He created Pandora and then had to wait a decade till we all caught up. Check out the book that changed Tim Westergren’s life. Continue reading
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In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant The Shack wrestles with the timeless question, Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain? Continue reading →
A series of entertaining fictional diary entries by two wives named Hannah, both married to early Supreme Court Justices. Continue reading →
Like Jeannette Walls in her memoir, The Glass Castle, Shima does a fine job of comparing and contrasting city and country life through the eyes of a child. Continue reading →
A skillfully crafted novel that recounts the C.I.A.-backed violent coup that toppled Chilean President Salvador Allende in 1973. Continue reading →
A sweet and heartbreaking story of the life and times of black Labrador retrievers, Boomer and Beezer. Continue reading →
A historical novel that brings America’s Civil War to life as told through the eyes of Ulysses Grant’s aide de camp, a Seneca Indian chief. Continue reading →
From stock manipulations to terrorist control of the banking system, to harvesting organs and blood from suspected terrorists, to ambitious white collar types sabotaging co-workers and bosses.
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In the spirit of Gordon Gekko and the big dogs of Michael Lewis’s Liar’s Poker, Wing Walking’s chief characters are egomaniacal, but with significant depth.
A coming-of-age story set in Rome, as seen from the eyes of someone who is seeing it for the first time. Continue reading →
Twenty-two year-old Zachary German’s debut novel, Eat When You Feel Sad, is blowing up all over. Continue reading →
A catalogue that accompanied “Claude Monet: Late Work,” the most significant gathering of Monet’s late paintings to take place in New York in more than thirty years. Continue reading →
A timeline documenting the Ferus gallery’s history opens the fully illustrated catalogue, followed by an interview with Irving Blum by Roberta Bernstein and a critical discussion of Warhol’s Campbell’s soup can paintings by Kirk Varnedoe. Continue reading →
With a visual repertoire indebted as much to the classical themes of the old masters as to porn magazines and Hollywood films, Brown’s paintings challenge traditional interpretations and compel us to reconsider the act of painting from a decidedly feminine viewpoint.
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This beautifully illustrated book includes essays by Picasso biographer John Richardson and leading Warhol scholar Brenda Richardson. Continue reading →
Published to accompany Damien Hirst’s exhibition of butterfly paintings at Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles in February 2007, Superstition is a visually stunning book that confirms Hirst’s reputation as one of the most significant visual thinkers of his generation. Continue reading →
The definitive survey of Jeff Koons’s Hulk Elvis paintings, including an extensive interview with the artist in his studio. Continue reading →
One of the leading figurative painters of his generation, Currin’s influences range from Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings to popular illustrations from the mid-20th century.
This limited edition artist’s book, published on the occasion of the recent exhibition “Richard Prince: Tiffany Paintings,” explores the paintings and related newsprint collages executed by the artist over the last seven years.
In the summer of 1961, Lichtenstein embarked on a series of iconic images of women, taken directly from newspaper clippings and the romance comic books prevalent in post-war America. Continue reading →
An extensive monograph surveying the recent major works of artist Richard Wright, this fully illustrated publication presents Wright’s exquisite paintings and drawings. Continue reading →
Eggers’s riveting nonfiction book, three years in the making, explores the protagonist’s roots in Syria, his marriage to Kathy–an American who converted to Islam–and their children, and the surreal atmosphere (in New Orleans and the United States generally) in which what happened to Abdulrahman Zeitoun was possible.
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Based loosely on the story by Maurice Sendak about the confusions of a boy, Max, making his way in a world he can’t control, and the screenplay cowritten with Spike Jonze. Continue reading →
Featuring stunning photography, All-American is a compendium of the designers’ most incredible projects. Continue reading →