Wages of Sin


by Ian McEwan

Passion Painter


by Barthélémy Jobert

Delacroix: The Late Work Museum of Art, September 15, 1998-January 3, 1999.

an exhibition at the Grand Palais, Paris, and the Philadelphia, Catalog of the exhibition by Arlette Sérullaz and Vincent Pomarède and Joseph J. Rishel and Lee Johnson and Louis-Antoine Prat and David Liot

The Dawn of the Gods

Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India

by Roberto Calasso, translated by Tim Parks

The Real Marquis

At Home with the Marquis de Sade: A Life

by Francine du Plessix Gray

Sade: A Biographical Essay

by Laurence L. Bongie

The Triumph of Matisse

The Unknown Matisse: A Life of Henri Matisse, The Early Years, 1869-1908

by Hilary Spurling

Cuban Hit Parade

Buena Vista Social Club may come nearest to being the perfect popular music record since Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Buena Vista Social Club

recording produced by Ry Cooder

Afro-Cuban All Stars: A Toda Cuba le Gusta

recording produced by Nick Gold and Juan de Marcos González

Introducing…Rubén González

recording produced by Nick Gold

Fear of Flying

Inside the Sky: A Meditation on Flight

by William Langewiesche

Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying

by Wolfgang Langewiesche

Nall Report: Accident Trends and Factors for 1996

by 1997 Air Safety Foundation, Airline Owners and Pilots Association

The Red Scare

Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America

by Ellen Schrecker

The Mysterious Mr. Wordsworth

Wordsworth and the Victorians

by Stephen Gill

The Hidden Wordsworth: Poet, Lover, Rebel, Spy

by Kenneth R. Johnston

Secrets of Nijinsky

Nijinsky’s famous diary was the record of his thoughts as he began to go insane. To my knowledge, it is the only sustained written account, by a major artist, of the experience of entering psychosis.

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