9781594201349

The Principles of Uncertainty

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594201349

  • ISBN10:

    159420134X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-18
  • Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The

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Summary

Part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, and part chapbook, this compilation of Kalman's "New York Times" columns form an intricately interconnected world view and an idiosyncratic inner monologue.

Author Biography

Maira Kalman is an illustrator, author, and designer. Most recently, she illustrated a new edition of Strunk and White's The Elements of Style. She has created many covers for The New Yorker, including the famous map of Newyorkistan (created with Rick Meyerowitz). Ms. Kalman's twelve children's books include Max Makes a Million, Stay Up Late, Swami on Rye, and What Pete Ate. She also has designed fabric for Isaac Mizrahi, accessories for Kate Spade, sets for the Mark Morris Dance Company, and, with her late husband Tibor Kalman under the M&Co. label, clocks, umbrellas, and other accessories for the Museum of Modern Art. Ms. Kalman's work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in Manhattan.

Table of Contents

May 2006: sorry, the rest unknownp. 3
June 2006: celestial harmonyp. 11
July 2006: cherubim and seraphimp. 25
August 2006: heaven on earthp. 45
September 2006: stillp. 69
October 2006: collecting myselfp. 99
November 2006: Parisp. 133
December 2006: Ich Habe Genugp. 173
January 2007: completelyp. 199
February 2007: the impossibility of Februaryp. 235
March 2007: one thing leads to anotherp. 249
April 2007: finalep. 273
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