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Best Hipster Books That You Need

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Hipster books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

The Hipster Coloring Book (2015)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedEveryone knows what a hipster is—or do we? Here's a proper introduction, with arty fun for hipsters and their friends and frenemies. Enter their world, from the coffee shop to the indie-film screening. Find out what they keep in their cool vintage bags, what they wear, how they travel, and what they get up to on the weekends. Enjoy and color their favored hairstyles, pets, tattoos, and more.
Author(s): Charlotte Farmer

The Catholic Hipster Handbook: Rediscovering Cool Saints, Forgotten Prayers, and Other Weird but Sacred Stuff (2017)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedBeing a Catholic Hipster is all about an attitude—an attitude grounded in being part of a countercultural community of believers dedicated to something bigger than themselves in a world dominated by self-centeredness. It’s about yearning to learn more about the faith by seeking out “Catholic cool”—overlooked saints, forgotten prayers and feast days, and traditional practices long set aside by mainstream believers.
Author(s): Tommy Tighe, Jeannie Gaffigan

The Hipster Handbook (2003)

 Best Hipster Books That You Needhip•ster – \hip-stur (s)\ n. One who possesses tastes, social attitudes, and opinions deemed cool by the cool. (Note: it is no longer recommended that one use the term "cool"; a Hipster would instead say "deck.") The Hipster walks among the masses in daily life but is not a part of them and shuns or reduces to kitsch anything held dear by the mainstream. A Hipster ideally possesses no more than 2% body fat. Clues You Are a Hipster1.
Author(s): Robert Lanham , Bret Nicely , et al.

Eminent Hipsters (2014)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedIn his entertaining debut as an author, Donald Fagen—musician, songwriter, and cofounder of Steely Dan—reveals the cultural figures and currents that shaped his artistic sensibility, as well as offering a look at his college days and a hilarious account of life on the road.
Author(s): Donald Fagen

Dads Are the Original Hipsters (2012)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedHe listened to vinyl before you did. He drank whiskey before you did. He had a mustache before you did. Admit it: your dad was a hipster before you were! Based on the blog phenomenon of the same name, this book celebrates dads as the original hipsters. Vintage photos of real dads back in the day—in their short shorts and tight tees playing arcade games—accompany snarky captions that at once tip a cap to Dad’s glory days and poke fun at modern hipsters.
Author(s): Brad Getty

Hipster Animals: A Field Guide (2015)

 Best Hipster Books That You Need   An illustrated pocket guide to the hip characters populating “cool neighborhoods” across America, Hipster Animals helps readers identify these urban wildlife in their natural habitats.
Author(s): Dyna Moe

Hipster Death Rattle (2019)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedMurder is trending. Hipsters are getting slashed to pieces in the hippest neighborhood in New York: Williamsburg, Brooklyn. While Detectives Petrosino and Hadid hound local gangbangers, slacker reporter Tony Moran and his ex Magaly Fernandez get caught up in a missing person’s case—one that might just get them hacked to death.
Author(s): Richie Narvaez

Graphic Style: From Victorian to Hipster (2018)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedThis visual survey of graphic design styles through the ages is an essential resource for designers, art and design students, and art lovers. With more than 700 illustrations, it is the only wide-ranging history of graphic design to be completely visual, and many readers treasure it for its amazing trove of images.
Author(s): Steven Heller, Seymour Chwast

Hipster Coloring Book (Design Originals) (2014)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedDid you like coloring books before they were cool? You may be a hipster! Inside this book you’ll find 30 fun and easy art activities to express your hipster aesthetic.
Author(s): Thaneeya McArdle

Stuff Hipsters Hate: A Field Guide to the Passionate Opinions of the Indifferent (Day Hike!) (2010)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedPRAISE FOR stuffhipstershate.tumblr.com”Depressingly astute.”–The New Yorker”Wickedly funny.”–The FriskyFrom the dive bars of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg to the dirty alleys of San Francisco’s Mission, the urban hipster has redefined American cool with a sighing disdain for everything mainstream. Hipsters are easily identified by their worn-out shoes, fixies and PBR tallboys, but until now no one had investigated beyond the hipster look to the even more hilarious hipster psyche.
Author(s): Brenna Ehrlich, Andrea Bartz

Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide (2010)

 Best Hipster Books That You NeedInsider twentysomething Christian journalist Brett McCracken has grown up in the evangelical Christian subculture and observed the recent shift away from the "stained glass and steeples" old guard of traditional Christianity to a more unorthodox, stylized 21st-century church. This change raises a big issue for the church in our postmodern world: the question of cool. The question is whether or not Christianity can be, should be, or is, in fact, cool.
Author(s): Brett McCracken

Best Hipster Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some hipster books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Made in Brooklyn: Artists, Hipsters, Makers, Gentrifiers

Author(s): Wasielewski, Amanda
ID: 2779199, Publisher: John Hunt Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Art after the Hipster: Identity Politics, Ethics and Aesthetics

Author(s): Wes Hill
ID: 2153855, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Shooting hipsters: rethinking dissent in the age of pr

Author(s): Spens, Christiana
ID: 2770742, Publisher: Watkins Media;Repeater, Year: 2016;2015, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

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