Culture and Arts
CultureWatch Review of 1493 by Charles Mann: Pause and batten down the hatches before you plunge in!
Julia Sneden reviews 1493 by Charles Mann and wonders whether it would come up to the standard Mann had set so high with 1491. She writes, "The answer, dear reader, is a resounding 'Yes!' That answer does not, however, come without a few caveats." more »
Julia Sneden writes: Just leave me alone with my books, my real, physical, weighty books. Just try entering “e-book” into Google, if you want a lesson in technological confusion. Our public libraries are struggling with the parameters of e-book usage as are the publishers more »
A New York Times art critic called Chrysler the most underrated American collector of his time. He was known for buying against fashion, as he had confidence that the special qualities he saw in various pieces would gain acceptance later. more »