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The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It
Anat Admati, Martin Hellwig

Princeton University Press, 2014

The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. Many claim, however, that a safer banking system would require sacrificing lending and economic growth. The Bankers' New Clothes examines this claim and the narratives used by bankers, politicians, and regulators to rationalize the lack of reform, exposing them as invalid. Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig argue that we can have a safer and healthier ...


Clothes in Many Cultures (Life Around the World)
Heather Adamson

Capstone Press, 2009

Get ready to see what people are wearing all over the world. How are their clothes like yours? How are they different?


In Clothes Called Fat
Moyoco Anno

Vertical, 2014

From the pen of Moyoco Anno comes a stunning tale of self-image and self-loathing. In Clothes Called Fat details the lives of young women earnestly revealing the struggles women may have with their bodies and sexuality.     Noko appears to be living a great life, she's got a good job and a loving boyfriend, but beneath a thin veneer is a young woman who is struggling with her self-image and self-confidence as she fights to keep ...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir
Viv Albertine

Thomas Dunne Books, 2014

Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter for the seminal band The Slits, she influenced a future generation of artists including Kurt Cobain and Carrie Brownstein. She formed a band with Sid Vicious and was there the night he met Nancy Spungeon. She tempted Johnny Thunders…toured America with the Clash…dated Mick Jones…and inspired the classic Clash anthem “Train in Vain.” But Albertine was no mere muse. In ...


The Emperor's New Clothes
Hans Christian Andersen

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004

Illustrated by the beloved creator of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, and Katy and the Big Snow, here is a delightful version of the tale that boys and girls have loved for centuries. The Emperor himself, his court, and his clothes—or lack of them—are ridiculous as only the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen can make them. Fifty-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton added to this tale of fun her own ...


Clothes (Talk-about-Books)
Debbie Bailey

Annick Press, 1991

Talk-About-Books feature a simple text and engaging photographs intended to encourage discussion and the development of literacy. Each book is illustrated with realistic and comforting photographs. Children from various familial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds experience friends and pets in their many wonderful incarnations. The simple text and engaging photos invite and encourage discussion between adult and child as they have fun exploring ...


The Clothes On Their Backs: A Novel
Linda Grant

Scribner, 2008

Orange Prize Winner and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008, L linda Grant has created an enchanting portrait of a woman who, having endured unbearable loss, finds solace in the family secrets her estranged uncle reveals. Vivien Kovacs, sensitive and bookish, grows up sealed off from the world by her timid Hungarian refugee parents. She loses herself in books and reinvents herself according to her favorite characters, but it is through ...


Women in Clothes
Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, ...

Blue Rider Press, 2014

Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than fifty questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal ...


Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress
Alan Flusser

Villard Books, 1985

From the front flap: "Coty Award winner Alan Flusser is convinced that any man can learn how to dress with style and good taste - all that is needed is the proper education. In 'Clothes and the Man', Flusser sets out - through the use of detailed illustrations, both black and white and full-color photographs, and a comprehensive text - the basic principles involved in fine men's dress. According to Flusser, American men all too often confuse ...


Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from the Cottage Mama
Lindsay Wilkes

KP Craft, 2013

Special clothes for special girls! Delight in the details of these 20+ girlish garment patterns from Lindsay Wilkes, creator of The Cottage Mama patterns and blog. Featuring a classic, vintage-inspired aesthetic, you'll love stitching up an entire girl's wardrobe that's more than just dresses. Mix and match pieces to discover new looks, make complete outfits, and create a year's worth of customized, personal garments for your own little gal. ...


The Clothes They Stood Up In and The Lady in the Van (Today Show Book Club #5)
Alan Bennett

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2002

From Alan Bennett, the author of The Madness of King George , come two stories about the strange nature of possessions...or the lack of them. In the nationally bestselling novel The Clothes They Stood Up In , the staid Ransomes return from the opera to find their Regent’s Park flat stripped bare--right down to the toilet-paper roll. Free of all their earthly belongings, the couple faces a perplexing question: Who are they without the things ...


Making Baby's Clothes: 25 Fun and Practical Projects for 0 - 3 Year Olds
Robert Merrett

CICO Books, 2010

This title presents 25 adorable projects to keep your little one looking cute and comfortable all year round. Designer Rob Merrett guides you through projects for cute, stylish and practical clothes for babies aged from 0 to 3 years, including skirts, hats, shirts, jackets, dresses and more. There are unisex items like a romper suit in cosy towelling material or the jacket and trouser set, as well as fun accessories like a scarf to keep little ...


Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life: Because You Can't Go Naked
George Brescia

Gallery Books, 2014

Open the door to harmonious, powerful, and positive dressing with a guide that’s like The Secret— for your wardrobe. In this groundbreaking how-to book, style expert George Brescia shows you how to transform yourself from the inside out. More than a style guide, this revolutionary book by a seasoned stylist teaches a method of conscious dressing that begins with a powerful internal change. Instead of just grabbing for whatever’s on hand, ...


The Priest with Dirty Clothes
R.C. Sproul

Reformation Trust Publishing, 2011

In this new edition of his classic story, The Priest with Dirty Clothes, Dr. R.C. Sproul continues his project of illustrating theological concepts for children. In this book, he teaches the concept of imputation, which lies at the heart of the important biblical doctrine of justification. Using the story of Joshua the high priest (Zechariah 3:1 5) as his jumping-off point, Dr. Sproul weaves a classic tale about a young priest who is invited to ...


Clothes In Colonial America (Welcome Books: Colonial America)
National Geographic Learning National Geographic Learning

National Geographic School Pub, 2012

Clothes in Colonial America (PB)


The Clothes I Wear (Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: C)
Bobbie Kalman

Crabtree Publishing Company, 2010


Sew in Style - Make Your Own Doll Clothes: 22 Projects for 18" Dolls Build Your Sewing Skills
Erin Hentzel

C&T Publishing / FunStitch Studio, 2014

Get your amateur designer or stylist sewing with Sew in Style—Make Your Own Doll Clothes , a how-to manual for kids who want to create one-of-a-kind looks for their 18” dolls. Twenty-two trendy clothing and accessory projects—from yoga pants to skinny jeans to a messenger bag—encourage kids to mix and match to design their own unique outfits. Lessons on sewing basics, step-by-step photos, full-size patterns, and projects for all ...


The Clothes Letters Wear
Jeremy Dooley

insigne, 2014

Letters wear fonts. That's a basic concept that even young children can grasp and appreciate. Typeface Designer Jeremy Dooley presents The Clothes Letters Wear, a book that will give your children (and you, too) an appreciation for the craft and design of letters. The captivating illustrations are bright and colorful, and the use of different letter forms makes for a fascinating read to delight ages young and young at heart. This simple ...


My Clothes/ Mi Ropa
Rebecca Emberley

LB Kids, 2002

Socks, shoes, pants, shirts--all types of clothes appear in bright, bold pictures in this Spanish/English board book that helps the youngest of readers learn simple words in another language. Full-color illustrations. 10 spreads.


My Rag Doll: 11 Dolls with Clothes and Accessories to Sew
Corinne Crasbercu

David & Charles, 2014

Sew super cute rag dolls and their gorgeous clothes to make the perfect present for little girls. Choose from 11 adorable dolls and a wide range of outfits and accessories to sew, including hats, shoes and bags. The basic doll pattern can be used to sew all the dolls and then altered according to hair and eye color and hair style. Step by step instructions enable you to create a fabulous wardrobe of clothes and accessories for each.



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