Even though the realities of life mean most of us have less time to game than we'd like, anyone who grew up with an Atari, Nintendo, or even Sega in the house likely has a love for video games. Show it with Every Day Is Play: A Celebration of the Video Game. Billed as a snapshot of video game culture both past and present, this 300-page hardcover tome covers a wide variety of topics from both inside and outside the industry via 30+ features and interviews, illuminated by over 1,000 images from artists around the world, including Eboy, Shaun Inman, Buro Destruct, and more.
Celebrated chef Sean Brock is known for the intelligent reinterpretations of Southern classics that are served in his three restaurants. Heritage lets you bring some of these excellent dishes home, with recipes that cover everything from comfort food like Pickled Shrimp and Hoppin' John to more complex, restaurant-ready dishes like Crispy Pig Ear Lettuce Wraps and Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder with Tomato Gravy. More than just a collection of recipes, the book also features notes from Brock, explaining his own background with the ingredients he loves so much.
What was once viewed as a sideshow novelty or military right of passage has long since passed into the mainstream. 1000 Tattoos is a book that showcases the art of tattooing, with beautiful images of wearable art from around the globe. Follow the photos that range from 19th-century engravings to tribal body art, classic biker designs, and more. A fascinating book for hardcore ink collectors and art appreciators alike.
There aren't many who personified pinup photography like Bettie Page. Bettie Page: Queen Of Curves is a brand new book that celebrates Page through the lens of photographer Bunny Yeager, whose photos helped Page become the most iconic pinup model ever. It features more than 250 previously unpublished photos of Page and her jet black hair, blue eyes, trademark bangs, and of course, those striking curves. The release also marks the 60th anniversary of Page and Yeager's first photo session together.