Books I Got for Christmas 2007

Part of the awesome loot I got this holiday season from my family.

The Daring Book for Girls
by Andrea J. Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz

The Best of MAKE Magazine
by Mark Frauenfelder and Gareth Branwyn

Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto
by David Tracey

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home
by Joss Whedon

Readymades: American Roadside Artifacts
by Jeff Brouws

Monopoly: The Story Behind the World’s Best-Selling Game
by Rod Kennedy

The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books
by J. Peder Zane

The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
by Syrie James

Greetings from Jamaica, Wish You Were Queer
by Mari Sangiovanni

The Great American Road Trip
by Eric Peterson

Forbidden Knowledge: 101 Things Not Everyone Should Know How to Do
by Michael Powell

Far Out: 101 Strange Tales from Science’s Outer Edge
by Mark Pilkington

Magnum Magnum
by Brigitte Lardinois
A landmark book celebrating the engaging mix of photographer as both reporter and artist that has defined Magnum for sixty years. Magnum Magnum brings together the best work, celebrating the vision, imagination, and brilliance of Magnum photographers, both the acknowledged greats of photography in the twentieth century—among them Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Eve Arnold, Marc Riboud, and Werner Bischof—and the modern masters and rising stars of our time, such as Martin Parr, Susan Meiselas, Alec Soth, and Donovan Wylie. And it shows the work at a breathtaking scale: the vast page size of Magnum Magnum—12 by 15—gives the photos an impact never seen before in book form.

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