In a blend of history, memoir, and travelogue, renowned ceramicist Edmund de Waal invites readers, artists, art critics, and the curious into his obsession with clay and its beauty from its genesis
Cindy Sherman is a unique artist whose photography distinguishes itself by her presence both in front of and behind the camera, as photographer and model, director and actor.
“This is a book to be inhaled not just read.”
“behind-the-scenes life of a working performer . . .”
“. . . the kind of book that provides endless possibilities in terms of multiple readings as it is a timeline, a diary, a love letter to the designer’s career.”
“Loulou de la Falaise is not a book only for those who know of her but for anyone who truly believes in creativity and possesses a free spirit.”
“Its presentation and content is superbly executed and gives the reader an unusually intimate view of this designer.
“. . . heartbreaking . . .”
Unraveling the quixotic and somewhat contradictory life of the great painter George Catlin must have been a daunting challenge.
There is a reason why you may not have heard of Miles Aldridge, and it is the same reason why this book is one of those memorable experiences that comes with discovery of the unexpected.
“Daily Rituals is a delightful exploration of the personalities and private-moment quirks of artists and writers . . .”
What makes the creative spirit emerge?
“Genius Illustrated is a high-water mark in the field of comic artist biography.”
“Mr. Williams has crafted a one-person artistic conglomerate . . .”
“. . . a fantastically multidimensional Cezanne. . . . reads much like . . . one of Paul Cezanne’s paintings.”
“Fire in the Belly is a book comprised of many dark days. . . . a traffic accident of a thing. Fascinating . . .”
“. . . an enjoyable book about a life in music.”
“. . . a fitting tribute, heartfelt and heart rending . . .”
“. . . a readable and fascinating exploration of the mind of an artist who still manages, after four centuries, to surprise, inspire, and enlighten us.”
“interesting story . . . more than delivers.”
“Loretta Lynn tells us her secrets in the pages of Honky Tonk Girl.”
“. . . never before has anyone, to this reader’s knowledge, made such a harrowing a story as downright funny as this. . . .
“The Astaires: Fred and Adele is a page-turner of a biography, briskly written and immaculately researched.
“Whether or not the tales told here are true, we will likely never know.
“. . . with More Room in a Broken Heart, we hear the ballad of Carly, sung long and sultry, in a voice as crisp as a winter’s night. . . .
“Daphne Guinness is a book for those who believe in free spirits and for those who can see past celebrity.