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Walker Evans: Starting from Scratch

Intriguing interpretations of Evans’s photos and work process, for both specialists and general readers.

Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age

A compelling work showing the inner lives of those counseled by rabbinic authorities to keep their less-observant practices private while publicly keeping up the fiction of piety. For all interested in the intersection of faith and self-fulfillment.

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After Callimachus: Poems

According to this collection’s foreword, Callimachus never found his ideal translator
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In Search of the Soul: A Philosophical Essay

In the end, Cottingham’s humane philosophy is like an enjoyable conversation with a friend about an important, personal topic. While nonreligious readers may be irritated by his theism, and religious readers will wish for a more vigorous embrace of a supernatural immortality, all will feel engaged by a warm and thoughtful scholar, always ready to draw inspiration from Romantic poets, early modern philosophers and thoughtful writers. Recommended.

Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

A marvelous work of synthesis. Selectors would do well to place it the circulating collection, as readers will need time and leisure to absorb the many wondrous facets.
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Dante

While not for beginners, Took’s biography is deeply enriching for those who have some grounding in Dante, for whom this is an essential resource.
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Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

This scholarly work brings a sociologist’s perspective and rigorous methodology to survey the process of artistic legitimation. Recommended for scholars as well as general readers interested in the topic from an academic viewpoint.

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Michelangelo, God’s Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece

This surprisingly engaging treatment of Michelangelo’s later, but no less influential work, will appeal to readers seeking a more personal insight into the man.

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