New books

Doing nothing in Arts, and then some!

Doing nothing in Arts, and then some!

March 31, 2011

Arts, New books:

They say that you can’t, or shouldn’t, judge a book by its cover (a theory I don’t entirely agree with), and I suppose the same can be said for the title, but… Read More ›

Elvis returns, music from a ruined city, and other loud things in Arts

Elvis returns, music from a ruined city, and other loud things in Arts

March 18, 2011

Arts, Music, New books:

Return of the King : Elvis Presley’s great comeback by Gillian G. Gaar Elvis Presley had more comebacks throughout his glorious career than Nellie Melba had farewells, some more successful… Read More ›

All the world’s a stage, and screen!

All the world’s a stage, and screen!

February 23, 2011

Arts, New books, Performing Arts:

Am I giving away my age if I say that I grew up watching the marvellous Margaret Rutherford on TV in those wonderful Miss Marple movies, not to mention other… Read More ›

New books, proceed with caution

New books, proceed with caution

January 27, 2011

Arts, New books:

I know that you can’t (or shouldn’t) judge a book by its cover and maybe the same can be said about the title as well, but some things just demand your attention!… Read More ›

New books in Arts, and some heritage swimwear!

New books in Arts, and some heritage swimwear!

January 15, 2011

Arts, New books:

 A new year, and a shelf of new books! Sole mates : cowboy boots and art  by Joseph Traugott The cowboy boot seen as an American icon, a subject for… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 23, 2010

Arts, New books:

Wagner and cinema  edited by Jeongwon Joe and Sander L. Gilman John Dahl and neo-noir : examining auteurism and genre by Paul Monaco   Withnail and us : cult films and… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 3, 2010

Arts, New books:

Cezanne’s other: the portraits of Hortense :by Susan Sidlauskas    Portraits of the Renaissance : by Nathalie Mandel    Constable’s clouds: paintings and cloud studies by john Constable : edited… Read More ›