- "Instill & Inspire" by Grace Stanislaus chronicles a magnificent collection
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Books, Sunday - 04/23/2017 - 06:47 PM
Art collections can serve as windows into transcendent aesthetic experiences or as components of an investment portfolio. But occasionally their foremost function is as a pedagogical device, a quality that is alluded to in the title “Instill & Inspire: The John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art.”
- Loose Ends: Your Whole Family Will Love These Political Books
New York Times: Books, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 02:58 PM
Because they’re blank.
- Weekend picks for book lovers
USA Today: Books, Saturday - 04/22/2017 - 06:02 AM
Spend your weekend reading 'Killers of the Flower Moon.'
- The Brain Science of Conformity
Wall Street Journal: Books, Friday - 04/21/2017 - 06:47 PM
Why are we so quick to follow along when people around us embrace a falsehood? Because of the anxiety, unease and disgust caused by standing apart.
- Super Comic Book Women
Wall Street Journal: Books, Friday - 04/21/2017 - 04:47 PM
Miss Fury, Undercover Girl and more: A new book showcases female characters in comic book history.
- Lions of New York: Laurie Anderson’s Glorious, Chaotic New York
New York Times: Books, Friday - 04/21/2017 - 05:00 AM
From performances for “six people in a loft” to “O Superman,” MTV fame, and her time with Lou Reed, the artist reflects on her many years in New York.
- The Shortlist: Brief Books, Big Ideas
New York Times: Books, Wednesday - 04/19/2017 - 05:00 AM
Three short books on tyranny, the First Amendment and Wall Street approach substantial topics in slim volumes.
- Alec Baldwin memoir 'Nevertheless' pulls no punches
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Books, Tuesday - 04/18/2017 - 08:47 PM
A single paragraph in Alec Baldwin’s 272-page memoir, “Nevertheless,” recently ignited a Twitter feud between the actor and one of the producers of a 2006 movie co-starring teenage Nikki Reed as a scheming seductress.
- Winchester chef to read at Book Ends
Winchester Star, Monday - 04/17/2017 - 06:30 PM
Chef Barbara Lynch, of Winchester, author of “Out of Line: A Life of Playing With Fire,” will read at 3 p.m. April 29 at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester. “Out of Line: A Life of Playing With Fire” is a memoir by Lynch that recounts her rise from a “hard-knocks” South Boston childhood to culinary stardom.
- Anita Shreve's 'The Stars Are Fire' burns with intensity
USA Today: Books, Monday - 04/17/2017 - 11:21 AM
Anita Shreve's new novel about a marriage is inspired by real fires in Maine in 1947.
- Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries
Los Angeles Times: Books, Monday - 04/17/2017 - 08:48 AM
Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458 bookstores
- Nonfiction: Bush Nostalgia Is Overrated, but His Book of Paintings Is Not
New York Times: Books, Monday - 04/17/2017 - 05:00 AM
The work in George W. Bush’s “Portraits of Courage” reveals a surprisingly adept artist who has dramatically improved his technique while also doing penance for a great disaster of American history.
- Kids, celebrate Earth Day with these great nature books!
USA Today: Books, Sunday - 04/16/2017 - 08:04 AM
From baby robins to a lonely giant in the forest, four new titles for young nature lovers.