I still don't who Maira Kalman is, but I can say without a doubt that this is a book worth reading.
I put that word in quotes, because while most of her past books are classified as for children, they certainly go far beyond that audience in their appeal.
I love this book as it reflects the author's sensibility of embracing every bit of life that catches her eye and warms her heart.
I will choose 'The Principle of Uncertainty' if I have to select only one book written in English to keep. Read morePublished 2 months ago by T.U. Scott
This is an extraordinary book. Through the unusual medium of seemingly simple but powerful pictures and small pithy segments of text, the author offers us a way to capture fleeting... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Diane U
Delightful, insightful, whimsical and profound. Makes me want to go out and buy a hat - in Paris!Published 4 months ago by Lizzy
I am happy to live in the same world as Maira Kalman. I also wished I lived in the same building. What a wonderful talent!Published 5 months ago by time traveler
I keep buying this book for gifts. Her art and brilliant commentary is contagious to the curious minded.Published 6 months ago by ettie
This is a completely charming collection of blog posts that Kalman did for The New York Times. Her illustrations are wonderful and her words witty. Read morePublished 6 months ago by W. A. Carpenter
No worth the purchase. I have given it to friends to pass around the office. It only takes about an hour to read.Published 8 months ago by Rhonda Baker