The 100 best nonfiction books: No 53 The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James (1902)

This revolutionary work written by Henry Jamess less famous brother brought a democratising impulse to the realm of religious belief The United States is a society, first described in Thomas Jeffersons revolutionary words in 1776, that constantly rewrites its narrative in law, philosophy, economics and belief, as well as through poetry, drama and fiction. In […]

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Paul Rands Classic A Designers Art Is Finally Back in Print

Paul Rand published A Designers Artin 1985. The renowned graphic designer wrote other influential books—1947’sThoughts on Design, for instance—but this book was different. It was the first book to look at a graphic designers output intelligently, as opposed to just visually, says Steven Heller, a design critic who knew Rand professionally. Unlike other monographs, A […]

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