“If there’s one book about music that deserves to be read cover to cover this year it’s Kelefa Sanneh’s Major Labels. It’s bound to be a contemporary classic.”
“a three-decades-long time capsule of the voices of the youth culture and what was on their minds . . .”
After plodding through the 170 odd pages of The United States of Fashion: A New Atlas of American Style, this reader is completely confused and finds its timing somewhat pandering
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“A nicely crafted popular history, Battle for the Big Top will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered about the men who gave us the thrill of three-ring circuses.”
“Readers seeking a sterile understanding of profanity with all the lewdness and bawdiness sanitized away and air-brushed out will likely find Nasty Words beyond their comfort zone.
“The Unbroken Thread . . .
“Perhaps because Poirot is less a person than principle—a method of detection that is meticulously logical and orderly—he has transitioned easily from print to radio to stage, and from ther
“a welcome blast from the past for many readers.”
The “encrappification” of America dates back centuries, writes Rutgers University historian Wendy A. Woloson.
Michael J. Fox has played several iconic roles in his stellar acting career: his Marty McFly, Alex Keaton, and Mike Flaherty characters bear his indelible stamp.
“Alright, Alright, Alright is targeted at the film’s fans, who should enjoy it.
Did you ever read a book where it’s obvious the author has no burning desire to write a book, where he puts down phrases in staccato bursts that are not really sentences or paragraphs or even prope
Leonard Cohen Untold Stories could not have happened before social media. Through Facebook, Google, and WhatsApp, Michael Posner located people who once knew Leonard Cohen and fell away.
“The Beatles’ legend only grows in stature every year until now it is one of the best-known stories in entertainment history. Anything that remotely touches them is gold.”
“Engaging and provocative, Diamond’s encyclopedic meditation will certainly help readers—no matter where they live—think about what lies ahead for the outlying areas of our cities.”
“Read Roker’s new book in chapter chunks or in one sitting, and be assured you’ll be a bit wiser and feel better because of it.”
Virtually all children’s books are illustrated.
Fiaz Rafiq is an award-winning sports and entertainment writer, author of oral biographies of such celebrities as Bruce Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the soon to be released My Brother, Mu
“Environment reminds us that our patterns of production and consumption are often desperately destructive.
Taking Time is absolutely not solely about fashion, nor is this a glossy photography book centered on the oeuvre of the late great Azzedine Alaïa.
“Read slowly to keep from flailing. Ortberg’s writing will wait for you to catch up.”
“This book’s strongest message is one of hope.
A Fool’s Errand by Lonnie Bunch III is a literary combo. It’s a book about a man, a building, and a race. This is a book that needed to be written.
“Beautifully bound and artistically illustrated, this volume is one the writer of vampire tales or any other paranormal genre will wish to keep as a source for future refer