The Secret Lives of Color

In this book, Kassia St. Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colors and where they come from (whether Van Gogh’s chrome yellow sunflowers or punk’s fluorescent pink) into a unique study of human civilization.

The Secret Lives of Color

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The Secret Lives of Color
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Kassia St Clair
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: Penguin

One of USA Today's “100 Books to Read While Stuck at Home During the Coronavirus Crisis” A dazzling gift, the unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume. “Beautifully written . . . Full of anecdotes and fascinating research, this elegant compendium
The Secret Lives of Colour
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kassia St Clair
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-20 - Publisher: Hachette UK

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.' Simon Garfield The Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual
The Secret Lives of Puffins
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Dominic Couzens, Mark Sisson
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-28 - Publisher: A&C Black

An intimate photographic and pen portrait of one of the world's favorite birds.
The Secret Lives of Ghosts
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Paul Gater
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11 - Publisher:

This is the third book in Paul Gater's investigation of the supernatural - 'Living with Ghosts' and 'Ghosts at War' were both popularly successful paperbacks, Large Print and E-book editions. Paul has interviewed hundreds of 'ordinary' people as well as psychics, mediums and ghost-hunters. He reveals how far from being
The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Lois Simmie
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-31 - Publisher: Greystone Books

John Wilson came to Canada from Scotland in 1912, leaving his wife and family with the promise to return in a year. In 1914 he joined the Mounties, and while stationed in Saskatchewan village, he caught TB and fell hopelessly in love with the young woman who took care of