"Taliesin is a house in three
acts," declares the preface of Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright's
Home of Love and Loss, a new book
by Madison journalist Ron McCrea that tells the fascinating story of
this famous residence
Given the prominence of women’s rights in the recently completed presidential campaign, it is a good time to take a look at the role that women play in the White House. In the timely new volume Women and the White House
Scattered across Milwaukee are school buildings that shine like gems,
once you look past the chalk dust and grime for ornamental friezes, murals and
solid architectural bones in shapes from Romanesque Revival and Queen Anne
Over the course of his prolific 20-year
writing career, Sherman Alexie has given us a view into the modern
American-Indian experience through favorites such as The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and
Though most people know Ina Garten as the contented, reassuringly soft-spoken host of the Food Network’s long-running “Barefoot Contessa,” she considers her television gig secondary to her true career as a cookbook...
Nations once aspired to have a middle class
as strong as the one in the United States. However, as Salon editor Joan Walsh argues in her new release, What’s the Matter With White People: Why We
Long for a Golden Age...
Set along the shores of Lake Superior in
Duluth, Minn., The Lighthouse Road by
Peter Geye recreates life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as it tells
the tale of backwoods logging and bootlegging through tragic characters...
They say that beauty is in the eye of the
beholder, but few could argue against the magnificent artistry that is captured
in Paul Bialas’ photography book Pabst:
An Excavation of Art. The book focuses on the...