Everything That Rises

Everything That Rises

A Book of Convergences

Book - 2006
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From a cuneiform tablet to a Chicago prison, from the depths of the cosmos to the text on our T-shirts, Lawrence Weschler finds strange connections wherever he looks. The farther one travels (through geography, through art, through science, through time), the more everything seems to converge -- at least, it does if you're looking through Weschler's giddy, brilliant eyes. Weschler combines his keen insights into art, his years of experience as a chronicler of the fall of Communism, and his triumphs and failures as the father of a teenage girl into a series of essays sure to illuminate, educate, and astound.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : McSweeney's Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9781932416343
193241634X
Call Number: 709.04 WESCHLER
Characteristics: 232 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Subjects: Art.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.

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uncommonreader
Aug 08, 2017

While some of the convergences Weschler identifies are interesting, others seem tenuous at best. The book is a little pretentious.

lilybelle Nov 07, 2008

Really interesting book.

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