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Saints in Art
Thomas Michael Hartmann, Stefano Zuffi, Rosa Giorgi
The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems
Emily Dickinson, Susan Howe
Selected Poems
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
Cynthia Griffin Wolff
Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
James W. Loewen
Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell

The Story of Painting

The Story of Painting - Abigail Wheatley, Janis Riley, Uwe Mayer Sonny and I read this together. I wanted to give him a different angle on world history. It's an Usborne book, and I enjoyed it. It's a terrific introduction to art for beginners of all ages. The only thing that bugs me is that occasionally they'll mention a painting and describe it in great detail rather than showing it, or mention an artist and describe his work rather than showing an example of it.