MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Viva La Pizza the Art of the Pizza Box
by Scott Wiener
Published by Melville
144p, color, hardcover, 7.5"x8.25"
To make a book like this work -and not have it feel woefully trivial- is a pretty big accomplishment (and requires a massive devotion to pizza box graphics). Fantastically, Viva La Pizza actually does work, and Weiner's collection of boxes is delightful and surprising, topped throughout with well-written anectdotes illuminating the history of pizza, boxes, and pizza boxes.