Utne Reader Bookshelf: Arts

A selection of books that pique our interest.

Album Preview: Kristin Andreassen - 'Gondolier'

Special to Utne Reader

Utne Reader is proud to offer a preview of 'Gondolier,' the new album by singer-songwriter Kristin Andreassen.

Film Review: Design is One

by Lindsey Kennedy

A look at Lella and Massimo Vignelli - modern design's favorite power couple.

Song Premiere: Yabby You - "Dread Prophecy"

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Utne Reader premieres a two-song sampler for Yabby You's "Dread Prophecy," a 3-disc box set celebrating the influential music of a reggae outsider.


Celebrating Guitar Virtuoso Sharon Isbin

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PBS documentary and 5-CD box set celebrate the career thus far of classic guitar virtuoso Sharon Isbin.

Song Premiere: Chadwick Stokes - Mother Maple

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Utne Reader is proud to premiere the song "Mother Maple" by singer-songwriter Chadwick Stokes.

Tips on Writing a Memoir

By Brenda Peterson & Sarah Jane Freymann

Check out these tips on writing a memoir to help you prepare to tell your life story, whether as a legacy or as a published book.

2014 Utne Poetry Contest

The finalists of the 2014 Utne Poetry Contest.