In Classic Style: The Splendor of American Ballet Theatre

In Classic Style: The Splendor of American Ballet Theatre

Text and Photography by Nancy Ellison Rizzoli Clearly, I need to attend the ballet more often.  When I think of schlepping to a theatre to see the ballet, I think of “The Nutcracker” and tight tights.  This new coffee table book which  has just come out...
Vanishing America: The End of Main Street

Vanishing America: The End of Main Street

by Michael Eastman Rizzoli Books In shops May 2008 Earlier this week, W.W. Norton published Fareed Zakaria’s book, “The Post-American World.”  You can refer to the cover story of NEWSWEEK for the Cliff’s Notes if you like…  When...
Brooklyn Modern: Achitechture, Interiors & Design

Brooklyn Modern: Achitechture, Interiors & Design

by Diana Lind / photography by Yoko Inoue Rizzoli Books In shops now Be still, my beating heart.  For five years I lived in Brooklyn, New York.  The fact that I now write about it in the past tense is excruciating.  And it all comes rushing back as I flip through the...
Dennis the Menace: Volume 4

Dennis the Menace: Volume 4

Fantagraphics Books In shops now Unfortunately, when I think of Dennis the Menace, the first thing that comes to mind are the terrible live action movies that were made in the mid ’90s.  I forget though that the character of Dennis, from the original cartoons by...
Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist

Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist

University of Michigan Press In shops now There is no doubt that cartoons, graphic novels and animated narratives are more popular than ever.  It seems that every time you turn around, another comic is being optioned for a film.  So it’s interesting to get into...
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