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 17 days 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 27 days ago by Diane U
Delightful, insightful, whimsical and profound. Makes me want to go out and buy a hat - in Paris!Published 3 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 3 months ago by time traveler
I keep buying this book for gifts. Her art and brilliant commentary is contagious to the curious minded.Published 5 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 5 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 7 months ago by Rhonda Baker