The bold and the beautiful: Tomes brimming with images that captivate the imagination.
'The Art of The Adventures of Tintin' (Harper Design)
Bruno Bernard, known as Bernard of Hollywood, photographed Marilyn Monroe, and is perhaps best known for his picture of her as she holds down her wind-blown skirt in the movie "The Seven Year Itch."
Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis
David Wills and Stephen Schmidt
It Books, $40
This portfolio of images includes photographs of Marilyn Monroe, some previously unpublished, by Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Elliott Erwitt and Philippe Halsman.
Medal of Honor
Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty
Photographs by Nick del Calzo, text by Peter Collier
Artisan, $45 (special commemorative edition $100)
A compilation of stories and photos of soldiers who were given this special honor, which was established by Lincoln 150 years ago.
Mountaineer Sandy Hill presents an array of images of some of the world's highest places photographed by Galen Rowell, Peter Beard and Ansel Adams, among others.
The New Atlas of World History
Global Events at a Glance