The 7 Best Books of July

A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause, Shawn Wen (Sarabande)
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A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause, Shawn Wen (Sarabande)

Artist and radio producer Wen’s first book is about one of the most fascinating performance artists of the last century: French mime Marcel Marceau, known for his “Bip the Clown” persona. Wen uses videos of Marceau’s performances, as well as interviews with him, to pay tribute to the enigmatic actor and Holocaust survivor.

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