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Stolen Rembrandts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
"Stolen Rembrandts" was researched from newspaper accounts throughout the 20th century. In one instance a Rembrandt was taken by an individual who was painting inside a museum. On another occasion art was stolen by someone who claimed to be doing research on an art book. Organized crime figures were also interested in stealing Rembrandts because of their high reward and resale prices.
Descartes' Devil: Three Meditations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"Descartes’ Devil" is a moving and beautifully constructed book that opens our eyes to the fantasy, humor, and imagination of Descartes. Grünbein’s thought-provoking reflections on the poetry and modernity of the philosopher — this man "chosen to set the course for all of us" — are heightened and made whole by his own playful poems, which conclude each meditation.