Feast Your Eyes



Feast Your Eyes The first novel in nearly a decade from Myla Goldberg, the award winning, New York Times bestselling author of Bee Season a compelling and wholly original story about a female photographer grappling with ambition and motherhood, a balancing act familiar to women of every generation Feast Your Eyes, framed as the catalogue notes from a photography show at the Museum of Modern Art, tells the life story of Lillian Preston America s Worst Mother, America s Bravest Mother, America s Worst Photographer, or America s Greatest Photographer, depending on who was talking After discovering photography as a teenager through her high school s photo club, Lillian rejects her parents expectations of college and marriage and moves to New York City in 1955 When a small gallery exhibits partially nude photographs of Lillian and her daughter Samantha, Lillian is arrested, thrust into the national spotlight, and targeted with an obscenity charge Mother and daughter s sudden notoriety changes the course of both of their lives and especially Lillian s career as she continues a life long quest for artistic legitimacy and recognition.Narrated by Samantha, Feast Your Eyes reads as a collection of Samantha s memories, interviews with Lillian s friends and lovers, and excerpts from Lillian s journals and letters a collage of stories and impressions, together amounting to an astounding portrait of a mother and an artist dedicated, above all, to a vision of beauty, truth, and authenticity. Best Read eBook Feast Your Eyes By Myla Goldberg – oldtimertips.us

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  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Feast Your Eyes
  • Myla Goldberg
  • 24 November 2018
  • 1501197843

10 thoughts on “Feast Your Eyes

  1. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    Myla Goldberg, you are writing genius Feast Your Eyes is the story of photographer and mother, Lillian Preston Lillian connects to photography in high school when she participates in photo club Her parents have expectations that she ll attend college and get married as women do in the 1950s Instead, Lillian moves to New York City to pursue her photography dreams A small gallery displays semi nude photos of Lillian and her young daughter, Samantha, which ends in Lillian being arres Myla Goldberg, you are writing genius Feast Your Eyes is the story of photographer and mother, Lillian Preston Lillian connects to photography in high school when she participates in photo club Her parents have expectations that she ll attend college and get married as women do in the 1950s Instead, Lillian moves to New York City to pursue her photography dreams A small gallery displays semi nude photos of Lillian and her young daughter, Samantha, which ends in Lillian being arrested and known throughout all the media channe...

  2. Cheri says:

    Just as I was beginning to worry that waiting was all there would ever be, I picked up a camera but you know this already You re the only one who understands when I say that making pictures makes me fully and truly myself Lillian s love of photography began through her high school photo club, and her love led to a desire to pursue her passion, h...

  3. Drew says:

    Absolutely loved this A story of photography, of New York, of art, of mothers and daughters, of love and time Goldberg s structure is a joy, and I thrilled to imagine each of the 118 photographs but to also see the exploration of Lillian Preston as a person, as to...

  4. Lolly K Dandeneau says:

    via my blog Just as I was beginning to worry that waiting was all there would ever be, I picked up a camera but you know this already Myla Goldberg states in her acknowledgements that she was inspired by the life and work of people like Diane Arbus, Sally Mann, and Harold Feinstein just to name a few and it certainly shows in the creation of her fictional character, Lillian Preston This novel is beautiful, we are able to feast our own eyes on subject via my blog Just as I was beginning to worry that waiting was all there would ever be, I picked up a camera but you know this already Myla Goldberg states in her acknowledgements that she was inspired by the life and work of people like Diane Arbus, Sally Mann, and Harold Feinstein just to name a few and it certainly shows in the creation of her fictional character, Lillian Preston This novel is beautiful, we are able to feast our own eyes on subjects Lillian photographs as much ...

  5. Melissa Dee says:

    What a beautiful book I was dubious about the conceit of writing the novel in the form of a museum catalogue, but Goldberg handled this so well In my memory, I see the photos she described as if they were part of the novel itself From the annotations of Lillian s journal, her daughter s interviews with roommates, parents and lovers, and the daughter s own memories, we come to know so many facets of the woman as she developed over time Some mornings I m so heavy with dread I can hardly move What a beautiful book I was dubious about the conceit of writing the novel in the form of a museum catalogue, but Goldberg handled this so well In my memory, I see the photos she described as if they were part of the novel itself From the annotations of Lillian s journal, her daughter s interviews with roommates, parents and lovers, and the daughter s own memories, we come to know so many facets of the woman as she developed over time Some mornings I m so heavy with dread I can hardly move What mother hasn t felt like that at some point And Lillian has so much talent and such a compelling d...

  6. Lynne says:

    A must read book for anyone remotely interested in photographic art Especially women This is a wonderfully presented book about the life of an artist Her passion drives her life The camera is an appendage of her as is the dark room We...

  7. Sharon Mensing says:

    This book is brilliant Lillian Preston is a photographer during the 1960 s and 70 s, and Samantha is both her daughter and the subject of a series of highly controversial photos The book is told from Samantha s perspective after Lillian s death, in an epistolary manner Most of the book is framed as a catalogue for a MOMA show of Lillian s work, with each piece titled, dated, and interpreted Additional exposition is contained in Lillian s diary entries, letters to a life long friend, and othe This book is brilliant Lillian Preston is a photographer during the 1960 s and 70 s, and Samantha is both her daughter and the subject of a series of highly controversial photos The book is told from Samantha s perspective after Lillian s death, in an epistolary manner Most of the book is framed as a catalogue for a MOMA show of Lillian s work, with each piece titled, dated, and interpreted Additional exposition is contained in Lillian s diary entries, letters to a life long friend, and other documents While this sounds as though it might be jarring, Goldberg masterfu...

  8. Diane Payne says:

    In the beginning of the novel, there s an explanation describing how the book came about, but it didn t feel like a preface, but an actual part of the novel, a part that seemed unnecessary now that I have finished the novel The setup of the novel is an interesting w...

  9. Andrea says:

    Read The Bee Season long ago and eagerly anticipated this book 4.5 but rounding up A truly impactful book sometimes difficult to read because it was so full of raw emotion.A story of dysfunction, photography, mothers and daughters, relationships, andSocial s and social change The 60s and 70s this book is chock full of everything.Written as a catalogue but so muchof the late Lillian Lilly Preston s photographs by her daughter, Samantha Jane, with intervening dialogue fr Read The Bee Season long ago and eagerly anticipated this book 4.5 but rounding up A truly impactful book sometimes difficult to read because it was so full of raw emotion.A story of dysfunction, photography, mothers and daughters, relationships, andSocial s and social change The 60s and 70s this book is chock full of everything.Written as a catalogue but so muchof the late Lillian Lilly Preston s photographs by her daughter, Samantha Jane, with...

  10. Beth says:

    This book blew me away Incredible Best book that I have read in years It is work This is not a quick easy page turner that entrances you along My brain had to work with the descriptions, no not even your brain but your heart with each page You have to imagine each description Yes some parts ted...

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