From major awards to stocking stuffers, we’ve got lots of suggestions for the bookworm, the art lover, the baker, and every other reader on your list.
Malcolm Jones writes about books, music, and photography for The Daily Beast where he has written about subjects ranging from A. Lincoln to R. Crumb. He is the author of a memoir, Little Boy Blues, and collaborated with the songwriter and composer Van Dyke Parks and the illustrator Barry Moser on Jump!, a retelling of Brer Rabbit stories.
Were you to walk by the hotel, you’d be forgiven for not recognizing that it only opened earlier this year.
A thoughtful new biography by CNN reporter Kate Bennett peers inside the First Lady’s intensely private existence.
His great new memoir recalls his days as songwriter, arranger, and keyboard player with Booker T. and the MGs, soul music’s beating heart. And how Bach snuck into Stax Studios.
Wandering through Olana, inside and out, you grow more aware with each step that you’ve never experienced a place quite like this.
Nobody would think of Myrtle Beach as underrated, but dig a little deeper and there’s a whole lot there you’d never expect to find.
Robert Hunter's lyrics were folksy, bright new, and mysteriously old, and at the heart of the Grateful Dead's identity.
The 16-hour, eight-episode PBS miniseries—debuting on Sept. 15—offers a dazzling primer on country music but stumbles in certain areas, including its problems with race.
Robert Frank’s iconic photos from the ‘50’s blew the lid off of American exceptionalism—and his later work for the Rolling Stones captured the debauchery and boredom of fame.