Can somebody tell me, tell me please, why there’s suddenly such a profusion, a torrent… almost a glut, of significant art history books entering the marketplace right about now?
Viewers are drawn into an active, immersive experience watching the series. They come away with the feeling that poetry is in them.
In Home Reading Service the literary and the illiterate rub shoulders, and we are given a vision of people tentatively emerging from behind walls.
Host Elizabeth Howard and journalist Simon Mundy talk about his book “Race for Tomorrow,” which examines the implications of climate change, from the micro to the macro.
I found Through a Screen Darkly to be as enlightening as it is useful: we don’t just read about and invest our emotions in other lives; we learn what to do about our own.
Flame in a Stable admits the reader into the committed life of a literate, far-reaching, colloquial, passionate, playful, and witty poetic voice,
Drawing the Line is grounded in the work of ethicists and psychologists. Its prose is clear and its arguments systematic. But every avenue of investigation only opens up another pathway that ends as a cul-de-sac or doubles back on itself.
Joseph Horowitz’s short, punchy, well-sourced, and compulsively readable book argues for bringing back the forgotten works of important Black composers.
Is it at all remotely important to know how gift-giving became a Hanukkah tradition in America?
An eclectic round-up of the favorite books of the year from our critics, including some disappointments.