Scott Lingenfelter recently reviewed Arkady Polishchuk’s memoir, Dancing on Thin Ice: Travails of a Russian Dissenter, for East-West Church Report, which covers religious and academic news in the former Soviet… Read more Arkady Polishchuk, Dancing on Thin Ice reviewed in East-West Church Report →
Ed Rosenthal’s gripping Salvation Canyon is about a desert hike gone wrong and a transformative, face-to-face confrontation with death…. The narrative is poignant as it reveals the clash between Rosenthal’s longing to… Read more Foreword Reviews Loves Salvation Canyon →
… A more contemporary question gets posed in this work in an email communication between [gardener] Shea and Eloisa Haudenschild, the owner of the garden, where he describes his approach… Read more Praise from OC Art Blog for Even When Fall Is Here →
In The New York Review of Book‘s November issue, Ivo de Figueiredo’s Henrik Ibsen: The Man and the Mask (Yale University Press, 2019) is recognized as an “illuminating” biography that… Read more NY Review of Books: Figuieredo’s Ibsen biography is “illuminating” →
“[Francis M.] Naumann’s writing is entertaining and authentic. He sings the praises of those who formed his own character as well as embraces their flaws. From the bordellos to the… Read more Seattle Book Review: Mentors is “riveting” →
“Mentors is an accessible and richly detailed celebration of intense cross-generational exchanges between individuals who champion and challenge each other.”
On his blog Triumph of the Now, reviewer Scott Manley Hadley discusses the many intriguing aspects of Mentors, a forthcoming memoir by art historian and scholar Francis M. Naumann: “An odd but consistently engaging text about academic mentorship, about art, about art history, about writing, about ageing, about illness, about artists and ….
In a new article for The Believer, writer Rayyan Al-Shawaf discusses two books that explore the predicament of the Palestinian writer caught between “Israel’s matrix of repression” as well as… Read more The Believer examines a Palestinian writer’s dilemma in A Rebel in Gaza →