Abandoned until found among James Agee's personal effects in 2003, Cotton Tenants served as source material for his landmark book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Agee's moving and spare reporting on tenant farmers pairs stunningly with Walker Evans' seminal photographs.
As each day brings new advancements in science and exploration, humanity is left to puzzle its spiritual identity. Physicist and author of Einstein's Dreams, Alan Lightman, carefully considers our unfathomable place in the cosmos with an enlightening new book.
No stranger to grand undertakings, lauded graphic novelist Joe Sacco presents one of his most ambitious projects to date: a twenty-four-foot-long panorama of one of the bloodiest days in world history. Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold's Ghost, provides additional material.
Eschewing the common commentary of cobble and canals, Russell Shorto masterfully delves into the cultural and political history of the ask-no-questions capital of the world. An absorbing and unrivaled read.
Not unlike her astounding and uncommon Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, wanderlustering staff favorite Rebecca Solnit remixes the history of the Big Easy with a brilliantly-conceived, impeccably adorned atlas.
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