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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 7 days 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 21 days 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 25 days ago by andrea from Madison, WI
This book connects E. Muybridge to history from the beginnings of photography to present day cinema. Read morePublished 1 month 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 3 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 5 months ago by hhz
Solnit has craftily weaved other elements of history and science into this thoughtfully written biography of Eadweard Muybridge. Read morePublished 5 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 5 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 6 months ago by Timothy S. Smith