Janet Malcolm died last year, and her passing was profiled in over 40,000 obituaries online. She left behind a huge entourage of fans who had spent decades immersed in her literary nonfiction.
Having already read The World According to Karl Lagerfeld, this reader was almost positive that the World According to Christian Dior would be nothing like the former.
If you ask the Catholic Church, they’ll tell you that Saint Veronica—the apocryphal woman who wiped Christ’s bloodied, sweat-soaked face as he made his way to his death at Calvary—is the patron sai
“a deep intellectual probe into the importance and significance of photography as it morphed from a secondary tool of artists into photography’s acceptance as the art itsel
“Photography’s Last Century is an indispensable addition to one’s library.
“a virtual smorgasbord of visual delights, horrors, and insightful tidbits on photographic creators and influencers.”
“Lola Álvarez Bravo: Picturing Mexico is a memorable collection of the work of one of Mexico’s foremost photogr
“Before her lens, the energy of the restless sea and wind pause but for a moment before moving on. The soft lines of the female body easily merge into the rocks and trees around them.
“In addition to this stunning collection of Parks’ photography, featuring gorgeous plate transfers, the text explores the different aspects of Parks’ life and thoughtful analysis of his aes
“an exquisite book about a poignantly wretched little girl and everything she represented.”
“Churchill: The Statesman as Artist is a comprehensive assembly of Churchill’s contributions as an artist as critical to, yet distinct from, his legendary role as
Readers of the English language might take one look at words such as Cwmystradllyn, Tre’r Ceiri, Moelwynion, Gwastadnant, and Llanfairpwllgwyngyll and turn around, hands in the ai
Taking its name from the iconic 1973 Martin Scorsese film, Mean Streets: NYC 1970–1985, this book by Edward Grazda captures the city in all its manic energy. In 1970 Mr.
"The result is an enlightening telling of America's most famous killing."
“a fascinating, stirring, and well-researched tale with insights into the thinking and lives of flawed people.”
50 Contemporary Photographers You Should Know is meant to be a Who’s Who of current influential photographers with the assumption that anyone who cares about contemporary photogra
“an entirely convincing portrait of an entirely unconventional and brilliant individual.”
“a remarkably insightful book—a wonderful, small format gem bursting with illuminating concepts and images.”
“As always Buruma is a reporter first; he does not argue a particular side without citation and witness.
“In Search of the Miraculous aptly captures the tension involved in reconciling the artist’s aspirations to do great work and the client’s objectives.
“Transfigurations is a photo essay collection that strives to reveal transgender people as persons who have chosen to undergo major surgery to become what they believe they should