Title: Wordy - Sounding off on high art, low appetite and the power of memory.
Author: Simon Schama
"As New" RRP $35
Wordy includes meditations on Holocaust writing, reflections on Shakespeare and Tolstoy, Rabelaisian romps from the author's London Childhood, exactingly vivid art criticism, and riffs on the music of Tom Waits, Debbie Harry and Leonard Cohen. And at the heart of this book are extended encounters with contemporary artists, writers and politicians...