New York has always been a city of immigrants, of migrants from other parts of the country, and of ethnic enclaves characterized by the distinct rhythms, cuisines, traditions and flavors of its inh
We’ve all heard of Auschwitz, the World War II Nazi death camp in southern Poland. The statistics are daunting: 1.1 million men, women, and children murdered, 900,000 of them Jews.
The border between North and South Korea is the Demilitarized Zone (the DMZ). It is one the most heavily militarized strips of land on the planet.
Bystander: A History of Street Photography is a book that defies easy description.
American photographer Berenice Abbott’s images of 30s New York architecture made her one the most influential photographers of that era.
Regardless of the quality of the content of this book, the first thing that must be recognized and applauded is that the authors have found an aspect of fashion that has rarely been explored in boo
“an extraordinary achievement that allows us a greater understanding of the history of mental illness.”
Franck Bohbot’s color photography in Light on New York City captures the iconic and not so-iconic places in New York City at night.
The opening pages of Anderson & Low on the Set of James Bond’s Spectre strike the reader with the sheer beauty of images of vast interior spaces.
“a remarkably insightful book—a wonderful, small format gem bursting with illuminating concepts and images.”
Brooklyn: A Personal Memoir by Truman Capote is a book you can risk judging by its cover art: a black and white photograph of a lithe Truman circa 1958 leaning on the sleepy back porch rai
“The Flag is an exceptional photographic collection.
Cost to see the Beatles during their first North American tour in Vancouver, Canada on August 22, 1964: $3.50.