Authors Posts by Altair Brandon-Salmon

Altair Brandon-Salmon

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Between the World and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Altair Brandon-Salmon on an autobiographical look at American racism

Review: The Leopard

Altair Brandon-Salmon revisits the classic Italian 20th century novel

The richness of the materiality of books

Altair Brandon-Salmon discusses the importance of books as aesthetic objects

Conjuring some museum magic

Altair Brandon-Salmon is astounded by the Ashmolean’s Islam exhibition, Power and Protection

Brideshead, revisited: Oxford then and now

Altair Brandon-Salmon compares Charles Ryder’s day with our own

Review: ‘Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh’; Scottish National Gallery

Altair Brandon-Salmon is left mildly underwhelmed by the Scottish National Gallery's Impressionist exhibition

Review: Miles Ahead – this is no hagiography

Miles Ahead successfully connects the deeply flawed private man with his public persona, the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century, writes Altair Brandon-Salmon

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