Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

November 16, 2008 1

who is Marco Zanta?

By michael lavine in , Architecture, Books

After a big meeting with a big agent (that went very well I think) I dropped into the the ICP to check out there latest offerings. First up was a Cornell Capa show which was classic but didnt really move me. Maybe I wasn’t in the mood but really I thought that the Robert Capa [...]

May 19, 2008 0


By michael lavine in , Books

Eight years ago I purchased a book at Barnes and Noble called “Blindness” by Jose Saramago.  I had never heard of the author but was convinced to indulge solely by the “staff recommends” notation scribbled on an index card.  I was so moved by the ferocious intensity of the story that I proceeded to buy a stack of [...]