From The New Yorker’s fiercely original, Pulitzer
Prize-winning culture critic, a provocative collection of new and
previously published essays arguing that we are what we
From her creation of the first “Approval Matrix” in
New York magazine in 2004 to her Pulitzer
Prize–winning columns for The New Yorker, Emily
Nussbaum has known all along that what we watch is who we are.
Vivid, surprising, and utterly timely, Akiko Busch's HOW TO
DISAPPEAR explores the idea of invisibility in nature, art, and
science, in search of a more joyful and peaceful way of living in
today's increasingly surveilled and publicity-obsessed
In our increasingly networked and image-saturated lives, the notion
of disappearing has never been both more enchanting and yet
Author: Geoff Dyer Release Date: February 12, 2019
Geoff Dyer's earlier book on film, Zona, was about Andrei
Tarkovsky's Stalker, so it was perhaps inevitable that he
should next devote his unique critical and stylistic energies to
Brian G. Hutton's Where Eagles Dare. A thrilling Alpine
adventure starring a magnificent, bleary-eyed Richard Burton and a
dynamically lethargic Clint Eastwood, Where Eagles Dare is
the apex of 1960s war movies, by turns enjoyable and preposterous.
An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the
visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of
his closest colleagues, friends, and family — adapted by
David Lynch from the print book especially for this audio
In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up
for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular
vision, and the many heartaches and struggles he’s faced to
bring his unorthodox projects to fruition.
This warm, loving, and often hilarious personal history
of My Fair Lady,
Camelot, and Gigi describes the cast of a
great era in American musical theater. Moss Heart, Fritz Loewe,
Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Cecil Beaton, Louis
Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Leslie Caron, Vincente Minelli, Arthur
Freed, and many others.
One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana,
photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington
typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken
book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking,
without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.
A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in
search of his family’s hidden treasure and comes to
understand his ancestry as he never has before.
In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu’s
great-great-grandfather Liu’s Yangtze River hometown of
Xingang, Liu was forced to bury his valuables, including a vast
collection of prized antique porcelain, and undertake a
decades-long trek that would splinter the family over thousands of
The Wall Street Journal called him “a living
legend.” The London Times dubbed him “the most
famous art detective in the world.”
In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the
FBI’s Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his
remarkable career for the first time, offering a real-life
international thriller to rival The Thomas Crown Affair.
On August 21, 1911, the unfathomable happened–Leonardo da
Vinci’s Mona Lisa vanished from the Louvre. More than
twenty-four hours passed before museum officials realized she was
gone. The prime suspects were as shocking as the crime. Pablo
Picasso and Guillaume Apollinaire, young provocateurs of a new art.