To mark the hundredth birthday of Charlotte Salomon, who is emerging as one of the 20th century’s great artists, come two fabulous volumes dedicated to her work.
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This superb volume is much more than a group of essays; it is a tale with a trajectory fashioned by a writer who is determined to be achingly honest.
Nothing could be more necessary at this point in time than this book.
Spiro Veloudos and his talented cast has given us an evening in the theater when all that makes us human comes to the fore.
The biography offers a fascinating look at Frances Coke Villiers’s tale of rebellion, the plight of a memorable woman during a tumultuous time.
Helen Dunmore’s astounding final novel is a fascinating take on a family of radicals living in Bristol, England during the French Revolution.
This book captures — beautifully — poet John Ashbery’s youth and dreams and struggles.
It is my sad duty to report that an evening which looked so promising was hardly a worthy homage to an important musical figure of the 20th century.
Focusing on these indomitable and sometimes troubling women, Fought has written an engaging book that is compelling, sometimes even fierce.
Denis Johnson’s spiritual vision was dark and more than a little scary but also supremely generous.