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As coffee-table books go, this catalog accompanying a 2008 Gagosian Gallery exhibition is like a cappuccino: light, frothy, and a lovely respite. It doesn't provide deep historical context for pop art and its revision of painting or an explanation of Roy Lichtenstein's benday techniques or influential mixing of high and low culture. It's all about image: the breathy, melodramatic glamour girls of Lichtenstein's Girl painting series, begun in 1961. Impeccable reproductions of Masterpiece, Happy Tears, Kiss, and 19 other works are accompanied by the little-seen original source pictures and quotes from romance comics as well as Lichtenstein's drawing studies, emphasizing both his appropriation tactics and his impressive manipulation of scale. Three artists get involved: Jeff Koons interviews Lichtenstein's wife, Richard Prince compiles romance novel covers into a detachable artist's book, and Hamilton's 1964 tribute, A Little Bit of Roy Lichtenstein for..., is reproduced on the inside covers. For more nourishment, the inquisitive reader should look elsewhere (e.g., Graham Bader's Roy Lichtenstein, Michael Lobel's Image Duplicator, or Diane Waldman's Roy Lichtenstein), but the casual browser will be pleasantly sated. Recommended for art history special collections.