Reviews for At the Center of All Beauty – February & March

Reviews for At the Center of All Beauty – February & March

Reviews for At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life are starting to accumulate. Here are a few highlights. 

Kathryn Hughes, writing for The New York Times, calls At the Center of All Beauty a “lyrical yet finely argued book,” that manages to get at a “common denominator” in the lives of its subjects without reducing them: “the deeper [Fenton] looks, the more distinct each of his emblematic figures becomes.”  [web, pdf]

Robert Weibezahl, writing for BookPage, praises the book’s “counterintuitive…congenial[ity]” and the “grace, insight, and humility” Fenton affords his subjects. [web, pdf]

Publisher’s Weekly calls the book “stirring” and celebrates the “engaging clarity” Fenton brings to what might seem to be “heady and abstract concepts.” [web, pdf]

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