As a follow up to my own query, I came across an article by the editor
of Woodwork magazine on the last page of the current issue. It is a
"summer reading list" for woodworkers and includes books about Sam
Maloof, George Nakashima and catalogues from several recent museum
shows from around the country. Looks like some interesting stuff.
BTW, I came across Woodwork a while back and think it's about the best
magazine out there, even better than the venerable FWW. For me, it's
a good combination of articles on technique, design and personalities
without any tool reviews (which, in most magazines, is just
advertising masquerading as editorial material).
And, no, I am not affiliated with the magazine. Just plugging a