Rather than focusing on Mexicans in the United States, historian Carrie Gibson posits an expansive transnational history.
The book will stand as a good first stop for anyone interested in Alfred Stieglitz, 20th-century photography, or American modern art.
Peter Schjeldahl debunks (and praises) works of art, while also acknowledging the strategic importance of beauty.
Jean-Philppe Blondel’s books are especially praised by critics for their charm and smoothly-shaped prose.
We will find out how much the future of the earth matters in the next Presidential election.
In this valuable study, Caitlin Rosenthal isolates an assortment of business practices and technologies that reflect the sophistication of New World plantation economies — dispelling myths of their romantic crudeness.
Farcical fight and sex scenes might be forgivable, but the “mystery” is so barely there it utterly fails to engage — and that’s lethal to a novel in this genre.
Two autobiographies by women who had some experience in legitimate theater, but they each gave their strongest allegiance to dance, specifically one choreographer.
John Hersey emerges in this book as a disciplined journalist who held steadfast to an admirably singular goal.
This memoir offers an invaluable, broad look at intellectual Russia before and after the revolutions of 1917.