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CULTURE
This Is...
The new series "This Is..." from Laurence King delves into the lives of artists through text, photographs and illustrations. The project is the brainchild of Scottish art historian Catherine Ingram (who holds a PhD from Trinity College, Oxford and...
CULTURE
George Daniels: A Master Watchmaker and his Art
by James Lamdin Considered by many to be the greatest watchmaker of the 20th century, and also singularly responsible for keeping modern mechanical watchmaking alive during the invasion of mass-produced electronic quartz wristwatches, George Daniels...
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Joe's Junk Yard
Photographer Lisa Kereszi has released "Joe's Junk Yard," a new photography book about her family's junk business. In a documentary style similar to her Governor's Island project, Kereszi records the final years of Joe's Junk Yard, a business started...
STYLE
Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill
Hundreds of books have been written about Winston Churchill, most of which focus on his military service and his leadership during both World Wars, but none assess his personal style like Barry Singer does in "Churchill Style: The Art of Being...
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Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is like the Madonna of the literary world. Two centuries later, the progressive British novelist remains as relevant and legendary today as he was at the height of his career. Marking the bicentennial of his birth this year is a series...
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