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Steinberg's Illuminations now in Hamburg; Ward Sutton graphically reviews new Rolling Stones book; review of Donald Barthelme bio; a Weekend book review roundup, including Brunetti; A Note on The Center for Cartoon Studies

From Artdaily.org, March 14, 2009, "Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg Presents Saul Steinberg - Illuminations", this piece on the well-traveled Steinberg exhibit:  www.artdaily.org/index.asp 

From barnesandnoble.com, "Ward Sutton on Under Their Thumb", the second Barnes & Noble graphic book review by Ward Sutton:  www.barnesandnoble.com/bn-review/gallery.asp 

From The Guardian, March 14, 2009, "How He Wrote His Songs", this lengthy review of Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme: www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/mar/14/hiding-man-donald-barthelme-review

From Comics.gearlive, March 13, 2009, "Weekend Reading" this roundup of current and upcoming titles, including titles by Ivan Brunetti and Brian Cronin: comics.gearlive.com/comix411/article/q308-weekend-reading-brunetti-carlson-crosby-watchmen/

A Note:  The Center for Cartoon Studies is fast becoming the Northeast's mecca for cartoon studies.  Located in White River Junction, Vermont,  the center offers a wide range of programs and events related to the cartoon in all its forms, as well the impressive  holdings of  The Schulz Library.  Liza Donnelly and I were at the CCS this week as participants  in their visiting speaker series -- we had a blast.    The town itself practically breathes cartoons.  Their website: cartoonstudies.org/





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