Tag Jessica Helfand

On Observation

Jessica Helfand— Not long ago, at an elegant garden party, I was introduced to an equally elegant British woman who, after the usual pro forma pleasantries that precede normal conversation, asked how I had lost my husband. I replied briefly and factually that he had been diagnosed with a brain

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YUP snags two spots on Amazon’s Top 100 Best Books of 2008 list

The new year is still two months away, but Amazon.com has already compiled its 100 Best Books of 2008 list, featuring two Yale Press titles: Ivan Brunetti‘s An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Vol. 2 and Jessica Helfand‘s Scrapbooks: An American History. Scrapbooks was chosen as the number one selection in

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