Book Reviews

Mortality’s Muse: The Fine Art of Dying

Donald T. Siebert. University of Delaware Press, 2013. 140 pages. $65.00.

The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

Mari Ruti. Columbia University Press, 2014. 192 pages. $25.00.

A Little History of Literature

John Sutherland. Yale University Press, 2013. 288 pages. $25.00.

Celestial Sleuth: Using Astronomy to Solve Mysteries in Art, History and Literature

Donald W. Olson. Springer-Praxis, 2014. 355 pages. $29.99 (ebook); $39.99 (softcover)

Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation

Robert Wilson. Bloomsbury, 2013. 288 pages. $28.00.