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Featured Video: Ross King on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated Monet Biography

Featured Video: Ross King on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated Monet Biography

It's one of the most iconic series of paintings in the world: Monet's water lilies series, huge watercolour canvases that are instantly recognizable, even to those outside the art world. But the story ...

February 22, 2017
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Dane Swan

Dane Swan’s latest book

A Mingus Lullaby

A Mingus Lullaby

Charles Mingus, the renowned musician, composer and civil rights activist, claimed to be three people, was married to one of his wives by Ginsberg, and collaborated with such luminaries as Langston Hughes and Joni Mitchell. Twelve of the poems in A Mingus Lullaby explore moments in his life, compositions, performances, or are part of a fictional conversation between Mingus and the author. Themes from his life permeate throughout the collection.