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Where It Was At

In the artist and critic Edith Schloss’s newly compiled memoir, the New York City of the Abstract Expressionist era explodes into a series of vivid canvases.

Nov 11, 2021
As the Heart Throbs

The professor and researcher Bill Schutt leads us on a journey through all things heart with a light hand and at times even humor.

Nov 4, 2021
American Dreamer

The remarkable story of a Holocaust survivor who charmed and swaggered his way to financial heights, all the while maintaining a passion for Judaism.

Oct 28, 2021
A Medical Pioneer

It would be a mistake to think of this highly readable book as a Holocaust memoir. Rather it is a prominent American physician’s synthesis of some 80 years of a courageous life.

Oct 21, 2021
South Fork Poetry: ‘A Season of Roses’

A poem for a warm autumn that has kept the roses blooming.

Oct 21, 2021
A Life Saved by Art

In “Light on Fire,” Gabrielle Selz traces the triumphs and tragedies of the California-born Sam Francis, whose luminous paintings and prints placed him firmly in the pantheon of 20th-century icons of modern art. 

Oct 14, 2021
Not Your Father’s Noir

Colson Whitehead’s penchant for exploring genres takes him to uptown Manhattan in the early 1960s and . . . a furniture salesman?

Oct 7, 2021
On Pathos

Julian Zelizer’s latest tells the story of a religious scholar who fought for human justice, befriending Martin Luther King Jr. along the way.

Sep 30, 2021
A Champion in Both Senses

“All In” provides the most current, candid, and personal perspective of a figure of huge significance to women’s tennis and the women’s movement.

Sep 23, 2021
South Fork Poetry: ‘Our Weeping Willow’

Snapshot of an Iowa childhood.

Sep 16, 2021
POTUS Agonistes

“The President’s Daughter” weaves a narrative of a terrorist’s kidnapping of a former president’s teenage daughter with several important themes: loyalty, family, kindness, duty, and faith.

Sep 16, 2021
Not Quite ‘Jaws’

Check out the Heyers’ new History Press volume for its illustrations and pithy folklore, just don’t expect much gore.

Sep 9, 2021