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Hearst Partner With Pictela’s IAB Portrait Advertising

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-11

After a successful initial partnership with Pictela with the OPA Push Down advertising unit, Hearst has decided to give Pictela’s Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Portrait technology a try.

Ten Years Later, Photographer Finds Old Portrait Shots Are in Demand

New York Times – 2009-02-23

On Oct. 7, 1999, a young photographer hauled his camera gear to the Lipstick Building in Manhattan for a portrait assignment of an investor named Bernard L. Madoff.

Le Clezio, Portrait Of A Gentle Writer

NPR – 2008-10-12

Though born in France, Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Gustav Le Clezio is a nomadic writer, whose work has been defined by his life of travel around the world. For him, storytelling means melting into...

“Leonardo’s Lost Princess: One Man’s Quest to Authenticate an Unknown Portrait by Leonardo da Vinci” by Peter Silverman with Catherine Whitney

The Washington Post – 2012-05-05

In her portrait, she is young, with cherry blossom skin, glimmery long hair and eyes the color of Anjou pears. When Peter Silverman first saw the drawing (in chalk, pen and ink on vellum), he was...

‘Portrait of a Novel’ looks at Henry James and the bridge to modernism

The Washington Post – 2012-11-30

Henry James was in his late 30s when he published his first uncontested masterpiece, “The Portrait of a Lady” (1880-81), which elevated him from a talented up-and-comer to a major novelist. It is...

An Animator’s Self-Portrait, In 100 Different Cartoon Styles

Fast Company – 2013-05-01

Kevin McShane likes cartoons. A lot. So much so that he’s been drawing himself in the style of over 100 different cartoons for the last two years. While the selfie is a product of the modern...

'Behind the Burly Q' a revealing portrait of burlesque's stars

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-06

In first a film and now a book, Leslie Zemeckis relates the tragic and uplifting tales of the forgotten stars of burlesque's golden age.Alexandra the Great "48," Blaze Starr, Tempest Storm, Lili St....

A portrait of the writer as wreck in '& Sons'

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-19

David Gilbert places a J.D. Salinger-like character at the heart of a novel with sweeping ambitions. The fictional writer A.N. Dyer — Andrew to his family — is dying as David Gilbert's...

'Falling Into the Fire' a piercing portrait of psychiatry

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-26

Psychiatrist Christine Montross' encounters with patients in crisis thoughtfully weaves history, medicine and memoir.Lauren swallows scissors, light bulbs, batteries, bedsprings, knives. Eddie...

A Scathing Portrait of the American Left? 

Slate – 2013-09-24

Jonathan Lethem travels from his more familiar Brooklyn to Queens to begin his first new book in four years, Dissident Gardens. In an interview with the novelist, Slate’s Jacob Weisberg says the...

Breakfast with Lucian: A Portrait of the Artist by Geordie Greig – review

Guardian – 2013-10-13

Geordie Greig's life of Lucian Freud gives us the gossip but fails to capture the artistGeordie Greig stalked Lucian Freud from the moment his Eton college master took him to London to see an...

'Breakfast With Lucian' presents an eye-popping portrait of Freud, the painter

Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-18

The artist Lucian Freud — Sigmund's grandson — was father to countless children and canvases during his messy, selfish and fascinating life"Breakfast with Lucian," Geordie Greig's juicy,...

‘Brave Genius’ review: A gripping portrait of two heroes of conscience and intellect

The Washington Post – 2013-11-07

This book is a bargain. For $28 you receive the following: 1) A short biography of writer and philosopher Albert Camus, who was born 100 years ago — and whose life and work are being celebrated...

Bezos portrait wins FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year

The Bookseller – 2013-11-18

Brad Stone's The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon (Bantam Press) has won...

'Newtown' offers a confusing portrait of Adam Lanza and his crime

Los Angeles Times – 2013-12-06

Matthew Lysiak's 'Newtown' feels like a slapped-together account of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy and perpetrator Adam Lanza.Adam Lanza was, by all accounts, a strange child.

Jason Seiler, Chicago Artist, Talks Creating The Pope Francis Portrait For TIME's 'Person Of The Year' Cover (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-17

As media watchers waited to see who would be chosen as TIME Magazine's 2013 person of the year last week, artist Jason Seiler -- known for his hyper-realistic paintings and caricatures -- was...

Breakfast with Lucian: A Portrait of the Artist, by Geordie Greig – review

The Guardian – 2013-12-18

Frances Spalding on one of the most revealing accounts of Lucian Freud ever writtenGeordie Greig's book is an unapologetic mixture of intelligent perception and high gossip. It deepens the...

Afghan war memoir, Stephen Harper portrait vie for $25K prize

CBC – 2014-02-05

Graeme Smith's acclaimed book on the war in Afghanistan is up for another lucrative award, this time the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

Portrait of Hilary Mantel to be displayed at the British Library

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-15

The portrait of Hilary Mantel is the first painting of a living author to be displayed at the British Library. The painting intends to show Mantel’s “impact in the world.”

A Portrait of a 40-Year Marriage, Told Through Household Items

Wired – 2014-02-27

Throughout her photo book Libri di Famiglia, Elena Capra creates a portrait of various mundane objects from the house in Italy where she grew up ? A TV remote wrapped in cellophane, a distinct orange...

Panel Mania: Sfar's 'Pascin' is an Artistic Portrait

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-21

This July Uncivilized Books will publish the highly anticipated English language edition of Joann Sfar's "Pascin," a biography of the noted Jewish modernist painter, real name Julius Mordecai Pincas.

A Portrait of the Billionaire as a Young Tax Cheat

Slate – 2014-05-28

Creation myths about entrepreneurs inevitably include tales of triumph over adversity—a failed early company here, a break with a long-term partner there. Richard Branson, the goateed and grinning...

'The Mockingbird Next Door,' a portrait of author Harper Lee, garners critical praise

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.'

Laurie Kellogg: Portrait of a Self-Published Romance Writer

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-07-27

Laurie Kellogg has self-published nine romance novels since February 2012 and says she's making more money and having more fun than ever before in her life.

Colm Tóibín’s ‘Nora Webster’: A masterful portrait of a grieving woman finding herself

The Washington Post – 2014-10-08

Colm Tóibín’s most recent book was about a grieving woman, too. But she was the mother of Jesus Christ, so the stakes seemed somewhat higher. In his new novel, “Nora Webster,” the Irish...

Will '41: A Portrait of my Father' reveal a different side of George W. Bush?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-01

George W. Bush's biography of his father will be published Nov. 11 by Crown, with a planned first printing of 1 million copies.

Book review: ‘41: A Portrait of My Father’ by George W. Bush

The Washington Post – 2014-11-13

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, is the only commander in chief in modern times who has declined to write a memoir. Now George W. Bush, the 43rd president, strides...

Bush on Bush: Dubya’s frequently touching, often maddening portrait of his father

Salon.com – 2014-11-14

While it's filled with affecting anecdotes, George W.'s new book isn't devoid of shameless spin

Panel Mania: “Wrinkles” A Haunting Portrait of Aging

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-07

Like a "Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant" from the parent's point of view, Spanish cartoonist Paco Roca's "Wrinkles" is a journey through the power of memories and their devastating loss.

Reader recommendation: 41, A Portrait of My Father

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-03

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

Shakespeare's Real Portrait Discovered, According To Historian

The Huffington Post – 2015-05-20

An image of a mustached and rather imperial-looking man surfaced online yesterday, but it might be more than an everyday history-book drawing. One scholar claims it's the only authentic portrait ever...

Virgin Mary portrait using elephant dung sells for $4.5 million

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01

The portrait of the Virgin Mary made partly from elephant dung that famously riled then-New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani when it was exhibited in 1999 sold Tuesday at a Christie's auction in...

‘Intimate portrait’ of McCartney to Hodder & Stoughton

The Bookseller – 2015-07-10

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired an “intimate portrait” of musician Paul McCartney, written by journalist Paul Du Noyer. Non fiction publisher Hannah Black acquired world English rights to...

A dark portrait emerges of the teen accused of killing Maddy Middleton

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-31

A troubling portrait is beginning to emerge of the 15-year-old boy charged as an adult with murder in the death of 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton in Santa Cruz.

Walt Disney -- hero or villain? A PBS documentary tries for a balanced portrait

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-11

Nearly 50 years after his death, Walt Disney remains a divisive figure. That 20-foot berm separating Disneyland visitors from the messy realities of the outside world might as well be the wall that...

‘Sweet Caress’ review: A portrait of a photographer’s tumultuous career

The Washington Post – 2015-09-11

If you pick up William Boyd’s latest novel, “Sweet Caress,” from the new fiction shelf and begin flipping though its pages, you might, at first, think the book has been shelved in the wrong...

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