Biographer June Cummins considers the first All-of-a-Kind Family book, published in 1951, as groundbreaking and Sydney Taylor as “one of the first writers of multicultural literature for children.”
Art and Faith should be widely read — its delightful wisdom and clarity underlines our culture’s desperate need to make things new.
Biographer James Kaplan was aided by the assistance of Irving Berlin’s two elder daughters, and that makes this biography particularly valuable.
The book will stand as a good first stop for anyone interested in Alfred Stieglitz, 20th-century photography, or American modern art.
In very different ways and on very different topics, three recent books assuage notions that architecture/design books are formidable reads.
The authors let dance serve as a way of embodied knowing — an intelligence that can unlock an understanding of physics’ theories and abstractions.
This is a bewildering, frustrating, deeply weird novel, densely written and remarkably free of signposts.
The old questions, good as they are, are going to be augmented with new ones: Are we creating a world worth living in? Are we creating a world we can continue to live in?
Gibney’s volume offers a wide range of readers with an introduction to the complexities of Irish history, including questions of what exactly constitutes the national history itself.
The short volume promises a glimpse into Patti Smith’s intuitive creative process — but disappoints.