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Professor Emily Levesque’s book is not an academic astronomy treatise. It is not an academic class textbook. It is on the other hand a very engaging and fun read about the ‘observational’ astronomer’s day-to-day life. It almost sounds like an interesting friend’s narration about the behind the scene challenges, discoveries and, often, even tedious waits...
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In ‘Montmartre’, Roe argues with a hefty support of exceptional scholarship, that Modernist Art was a product of the first decade of twentieth century Montmartre, not born in the 1920s to (in her words) ‘the accompaniment of Charleston, black jazz and mint juleps’. It was the product of the cross pollination between artists, writers, dancers,...
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For the longest time this little tome had patiently looked down from my bookshelves to my comings and goings waiting to be picked up. Long time. I was supposed to have read it in graduate school, but I never got around to it before I quit. And for all that long I was under the...
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Read it if… If you are intrigued and inspired by the aesthetics of traditional Japanese art, with its attention to the melancholic representation of the trace of the passage of time. In this book, Andrew Juniper invites us to explore with his simple and easily accessible exposition the spiritual principles of the Wabi Sabi concept,...
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