Rob Hardy on books



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A Broken System

Posted 4/23/2012 in Book Reviews

Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong (Knopf) by Raymond Bonner shows flaws in our way of administering capital justice.

For the Love of the Bard

Posted 4/18/2012 in Book Reviews

Shakespeare and Amateur Performance: A Cultural History (Cambridge University Press) by Michael Dobson gives the history of how amateurs kept Shakespeare in performance.

The Influences Leading Up to Today's Graphics

Posted 4/16/2012 in Book Reviews

100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design (Lawrence King Publishing) by Steven Heller and Véronique Vienne has good graphics to show a history of graphics.

Circles, Squares, and Humans Intersecting

Posted 4/11/2012 in Book Reviews

In Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image (The Free Press) Toby Lester gives the history of a famous drawing's ideas.

Making the Printed Word Legible and Readable

Posted 4/9/2012 in Book Reviews

Type Matters!: Simple Tips for Everyday Typography (Merrell Publishers) by Jim Williams gives the basics on how to lay out a page.

The Life, Not the Death, of a Hollywood Pioneer

Posted 4/7/2012 in Book Reviews

Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer (The University Press of Kentucky) by Brian Taves rescues an early Hollywood innovator from a phony scandal around his death.

The Great Voltaire Entertains and Enlightens

Posted 4/3/2012 in Book Reviews

A new translation of Pocket Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire from Oxford University Press

The Formula for Film Fright

Posted 3/30/2012 in Book Reviews

Framing the Dark: Dread by Design in Motion Pictures (Dal LaMagna Publishing) by David Aldrich thinks about the unthinkable.

A Wicked Analysis

Posted 3/26/2012 in Book Reviews

In The Life of Slang (Oxford University Press), Julie Coleman tells how slang begins and is sustained.

Sexual and Media Scandals of Their Time

Posted 3/23/2012 in Book Reviews

In The Castrato and His Wife (Oxford University Press), Helen Berry has told a strange, scandalous, and sad story.


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