of a Kind Belinda Rathbone (curator) Boston: David R. Godine TR 646 .U6 H684
Open City Teju Cole
Operating Manual For Spaceship Earth R. Buckminster Fuller Clarion Books
Paris Graffiti Joerg Huber
Pass the Bitch Chicken Harmony Korine + Christopher Wool Holzwarth
Pattern Recognition William Gibson Putnam
Pen & Mouse: Commercial Art and Digital Illustration Angus Hyland, Roanne Bell Watson-Guptill Publications
Physics in the 20th Century Curt Suplee Abrams
Pierced Heart Robin D. Laws Trident, Inc.
Places of Power: The Aesthetics of Technology John Sexton Ventana Editions TR654 .S4718 2000
Polaroid Land Photography Ansel Adams and Robert Baker Boston: New Yrok Graphic Society
Programming PHP Kevin Tatroe, Peter MacIntyre, Rasmus Lerdorf O'Reilly
Projects For Prada Part 1 Rem Koolhaas Fondazione Prada Edizioni
Promethea Alan Moore
Public Domain: A Channel Zero Sourcebook Brian Wood San Francisco: AiT/PlanetLar
Public Offerings Paul Schimmel & Howard Singerman (ed.) Thames & Hudson
Radical Graphics, Graphic Radicals Laurel Harper Chronicle Books
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour and Introduction J.D. Salinger Bantam Books
Refusing Heaven Jack Gilbert Knopf
Reinventing Comics Scott McCloud Paradox Press
River of Shadows Rebecca Solnit
Ryan McGinley Ryan McGinley New York: Index Books
S/he Saul Williams Washington Square Press
Salome Oscar Wilde Branden Publishing
Sarah Sze Fondation Cartier
Sayles on Sayles John Sayles London: Faber and Faber Limited
Scrawl Too: More Dirt Booth-Clibborn Editions
Scrawl: Dirty Graphics and Strange Characters Edward Booth-Clibborn (ed.) Booth-Clibborn Editions
Secret Knowledge David Hockney New York: Viking ND 1471 .H63 2001
Self-Help Lorrie Moore
Sense and Sensibility: Women Artists and Minimalism in the Nineties Lynn Zelevansky Museum of Modern Art N 6494 .M5 Z45 199
Shopgirl Steve Martin Hyperion
Simulacra and Simulation Jean Baudrillard
Simulations Jean Baudrillard Semiotext(e)
Skylark Dezso Kosztolanyi Central European University Press
Slam Richard Stratton and Kim Wozencraft New York: Grove Press
Slowly Downward Stanley Donwood
SMACSS Jonathan Snook
Sock Monkey: A Children's Book Tony Millionaire Dark Horse Comics
Soul on Ice Eldridge Cleaver Delta
South Southeast Steve McCurry Phaidon
Still Life Keaton, Diane Calloway
Stories of God Rainer Maria Rilke, Michael H. Kohn (Translator) Boston: Shambhala
Streetmarket Barry McGee, Todd James, Stephen Powers
Subway Art Martha Cooper, Henry Chalfant Henry Holt
Sugimoto Sugimoto LA MOCA
Supermarket Rudy Vanderlans Gingko Press
Tea Life, Tea Mind Soshitsu Sen XV Weatherhill
The Art of Computer Designing Osamu Sato
The Art of Getting Over Stephen Powers St. Mark's Press
The Blind Giant Nick Harkaway
The Broom of the System David Foster Wallace
The Buddy System Barry McGee Deitch Projects
* The Cheese Monkeys Chip Kidd Simon & Schuster Trade
The Craft of Revision Lucy Calkins and Pat Bleichman firsthand
The Cremaster Cycle Matthew Barney Guggenheim
The Dark Lemony Snicket
The Dead Emcee Scrolls Saul Williams MTV Books
The Diamond Cutter Geshe Michael Roche
The Dot & The Line Norton Juster New York: SeaStar Books
The Ecstacy of Communication Jean Baudrillard
The Elephant Vanishes Haruki Murakami Vintage International
The End of Print Lewis Blackwell and David Carson San Francisco: Chronicle Books
The Essential Groucho Stefan Kanfer (ed.) Vintage
The Exploits and Opinions of Doctor Faustroll, Pataphysician Alfred Jarry
The Fever Wallace Shawn Grove Press
The Girl With Curious Hair David Foster Wallace
The Glass Bead Game Hermann Hesse
* The Great Fires Jack Gilbert Alfred A. Knopf
The Guerrilla Girls' Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art Penguin Books
The Human Sexes Desmond Morris
The Instructions Adam Levin McSweeney's
The Library at Night Alberto Manguel Yale University Press
The Lovers' Guide to Bird-Watching Kelly Ramsey
* The Luminous Ground Christopher Alexander
The Mechanical Bride Marshall McLuhan Beacon Press 301.15 MCLUHAN
The Medium is the Massage Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore Bantam Books
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other STories Tim Burton New York: Weisbach/Morrow
The Middle Stories Sheila Heti McSweeney's
The Mythical Man-Month Fred Brooks
The New Typography Jan Tschichold University of California Press Z 116 .T7513 1995
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
The Only Dance There Is Ram Dass Anchor Press
The People's Platform Astra Taylor
The Phenomenon of Life Christopher Alexander
The Portable Promised Land Touré New York: Little, Brown
The Potent Self Moshe Feldenkrais
* The Process of Creating Life Christopher Alexander Berkeley: CES
The Shape of the Beast Arundhati Roy Penguin India
The Story of Gandhi
The Stranger Albert Camus Vintage
The Supermale Alfred Jarry
The Timeless Way of Building Christopher Alexander
The Writings of Marcel Duchamp Michel Sanouillet and Elmet Peterson (ed.) London: Da Capo Press
These Days Jack Cheng
Things You Should Know A.M. Homes
* Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman
Tibor Kalman, Perverse Optimist Peter Hall (editor) New York: Princeton Architectural Press
Transcending CSS Andy Clarke New Riders
Trimalchio F. Scott Fitzgerald Cambridge University Press
Twilight of the Superheros Deborah Eisenberg
Typographie Emil Ruder Verlag Arthur Niggli Teufen AR
Typography Wolfgang Weingart Lars Muller Publishers Z246 .W46 2000
Uncanny Shawn Wolfe Seattle: Houston
Up Above The World Paul Bowles New York: Ecco Press
Utopia Parkway Deborah Soloman
Verbi-voco-visual Communications Marshall McLuhan Something Else Press
vocabularytest Ryan McGinness Joesph Silvestro Gallery
Waiting For Godot Samuel Beckett
Wear Me : Fashion + Graphics Interaction Liz Farrelly Booth Clibborn Editions
Welcome to Winnipeg Marcel Dzama
What Do You Care What Other People Think Richard Feynman
What Makes You Not a Buddhist Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Shambhala
White Noise Don DeLillo
Wishes, Lies, and Dreams Kenneth Koch Random House
Writing Machines N. Katherine Hayles MIT Press
You Are Here: Graphics that Direct, Explain & Entertain Gail Deibler Finke and Leslie Gallery-Dilworth ST Publications
Zeitoun Dave Eggers McSweeneys
Zero History William Gibson