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Ugly: The Aesthetics of Everything by Stephen Bayley

Coffee table book - Cars: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything: Stephen Bayley

Stephen Bayley's bathroom mirrors

Life's A Pitch - easy to read, full of magic - by Stephen Bayley

‘A maddeningly lovely book’ STEPHEN BAYLEY

our aesthetic categories: zany, cute, interesting - sianne ngai, 2012

10x10 - emiliano ponzi, 2012

the age of insight: the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind and brain - from vienna 1900 to the present - eric kandel, 2012 [nobel prize winner on the influence between the vienna school of medicine & the vienna school of art history]

glittering images: a journey through art from egypt to star wars - camille paglia, 2012

100 ideas that changed film - david parkinson, 2012 [brain pickings book review article]

the breathless zoo: taxidermy & the cultures of longing - rachel poliquin, 2012 [link to a los angeles review of books article by anjuri raza kola, 2012]

i saw a peacock with a fiery tail - based on 17th century british 'trick' poem, illustrated by ramsingh urveti, 2012

the possibility of life's survival on the planet - patrick keiller, 2012

uncanny: surrealism & graphic design - rick poyner, 2012

the where, the why, & the how: 75 scientific mysteries, illustrated by some of today's hottest artists - julia rothman, jenny volvovski & matt lamothe, 2012 [link to brain pickings review; motion graphics book trailer; & sample pages/designs]

Jane Austen

The Blue Flower

National Library Week, 1961

Edith Sitwell, English Eccentrics

Grandes Maestros Book

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk And Other Stories - Nikolai Leskov