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You’ll Like Tim O’Brien’s “Roadside Pics & Picks” Book

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Roadside Pics & Picks is a photography exhibit of unique art environments, statues and other eye-catchers.

America’s Domes, Arches and Minarets

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Photojournalist Phil Pasquini, a longtime tip contributor to, is the author of “Domes, Arches and Minarets: A History of Islamic-Inspired Buildings in America.” Phil spent four years crisscrossing the US to research and photograph hundreds of eclectic structures of an underappreciated architectural style. America’s oldest example is the Alamo, built in the 1700s in a Moorish style by Spaniards.

We Might Be (Cardiff) Giants

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Fans of phony biblical giants and sideshow hooey will be pleased to know that an exhaustively researched book about the Cardiff Giant has now been published.

Higley’s Museum: Mysteria of Carny Monsters

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Artist Doug “Phantom of the Midway” Higley has published a fascinating new book of photographs, Museum: Mysteria.

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