Don't put off till tomorrow the book you can read today!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced
Barclay Butera Getaways and Retreats - cover

Barclay Butera Getaways and Retreats

Barclay Butera

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

  • 1
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Rest and relaxation with every turn of the page. Everybody has a favorite season and place to vacation, unwind, and  escape! From an uncluttered nautical condo at  the shore, to a rustic  mountain lodge with warm textiles and golden colors, to a hip  pièd-a-terre in cosmopolitan New York City, Butera shares designs for  getaway homes to suit every taste.Barclay Butera is the author of two previous books: Living in Style  and Living on the Coast. He has also appeared on NBC’s Today Show,  Extra!, CBS, ABC, Fox, Beautiful Homes & Great Estates and HGTV. Butera  has received press in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall  Street Journal, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Veranda, House &  Garden, Elle Decor, Western Interiors & Design, Luxe, Robb Report,  Esquire, and 1stdibs.com.

Other books that might interest you

  • The Seed - cover

    The Seed

    Alexandra Kimball

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    In pop culture as much as in policy advocacy, the feminist movement has historically left infertile women out in the cold. This book traverses the chilly landscape of miscarriage, and the particular grief that accompanies the longing to make a family. Framed by her own desire for a child, journalist Alexandra Kimball brilliantly reveals the pain and loneliness of infertility, especially as a lifelong feminist. Her experience of online infertility support groups -- where women gather in forums to discuss IVF, surrogacy, and isolation -- leaves her longing for a real life community of women working to break down the stigma of infertility. In the tradition of Eula Biss’s On Immunity and Barbara Ehrenreich's Bright-sided, Kimball marries perceptive analysis with deep reportage -- her findings show the lie behind the prevailing, and at times paradoxical, cultural attitudes regarding women’s right to actively choose to have children. Braiding together feminist history, memoir, and reporting from the front lines of the battle for reproductive rights and technology, The Seed plants in readers the desire for a world where no woman is made to feel that her biology is her destiny.
    Show book
  • The Joy of Gay Sex - Fully revised and expanded third edition - cover

    The Joy of Gay Sex - Fully...

    Charles Silverstein, Felice Picano

    • 0
    • 4
    • 0
    For a new century and a new generation of readers comes a fully revised and expanded edition of a classic guide to gay sex, love, and life. 
    Invaluable as a sex guide, a resource on building self-esteem, and a trusted aid for coming out of the closet, The Joy of Gay Sex covers the ins and outs of gay life alphabetically from "anus" to "wrestling." Noted psychologist Dr. Charles Silverstein has collaborated once again with critically acclaimed novelist Felice Picano on this third edition, updating every single entry and adding nearly thirty new entries. The authors provide positive and responsible advice on safe sex in all its varieties; on emotional and relationship-oriented issues such as long-term couples, loneliness, and growing older; and on scores of diverse topics ranging from spirituality to online dating. With fifty new line drawings by acclaimed illustrator Joseph Phillips, this landmark reference is a necessary addition to every gay man's bookshelf.
    Show book
  • How to be a Smart Woman in STEM - #SCIENCE #TECHNOLOGY #ENGINEERING #MATH - cover

    How to be a Smart Woman in STEM...

    Gabriela Mueller Mendoza

    • 0
    • 21
    • 0
    The  world needs more women in STEM!  
     
    Increasing the presence of women in STEM is a business imperative. It is key to encourage women to study these fields and to go for jobs in STEM, it is a smart business decision. When women climb the leadership ladder, they add tremendous value to the organisation they work for and become role models for the next generation of women.
     
    Keeping smart women in STEM careers and getting them promoted is a number one priority for diversity leadership expert Gabriela Mueller Mendoza.
     
    This book is a goldmine of ideas and strategies to achieve that as we enter the 4th Industrial Revolution.
    Show book
  • The Living Universe - Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going? - cover

    The Living Universe - Where Are...

    Duane Elgin

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    By the bestselling author of Voluntary Simplicity (over 150,000 sold)
    
    •    Brings together cutting-edge science and ancient spiritual wisdom to demonstrate that the universe is a living, sentient system and that we are an integral part of it
    
    •    Explores the power of this new paradigm to move humanity toward a sustainable and promising future
    
    
    Science has traditionally regarded the universe as mostly made up mostly of inert matter and empty space. At one time this point of view was liberating, part of the Enlightenment-born rationalism that helped humanity free itself from superstition and fear and achieve extraordinary intellectual and technological breakthroughs. 
    
    But this paradigm has outlived its usefulness. It has led to rampant materialism and environmental degradation—if the universe is essentially dead and we are alive, then the inanimate stuff of the universe should be ours to exploit. But we now know that not only is the view of a dead universe destructive, it is also inaccurate and misleading.
    
    In The Living Universe, Duane Elgin brings together evidence from cosmology, biology, physics, and even his participation in NASA-sponsored psychic experiments to show that the universe is permeated by a living field and that we are always in communion with that field of aliveness whether we are conscious of it or not. This is a world-view that, as Elgin explains, is shared by virtually every spiritual tradition, and the implications of it are vast and deep. In a living system, each part is integral to the whole, so each of us is intimately connected to the entire universe. Elgin eloquently demonstrates how our identity manifests itself on a whole series of levels, from subatomic to galactic. We are, he writes, “far more than biological beings—we are beings of cosmic connection and participation.”
    
    To confront our ongoing planetary crisis of dwindling resources and escalating conflict, we need to move past an ideology of separation, competition, and exploitation. Duane Elgin asks us to see humanity sharing in the same field of aliveness, to discover how to live sustainably and harmoniously within the living universe.
    Show book
  • How to Work a Room 25th Anniversary Edition - The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections--In Person and Online - cover

    How to Work a Room 25th...

    Susan RoAne

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    Fully revised and updated, the ground-breaking, classic book on improving communication and socializing skills in any situation to succeed in business and life 
    Have you ever walked into a roomful of strangers and felt uncomfortable? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone! Over 85% of American adults feel the same way. The solution: How to Work a Room, the fully revised Silver Anniversary edition, which has sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide. Drawing from her vast experiences working with top industry leaders such as Coca-Cola, Apple, the NFL, and UnitedHealth, Susan RoAne presents easy-to-implement strategies to exude more confidence, win over your colleagues, and achieve more. Simple and effective, you’ll learn how to:approach someone you don’t know, in person or onlineremember names (and what to do if you don't)start, maintain, and end conversations… graciouslyuse humor, and when not to do sofollow simple but often unspoken rules of etiquette 
    and more! 
    If you hope to make a stronger impression, get more use out of your professional connections, or turn a new acquaintance into a valued, long-lasting relationship, How to Work a Room is the vital tool for succeeding in business and life.
    Show book
  • Not Speaking - cover

    Not Speaking

    Norma Clarke

    • 3
    • 7
    • 0
    Families are places of love, care, and fun; also of anger, anxiety, and quarrels. Not Speaking tells the story of a Greek matriarch, Rena, and her English children in post-war London and the present. 
    It begins with Rena’s move out of a flat in St John’s Wood owned by her son Nicky Clarke, and the family disagreement that erupted. Moving through the London slums of Blackfriars, Greece under Nazi occupation, the Old Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, and the world of Mayfair hairdressing, this is a tale of enrichment and fame, infidelity and its consequences. 
    And in the end, it has a message: every family is unique and all families are the same. 
    * 
    'Wonderfully evocative – funny, illuminating and moving.' 
    Jenny Uglow 
     
    Show book