Last lines. They can leave you wanting more or give you the closure you so deeply desire. I admit that sometimes I flip right to the end of the book to read those last few lines even before I read the first word. And sometimes, if the ending is just right, I’ll read the last […]
I had a hard time getting my hands on a copy of Jackson Pollock: An American Saga by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, which is surprising considering it won the Pulitzer in 1991. You’d think this award-winning biography of one of the world’s most famous artists would be readily available everywhere. After reading the […]
Despite the fact that I haven’t read all the books on my Christmas reading list from last year, I am definitely going to reread A Christmas Carol again sometime this month. It’s an annual tradition that I’ve really grown to love and look forward to. In my opinion, A Christmas Carol is not a book […]
“My aim in life is to make pictures and drawings, as many and as well as I can. Then, at the end of my life, I hope to pass away, looking back with love and tender regret, and thinking, ‘Oh, the pictures I might have made!’” There were many things I didn’t know about Vincent […]
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?