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Core Curriculum: Writings on Photography Cover Image
ISBN: 9781597111720
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Published: Aperture - July 31st, 2011

Photographer Tod Papageorge (American Sports, 1970: Or How We Spent the Vietnam War, and Passing Through Eden) collects here essays, lectures, and interviews, including the long-out-of-print "Walker Evans and Robert Frank: An Essay on Influence" (1981).

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By Peter Cole, Harold Bloom (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780811221726
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - January 29th, 2014

The poems collected in Peter Cole's new book are deeply learned, wise, and marvelously constructed. I cannot imagine a more accomplished volume of poems will be published in 2014.

Operative Design: A Catalogue of Spatial Verbs Cover Image
ISBN: 9789063692896
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Published: Bis Publishers - November 6th, 2012

The most compelling aspect of Operative Design is that it successfully works on two levels at once: the visual and the verbal. If you're interested in the language of design, then take a look. This is the coolest book in the store. I mean it.

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ISBN: 9781612192246
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Published: Melville House Publishing - August 13th, 2013

Set in Brooklyn in the aftermath of the Great War, this novel has it all: intelligent, insightful discussion about books and bookselling, agents provocateur, a lovely young lady, and a heroic "mustard coloured terrier, named for Boccaccio." If you've ever considered working in a bookstore -- or even if you do -- you'll be charmed by Morley's novel.

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By Anne Truitt, Audrey Niffenegger (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781476740980
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 8th, 2013

Anne Truitt writes with the spare simplicity familiar to us from her sculptures and drawings, and with insights and observations every bit as penetrating as those created by her works. Back in print for the first time in 20 years, Daybook may prove to be more important for this generation's artists than Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet.

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Known and Strange Things: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812989786
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Published: Random House Trade - August 9th, 2016

Although the essays collected in Known and Strange Things were originally commissioned by a variety of publications, each, in one way or another, reflects Cole's interest in three overlapping domains of inquiry: art and art history, literature, and black Atlantic culture. Cole writes with insight about visual artists such as Wangechi Mutu, Seydou Keïta, and Malick Sidibé; about writers as diverse as James Baldwin, V.S. Naipaul, and Tomas Transtömer; and about "immigration in the age of air travel." These essays, along with Cole's novels, Every Day Is for the Thief (2007) andOpen City (2011), form a vivid picture of a writer at work.

-Booknotes Fall 2016