This is an exuberant and effervescent book that stretches beyond just shoes designed by Manolo Blahnik.
“Antisemitism did not bring Hitler to power; a pervasive national crisis and the machinations of self-interested conservative politicians did.”
One can always trust the police to be dogged and to keep voluminous records, though they’re not always accurate.
Brian Kenny’s book, Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution, borders on heresy.
Given his past works like the intricate and, let us say, expansive novel American Gods and his groundbreaking comic book, The Sandman, that helped define the nature of the graphic
"This is a book for everyone who has ever questioned the validity of the “war on drugs,” the “war on poverty,” or any other governmental attempt to solve social ills . . ."
It’s difficult to describe quite how delightful this book is for a word nerd.
In a striking package of 20 inspired poems and vibrant artwork, Out of Wonder honors the spirited work of poets from a range of eras and origins.
Call this the one-volume encyclopedia that centers around one specific article of clothing: the T-shirt—everything you ever wanted to know about a T-shirt and even what you didn’t even realize you
There have always been fierce rivalries between countries to protect their people and their goods. Enmity has often engendered conflict.
Brian Donovan’s newest study, Respectability on Trial: Sex Crimes in New York City, 1900–1918, is an invaluable addition to the ever-growing library of scholarly works on the history of Go
“an amazing true story that is told with immeasurable depth and compassion . . . an extraordinary glimpse . . .”
“another fine tribute to those who put their lives on the line for those of us who have come after them.”
Sharon Schwartz and Laura Sutton have bestowed upon fashion readers a book that few could find fault with; Eisenberg Originals is the story of the Eisenberg family and the legacy that they
“a superb addition to those desiring to master the conversion of color images to black and white.”
“It is a notable achievement when photography is used in healing a family.”
London Uprising is as much a geography/real estate lesson as it is the story of the rise of the British fashion industry in its current state.
“A must-read for any educator or anyone interested in better understanding the transcendental power of higher education.”
“belongs in the pantheon of criminal justice scholarship.”
". . . Wukovits certainly joins Morrison and James D. Hornfischer as one of the pre-eminent writers on the history of U.S. Navy operations in the Pacific theater."
". . . rare but brilliant short story collection . . ."
". . . a gut-souring, hilarious, meticulously researched medical wonder. . ."
“this book is an excellent introduction to the complex issues of East Asia and the potential for conflict in this critical region of the world . . .”
". . . the author has cast her net too wide . . ."
“an author who has carved out her own territory and made the personal essay into a thing of beauty.”