General interest books.

Religion has a "strange" place in art because work that subscribes to a major religion is not often accepted in the international art market.

A book about people who have had strong emotional reactions (including crying) looking at paintings, and about the relatively tearless twentieth century.

A book of commentary on a beautiful and mysterious manuscript in a library in Scotland.

A book about the hypnotic attraction of oil and tempera: why painters love paint, even before the painting is half-finished.

An argument about what's taught in art schools and departments, and what isn't, or can't be.