Dec 2, 2005 — With her gift book selections, NPR's Ketzel Levine will take you wandering through old maps and contemporary art galleries, courtside at the NBA, inside the minds of raucous high school kids, and into the embrace of poems.
Nov 30, 2005 — "These photographs of women will knock you out cold, whether it's 50's model Suzy Parker in haute couture worthy of Cinderella or the iconic portrait of aristocrat Marella Agnella," writes senior correspondent Ketzel Levine about this Richard Avedon collection of photographs. Levine recommends it in her holiday gift-book roundup this year.
Oct 1, 2004 — Photographer Richard Avedon, whose evocative pictures of celebrities and the high life elevated fashion photograpy to an art form, died last weekend in San Antonio, Texas, after suffering a brain hemorrahge. His death was announced Friday. NPR's Noah Adams reports.