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a Cover story 19 5-2005
Looks back at 70 years of Penguin
paperbacks, charting the development
of British publishing, the ever-chang-ing currents of cover art and style,
and the role of artists and designers in
creating the Penguin look.
600 color illustrations.
Penguin 256 pp. 0-14-102423-2 $25.00
l YDia Cassa TT reaDinG
The MorninG PaPer
harriet scott Chessman
“This flowing and lyrical novel...cap-tures a bit of Paris of the time, gives us
a teasing portrait of Degas, and brings
to the foreground such questions as
the relationship of the observer and
the observed, and the questions of
art and morality.”—Alan Cheuse, on
NPR’s All Things Considered.
Plume 176 pp. 0-452-28350-7 $13.00
New in Paperback!
leonarDo Da vinCi
flights of the Mind
“Fresh, detailed, vivid, and presents
perhaps the most fully human Leonardo we have.”—The New Yorker.
“Copiously researched....A beautifully
written, masterful biography.”—Kirkus
Reviews. 16-page color photo insert,
Penguin 448 pp. 0-14-303612-2 $18.00
New in Paperback!
When The as Tors
o WneD ne W York
Grand hotels in a Gilded age
“At once social history and cultural
anthropology...a distillation of a place
and of a time by a smiling and sardonic observer.”—David Aaron, Harvard University. “Revealing....[Kaplan]
defines his subject as a commentary
on the progression of taste and social
attitude—and does it very well.”
—The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Viking 208 pp. 0-670-03769-9 $24.95
Plume 208 pp. 0-452-28858-4 $15.00
Paperback available July 2007
islaMiC ar T
anD Cul Ture
a visual history
nasser D. khalili
In this exquisite oversized volume
spanning 1200 years of history, Professor Khalili presents a benchmark
visual history of the peoples, the
cultures, and the artworks that have
defined the Islamic world.
Overlook 192pp. 1-58567-839-2 $60.00
BurninG BriGh T
Chevalier employs her eye for historical detail to create a sweeping and
thoroughly engaging story centering
around William Blake and the London
of his time.
Dutton 288 pp. 0-525-94978-X $24.95
The virGin Blue
Plume 320 pp. 0-452-28444-9 $14.00
anD The uniCorn
Plume 256 pp. 0-452-28545-3 $14.00
Girl Wi Th
a Pearl earrinG
Plume 240 pp. 0-452-28215-2 $16.00
The Mona lisa s Tor Y
The history of a
Painting Told in Pictures
An intimate look at the painting’s
history and Leonardo’s life, revealed
in more than 400 paintings, photos,
Overlook 352pp. 1-58567-840-6 $37.95
The irish GaMe
“A true-crime tale that includes a
priceless Vermeer stolen twice from
the same Irish country house, and a
father-and-son detective team who
recovers the painting 19 years apart.”
— The Plain Dealer (Cleveland).
Plume 240 pp. 0-452-28461-9 $15.00
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