“Steve McCurry: A Life in Pictures is an homage by his sister to an extraordinary photographer who broadens our view of humanity and the world.
This is an odd hybrid of a book.
“Connelly is too slow for his own good. The idea that he waited 38 years since Lennon’s murder to write this bio is astonishing. Talk about sitting on a story!”
“Helen Levitt is a remarkable book, and a substantial addition to the library of anyone who values the beginning
“Love Is Walking Hand in Hand by Charles M.
“Gall’s collages will cause much shoulder shrugging, eye rolling, and brain scratching. And thank heavens for that.”
“[T]he obsession with Ypres by the warring states, especially the British, increased because so much blood was spilled there.
“Maples’ skill as a poet pours through every page of this book. This is difficult material, but she illuminates it with carefully shaped lines and flowing prose-poems.
“Greene rightly reminds us that in order to understand others we must first and foremost understand what makes ourselves tick.”
“The result is an art book: an exploration of an artist’s work with an eye to comprehensive coverage.”
“Either the world will burst through the pipes and walls, or weltschmerz will pull our beautifully-arranged bookcases down around our ears.
The Brits would call Bob Rosenthal an amanuensis.
“should be treasured by baseball historians and students of international relations, as well as, anyone interested in baseball, Cuba, and American foreign policy.”
Forgotten Women: The Artists is part of a “brand new series, which will uncover the lost histories of the women who, over thousands of years have refused to accept the hand they were dealt
Brad Meltzer, the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of suspense novels for adults such as The Escape Artist, Heroes for My Son, and Heroes for My Daughter h
“In spite of the depth and detail of this book, it is a fast read and worth sitting with a cup of tea by a warm fire from first page to last.”
“exposes violence in art, literature, thought, music, opera, movies, sports, love, landscapes, and in intellect itself.”
“a fascinating read for anyone interested in fin-de –siècle Parisian society . . .”
“Influenza: The Hundred Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History is a highly engaging read.
“Joni: The Joni Mitchell Sessions is populated by myriad photographs of Joni Mitchell—Joni singing, Joni gesticulating, Joni posing, Joni mugging, even Joni swimmi
Why We Dream takes the reader on a tour of Western dream history and modern Western interpretation.
The Brexit vote in 2016, the election of Donald Trump as America’s president, the rise of Matteo Salvini in Italy, and the enduring popularity of Russia’s Vladimir Putin have all made those on the
“a brief but informative overview of the most dangerous flashpoints threatening global peace . . .”
“Leadership: In Turbulent Times cannot prescribe answers for the vexing questions of our own, fraught times, but it issues an authentic reminder of the traits and
History buffs, educators, and even adventure-seekers love to discover unsung movers and shakers—especially stories that include elusive African American heroines whose lives and achievements have b