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.
Gerald Shea’s is a powerful voice for the legitimacy of Sign Languages of the Deaf and for visual communication as an essential human right.
Jeffrey Sweet has provided a handy oral history of the ways playwriting has changed over three generations.