Writers might get forgotten, but at the Mercantile Library, they are not lost. Their books remains on our shelves, just waiting for the right reader.
Reading about Paris, c. 1900 The announcement that Cincinnati Art Museum will open Paris 1900: City of Entertainment on March 1 sent us nosing through our stacks to see what books might get us in the spirit to see the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Auguste Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle, Camille Claudel, and others. We came up with a shelf-full of books exploring and explaining Paris before the destruction and upheaval of World War I. Walks in ParisNooks and Corners of Old ParisBy George CainCain was a French painter, illustrator, and writer who specialized in the history and monuments of Paris. These gorgeously illustrated books in [...]