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DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

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Summoning Pearl Harbor

By Alexander Nemerov.

"Now he had time to think. Tadayoshi Koga, 19 years old, had just crash-landed his Mitsubishi Zero airplane on the remote Aleutian island of Akutan. It was June 1942, six months after Pearl Harbor..."

Summoning Pearl Harbor is famed art historian Alexander Nemerov’s mesmerizing display of linguistic force that redefines remembering.

How do words make the past appear? In what way does the historian summon bygone events? What is this kind of remembering, and for whom do we recall the dead, or the past?

In this highly original meditation on the past, Nemerov delves into what it means to recall a significant event—Pearl Harbor—and how descriptions of images can summon it back to life. Beginning with the photo album of a former Japanese kamikaze pilot, which is reproduced in this volume, Nemerov transports the reader into a different world through his engagement with the photographs and the construction of a narrative around them.

Through its lyrical prose, Summoning Pearl Harbor expands what we traditionally associate with ekphrastic writing. The kind of writing that can enliven a work of art is also the kind of writing that makes the past appear in vivid color and deep feeling. In the end, this timely piece of writing opens onto fundamental questions about how we communicate with each other, and how the past continues to live in our collective consciousness, not merely as facts but as stories that shape us. Here, Nemerov’s constant awareness of the power of language to make an experience—seen or remembered—become real reminds us that great ekphrastic writing is at the heart of every effective description.



Summoning Pearl Harbor

STATUS: Forthcoming | 10/24/2017

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EKPHRASIS READER SERIES
Letters to a Young Painter
LETTERS TO A YOUNG PAINTER
By Rainer Maria Rilke.
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS
ISBN: 9781941701645 | US $12.95
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming
Summoning Pearl Harbor
SUMMONING PEARL HARBOR
By Alexander Nemerov.
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS
ISBN: 9781941701652 | US $12.95
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming
Ramblings of a Wannabe Painter
RAMBLINGS OF A WANNABE PAINTER
By Paul Gaugin. Introduction and translation by Donatien Grau.
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS
ISBN: 9781941701393 | US $12.95
Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Chardin and Rembrandt
CHARDIN AND REMBRANDT
By Marcel Proust. Translated by Jennie Feldman. Afterword by Alain Madeleine-Perdrillat.
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS
ISBN: 9781941701508 | US $12.95
Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Degas and His Model
DEGAS AND HIS MODEL
By Alice Michel. Translated by Jeff Nagy.
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS
ISBN: 9781941701553 | US $12.95
Pub Date: 7/25/2017
Forthcoming
Pissing Figures1280–2014
PISSING FIGURES1280–2014
By Jean-Claude Lebensztejn. Translated by Jeff Nagy.
DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS
ISBN: 9781941701546 | US $14.95
Pub Date: 7/25/2017
Forthcoming

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: PHOTOGRAPHY

Banking On Images: The Bettmann Archive and Corbis

BANKING ON IMAGES: THE BETTMANN ARCHIVE AND CORBIS

By Estelle Blaschke.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669632 | US $39.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2015
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Summoning Pearl Harbor

SUMMONING PEARL HARBOR

By Alexander Nemerov.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701652 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


Recent Histories

RECENT HISTORIES

STEIDL / THE WALTHER COLLECTION

ISBN: 9783958293502 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming


Photography at MoMA: 1840 to 1920

PHOTOGRAPHY AT MOMA: 1840 TO 1920

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450288 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


One

ONE

Text by David Campany, Teju Cole, Christie Davis, John D’Agata, Michael Fried, Darius Himes, Leah Ollman, Laura Steward.

RADIUS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781942185345 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
Forthcoming


Realism, Neorealism and Reality: Photographs in Italy 1932–1968

REALISM, NEOREALISM AND REALITY: PHOTOGRAPHS IN ITALY 1932–1968

Edited with text by Andrea Busto. Text by Roberta Voltorta, Enrica Viganò.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836635283 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
Forthcoming


Osmos Magazine: Issue 09

OSMOS MAGAZINE: ISSUE 09

Edited by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Tom McDonough, Eugenia Bell, et al.

OSMOS

ISBN: 9780986166556 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Silent Dialogues: Diane Arbus & Howard Nemerov

SILENT DIALOGUES: DIANE ARBUS & HOWARD NEMEROV

By Alexander Nemerov.

FRAENKEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9781881337416 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 3/24/2015
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Conversations with Photographers 2010

CONVERSATIONS WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS 2010

Conversations with Gabriele Basilico, Roberta Valtorta, Luis Gonzalez Palma, Gerardo Mosquera, Anders Petersen.

LA FáBRICA/FUNDACIóN TELEFóNICA

ISBN: 9788492841981 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 12/31/2011
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Conversations with Photographers 2009

CONVERSATIONS WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS 2009

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788492498895 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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Conversations with Photographers 2008

CONVERSATIONS WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS 2008

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788492498307 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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Take Place

TAKE PLACE

Edited by Helen Westgeest. Text by Kitty Zijlmans, Thomas Crow, Barbara Hooper, Caroline van Eck.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789078088356 | US $28.95

Pub Date: 2/28/2010
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