A selection of new books hitting the shelves in the Arts Library, from graphic novels about zombies in Tokyo  to essays exploring sexuality in the television shows of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, etc., etc….), and quite a few stops in between. Enjoy!

The happiest refugee : the extraordinary true story of a boy’s journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia’s best-loved comedians by Anh Do.

Allen & Unwin, 2010

Allen & Unwin, 2010

On being a sculptor by Henry Moore

Tate Publishing, 2010

Tate Publishing, 2010

The art of Hergé : inventor of Tintin. Volume 2, 1937-1949 by Philippe Goddin

Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2009

Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2009

Tokyo Zombie by Yusaku Hanakuma

Last Gasp/Turnaround, 2008

Last Gasp/Turnaround, 2008

Sexual rhetoric in the works of Joss Whedon : new essays edited by Erin B. Waggoner

McFarland, 2010

McFarland, 2010

Ernie Kovacs & early tv comedy : nothing in moderation by Andrew Horton

University of Texas Press, 2010

 University of Texas Press, 2010

Performing violence in contemporary Ireland edited by Lisa Fitzpatrick 

Carysfort Press, 2010

  Carysfort Press, 2010

Music and displacement : diasporas, mobilities, and dislocations in Europe and beyond edited by Erik Levi and Florian Scheding

Scarecrow Press, 2010

 Scarecrow Press, 2010

Niki de Saint Phalle  edited by Simon Groom

Tate, 2008

Tate, 2008

 Amico : the life of Giovanni Battista Viotti by Warwick Lister

OUP, 2009

OUP, 2009

The great lady decorators : the women who defined interior design, 1870-1955 by Adam Lewis

Rizzoli, 2010

Rizzoli, 2010

Medieval and renaissance art : people and possessions by Glyn Davies, Kirstin Kennedy

V&A, 2009

V&A, 2009

Forbidden fruit : a history of women and books in art by Christiane Inmann

Prestel, 2009

Prestel, 2009

New York nocturne : the city after dark in literature, painting, and photography, 1850-1950 by William Chapman

Princeton University Press, 2008

Princeton University Press, 2008

101 must-see movies for gay men by Alonso Duralde

Alyson Books, 2005

Alyson Books, 2005

 

Imagination, books & community in medieval Europe: papers of a conference held at the State Library of Victoria Melbourne, Australia 29-31 May 2008

Macmillan, 2009

Macmillan, 2009

Serizawa : master of Japanese textile design edited by Joe Earle

Yale University Press, 2009

 

 

Yale University Press, 2009

Our gods wear Spandex : the secret history of comic book heroes by Christopher Knowles

Weiser Books, 2007

Weiser Books, 2007

 

 

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