Kirkus Reviews

Best 2015 Books About Significant Figures in the Arts and Humanities


IRREPRESSIBLE by Emily Bingham
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / June 16th, 2015 / 978-0-8090-9464-6
EMPIRE OF SELF by Jay Parini
Doubleday / Oct. 13th, 2015 / 978-0-385-53756-8
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN, VOLUME 3 by Mark Twain ; edited by Benjamin GriffinHarriet E. Smith
Univ. of California / Oct. 15th, 2015 / 978-0-520-27994-0
THE LAST LOVE SONG by Tracy Daugherty
St. Martin's / Aug. 25th, 2015 / 978-1-250-01002-5
ALL THE WILD THAT REMAINS by David Gessner
Norton / April 20th, 2015 / 978-0393089998
SAM PHILLIPS by Peter Guralnick
Little, Brown / Nov. 10th, 2015 / 978-0-316-04274-1
THIS IS ALL A DREAM WE DREAMED by Blair Jackson & David Gans
Flatiron Books / Nov. 10th, 2015 / 978-1-250-05856-0
THE LIFE OF SAUL BELLOW by Zachary Leader
Knopf / May 5th, 2015 / 978-0-307-26883-9
THE DAEMON KNOWS by Harold Bloom
Spiegel & Grau / May 12th, 2015 / 978-0-8129-9782-8
A HOUSE IN ST JOHN'S WOOD by Matthew Spender
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Oct. 13th, 2015 / 978-0-374-26986-9
ETERNITY'S SUNRISE by Leo Damrosch
Yale Univ. / Oct. 27th, 2015 / 978-0-300-20067-6