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Looking for a Christmas or Hanukkah gift for a traveler in your life? Give my book, A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome! And, if you buy it directly from me, I'll inscribe it to whomever you wish and ship anywhere in the US.
Price: $25 including shipping and custom inscription
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What do the critics say about this little volume?
"Nickerson's book seamlessly interweaves the genres of biography, art history, and travelogue into a convenient . . . portable package." —Art Blog by Bob
"Well-written, lively without being pat, informative without being burdensome, and at 163 pages, it's easily readable." —Grizzled Old Traveler
"Works well on many different levels . . . a great book." —Wandalust
"Chockablock with information about the artist and his creations . . . that anyone interested in Michelangelo would want to see." —New Jersey Star-Ledger
"An incredible read. Heading to Rome? Don't go without this book." —Wandering Educators
"The richness of your visit will only be compounded by this insightful book." —examiner.com
"There aren't many times I would be willing to carry two books around on a trip, but . . . this is a great addition to one's day pack." —gogalavanting.com
"The combination of both personal and professional, with photos and maps, results in an art history book that invaluable to the Roman visitor and a joy for the armchair traveler." —Bookstorepeople.com
Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! And Happy New Year!
I have often wondered and marveled at the hairstyles on busts of women from ancient Rome and Greece. I am not the only one! And now Janet Stephens, a hairdresser in Baltimore, offers convincing evidence that these elaborate coiffures were not wigs but were elegant hairstyles stitched together.
On Pins and Needles: Stylist Turns Ancient Hairdo Debate on Its Head
By Abigail Pesta
April 22, 2015
Wall Street Journal