“a clear-eyed portrait of the realities of the arts scene of the era.
“Schindler’s story, in addition to being a saga of heartbreak and hard-earned wisdom, is a time capsule for Manhattan in the 1980s.”
“What a weak barrier is truth when it stands in the way of a hypothesis!”—Mary Wollstonecraft
“. . . a hilarious romp through chemistry and biology. . . . A fun way to learn the science of life.”
“You come for the glamorous pictures and stay for the sizzling prose. Doonan writes like an angel with a sword: beautifully and provocatively.”
“Lucy Jones has earned a place of distinction among contemporary expressionist visionaries.”
“The Indestructible Houseplant is an exceptional reference book, as well as one you’ll want to read cover to cover for the sheer pleasure of spend
“Bill Yenne’s new book MacArthur’s Air Force is the story of the remarkable achievements of the American air forces—the planes, the key officers, and most of all the courageous pil
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“All of these clear and beautiful examples help put the listener in control of the narrative. Mauceri’s book gives the audience power, confidence, and joy.
Grace Kelly became Princess Grace in 1956. Marc Bohan began his position at Maison Christian Dior in 1960.
“George Weigel is the most interesting and authoritative American scholar and analyst of the Roman Catholic Church.”
A Republic, If You Can Keep It opens delightfully with a short autobiography flavored with stories, among them, tracing family history, savoring chicken curry, eluding reporters and camera
“Professor Breen has done an outstanding job of closing the loop on telling the untapped history of the average American’s role in deciding to throw off British rule and es
“The Soul of Care is important. Its significance goes beyond medicine.”
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“Although its parts are fine, their sum does not quite add up to what we expect in a book by Gladwell.”
“readers will appreciate the elegance of both writers here, and will, moreover, relish the couple’s unending devotion to each other.”
“Fully Automated Luxury Communism is an accessible, intelligent, and profoundly optimistic text with the potential to spark a revolution.”
“It is somewhere in the fearful and joyful fragility of love where Matthew Zapruder’s readers are brought ‘to that place beyond words.’”
Jonathan Daniel Pryce may be professionally categorized as a photographer but he is really a visual storyteller and a chronicler of style, not fashion but style.
“For those with an interest in American social and cultural history, this is a well-written, insightful, and incisive work that provides much to consider on a longtime controversial issue.”
“succeeds in providing documentation for how thinking is changing, debating, and making ideological accommodations over time, as understandings deepen, and relationships are strengthened.”
“Machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work a man can do.” This was the confident pronouncement of artificial intelligence pioneer Herb Simon in 1965.
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