Laurie Niles, editor of violinist.com, has published a new book, a collection of more than two dozen exclusive interviews with top violinists that she's done over the past six years. She sat down to talk with Mark Perzel about her website and the new book, Violinist.com Interviews, Vol. 1.
Our Jane Durrell reviews a fascinating new book, Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900, by Diane VanSkiver Gagel. It shares the stories of hundreds of early photographers and how the art of photography grew in Ohio in the late 19th century.
Chuck Klosterman, The Ethicist for The New York Times Magazine,has walked into the darkness. In his latest book, I Wear the Black Hat, he questions the modern understanding of villainy. What do we mean when we say someone is a bad person? And why are we so obsessed with the antihero in films, TV and books? The New York Times bestselling author of seven previous books, including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, joins us to explain his take on the bad guy.