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The Alphabet Conspiracy - (ISBN: 978-0980040739)
by Rita Mae Reese
This collection of poems focuses on a 50’s filmstrip that became a kind of cult media sensation. The author explores, creatively, the role of language and lexical origins to find their effect on cultural development. Read this book to find out how the tool of language can alienate us but, at the same time, work for us in our quest for self knowledge and ultimate development.
The Bible of Illuminated Letters - (ISBN: 978-0764158209)
by Margaret Morgan
If calligraphy and classic graphic design is your bag, this is the book for you! Learn how to recreate not one, not two, but twelve enduring illuminated alphabets; directions necessarily include the art of adding gilding (to add the characteristic illumination). Enjoy also the history and views of the great art that comes with the illuminated letters tradition.
Uncle Shelby’s ABZ: A Primer for Adults Only - (ISBN: 978-0671211486)
by Shel Silverstein
This whimsical alphabet book closely resembles Silverstein’s famous collections of poems for children, but their subject matter is definitely adult. An interactive text, this book pulls you into its near insanity as you rollick through the unpredictable pages. Why does one of the pages say it is something people will not be willing to share with their children?
W is for Wasted - (ISBN: 978-0399158988)
by Sue Grafton
In this later offering of the Kinsey Millhone series, the scrappy detective investigates two murders that do not seem to be related. When she gets more and more information, however, eerie links begin to appear. If you enjoy uncovering the facts with Kinsey, try her other mysteries, one for each letter of the alphabet.
Word Freak - (ISBN: 9780142002261 )
by Stefan Fatsis
Learn about the competitive world of professional and aspiring Scrabble players in this fascinating look at national Scrabble tournaments. Enjoy also finding out about the history of the development and growth of popularity for this still popular past time.