Tag Archive: NYC

William Merritt Chase: An American Master, by Elsa Smithgall et al. @ NYJB

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The Directors’ Preface announces that “This exhibition is the first retrospective on Chase in thirty years.”

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The Eyes of the City, by Richard Sandler @ NYJB

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“The Eyes of the City invites an unhurried view, seducing the eye to linger over the images, letting stories come to life in the mind.”

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Massive Pissed Love: Nonfiction 2001–2014, by Richard Hell @ NYJB

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Former punk rocker Richard Hell writes “A rewarding collection whether read straight through or sampling here and there.”

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CCLaP Fridays: Five Bullets, by Larry Duberstein

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Five Bullets, by Larry Duberstein, reads like a mashup between Mad Men, Schindler’s List, and Titus Andronicus.

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Black Swan: A Sam Acquillo Hamptons Mystery (Book 5) by Chris Knopf

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Chris Knopf begins Black Swan with an epic set piece.  During a ferocious October storm off the coast of Long Island, Sam Acquillo pilots the Carpe Mañana to safety with the help of… Continue reading

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I Think, Therefore Who Am I?: Memoir of a Psychedelic Year, by Peter Weissman

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In the film The Limey (Steven Soderbergh, 1999), the record producer Terry Valentine offers his girlfriend an evocative speech describing the Sixties. “Did you ever dream about a place you never really recall… Continue reading

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