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Tokyo Underground 2: Toy and Design Culture in Tokyo
Tokyo Underground 2: Toy and Design Culture in Tokyo
by Brian Flynn
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The definitive book on toy shopping in Tokyo is back Updated and expanded, this refreshing guidebook covers the essentials of travel to Japan without getting bogged down by extraneous information. Dispelling a few common myths along the way, Tokyo... (read more)

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Look! It's Jesus!: Amazing Holy Visions in Everyday Life
Look! It's Jesus!: Amazing Holy Visions in Everyday Life
by Harry Choron
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Every day, Jesus, Buddha, the Virgin Mary, and Mother Teresa appear to people in the most unlikely of places. From grilled cheese sandwiches to beehives to frying pans, these 100% authentic visions are enlightening and always amazing. Featuring an eye... (read more)

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Hello Kitty Sweet, Happy, Fun Book!: A Sneak Peek Into Her Supercute World
Hello Kitty Sweet, Happy, Fun Book!: A Sneak Peek Into Her Supercute World
by Marie Moss
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From modest beginnings as a simple character sketch adorning t-shirts and schoolbags, Hello Kitty has become one of the worlds most recognizable “It” Girls. As a never-static status symbol, she has interpreted lifestyle trends for her vast... (read more)

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It Could Have Been Yours: The Enlightened Person's Guide to the Year's Most Desirable Things
It Could Have Been Yours: The Enlightened Person's Guide to the Year's Most Desirable Things
by Jolyon Fenwick
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From Silvio Berlusconi's bed to Casanova's memoirs via the Statue of Liberty's nose and an X-ray of Marilyn Monroe's chest, here is a remarkable record of some of the most unexpected and sometimes bizarre possessions that have changed hands in the last... (read more)

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Einstein's Watch: Being an Unofficial Record of a Year's Most Ownable Things
Einstein's Watch: Being an Unofficial Record of a Year's Most Ownable Things
by Jolyon Fenwick
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What is the value of Gandhi's glasses or a collection of Braille editions of Playboy? And how much is an artwork consisting of ten million $100 banknotes worth? In this gloriously eclectic overview of 2009's most ownable objects, Jolyon Fenwick and... (read more)

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Vinyl Will Kill with Poster
Vinyl Will Kill with Poster
by Jeremyville
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Vinyl Will Kill is a fun backstage pass into the realm of 3D designer toy artists. The 232 page book is packaged in a toy box concept, and also comes with a large fold out poster of lots of toys, and 36 web cards with url references to the 44 designers... (read more)

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P.S. I Still Hate It Here: More Kids' Letters from Camp
P.S. I Still Hate It Here: More Kids' Letters from Camp
by Diane Falanga
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On the heels of the successful P.S. I Hate it Here comes an all-new, even more outrageous and laugh-out-loud funny collection of real letters written by children ages eight to sixteen to their parents about their adventures at summer camp. Written with... (read more)

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American Hydrant
American Hydrant
by Sean Crane
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Using conceptual portraits of fire hydrants to document the urban and rural American landscape, this humorous, clever collection of more than 100 images of fire hydrants includes at least one picture from each of the 50 states. Each image of a hydrant... (read more)

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Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture
Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture
by Thurston Moore
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From the romantic tape to the breakup tape, the road trip tape to the "indoctrination" tape, Moore reviews the art and text of the mix cassette as a new way of re-sequencing music to make sense of one's most stubbornly inexpressible feelings.... (read more)

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I Lick My Cheese
I Lick My Cheese
by Oonagh Ohagan
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Like the bestsellers PostSecret and Found, I Lick My Cheese appeals to the voyeur in all of us and presents uncensored evidence from everyday lives. Presenting four-color reproductions of all kinds of notes between roommates along with her own witty... (read more)

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Passive Aggressive Notes: Painfully Polite and Hilariously Hostile Writings
Passive Aggressive Notes: Painfully Polite and Hilariously Hostile Writings
by Kerry Miller
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Adam Chester is the son of a very loving mom, who for almost 30 years has peppered his life with unsolicited advice, news updates, and opinions in the form of thousands of inappropriate, embarrassing, and utterly crazy letters. S'Mother is a hilarious... (read more)

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Crazy Gifts
Crazy Gifts
by Chantal Alles
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It gets harder every year. Finding something new and unusual for that close friend's birthday, or searching out an original present for a dear old uncle (surely, not socks again). You want to give them something different; you want to surprise them with... (read more)

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Susie Says
Susie Says
by Gina Garan
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Consummate doll collector and wildly successful author of This Is Blythe (Chronicle Books, 2000) Gina Garan rediscovers the chic and unsettling allure of doe-eyed “Susie Sad Eyes,” that triste, young, and neglected 70s fashion doll. Susie... (read more)

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Gnomeland: An Introduction to the Little People
Gnomeland: An Introduction to the Little People
by Margaret Egleton
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A colorful celebration of the little people who have decorated gardens and lawns for more than 150 years. Love them or hate them, garden gnomes are the kings of garden kitsch and the objects of their collectors' undying devotion. Gnomeland includes... (read more)

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New Orleans Bicycles
New Orleans Bicycles
by Nicholas Costarides
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New Orleans will forever exist in a post-Hurricane Katrina context. New Orleans' Bicycles features over 100 colorful and detailed photographs taken eighteen months prior to the disaster. Thought some of the bikes look as if they would crumble under the... (read more)

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Neighbourhood
Neighbourhood
by Rinzen
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The Neighbourhood project, initiated by the Australian design collective Rinzen, brings artists and designers from all around the world together for an elaborate modern-day version of the game exquisite corpse. Twenty featureless hand-made toys were... (read more)

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Branding and Design in Cigarette Packaging
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Branding and Design in Cigarette Packaging
by Michael Thibodeau
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I'm not a smoker, but I'm a sucker for vintage packaging design (see also... (read more)

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Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads!
Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads!
by Kirk Demarais
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Rediscover your sense of wonder! Generations of comic book readers remember the tantalizing promises of vintage novelty advertisements that offered authentic laser-gun plans, x-ray specs, and even 7-foot-tall monsters (with glow-in-the-dark eyes!). But... (read more)

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Extra Ordinary Objects
Extra Ordinary Objects
by Carlos Mustienes
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DISCOVER THE WONDERFUL ABSURDITY OF A PRIEST'S PORTABLE MASS-IN-A-BRIEFCASE KIT, OR THE STUNNING DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FLYSWATTERS FROM ZIMBABWE AND SOUTH KOREA. OGLE AT THE JUXTAPOSITION OF NEOPRENE SURFING SHOES AND BULLFIGHTING SLIPPERS; HAVE A GANDER AT... (read more)

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But Wait] There's More]
But Wait] There's More]
by Tim Samuelson
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For nearly fifty years, the Popeil Brothers' and Ronco's high-energy commercials have been familiar intruders into the living rooms of America-and most homes bear evidence of their seductive visits. Countless VegOMatics, SealAMeals, Kitchen Magicians... (read more)

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