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Mostly when people mention the Wild West they do so in the full knowledge that this largely mythological landscape is a product of Hollywood. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Welschrisby
Not the most scintillating writing I've ever read, but an eye-opening story of an artist (Muybridge) whose work helped shape our world. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Katya Cohen
Loved this as well as her others. I think I've read them all at this point and I hope she keeps writing for the joy of the rest of us.Published 2 months ago by andrea from Madison, WI
This book connects E. Muybridge to history from the beginnings of photography to present day cinema. Read morePublished 3 months ago by George Mohr
beautifully written insightful and well-informed about photography, San Francisco, and Muybridge. Rebecca Solnit's writing is intelligent and hard to put down.Published 5 months ago by Jay C.
THis bookk is one of those books that when you read is fascinating to a degree, but when you put down they no longer rivet you. Read morePublished 7 months ago by hhz
Solnit has craftily weaved other elements of history and science into this thoughtfully written biography of Eadweard Muybridge. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Stanford Student
While not exactly a biography on the life of Muybridge, Rebecca Solnit does create a compelling novel on the influence of the locomotive, telegraph and motion photography on the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by nerdnation
I wouldn't state, as you insist, that five stars is "I love it". I think it is one of the best books on the development of the modern era, and of technology in general,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Timothy S. Smith