Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Books as art. And furniture?

I suppose this 'third' option' in the print v. e-book debate gives a whole new meaning to the concept of coffee table books. From The New Yorker.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

"The Searchers"--story and legend

If you've found John Ford's "The Searchers" as disturbingly compelling as I have, you might find reasons in this NYRB commentary on Glenn Frankel's comparison of the film to the story on which it was based. Helps me see why this epic, along with "La Dolce Vita" and "Bullitt," is among my faves.
Read the piece  here.