The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

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Time to delve into the creative life with our annual Spotlight on the Arts. Get up to date with this year’s top 10 art books and top 10 art books for youth. Donna Seaman surveys highly influential artists hailing from the Windy City in “Chicago Arts Rediscovered.” Julia Smith has collected a list of read-alikes on women photographers sure to inspire young photogs and readers alike. Author Brandy Colbert emphasizes the importance of the arts in her craft for this issue’s Writer’s & Readers. Michael Cart adds Young Adult Literature to the list of Lively Arts in the new “Carte Blanche.”

Also in this issue, Sarah Hunter celebrates the 75 year anniversary of one of her favorites, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince, while Joyce Saricks praises the narrative talents of Julia Whelan.

Clear the coffee table and make room for the year’s best in art books from Booklist!

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Michael Ruzicka, Office Manager, was raised in suburban Los Angeles, received a BA in Creative Writing/Poetry at UC Santa Cruz, then moved to Birmingham, AL, where he spent five years owning an independent bookstore and earned an MLIS. He has brought his librarian skills to Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive, Battle Ground Academy, The Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michael is very excited to be a part of Booklist and call Chicago his home.

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