"Seventeen traditional American and Chinese songs are written in artist Xu Bing's signature Square Word Calligraphy"--
Emily Dickinson, who famously wrote "Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul," is brought to life in this moving story. In a small New England town lives Emily Dickinson, a girl in love with small things-a flower petal, a bird, a ray of light, a word. In those small things, her brilliant imagination can see the wide world-and in her words, she takes wing. From celebrated children's author Jennifer Berne comes a lyrical and lovely...
"The vibrant and daring life of Marianne North, a self-taught artist and scientist who subverted Victorian gender roles and advanced the field of botanical illustration"--
What would Little Women be without the charms of the March family's cozy New England home? Or Wuthering Heights without the ghost-infested Wuthering Heights? Getting lost in the setting of a good book can be half the pleasure of reading, and Decorating a Room of One's Own brings literary backdrops to the foreground in this wryly-affectionate satire of interior design reporting. English professor and humorist Susan Harlan spoofs decorating culture...