The most exciting books out this month.
In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted to the Guild of St. Luke in Holland as a master painter, the first woman to be so honoured. Three hundred years later, only one work attributed to de Vos is known to remain, At the Edge of a Wood, which hangs over the Manhattan bed of a wealthy descendant of the original owner. An Australian grad student, Ellie Shipley, struggling to stay afloat in New York, agrees to paint a forgery of the landscape, a decision that will haunt her. Because now, half a century later, she's curating an exhibition of female Dutch painters, and both versions threaten to arrive. Buy the book here.
By Sophia WhitfieldOn September 1, 2017
Hannah Richell spent her childhood years in Buckinghamshire and Canada. After graduating from the University of Nottingham she worked in the book publishing and film industries. She now lives with...On May 16, 2013
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design and covers almost...On May 17, 2017
By Sophia WhitfieldOn October 14, 2013
By Sophia WhitfieldOn March 17, 2014
There is so much to choose from this month, from Stephen King to Candace Bushnell. Here are our top picks.On June 1, 2015