“Mr. Know-It-All is an argument for deviance, performance, and shock.”
From the moment you begin to read Dior: Moments of Joy you become aware that this monograph is not like most within the genre.
This monograph is not a glossy coffee table chronicle of the works of Richard Avedon’s oeuvre of this period.
“This major new work on the first aerial campaign of the jet age is highly readable revisionist history.”
Neal Katyal makes an unimpeachable case, concise but comprehensive, for impeachment. The author of Impeach knows the law and how to practice it.
This is an incredible monograph that chronicles the rise and family dynamics of one of the most prestigious and internationally known jewelry brands linked to the family that built it “brick by bri
“offers one of the most well-rounded, entertaining, and creative presentations of Gaugin biographies on the shelves.”
Joseph Caldwell’s memoir In the Shadow of the Bridge is an intimate remembrance of gay things past, of the great loves of his life, and New York’s LGBTQ community, before Stonewall and dur
“Highway of Tears is a riveting account of the terror visited on a community when their children go missing, made even more horrific by helplessness felt when poli
“User Friendly offers a wild, eye opening ride through the evolution of the psychological perceptions and unfathomable applications of technology.”
Paula Rego: The Art of Story is an extensive monograph covering the breadth of a 60-year artistic career which, for all intents and purposes, could be summed up in one word: intense.
“For the love of Notre-Dame, this is the book you want.”
“Granted that democracy is always a work in progress, if democracy again shines in the United States, its broad appeal can bolster demands for democracy in China.”
“Capitalism, Alone will inform and provoke readers.”
“an excellent read for any artist struggling to make their way and find their voice.”
“Super Continent provides meaningful facts and ideas for assessing alternative futures in world affairs.”
“Only a spiritual and moral awakening can save humanity from destroying itself as an outcome of prejudice and bigotry.”
The history of drawing wrapped up in a pleasant and readable text, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age is a fantastic discussion of the many purposes of the drawing
Elaine Stritch was the Broadway belter with a foghorn in both musicals and straight drama—from the caustic Joanne in Sondheim’s Company to the tragic Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia
This is a book review of The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D. H. Lawrence, edited and with an introduction by Geoff Dyer.
“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
“Les Standiford has created quite a ride for the reader, from pioneers to posh estates to presidents. It is highly recommended.”
“The gift Bair gives us in Parisian Lives is a direct and knowing contemplation of the works of two literary giants—and the circumstances of their lives as they wrote.
“Wild Life is a page-turner with universal appeal, but a special gift for young girls and women, their brothers, and male acquaintances.”
“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau never preaches and straddles the fine line between telling the reader what to do and offering practical suggestions, ideas, and examples.”