by Stefanie Dykes I’ve pretty much marked up every chapter with underlined passages, circled paragraphs, and left sticky notes to myself. What do I make of all this? That’s the first question I asked myself when I began reading Terry Tempest Williams’ new book, When Women Were Birds. […]
Italian author Antonio Tabucchi died Sunday of cancer. Little was made of his passing in the states, though most European papers noted his achievements, and in the English-speaking world the BBC remarked on his career (Tabucchi has been a contender for the Man Booker International Prize). It’s a […]
A review of Donna Poulton’s biography of pioneer artist Reuben Kirkham, recently published by Cedar Fort press.
Ann Poore reviews Tony Smiths book about . . . Tony Smith.
The latest installment in our review of novels set in the art world, Shawn Rossiter reviews a novel by Argentine author Cesar Aira.
We return to our series of reviews of novels set in the art world with Shawn Rossiter’s review of Ernesto Sabato’s existential classic The Tunnel.
We haven’t had time to put together our next review of art world-related novels (Jean Echenoz’s I’m Gone is on deck – look for it next week), but when we were at Salt Lake’s Main Library we noticed something interesting: on the second floor a display case advertises […]
In our continuing series of book reviews of novels featuring art and artists, Shawn Rossiter reviews W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants.
Iain Pears’ series of Art History mysteries involving characters Jonathan Argyll and Flavia di Stefano is reviewed.
A review of Jennifer Adams’ new book Y is for Yorick.
In our January edition of 15 Bytes we took a look at Lance Larsen, a 2009 Utah Book Award winner. For this week’s Sunday Reading installment, Geoff Wichert reviews another past winner, novelist Christine Allen-Yazzie. “You have to be careful. This one will write it all down.” The […]
Do people still curl up on the sofa to read the paper on Sunday morning? We imagine that the numbers are dwindling so quickly that the phrase will soon be as anachronistic and incomprehensible to our younger readers as “putting on a record.” On the other hand, with […]