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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

MUSIC

Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The German-born composer found his greatest audience in Britain's capital -- even if they were suspicious of his Italian-language operas.
The B&N Podcast: Annie Leibovitz and the 2017 National Book Awards

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Annie Leibovitz and the 2017 National Book Awards

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The most celebrated photographer of our time talks about her eye-popping new collection. Plus: Lisa Lucas on the 2017 National Book Awards!
Leonardo da Vinci

LIVES

Leonardo da Vinci

Reviewed by Michael O'Donnell ×

The creator of the world's most mysterious work of art was himself an open book. Michael O'Donnell reviews Walter Isaacson's life of the Renaissance genius.
A Letter from the Bottom of the World: On Robert Lowell, Poetry and Madness

ARTISTS

A Letter from the Bottom of the World: On Robert Lowell, Poetry and Madness

By Troy Jollimore ×

The work of Robert Lowell has always been colored by his legendary bouts with mental illness. Now, Kay Renfield Jamison's "Setting the River on Fire" looks at the intersection of poetry and...
Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

ARTISTS

Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Reviewed by Michelle Dean ×

Arthur Lubow's new biography attempts to unravel the enigma of a photographer who specialized in human mystery. Review by Michelle Dean.
The Lonely City

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The Lonely City

Reviewed by Rachel Syme ×

Why are the most teeming places on earth also among the most isolating? And why does feeling alone in the crowd turn out to be so great for art? Rachel Syme follows Olivia Laing's journey to...