Books by Sue Roe

IN MONTPARNASSE by Sue Roe
NONFICTION
Released: Aug. 20, 2019

"A thorough, well-informed survey of an art revolution."
The legacy of surrealism continues to affect how viewers see art. Read full book review >
IN MONTMARTRE by Sue Roe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 21, 2015

"Although Roe has created an informed and graceful narrative, fresh sources or insights would have greatly enriched the book."
The history of a revolutionary decade in modern art. Read full book review >
THE PRIVATE LIVES OF THE IMPRESSIONISTS by Sue Roe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Intelligent and well-crafted portraits of some of history's most intriguing geniuses."
Group portrait of the French artists linked by shifting alliances who emerged in the 1860s, endured parody and ridicule before triumphing at their first New York City exhibition in 1886 and enjoy towering reputations (and prices) today. Read full book review >
GWEN JOHN by Sue Roe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"An impressive portrait of a 'busy, daring, and eventful life,' profoundly independent and intellectual, though also melancholic."
British novelist and poet Roe (The Spitfire Factory, not reviewed, etc.) pens a well-tempered, bracing biography of the painter too often trivialized as Augustus John's sister or Auguste Rodin's lover. Read full book review >