Tag: art books

THE QUILTS OF GEE’S BEND: Not Just Something to Cover Up With

THE QUILTS OF GEE’S BEND: Not Just Something to Cover Up With

Lynn:  Susan Goldman Rubin’s The Quilts of Gee’s Bend (2017) feels like the perfect book for this amazing time of women standing up and speaking up, marching for our rights, and claiming respect for who we are. Yes, the book is about the spectacularly beautiful quilts made in Gee’s Bend, Alabama, but it is also the […]

Reviews of the Week: Paul Rudnick, Mary Berry, James Kaplan, and More
By November 6, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week: Paul Rudnick, Mary Berry, James Kaplan, and More

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from November 2–6 below, so you can revisit the best of the week. Monday, November 2 It’s All Your Fault, by […]

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Reviews of the Week: Ann Morgan, Ruth Ware, Illeana Douglas and More
By October 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week: Ann Morgan, Ruth Ware, Illeana Douglas and More

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from October 26–30 below, so you can revisit the best of the week. Monday, October 26 Beside Myself, by Ann Morgan […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts
By October 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

The November 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 268 new reviews and 11 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t […]

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By October 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Mapping Classic Literature: Andrew DeGraff’s Plotted

Illustrator Andrew DeGraff “plotted” 19 classic works of literature by creating cleverly structured and extraordinarily detailed maps that follow the course of each novel, story, poem, play, and even an historic memoir. This is a thrillingly original approach to illustration, resulting in an enticing book that refreshes our grasp and enjoyment of such indelible works […]

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Worlds in Miniature: Elgin Park, Marwencol, and Synecdoche, New York

Last year, I finally caught up with the film Marwencol (2010), a fascinating documentary about Mark Hogancamp, a man who was brutally assaulted and nearly beaten to death in Kingston, New York. The beating left him in a coma, and, when he woke up, he couldn’t remember anything. Not only did he have to relearn basic […]