Category: book

Marilyn Monroe reading Ulysses by James Joyce, 1955….

Marilyn Monroe reading Ulysses by James Joyce, 1955. Photographed by Eve Arnold.

MANY thanks to Jeffry Kieffer for using our …

MANY thanks to Jeffry Kieffer for using our image of the tholos tomb at Mycenae in his fascinating new book The Evolution of a Building Complex (published by Artifice Press.)   

 You can buy the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Evolution-Building-Complex-Institute-Biological/dp/1911339354/ 

25 unintentionally funny and weird comic strip panels from the…

25 unintentionally funny and weird comic strip panels from the past.

Book lover, 1902.

Book lover, 1902.

INTERVIEW: ROME: A HISTORY IN SEVEN SACKINGS: …

INTERVIEW: ROME: A HISTORY IN SEVEN SACKINGS: 

NO city on earth has preserved its past quite like Rome. Visitors stand on bridges that were crossed by Julius Caesar and Cicero, walk around temples visited by Roman emperors, and step into churches that have hardly changed since popes celebrated mass in them 16 centuries ago. These architectural survivals are all the more remarkable considering the violent disasters that have struck the city. In this exclusive interview, Ancient History Encyclopedia’s James Blake Wiener quizzes Matthew Kneale, author of Rome: A History in Seven Sackings, on the fierce courage, panache, and vitality of the Roman people across space and time.

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Cricket man and book woman, 1890s.

Cricket man and book woman, 1890s.

Young Gordon deep in his book, 1910s.

Young Gordon deep in his book, 1910s.

Epic book about renovation and history of the Volkswagen Beetle…

Epic book about renovation and history of the Volkswagen Beetle from 1941.

10 most expensive dc comic books ever sold. Are you lucky enough…

10 most expensive dc comic books ever sold. Are you lucky enough to own one of these rare comic books?

THANK you to Henry H. Work for featuring our…

THANK you to Henry H. Work for featuring our image in his book The Shape of Wine: Its Packaging Evolution.

Find out more about the book here: amzn.to/2Dd6599