The Book, 2003, Ilfochrome Print
Lux (b. 1969, Dresden, Germany)
Influence primarily from
paintings by Old Masters.
Loretta Lux currently lives
and works in Ireland.
By Paul Almond
This riveting tale follows 100 years of Canadian history as seen
through the eyes of a settler's family. The story is based on
Almond's great-0grandfather, a deserter from the British Navy,
who jumped ship in the middle of winter. Thomas Manning's leap
into uncertainty begins an adventure into the wilderness; he's a
brave man who risks everything for the possibility of a new, better
by Lois Siegel
Almond is best known as a film and television
director. He has directed and produced over 130 television dramas
for the CBC, BBC, ABC and Granada Television. He directed the first
Tennessee William's play permitted on television, "The Rose Tattoo."
He wrote, directed and produced
"Seven Up," often mistakenly attributed to his assistant at the time,
Michael Apted. In the film,
a group of 14 British children aged seven, from widely ranging
backgrounds, are interviewed about
a number of subjects. The assumption was that each child's social
class predetermined their future.
Apted continued the series of six films, following the children into
adulthood at sever-year intervals to determine how their lives and
Paul Almond now lives on the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec and Malibu,
The Free Thinkers
by Layle Silbert
Simple stories that will make a difference in the way you look at
the world. Layle Silbert was also an excellent photographer. He
words create images of how people deal with the obstacles in their
lives and how they treat each other.
By Tobias Wolff
An examination of the complexities entailed in becoming a writer.
The truth becomes fiction. Fiction becomes the truth.
focuses on a New England prep school in 1962,
and the writing competitions encouraged by the school.
A love of literature permeates the novel.