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Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

Currently reading

Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Imogen! Imogen Cunningham Photographs, 1910-1973 - Imogen Cunningham This collection provides a good overview of Cunningham's various periods and interests, including some rare early photographs (few survive because she broke most of the heavy plates rather than transport them when she moved).

I prefer her early, Pre-Raphaelite influenced images, but that's purely a matter of my taste, not that her photography was better at that point.

I also really liked the nudes of her husband. She mentions at one point that she got the effect by having him posed on a sheet of ice! Roi Partridge, you are a manly man and a good husband (even if you did get married two more times).

Cunningham knew most of the significant American photographers and artists of the 20th century, and I would have liked a little more on her interactions with them, but I guess that's a subject for further reading.