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This is a list of books used during a past Book Talk at one of the libraries

Brush Up on a Good Book!
Bethany Books Talk, October 12, 2007 and Gere Books Talk, October 22, 2007
Shannon K.

Shannon talked about both fiction and non-fiction books related to the world of fine and classical art. Here are the books specifically discussed at this Books Talk presentation:

book cover The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism
by Ross King

book cover Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece
by Jonathan Harr

book cover I, Mona Lisa
by Jeanne Kalogridis

book cover The Raphael Affair
by Iain Pears

book cover Death of an Old Master
by David Dickinson

book cover The Birth of Venus
by Sarah Dunant

book cover Girl in Hyacinth Blue
by Susan Vreeland

book cover Luncheon of the Boating Party
by Susan Vreeland

book cover Girl With a Pearl Earring
by Tracy Chevalier

Here are some additional recommended books on this theme:

Mistral's Daughter
by Judith Krantz

book cover What I Loved
by Siri Hustvedt

book cover Leonardo's Swans
by Karen Essex

Conversations With a Clown
by Michael Welzenbach

book cover Girl With the Botticelli Eyes
by Herbert H. Lieberman

book cover Artscape
by Frederick Ramsay

book cover Becoming Mona Lisa: The Making of a Global Icon
by Donald Sassoon

by Anna Banti

book cover In the Company of a Courtesan
by Sarah Dunant