Dec 13, 2012 — Susan Stamberg presents the year's best books, picked by independent booksellers around the country. Selections range from gritty, free-verse fairy tales to ballerina photographs and a grim Southern story about a small town that would rather its ghosts remain at rest.
Nov 26, 2012 — Jordan Matter's Dancers Among Us shows artists performing in unexpected places. It appears at No. 9.
May 14, 2012 — A website invites readers to submit photos of photos — images from the past, set in the present.
Apr 6, 2012 — Photographer Mary Ellen Mark has taken a kitschy tradition and made it artful.
Dec 3, 2010 — Fresh Air jazz critic Kevin Whitehead picks CDs, books and a DVD for the jazz lover on your list this holiday season. His selections include a book of Sonny Rollins photographs and music from the first season of the HBO series Treme.
Nov 24, 2009 — Reviewer John McAlley selects gems from the worlds of fine art, fashion, photography, science, lit-crit and cartoons. These luxe volumes will be gracing coffee tables long after the lights and wrapping paper are gone.
Nov 4, 2008 — Artists and athletes, celebrities and scribes, the talented and the tainted promiscuously link arms and promenade in this exuberant collection of portraits from the Vanity Fair archives.
Nov 6, 2007 — For two decades, Diana Walker was the White House photographer for Time magazine, clicking her camera through five administrations. Walker's new book is filled with portraits that go far beyond the usual "photo ops."
Oct 3, 2006 — Annie Leibovitz has been photographing celebrities for four decades — those long-awaited photos of Suri Cruise in Vanity Fair were hers. Leibovitz's portraits of stars have made her something of a celebrity herself, but a new book of her work reveals a more personal side to Leibovitz.
Jun 3, 2006 — Actors posing for photographer Howard Schatz's book In Character: Actors Acting weren't allowed to just sit pretty. Schatz gave them dramatic scenarios, and then captured the expressive results. Schatz and actress Martha Plimpton, who is among those featured, talk about the book.