This week's interview

Alexander the Great and Campaspe in the Studio of Apelles by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Writing About Art

Rachel Cohen

Good writing about visual experience allows us to see things we otherwise wouldn't, says Rachel Cohen. The author of Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade picks some of her own favourite books about art. 

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Book of the Day


We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

by Philip Gourevitch

“Read this, not just because it's about the Rwandan genocide (though it's important to know what human nature is capable of) but because it is a beautifully, beautifully written, unputdownable book.”

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