Books by Barbara Isenberg

Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Isenberg's readable, straightforward history—less a critical analysis than Alisa Solomon's Wonder of Wonders (2013), which covers the same territory—is, with just an expedient hint of schmaltz, a loving tribute to a cultural phenomenon."
Half a century of sunrises and sunsets have passed since Fiddler on the Roof opened. It's still playing to full houses somewhere, and theater journalist Isenberg (Conversations with Frank Gehry, 2009, etc.) expounds happily on why it remains such a satisfactory hit for all audiences. Read full book review >