"The book you don't read cant help."
- ‘Play It Again’ and ‘Strings Attached’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:18:22 GMT
- Memoirs about two very different musical journeys.
- ‘Jim Henson: The Biography,’ by Brian Jay Jones Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:17:36 GMT
- A biography of the puppeteer whose influence has hardly waned in the more than two decades since his death.
- ‘Tales of Two Cities,’ by Jonathan Conlin Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:17:24 GMT
- Jonathan Conlin offers a series of strolls through the history of Paris and London.
- John H. Oakley’s ‘Greek Vase’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:17:12 GMT
- An illustrated overview of the main styles and production centers of Greek figurative pottery.
- Virginia Postrel’s ‘Power of Glamour’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:17:03 GMT
- Virginia Postrel lays out the case for glamour as a life-shaping force, whether for good or for ill.
- ‘Johnny Carson,’ by Henry Bushkin Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:16:20 GMT
- Henry Bushkin, who worked as a lawyer for Johnny Carson, has written a gossipy, breezy memoir about the late-night host.
- ‘This Land That I Love,’ by John Shaw Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:16:03 GMT
- John Shaw’s book tells the story of two American anthems: Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” and Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land.”
- Nicholas Dawidoff’s ‘Collision Low Crossers’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:15:50 GMT
- Nicholas Dawidoff’s case study of the N.F.L., after a year spent with the New York Jets.
- ‘A Story Lately Told,’ by Anjelica Huston Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:15:18 GMT
- Anjelica Huston’s memoir about growing up in Ireland, London and New York doubles as a social history of the 1960s.
- Robert Gordon’s ‘Respect Yourself’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:14:58 GMT
- Robert Gordon profiles the singers, songwriters and producers behind Stax Records.
- ‘City as Canvas’ and ‘The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:13:32 GMT
- Graffiti and street art from New York City and around the world.
- ‘Balthus: Cats and Girls’ and ‘The Big New Yorker Book of Cats’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:13:05 GMT
- Paintings of cats and girls by Balthus, and poetry and prose about cats from The New Yorker.
- ‘The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams,’ by Ben Bradlee Jr. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:12:51 GMT
- Ben Bradlee Jr.’s biography of Ted Williams does not materially alter our picture of the Red Sox star, but fills it in with much greater detail and nuance.
- Sam Wasson’s ‘Fosse’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:12:31 GMT
- Sam Wasson’s biography of Bob Fosse explains the choreographer’s achievement in prose meant to summon the spirit of a Fosse show.
- ‘Murals of New York City,’ by Glenn Palmer-Smith Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:11:23 GMT
- “Murals of New York City: The Best of New York’s Public Paintings From Bemelmans to Parrish” features more than 30 large-scale works around the city.
- ‘How Dogs Love Us’ and ‘What the Dog Knows’ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:11:03 GMT
- Two new books combine rich storytelling with science to explain dogs — the roles they play in our lives and we in theirs.