Well Turned Out: Art and Fashion Titles Walk the Runway

Readers of fashion, costume, and design, as well as anthropology and art history will enjoy this accessible, fun title; an elegant offering filled with jeweled works beyond compare; this bold, beautiful book will delight art and fashion historians and those who seek style inspiration

Music, Art, & Literature | Nonfiction Previews, Nov. 2017

A-Trak. When the Needle Dropped: A DJ’s Journey. Scribner. Nov. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9781476745497. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781476745510. MEMOIR/MUSIC His full name is Alain Macklovitch, but he’s known worldwide as A-Trak, and through his memoir he traks, er, tracks a huge trend in music: the emergence of the DJ as the star of the show […]

Nonfiction on Retro Cameras, Hustvedt’s Essays, and Lonely Planet Travel 2017 | Xpress Reviews

Anyone who appreciates fine photography will love this book; an excellent and fearlessly wide-ranging collection that never stops at the easy answer but continually probes deeper; a quick and engaging overview useful to travelers in planning their next escape

Big Picture 2016: Ten Photography Titles To Pore Over

A valuable reference that will delight those interested in photojournalism; an exceptional and unusual example of documentary photography; The Blind Photographer on the nature of photography and of vision itself

Illustration That Works, Creative Cut Cards, Enameling Jewelry, and Traditional Nordic Knits | Crafts & DIY Reviews, June 1, 2016

A practical yet sophisticated guide for aspiring artists and recent art school graduates alike; a fun and functional guide to card making; an extensive guide to enameling jewelry; classic Nordic knitwear that will appeal to all levels of knitters, and many more crafts & DIY book reviews

Instant Photos | Arts & Humanities Reviews, May 1, 2016

A history of Polaroid and how it changed photography; a collection of stunning images taken from a iPhone camera

DIY Temporary Tattoos, A Year of Sewing, Photography, Knits from Norway | Crafts & DIY, April 1, 2016

A highly recommended book for people who aren’t ready to commit to a permanent tattoo; a refreshing, thoughtful sewing book brimming with personality; two in-depth guides to photography exposure; adorable knitting designs inspired by Scandinavia, and more.

Art + Poetry | LJ Reviews

British photographer Kenna’s art will appeal to fans of traditional landscape photography; a photobook with poems recommended for large public, academic, and special library collections

An Iconic Town: Looking at Big Apple Books | LJ Reviews

A superb example of mid-century modern architecture; striking design details of 47 interiors built from 1811 to 1967; the High Line will enthrall design fanatics; fans of fine photography will find much to absorb in Store Front II

Focus on Photography: Snap Up These Timely Titles

A gorgeous book of Edward S. Curtis‘s masterworks; 25 years of the National Gallery of Art; casual pictures that convey an unrehearsed truthfulness, rock music photography; radical developments in photography’s long history