What exactly is internet art? Is it art made online? Art intended to be experienced on a browser?
“Can we recover our lost enchantment with the natural world before it turns on us?”
Interviews are either appetizers or afterhours drinks. They either prepare you for a full conversation or one reads them to forget the long day.
“Watling’s deep research allows her to mine intimate views of these women, in both their public and private lives, and to recreate how each took up the cause.”
If the place of art is to ask difficult questions, not to provide easy answers, then Monsters: A Fan’s Dilemma is art, as much as it is about art.
“madness can be both a teacher and a scourge, can be transformative, can place us in the company of visionaries like William Blake as well as the residents of Bedlam.”
“The Written World and the Unwritten World reminds us why we write, why we read, and how that makes us human.”
In this book recently released in paperback, poetry lovers will savor 100 compelling and beautifully rendered poems about grief, loneliness, and the human condition crafted over the past 200 years.
“Gordon’s purpose has been to call attention to the vital role that women played in Eliot’s personal life and his development as a writer.”
Seventy-four-year-old Art Spiegelman, creator of The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, never really liked his father. He grew up in Vladek’s shadow like a lot of children of Holocaust surv
“Funny in a distinctly deadpan way. . . . the perfect book for anyone who cares about words and the many ways to have fun with them.”
“This is more than an introduction to Canetti, the thinker, the writer, the man. It’s a profound portrait of a creative talent and the times he lived in.”
“a writing guide that digs below thesis, punctuation, paragraphs, and sentence structure to offer a philosophical view of the art of written communication.”
“A contemporary treatise on oppression wherever it exists, Read Dangerously raises Nafisi to new heights in the contributions she makes to writing and political analysis.”
“The Writer’s Crusade is an important consideration of Kurt Vonnegut and the legacy of Slaughterhouse-Five.”
“an enthralling and emotional read . . .”
“A masterful job of bringing Orwell’s complex personality and incredibly prescient thinking vividly to life.”
This powerful little book belongs to the Object Lessons series described by one admirer in the flyleaf as “the most consistently interesting non-fiction book series in America” (Megan Volpert,
“In this short, stunning work, with his inimitable use of language, Baldwin distills the essence of his pain and wisdom and points a way for our own time.”
“in Philip Roth: The Biography, Blake Bailey provides ample evidence of his understanding of modern American literature and the frailties and achievements of an ar
Rudyard Kipling—the Anglo Indian novelist, short story writer, and bard of the British Empire—must have known that it wasn't true when he wrote, "East is East, and West is West, and Never the twain
“If you have read only smaller portions of Dostoevsky, Christofi’s account will send you off to look for more.
A venture titled Bookmarked has been launched by Ig Publishing. The theory and practice of the series is that a writer considers some other writer’s book that influenced her or him greatly.
Sven Birkerts’ book-length critique of Speak, Memory is a meditation on the nature of time, the past, language, literature, and the self.
“Solzhenitsyn and the American Culture should serve as a reminder to those of us in the West that civilization is fragile, that democracy and liberty are forever u