Flickering Light: A History of Neon
by Christoph Ribbat
Review by Gemma Cirignano
Flickering Light: A History of Neon by Christoph Ribbat serves as an introduction to neon’s multifaceted history.Ribbat guides the reader through the invention and advancement of neon technology to the neon signage capitals of the world to the influence of neon on art, music, and film. Packed into 161 pages, the text offers a digestible tasting menu of neon-related topics and concludes with extensive “References” and “Bibliography” sections to satiate readers’ more specific interests. Ribbat’s clear and engaging writing lends the book to be both a go-to reference for neon research and a great beach read.
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