Reading a lot of memoirs, one can’t help but compare the ways different writers tackle their own pasts.
The unique aspects of Bill Cunningham Was There is that he can easily be considered in any or all of the categories that comprise the genre of photography: designer, muse, and per
“In Gates’ capable hands The Black Church is a stirring story, told with compassion, respect, and not a little awe.”
Aahh . . . the halcyon days of the ’70s when New York City and the world was planet disco.
Any movie goer, magazine reader, or fashion aficionado knows that fashion plays an essential and integral part of the storyline in any film.
Hermione Lee’s biography of this celebrated playwright spans the six decades of his career.
What is an I-Novel? The I-Novel is a literary genre in Japanese literature.
“Mphanza’s poetry is for sure African; it is also international, speaking to all continents and peoples. Good poetry transcends geographical borders.”
“This entirely fresh look at the inner thoughts of our country’s early political titans is both highly engaging and thought provoking, showing the very human side of politi
The reader of this exquisitely rendered monograph is in for quite a surprise.
“The world we love is in our hands and so are the practical, effective, and daily choices that will protect our future.”
In 2017, at 28 years of age Gabrielle Korn was the youngest Editor-in-Chief of an independent international digital publication called Nylon; she knew herself to be “younger and gayer than
This little book is as candid and charming as its cover, and not coincidentally the kind of book its author, Lennie Goodings, likes best.
“Bury me north of the Mason-Dixon line, in a white suit and a plain coffin.” —Louise Fitzhugh
Margaret Atwood is, at this moment in history, probably the most distinguished and most widely admired English-language writer who still hasn’t won the Nobel Prize for literature.
From the start it is clear Floating in a Most Peculiar Way is going to be a journey of discovery like few others. Not many people can say they are from a country that no longer exists.
“How to Avoid a Climate Disaster is a primer for every citizen and a checklist for specialists to make sure they have the big picture.”
“To be able to brag that your son or daughter was accepted at Harvard or Yale or Stanford checked off a box for status-hungry parents.
“The author writes clearly and entertainingly of the rich history of the Plantagenet queens of England and for an audience unfamiliar with the subject.”
“A model of how not to write history for young people.”
Acclaimed poet Uche Nduka weaves a kind of simple intimacy into his collection, Facing You, opting for unsentimental sentimentality while also shattering any preconceived notions the reade
Koa Beck’s book, White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind, comes with a rather double- or even triple-edged endorsement from Gloria Steinem; “Don’t judge
“If being told you’d kill yourself was not hitting bottom, what was? That changed nothing. He had been run over by a car. That changed nothing. He had been beaten until his brain bled.
“Ghost Flames, within the framework of invasion, defeat, victory, and stalemate, tells the complexities of the post-World War II ‘ideological civil war’ of Korea.”
“Even if he is acquitted, Springora has managed to exact some revenge by capturing G, and all of his terrible behavior, forever in these erudite, incriminating pages.”