book reviews

(also see my LibraryThing book reviews)

All reviews are for Library Journal unless specified. Many of the reviews are freely available through Barnes and Noble’s Editorial Reviews.

Typewriters: Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing. (coming soon).
Duane Michals: Portraits. 2017, December 1.
France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Childs. 2017, November 1.
Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now. 2017, September 15.
Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods. 2017, September 1.
Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits. 2016, October 18.
African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection. 2016, May 5.
Forms of Japan: Michael Kenna. 2016, February 24.
Typewriter: The History, The Machines, The Writers and The Art of Typewriting (reviewed together). 2015, December 1.
Elaine de Kooning: Portraits. 2015, June 15.
The Light in Cuban Eyes: Lake Forest College’s Madeleine P. Plonsker Collection of Contemporary Cuban Photography. 2015, May 15.
The Weegee Guide to New York. 2015, April 15.
Altman. 2015, February 15.
The Creature Chronicles: Exploring the Black Lagoon Trilogy. 2014, November 15.
Photography: The Definitive Visual History. 2014, October 1.
Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit. 2014, July 1.
Detroit Resurgent. 2014, June 6.
Mrs. Hemingway. 2014, May 1.
Fallen Beauty. 2014, February 21.
Black Theatre is Black Life. 2014, February 15.
Amy Sillman: One Lump or Two. 2014, January 1.
The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion. 2013, November 1.
A Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People; The Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum. 2013, October 15.
The Sweetest Hallelujah. 2013, September 6.
The Governor’s Lady. 2013, September 15.
Rainer on Film. 2013, July 12.
An Artistic “Focus.” 2013, July 11.
The Conduct of Saints. 2013, June 21.
Call me Zelda. 2013, May 3.
The Strange Career of Porgy and Bess: Race, Culture, and America’s Most Famous Opera. 2013, February 1.
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. 2013, January 1.
The Color Revolution. 2012, October 1.
Televenge. 2012, September 1.
Artists’ Textiles: 1940-1976. 2012, August 1.
Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of Reconnaissance. 2012, May 15.
The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook. 2012, March 15.
Textiles: The Whole Story: Uses, Meaning, SignificanceARLIS/NA Reviews. 2012.
The New Artisans. 2012, February 15.
Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina: A Biohistory of American Performance. 2012, January 19.
Textile DesignARLIS/NA Reviews. 2011.