Eclectic interests. An eclectic list.
A brilliant, moving work. Roth at his best.
Using just a few events, Ellis brings vividly to life the complexity that was Jefferson.
An amazing collection of obscure thoughts and observations. Endlessly entertaining.
Imaginative and touching.
A wide-ranging “kaleidoscope of human communication” by a famous British scientist/humanist.
Published in 1936, it was, some years later, my introduction to the concept of graphic design. Leon Friend was a high school teacher in Brooklyn who became mentor to many outstanding designers.
Explains Japanese thought and aesthetics in an original and insightful way.
Type as image over the centuries. Many rare examples.
Classic early Steinberg.
An amusing and insightful account of two cultures meeting.
The first Rand book, and still the best.
An early influence.