TASCHEN Is Offering Up to 75 Percent Off Books Until Sunday

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If your bookshelf has been looking a little sparse, then you’re in luck because TASCHEN is offering big savings on a wide range of titles covering everything from DC Comics and Soviet-era architecture to record cover art and graphic design history.

While these books aren't brand new—they were all either used as displays or have suffered slight damage—they’re still in great shape and one of a kind. Shoppers can save up to 75 percent through Sunday, February 2, on over 100 titles. Check out some of our favorites below.

Pop Culture

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- The Star Wars Archives: 1977–1983 // Paul Duncan; $120 (Save $80)
- Rock Covers // Robbie Busch, Jonathan Kirby, and Julius Wiedemann; $40 (Save $30)
- Art Record Covers // Francesco Spampinato; $35 (Save $35)
- Crazy Competitions: 100 Weird and Wonderful Rituals from Around the World // Nigel Holmes and Julius Wiedemann; $12 (Save $12)
- 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking // Paul Levitz; $40 (Save $30)
- Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: The Ultimate History // David Gerstein, J. B. Kaufman, Daniel Kothenschulte; $120 (Save $80)

Graphic Design

- The Package Design Book 4 // Pentawards and Julius Wiedemann $40 (Save $30)
- National Geographic Infographics // Julius Wiedemann; $40 (Save $30)
- Logo Modernism // Jens Müller and R. Roger Remington; $40 (Save $30)
- Automobile Design Graphics // Jim Heimann, Steven Heller, and Jim Donnelly; $20 (Save $40)

Architecture & Design

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- CCCP (Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed) // Frédéric Chaubin; $35 (Save $25)
- 100 Contemporary Brick Buildings // Philip Jodidio; $35 (Save $25
- Nomadic Home. Architecture on the Move // Philip Jodidio; $42 (Save $28)
- Frank Llyod Wright // Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer and Peter Gössel; $35 (Save $35)
- Reinhart Wolf’s New York // Reinhart Wolf; $15 (Save $25)

Art

- Gustav Klimt: Complete Paintings // Tobias G. Natter; $130 (Save $70)
- Vermeer: The Complete Works // Karl Schütz; $25 (Save $15)
- Hieronymus Bosch: Complete Works // Stefan Fischer; $60 (Save $90)
- Fausto & Felice Niccolini. The Houses and Monuments of Pompeii // Valentin Kockel and Sebastian Schütze; $90 (Save $110)

Music

- Amy Winehouse: Blake Wood // Nancy Jo Sales; $25 (Save $15)
- William Claxton: Jazzlife // William Claxton and Joachim E. Berendt; $45 (Save $35)

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Learn Travel Blogging, Novel Writing, Editing, and More With This $30 Creative Writing Course Bundle

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It seems like everyone is a writer lately, from personal blog posts to lengthy Instagram captions. How can your unique ideas stand out from the clutter? These highly reviewed courses in writing for travel blogs, novel writing, and even self-publishing are currently discounted and will teach you just that. The Ultimate Creative Writing Course Bundle is offering 10 courses for $29.99, which are broken down into 422 bite-sized lessons to make learning manageable and enjoyable.

Access your inner poet or fiction writer and learn to create compelling works of literature from home. Turn that passion into a business through courses that teach the basics of setting up, hosting, and building a blog. Then, the social media, design, and SEO lessons will help distinguish your blog.

Once you perfect your writing, the next challenge is getting that writing seen. While the bundle includes lessons in social media and SEO, it also includes a self-publishing course to take things into your own hands to see your work in bookshops. You’ll learn to keep creative control and royalties with lessons on the basics of production, printing, proofreading, distribution, and marketing efforts. The course bundle also includes lessons in freelance writing that teach how to make a career working from home.

If you’re more of an artistic writer, the calligraphy course will perfect your classical calligraphy scripts to confidently shape the thick and thin strokes of each letter. While it can definitely be a therapeutic hobby, it’s also a great side-hustle. Create your own designs and make some extra cash selling them as wedding placards or wall art.

Take your time perfecting your craft with lifetime access to the 10 courses included in The Ultimate Creative Writing Course Bundle. At the discounted price of $29.99, you’ll have spent more money on the coffee you’re sipping while you write your next novel than the courses themselves.

 

The Ultimate Creative Writing Course Bundle - $29.99

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Escape The Overlook Hotel in This New Board Game Based on The Shining

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The Shining celebrated its 40th anniversary on May 23, 2020, which makes now the perfect time to revisit Stanley Kubrick's classic work of horror. And if you're looking for a new perspective on the story, this board game from USAopoly reimagines the Overlook Hotel as an escape room-style challenge.

In The Shining: Escape from the Overlook Hotel, players assume the roles of Wendy and Danny Torrance as they search for a way out of the hotel. To escape, though, players will have to contend with puzzles and obstacles along the way, including Jack Torrance, the ax-wielding antagonist immortalized by Jack Nicholson in the 1980 film. By using the psychic ability to "shine," players can unlock clues and solve puzzles that bring them closer to the exit.

The new game is part of the Coded Chronicles game line, and because the objective is to beat the game instead of each other, there's no limit on how many (or how few) people can play. A full game is estimated to take two hours or more to complete, and this version is recommended for players 17 and older.

You can buy The Shining: Escape from the Overlook Hotel for $30 from USAopoly. And if it's been a while since you've seen the movie it's based on, read this to know what to expect.

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