A useful introduction to the man who established photographs as both works of art and important historical documents.
The setting comes alive, the story drags you along at a breathless pace, and the characters rise to haunt you long after you read the final page. Classic JLB.
Hollis gives a few details about this "no-man's land of the city," but he never does get down in it, preferring to observe from above. This becomes increasingly problematic as "Cities Are Good for You" progresses...
What's most fascinating in this book are the glimpses of a star in emotional peril...
Fanatics and newcomers to the music will both find plenty of revelation here.
I cannot tell you...how much fun this memoir is to read. Volk has caught something of Schiaparelli's surrealist approach to art...
Parents and (more likely) grandparents who want to introduce children to their favorite band would do better to play a song or two on whatever device is handy...
In more than one sense, “The Soundtrack of My Life” could have used lots more Clive.
Dark Horse has produced a wonderful volume at a very attractive price point, and it is no wonder that it was able to grab Amazon.com’s #1 sales spot...
Light’s charming ode to a pop music phenomenon makes a nice companion to Sylvie Simmons’s outstanding and definitive biography of Leonard Cohen, I’m Your Man.
If you love fashion and want to learn more about what makes the machine run, have an interest in the author and her life, or want a crash course in fashion then this book was written expressly for you.
Life Is a Gift . . . glosses over his down times . . . Critics may find the book preachy.
...the brilliance of Titian rests not on his correspondence or bank ledgers but on his paintings.
A pleasant mixture of iconic and surprising shots—a photo book that is ultimately as much about the photographer, and the access he gained, as it is about its subject.
He makes the muzziest musico-philosophical conceits accessible and relevant, while tossing off his own intriguing insights
...Bruce provides a wide enough scope and deep enough examination of Springsteen to make it a work that should entice and educate any Springsteen fan.
A likable, mostly generous and well-written look back at the days of bedding starlets and destroying hotels.
The book is a familiar tale of rock ’n’ roll, sin and redemption, but Taylor’s capable voice make this a more nuanced and intriguing memoir than might be expected.
...Thomson — arguably the world's most intelligent student of the cinema — proves remarkably up to the task. The Big Screen is beautiful and expansive...
...Egan's excellent book stands as a fitting tribute to an American original who fought for a people with his camera and his art.