book reviews

(also see my LibraryThing book reviews)

Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now. Library Journal. (coming soon)

Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods. Library Journal. (coming soon)

Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits. Library Journal. 2016, October 18.

African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection. Library Journal. 2016, May 5.

Forms of Japan: Michael KennaLibrary Journal. 2016, February 24.

Typewriter: The History, The Machines, The Writers and The Art of Typewriting (reviewed together). Library Journal. 2015, December 1.

Elaine de Kooning: PortraitsLibrary Journal. 2015, June 15.

The Light in Cuban Eyes: Lake Forest College’s Madeleine P. Plonsker Collection of Contemporary Cuban PhotographyLibrary Journal. 2015, May 15.

The Weegee Guide to New YorkLibrary Journal. 2015, April 15.

AltmanLibrary Journal. 2015, February 15.

The Creature Chronicles: Exploring the Black Lagoon TrilogyLibrary Journal. 2014, November 15.

Photography: The Definitive Visual HistoryLibrary Journal. 2014, October 1.

Minor White: Manifestations of the SpiritLibrary Journal. 2014, July 1.

Detroit Resurgent. Library Journal. 2014, June 6.

Mrs. HemingwayLibrary Journal. 2014, May 1.

Fallen BeautyLibrary Journal. 2014, February 21.

Black Theatre is Black Life. Library Journal. 2014, February 15.

Amy Sillman: One Lump or TwoLibrary Journal. 2014, January 1.

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last ReunionLibrary Journal. 2013, November 1.

A Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People; The Alex and Marie Manoogian MuseumLibrary Journal. 2013, October 15.

The Sweetest HallelujahLibrary Journal. 2013, September 6.

The Governor’s Lady. Library Journal. 2013, September 15.

Rainer on Film. Library Journal. 2013, July 12.

An Artistic “Focus.” Library Journal. 2013, July 11.

The Conduct of Saints. Library Journal. 2013, June 21.

Call me ZeldaLibrary Journal. 2013, May 3.

The Strange Career of Porgy and Bess: Race, Culture, and America’s Most Famous OperaLibrary Journal. 2013, February 1.

Z: A Novel of Zelda FitzgeraldLibrary Journal. 2013, January 1.

The Color RevolutionLibrary Journal. 2012, October 1.

Televenge. Library Journal. 2012, September 1.

Artists’ Textiles: 1940-1976Library Journal. 2012, August 1.

Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of ReconnaissanceLibrary Journal. 2012, May 15.

The Sound of Music Family ScrapbookLibrary Journal. 2012, March 15.

Textiles: The Whole Story: Uses, Meaning, SignificanceARLIS/NA Reviews. 2012.

The New ArtisansLibrary Journal. 2012, February 15.

Robinson, S. (2012, January 19). Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina: A Biohistory of American PerformanceLibrary Journal.

Robinsons, S. (2011). Textile DesignARLIS/NA Reviews.