An instruction manual for unleashing your inner Dennis the Menace, Bart King’s book helps you pull off practical jokes of all shapes and sizes, and chronicles some of the greatest hoaxes of all time.
Stories (most of them probably bollocks) about the identity of the mysterious artist and the effect his fame had on the people around him. Maybe the closest we’ll ever get to a biography of Banksy.
Using actual zombie sounds, learn how to blend in and avoid being eaten while carrying on with our everyday activities like ordering a latte from a zombarista and shopping at a zombie-infested mall.
A collection of photographs by Pat Graham featuring the instruments of famous bands and musicians, from New Order to Sonic Youth. With foreword by guitarist Johnny Marr.
A coffee table book by Pulitzer Prize-winning auto columnist Dan Neil featuring 100 of the most beautiful cars of the 20th century. This may be the closest you can get to owning these works of art.
Help Fido learn some new tricks by teaching him the math and physics behind chasing mailmen, squirrels, counter-surfing, playing fetch and even “strategic” pooping, whatever that means.
Check out the humble beginnings of some of the most complex architectural endeavors in Architects’ Sketchbooks. The book features preliminary sketches and insight from 85 of the world’s best.
Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games tells the tale of teenage pawns who must fight with one another until one survivor remains, relying on raw instinct and making impossible choices. (Thanks Simon!)
Etsy seller Nerdnest converts worn out vinyl records into bookends. You can specify your color preferences for the labels if you want. They can’t be used to prop up heavy books or items though.
Actual tomes carved out and turned into safes. They’re secured by bookbinding glue and have a magnetic closure, so they stay shut even when upright. The flask safes also come with a flask.
Whether you’re dealing with a first date, a messy divorce, or a bad day at work, How to Booze: Exquisite Cocktails and Unsound Advice has your back, mixing advice and the right drink to go with.
By interviewing 80 people from 30 different countries about their eating habits, Faith D’Aluisio and Peter Menzel were able to compile this tasty portrait of food and culture from around the globe.
There are some beautiful illustrations in Mozchops’ Salsa Invertebraxa, a vivid odyssey of two invertebrate companions and their journey through a vibrant world of imaginary insects and flora.
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