An intimate portrait of the famed late New Yorker cartoonist and creator of the ghoulish Addams family traces the life and career of Charles Addams, documenting his colorful personal life, friendships, rich love life, and influential humor, in an authoritative biography that is enhanced by family photographs, personal drawings, cartoons, and paintings. 25,000 first printing.
A visual narrative offers more than three hundred images that document the photographer's relationship with her late companion Susan Sontag, the birth of her daughters, the death of her father, and famous actors and politicians.
A premier adventure photographer presents a photographic record of his extraordinary odysseys to some of the world's most remote and dangerous locales, accompanying such modern-day explorers as Jon Krakauer, David Brashears, Alex Lowe, Conrad Anker, Will Steger, and Norman Vaughan to the Amazon jungles, Himalayan mountains, Antarctica, and beyond.
The talented comedic actress and a master of knitting join forces to introduce a fun-filled celebration of the art of knitting, featuring more than thirty original patterns for knitters of all abilities and interests, along with informational sidebars and reflections and personal stories about the knitting experience.
Evoking soft summer evenings in the South, a collection of photographs and quotes from such famous writers as William Faulkner and Eudora Welty celebrates the porch as a vital extension of the American character. By the author of Kate Vaiden.
A noted photographer and author of Athlete presents a new collection of photographic portraits of working actors as they play one or more roles—including Jason Alexander, Peter Falk, Natasha Richardson, James Earl Jones, and Hal Holbrook, among others—accompanied by insightful commentary on the creative process of acting, developing a character, and more. 20,000 first printing.
Featuring 170 duotone photographs, a photographic study of the seminal role of the black church within the African-American community captures the unique worship experience in a multidenominational odyssey through rural and urban centers of religion. 40,000 first printing.