Books by John Armstrong

NON-FICTION
Released: March 29, 2011

"A casual but considered look into the meaning of a civilized mind."
An impressionistic and heartfelt call for a better understanding of civilization, in a book that encompasses fine art, faith and prostitutes. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Team photographs and pages from a contemporary A.G. Spaulding catalogue provide more interesting detail than any of Armstrong's nonsense. (b&w photos)"
Trickster Armstrong debuts by pretending (unfortunately) that his reconstruction of a Michigan high school's 1903 football season is the actual memoir by the team's quarterback. Read full book review >
MOVE CLOSER by John Armstrong
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A splendid, unhurried walk through the broad corridors of Western art. (38 b&w illustrations)"
Armstrong (Philosophy/Univ. of London) makes an impassioned argument for the utility of art and the means by which those alienated by aesthetics may approach painting, sculpture, and architecture. Read full book review >