Tag: book

Thinking lately about picking up Alexis Ohanian’s book Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed. Seems like a cool guy with a good story to tell.

the-oldest-living-things-in-the-world

The Oldest Living Things in the World is a neat book by Rachel Sussman (with contributing authors Carl Zimmer and Hans Ulrich Obrist) that chronicles some of the world’s oldest living things (2000 years and older). She travels the world in search of fungus, coral, trees, and other organisms and even photographs something that’s supposedly […]

art-deco-mailboxes

Came across this neat book the other day. A wonderful collection of those antique golden mailboxes seen in many older buildings in New York and elsewhere. Art Deco Mailboxes: An Illustrated Design History is available now for $20.

meatpacking-district-brian-rose

Anybody who has lived in NYC for the last few decades has¬†undoubtedly seen the drastic transformation of the Meatpacking District from an industrial afterthought to a hip, expensive shopping and party scene. Brian Rose has witnessed this transformation first-hand and made an account of the change in a new book called Metamorphosis: Meatpacking District 1985-2013. […]

Actor/comedian Keegan-Michael Key performs dramatic readings of actual one-star reviews of classic books taken verbatim from Amazon.com. In this edition, Hop On Pop, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Art of War.