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JUL-AUG 2012

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Bibliotaph From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, writer Brad Herzog showcases those athletes and events that not only set sports records but also impacted history and world views. Brad Herzog - G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet - Hardcover, 32 page, Sleeping Bear Press (sleepingbearpress.com). This book explores how painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, architects and designers have helped to affect the consciousness of spectators around the world. Mike O'Mahony describes and analyzes images, objects and art made of the Olympics throughout history. His detailed insights of Olympic artifacts, combined with beautiful illustrations, present a crucial addition to our understanding of the games and the way we watch them. Mike O'Mahony - Olympic Visions - Images of the Games Through History - Hardcover, 175 pages, Reaktion Books (eaktionbooks.com). Award-winning photographers Anderson & Low were allowed unparalleled freedom of movement and access by the Chinese authorities to any Chinese gymnast, resulting in this impressive tome that chronicles the lives of Chinese gymnasts as they strive to achieve their potential while managing achievement levels expected of them. Anderson & Low - Endure: An Intimate Journey with the Chinese Gymnasts - Hardcover, 220 pages, Serindia Publications (serindiagallery.com). 48 slmag.net

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