We love books. We line them on shelves like totems. We pile them next to our beds in some hope they'll affect our dreams. For many of us, books are sacred objects. And sometimes, just sometimes, they’re even magical.
This book really got us excited. Everyone wanted to touch it. Borrow it. Talk about it. It felt like magic.And the title was just as mysterious – Codex Seraphinianus. And who is this Luigi Serafini? Is he the author?
The Book of Pythia is part of the sacred scrolls of the Twelve Tribes of Kobol and in the four seasons of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica, The Book of Pythia plays a crucial role. This may be a fictional universe, but the book itself is real.
Fashion photographer David Jay recently sent us a book of his photos. The lighting was perfect, the settings intimate. The women, nearly naked, were gorgeous. Taking in the beautiful images, something stood out – the mastectomy scars.
Fashion photographer David Jay recently sent us a book of his photos. The lighting was perfect. The settings intimate. The women, nearly naked, were gorgeous. As we looked at these beautiful images, something stood out – the mastectomy scars.
There are lots of ways we identify ourselves – where we come from, our race, our religion… but perhaps nothing shapes our identity more than whether we’re a man or a woman. But even that can get really complicated. Independent producer Aubrey Ralph explains.
Innovative dancer and choreographer Sally Gross is now in her late 70s. And though she was one of the dancers who revolted against the Martha Graham school of modern dance she says her most impressive feat was overthrowing something far greater: her own body.
David Stockman. Stockman? Uhm, Stockman? Oh yeah, President Reagan’s budget director. One of the architects of supply-side economics. Well, he’s back in the limelight all these years later with his best-selling book “The Great Deformation”.