Where Inspiration Lives: Writers, Artists, and Their Creative Places
by John Miller
Profiles of ten remarkable American writers and artists and the places that inspire them
Paperback, 128 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by New World Library
(first published March 2003)
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Quick read about how "place" has inspired/affected various authors, artists, and other creatives. Each chapter is dedicated to a different individual/place. Good chapters on Thoreau, Henry Miller, and Georgia O'Keefe. Blah chapters on Anne Rice and the majority of others.
This is a nice coffee table book. I like the concept: descriptions of various artists and writers and the places where they live and draw inspiration. I would love it if I could read the same about artists and writers whose work I atually know and love. (I had only heard of four of them and had only seen or read something by two of them.)Most of the subjects of this work I have never heard of, and their work, for the most part does not sound like the sort I am interested in. Still, as someone wi...more