Archives for April 2011

San Joaquin: Valley of Shadows and Dreams

One of the most moving, thought-provoking, and significant books we have under development is San Joaquin: Valley of Shadows and Dreams by Ken Light (photographer) and Melanie Light (author). Ken, a world-renowned documentary photographer, has been shooting black-and-white photos of the changing San Joaquin Valley as suburban development springs up on the world’s most fertile […]

No longer drifting

There’s a scene in “The Graduate” where Dustin Hoffman is lounging on an inner tube in his family pool after finishing his degree, and his father casts a shadow over him and asks what he thinks he’s doing. Dustin Hoffman responds, “Well, I would say that I’m just drifting. Here in the pool.” As a […]