Anthologies by authors that reproduce previous writings do not always make the best reading and can appear unconnected, dated, and stale.
The Finest Menswear in the World is not about mere men’s fashion as it is commonly thought of; this monograph is about men’s fashion that transcends our common perception of such.
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“a well-written, family memoir that tackles broad questions of identity . . .”
“In its own inimitable way, West of Eden is as epic as John Steinbeck’s novel East of Eden.”
“What she describes is the end of childhood as we once knew it.”
In her travel memoir In Other Words Jhumpa Lahiri explores how and why she, a highly acclaimed, prize winning fiction writer in English chose to leave the United States, move to Italy with
It is always exciting to discover real-life heroes you never heard of before, especially when the hero is a cross-dresser, impersonator, nurse, Civil War soldier, and spy all rolled into one—and he
There is a reason John Spurling (author of multiple novels and plays) won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction (The Ten Thousand Things), and it will become clear in reading A
This book might possibly signal an unprecedented moment in the annals of heritage brands that celebrate and memorialize their considerable legacies. Berluti: At Their Feet is a rare and re
“magical to read and a visual delight . . .”
The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought is a gripping memoir that blends personal experience with history and complex empirical research.
In Tiny: Streetwise Revisited, the photographer Mary Ellen Mark chronicles the life of “Tiny” (Erin Charles), a street kid from Seattle.
Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.
“We go to Thoreau for Nature. We come to Davis for the whole essence of being alive.”
A memoir is a tricky thing. An art form that is often more interested in Truth than it is in facts. A work in which reality is posted through the filter of self.
In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.
“Alec Ross answers the clarion call for innovators who can imagine tomorrow today.”
In the very famous words of the late Audrey Hepburn “Paris is always a good idea” and so it is especially apropos since the publication of Parisian Chic City Guide: Shopping, Dining, and More.
The answer isn’t 42. At least, that’s not sociology professor Paul Froese’s conclusion. Readers having an existential crisis will want to read this book.
How can this book be adequately reviewed when there are not possibly enough superlatives to describe and discuss Cartier Dazzling: High Jewelry and Precious Objects?
In On My Own, Diane Rehm shares with readers her experience of early grief after losing John Rehm, her husband of 54 years.
He wrote The Caine Mutiny, Marjorie Morningstar, Youngblood Hawke, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. He won the Pulitzer, TV miniseries fame, and the girl of his dreams.
This particular publication is not what it might seem at first glance.
Every once in awhile a book comes along that challenges deep seated assumptions and beliefs, upends one’s complacency, and plants seeds of discontent in the mind of the reader.