It’s hard to imagine how a relatively short time span could have a far reaching artistic or historic impact. But the fact is that this phenomenon is quite common in our modern art era.
“By 2013 it is projected that a skyscraper will be completed in China every five days.”
“Lester Walker advises would-be home designers to learn how to look at houses.”
“. . . the wise reader will tough it out, because taken as a complete work, the story that these 40 anecdotes tell is captivating.
Veteran author Bill Bryson delights in skewering the arrogant rich in England and the United States, particularly the folks who lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries in this quirky survey book