Famously private, the society photographer waited till after his death to publish “Fashion Climbing.”
Category Archives: Books and Literature
Lauren Hilgers’s “Patriot Number One” offers a detailed and close-up look at immigration through one man’s experience.
John Oliver’s parody of the Pence family’s book about their pet bunny has bumped pre-orders of James B. Comey’s memoir from the top spot.
Like a pair of supersleuths, Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian reconstruct the golfer’s life and offer new angles on old stories.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Paule Marshall on how her mother’s relationship to language inspired her career.
Amit Majmudar’s verse translation of the Bhagavad Gita offers a ravishing and faithful version of that enigmatic religious text.
Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate and author of the forthcoming “Wade in the Water,” wrote a college application essay about Thoreau: “I was an aspiring Transcendentalist from a young age.”
A memoir by Sarah McBride, the first openly trans person to speak at a major party convention, details her life’s battles both public and private.
Pénélope Bagieu, the French graphic novelist, has created a visual tribute to 29 women who broke the mold.