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Dust jacket, Nights Out

Tasteful Pleasures

Corner Houses Were an Anchoring Presence in Cosmopolitan Soho.

Beth Shalom in Elkins Park, PA

Cohen: Codesigner

Rabbi and Architect Scale New Heights with Innovative Synagogue.

"City Life" by Victor Arnautoff

New Deal Murals

Meaningful work for Depression-era artists

Book cover with image of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five

Vaudevillian Jazzman

Louis Armstrong's "clarinetisms."

Dancer in the Gujarati-language theater

Two Gentlemen of . . . Calcutta?

Indian theater memoirs: pranks, plots, and passions

Zennon Hill in Cornwall

Dear Amy,

"Congenital understanding" existed between D. H. Lawrence, Amy Lowell

Dust Jacket for "How to Do Things with Books"

How to Do Things with Books

Victorian novelists took dim view of bibliophiles

Composer John Cage, center, in 1991

Cagey Cage

Marching to the beat of a silent drummer.

Characters from "Desperate Fishwives"

Travale’s Travails

Educational adventure-game explores Elizabethan Age.

Book cover for "From Alexander to Constantine"

Kingly Pursuits

Herod built on a Roman scale.