This week I’m (still) reading Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. I’m about halfway done with this mammoth bio (900+ pages), and even though it’s incredibly heavy to lug around, I’ve really been enjoying it. What are you reading?
“They can be stuffed in purses, left in buses, dropped in toilets, used as coasters, eaten and thrown away. Their covers can be ripped off! Their spines can be broken! To buy a paperback today is to buy the means of revenging oneself on Western culture.” – John Leonard, New York Times Book Review editor […]
I’ve been on vacation for the past week, sitting by the water in my swimsuit and SPF 60, taking naps, and reading books. I read three books, all of them on my Kindle. What I loved about that was having all three in one light device instead of packing heavy books in my suitcase. What […]
Here’s a rundown of what happens to me when I see an interesting painting or exhibit at a museum or art gallery: I fixate on the artist, instantly wanting to learn everything about him or her, and then stop at the gift shop on the way out to look at all the books they have […]
I was initially drawn in to Marianne LoMonaco’s photography when I saw this Red Apple Heart photo, which makes me smile every time I look at it. But I stuck around her Etsy shop long enough to discover her beautiful book photography, and I thought I’d share a few of my favourites here. Check out […]