Looking for that just-right holiday present? A photo book is one of those gifts that keeps on giving. It can be enjoyed over and again for years to come and never really goes out of style. Here are three particularly good picks recommended by our Monitor staff photographers from among the 2010 releases .
Author Mark Kurlansky's 'Edible Stories,' Either Orchestra CD 'Mood Music for Time Travellers,' Martin Scorsese documentary 'Public Speaking' on Fran Lebowitz, and more recommendations.
Salvador Dali exhibition explores artist Salvador Dali's late work, including several major pieces that haven't been seen in the US in half a century.
This biography of “gallerist” Leo Castelli paints a wonderful portrait of the hurly-burly 20th-century New York art world.
Ansel Adams black-and-white mural-sized print of Yosemite National Park nabbed $722,500 in a Polaroid auction that overall brought in more than $12.4 million.
Ansel Adams: A photograph of Yosemite National Park taken by Ansel Adams fetched $722,000 at New York City auction.
A koala joey hangs on a toy koala during a weighing procedure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on Friday. The koala baby, which weighs 1.1 pounds, has yet to be named.
MONITOR STAFF PICK
April Fools' Day history is murky, and nobody knows its origins. So beware any Boston University professors who claim it originated in the court of Constantine.