Toby Lester
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2010
23 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.


A Ghostly Self-Portrait: Toby Lester's 'Da Vinci’s Ghost'
26 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

Leonardo may have drafted the most famous version of a well-proportioned human figure inside a circle inside a square, but he was far from the first to consider the human form as architecture.

The Fourth Part of the World by Toby Lester
11 Feb 2010 // 3:59 PM

Lester’s invaluable history proves that the adventurers and artists who gave shape to the globe also gave shape to the course of human progress. The story is as easy to follow as the lines rendered on a map.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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