Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott surveys the work of the pioneering African American painter, whose use of humor and satire radically transgressed ideas surrounding race and gender. This volume—which includes an essay by prolific art historian and curator Lowery Stokes Sims—contextualizes his colorful work from the 1970s to the late ’90s, capturing it inspired generations of artists after him and explaining why …

Jodi Peckman’s “Come Fly With Me” Celebrates Flying + Fashion

A photo book full of airport chic

Celebrating air-travel chic—but more deeply, the joy of escape through travel—Come Fly With Me: Flying in Style comprises photographs spanning several decades, each selected by photo editor Jodi Peckman. She began collecting the images during her tenure at Rolling Stone and tells us, “Part of my job was editing a section called Random Notes which was two to three pages of photographs with captions. The …

Eat Plants, Be Happy: 130 Simple Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes

Published by Smith Street Books and penned by Caroline Griffiths and Vicki Valsamis, Eat Plants, Be Happy: 130 Simple Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes outlines delicious plant-based dishes with vegetables as their centerpiece. The authors also demonstrate the value of eating plant-based meals—for the human body and the planet, too. Available for pre-order now, the cookbook releases 13 April next year.