“This is a well-sourced biography and dimensional portrait that bypasses much of the usual gossip around this inimitable star.”
“Guthrie, from what we learn, is part of a bigger picture, challenging the 'simple narrative' of individual freedom of expression."
In Chuck Klosterman’s “Tell Don’t Show,” furious ad executives shriek out what might be the premise of Raised in Captivity as a whole: “the consumer will extract from the story we construc
“Michael Serazio has done a remarkable analysis, and this book offers any student of American culture and sport much to contemplate.”
“While Pasulka’s theory joining religion, technology, and UFOs should not be discounted, it is at times a difficult read, and may put off the reader who is not totally convinced.”
On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus gave their final “Greatest Show on Earth” performance in Uniondale, NY.
“the ultimate guide to A-List brands for men who can afford this luxury.”
Brooks Brothers is commemorating its bicentennial year this year, and what better way to celebrate than to serve up a monograph that recounts its history via compelling visuals and great text.
“What She Ate is for foodies, fashionistas, feminists, and for anyone who enjoys reading about meals as much as eating them.”
Christopher Myers and Joanne Chang have a partnership filled with love. Love for each other, love of food, love for their friends and family, and especially love for their collaborative projects a
Think of any team in the comic universe and they undoubtedly owe a debt of gratitude and inspiration to The Justice Society of America.
“behind-the-scenes life of a working performer . . .”
“. . . an interesting and accessible take on comics’ place in literature, popular culture, and women’s history.”
Over the past few decades, superheroes, villains, and other characters taken from the pages of comic books have become as much a part of American mythology as Rip Van Winkle, Paul Bunyan, and Johnn
“. . . stereotype . . . of the fusty Oxbridge academic harrumphing at a changing world that does not correlate with his own. . . . not particularly funny.”
“When it comes to memoirs, things don’t get more heartfelt than this. And when it comes to storytelling, few could match the humor, passion, and humanity of these pages.
“Trading Manny is, of course, about the heartbreak two fans feel when their love for baseball is betrayed.
“There are at least 50 acts whose work is covered in detail, with scores mentioned in passing.
“Simon Doonan seems to be living in a world of yesterday when it comes to gay consciousness, gay accomplishments, and human (gay and non-gay) rights to the point that, when he mentions arti
“. . . all these fun facts get lost in the choppiness of I Want My MTV as a whole, and very few people will be willing to read 600+ pages of sound bytes.
“Craig Marks and Rob Tannebaum have penned one of the most comprehensive and informative histories of MTV’s golden age, an age that changed the face of music and impacted the lives of milli
“This biography could have easily been titled The Tale of Two Colberts; however, Colbert’s signature ‘truthiness’ seems to befit the style and enjoyment Ms.
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“Cool is the new virtuous.”
Once upon a time, in a Victorian era that never existed, the world was full of marvelous contraptions that were both functional and beautiful.