Joan Acocella

Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her most recent book is Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints.

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    Dance to the Piper

    This humorous and insightful memoir by the path-breaking creator of the ballet Rodeo and choreographer of Oklahoma! and other musicals, gives readers a glimpse into the world of modern ballet—and into the life of an American legend. “One of the finest and most eloquent writers on dance the world has known” —Clive Barnes, Dance Magazine

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    Beware of Pity

    The most widely read author writing in German prior to the rise of the Nazis, Zweig captures the torment of betrayal in a powerful study of affliction.