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Art
Ann Ronald

A Piece of the World

A PIECE OF THE WORLD Any review of Christina Baker Kline’s novel, A Piece of the World, must begin with Andrew Wyeth’s masterpiece, “Christina’s World.”

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Ann Ronald

Headlong

HEADLONG Not only is Michael Frayn’s novel, Headlong, an artful narrative about artistic theft; it’s also an intelligent and provocative primer on the life and

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Ann Ronald

The Painted Girls

Countless late nineteenth-century French novels, paintings and sculptures grew out of a powerful philosophy often called scientific determinism or literary naturalism. Writing of the artistic

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Ann Ronald

Pictures at an Exhibition

“We were archaeologists in our own tomb,” observes Sara Houghteling’s narrator when he and his father come home to Paris in August, 1944. Paris itself

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Neal Ferguson

The Long Way Home

Inspector Armand Gamache has now retired, but I can only hope that this is not his last detecting adventure.  He has entertained and beguiled me

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Ann Ronald

The Art Thief

Noah Charney founded and now directs an international think tank on art crime. The Association for Research into Crimes Against Art (ARCA) aids police and

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