Vanity Fair 100 Years Book

Vanity Fair 100 Years

  • Author : Graydon Carter
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Date : 2013-10-15
  • Category : Photography
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1419708635

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Offers the history of "Vanity Fair" by presenting how the magazine displayed American culture in the many decades of its operation, including the Jazz Age, the Depression, the Reagan Years, and the Information Age.

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vanity fair

  • Author : william makepeace thackeray
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1962
  • Category :
  • Pages :
  • ISBN :

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Architectural Digest at 100 Book

Architectural Digest at 100

  • Author : Architectural Digest
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Date : 2019-10-08
  • Category : Architecture
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781683356479

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A 100-year visual history of the magazine, showcasing the work of top interior designers and architects, and the personal spaces of numerous celebrities. Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael Kors, and Diana Vreeland, and includes the work of top designers and architects like Frank Gehry, David Hicks, India Mahdavi, Peter Marino, John Fowler, Renzo Mongiardino, Oscar Niemeyer, Axel Vervoordt, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Elsie de Wolfe. Also included are stunning images from the magazine’s history by photographers such as Bill Cunningham, Horst P. Horst, Simon Upton, Francois Dischinger, Francois Halard, Julius Shulman, and Oberto Gili. “The book is really a survey of how Americans have lived—and how American life has changed—over the past 100 years.” ?Los Angeles Times “A Must-Have Book!” ?Interior Design Magazines “Written in the elevated quality that only the editors of Architectural Digest can master so well, AD at 100: A Century of Style is the world’s newest guide to the best and brightest designs to inspire your next big home project.” ?The Editorialist

Vanity Fair s Hollywood Book

Vanity Fair s Hollywood

  • Author : Christopher Hitchens
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2001
  • Category : Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0500283249

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Here is a century’s worth of stars and moguls, parties and scandals, power and glamour, captured through the unrivaled lens and the inimitable prose of Vanity Fair. The definitive book of its kind, ''Vanity Fair’s Hollywood'' is a collection of classic photographs, essays, and caricatures. This national best-seller depicts a century of Hollywood power, glamour, myth, and mystery-directly from the pages of Vanity Fair, from 1914 to today. On the motion-picture front, no other publication of our age has achieved the stature of Vanity Fair. The magazine prides itself on assigning the world’s top photographers, writers, and illustrators to explore the brightest stars in the Hollywood firmament.

100 Years  Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life Book

100 Years Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

  • Author : Joshua Prager
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Date : 2016-05-03
  • Category : Reference
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780393285710

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An extraordinary literary journey, 100 Years celebrates every age from birth to 100 with quotations from the world’s greatest writers. This literary tapestry of the human experience will delight readers of all backgrounds. Moving year by year through the words of our most beloved authors, the great sequence of life reveals itself—the wonders and confinements of childhood, the emancipations and frustrations of adolescence, the empowerments and millstones of adulthood, the recognitions and resignations of old age. This trove of wisdom—featuring immortal passages from Arthur Rimbaud, Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, David Foster Wallace, William Shakespeare, Herman Melville, Jane Austen, and Maya Angelou, among many others—reminds us that the patterns of life transcend continents, cultures, and generations. As Thomas Mann wrote of our most shared human experience: "It will happen to me as to them." Designed by the legendary Milton Glaser, who created the I ♥ NY logo, 100 Years brings together color, type, and text to illuminate the ebb and flow of an entire life.

Vanity Fair s Women on Women Book
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Vanity Fair s Women on Women

  • Author : Radhika Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2019-10-29
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780525562153

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Looking back at the last thirty-five years of Vanity Fair stories on women, by women, with an introduction by the magazine’s editor in chief, Radhika Jones Gail Sheehy on Hillary Clinton. Ingrid Sischy on Nicole Kidman. Jacqueline Woodson on Lena Waithe. Leslie Bennetts on Michelle Obama. And two Maureens (Orth and Dowd) on two Tinas (Turner and Fey). Vanity Fair’s Women on Women features a selection of the best profiles, essays, and columns on female subjects written by female contributors to the magazine over the past thirty-five years. From the viewpoint of the female gaze come penetrating profiles on everyone from Gloria Steinem to Princess Diana to Whoopi Goldberg to essays on workplace sexual harassment (by Bethany McLean) to a post–#MeToo reassessment of the Clinton scandal (by Monica Lewinsky). Many of these pieces constitute the first draft of a larger cultural narrative. They tell a singular story about female icons and identity over the last four decades—and about the magazine as it has evolved under the editorial direction of Tina Brown, Graydon Carter, and now Radhika Jones, who has written a compelling introduction. When Vanity Fair’s inaugural editor, Frank Crowninshield, took the helm of the magazine in 1914, his mission statement declared, “We hereby announce ourselves as determined and bigoted feminists.” Under Jones’s leadership, Vanity Fair continues the publication’s proud tradition of highlighting women’s voices—and all the many ways they define our culture.

The Death of a President Book
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The Death of a President

  • Author : William Manchester
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Date : 2013-10-08
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN : 9780316370721

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William Manchester's epic and definitive account of President John F. Kennedy's assassination--now restored to print in a new paperback edition. As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of November 22, 1963, William Manchester set out, at the request of the Kennedy family, to create a detailed, authoritative record of the days immediately preceding and following President John F. Kennedy's death. Through hundreds of interviews, abundant travel and firsthand observation, and with unique access to the proceedings of the Warren Commission, Manchester conducted an exhaustive historical investigation, accumulating forty-five volumes of documents, exhibits, and transcribed tapes. His ultimate objective -- to set down as a whole the national and personal tragedy that was JFK's assassination -- is brilliantly achieved in this galvanizing narrative, a book universally acclaimed as a landmark work of modern history.

The Vanity Fair Diaries Book
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The Vanity Fair Diaries

  • Author : Tina Brown
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Date : 2017-11-14
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781627791373

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Named one of the best books of 2017 by Time, People, The Guardian, Paste Magazine, The Economist, Entertainment Weekly, & Vogue Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood. The Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman barely out of her twenties who arrives in New York City with a dream. Summoned from London in hopes that she can save Condé Nast's troubled new flagship Vanity Fair, Tina Brown is immediately plunged into the maelstrom of the competitive New York media world and the backstabbing rivalries at the court of the planet's slickest, most glamour-focused magazine company. She survives the politics, the intrigue, and the attempts to derail her by a simple stratagem: succeeding. In the face of rampant skepticism, she triumphantly reinvents a failing magazine. Here are the inside stories of Vanity Fair scoops and covers that sold millions—the Reagan kiss, the meltdown of Princess Diana's marriage to Prince Charles, the sensational Annie Leibovitz cover of a gloriously pregnant, naked Demi Moore. In the diary's cinematic pages, the drama, the comedy, and the struggle of running an "it" magazine come to life. Brown's Vanity Fair Diaries is also a woman's journey, of making a home in a new country and of the deep bonds with her husband, their prematurely born son, and their daughter. Astute, open-hearted, often riotously funny, Tina Brown's The Vanity Fair Diaries is a compulsively fascinating and intimate chronicle of a woman's life in a glittering era.

Face Book


  • Author : Justine Bateman
  • Publisher : Akashic Books
  • Date : 2021-04-06
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781617759376

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Writer/director/producer Justine Bateman examines the aggressive ways that society reacts to the aging of women's faces. " filled with fictional vignettes that examine real-life societal attitudes and internal fears that have caused a negative perspective on women's faces as they age." --The TODAY Show, a Best Book of 2021 "With her new book Face: One Square Foot of Skin, Justine trying to push back against the notion that women's faces are 'broken and need to be fixed'...The book is a meditation on women's faces, and the cultural pressure to be 'ashamed and apologetic that their faces had aged naturally.' --New York Times "[Bateman] studies the topic of women and aging in her new book Face: One Square Foot of Skin." --People "There is nothing wrong with your face. At least, that's what Justine Bateman wants you to realize. Her new book, Face: One Square Foot of Skin, is a collection of fictional short stories told from the perspectives of women of all ages and professions; with it, she aims to correct the popular idea that you need to stop what you’re doing and start staving off any signs of aging in the face." --W Magazine "The actor and author of Face: One Square Foot of Skin wants to push back against the ubiquity of plastic surgery." --Vanity Fair "Justine Bateman extends her creative talents to include fiction in this collection of vignettes that focus on how we’ve learned to react to women's faces as they age. Based on Bateman's own real-life interviews, the stories dig deep to uncover why we’re uncomfortable with faces of a certain age, and argue that confidence--and not cosmetic procedures--are the answer to the problem." --Town & Country, one of the Best Books of Spring 2021 "Through a selection of short stories, [Bateman] examines just how complicated it is for women to get older, both in and out of the spotlight." --Glamour "Bateman asks, what if we just rejected the idea that older faces need fixing. What if we ignored all th

The Palace Papers Book
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The Palace Papers

  • Author : Tina Brown
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Date : 2022-04-26
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780385695152

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The riveting inside story of the British royal family since the death of Princess Diana, from the Queen’s tightening grip to the defection of Harry and Meghan—by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Diana Chronicles "Never again," became Queen Elizabeth II's mantra shortly after Diana's death. More specifically, there could never be "another Diana"—a member of the family whose global popularity upstaged, outshone, and posed an existential threat to the British monarchy. Picking up where The Diana Chronicles left off, The Palace Papers reveals how the royal family reinvented itself after the traumatic years when Diana's blazing celebrity ripped through the House of Windsor like a comet. Tina Brown takes readers on a tour de force journey that shows the Queen's stoic resolve as she coped with the passing of Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother, and her partner for seven decades, Prince Philip, and triumphed in her Jubilee years even as the family dramas raged around her. She explores Prince Charles's determination to make Camilla his queen, the tension between two princes on "different paths," the ascendance of the resolute Kate Middleton, the disturbing allegations surrounding Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein, and Harry and Meghan's stunning decision to "step back" as senior royals. Despite the fragile monarchy's best efforts, "never again" seems fast approaching. Full of powerful revelations, nuanced details, and searing insight, The Palace Papers will irrevocably change how the world perceives and understands the royal family.

Highbrow  Lowbrow  Brilliant  Despicable Book

Highbrow Lowbrow Brilliant Despicable

  • Author : The Editors of New York Magazine
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Date : 2017-11-07
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781501166846

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New York City: a battered town left for dead, one that almost a million people abandoned and where those who remained had to live behind triple deadbolt locks. It was reinvigorated and became the capital of wealth and innovation, an engine of cultural vibrancy, a magnet for immigrants, and a city of endless possibility. Since its founding in 1968, New York Magazine has told the story of that city's constant morphing, week after week. This book draws from all that coverage to present an enormous, sweeping, idiosyncratic picture of a half-century at the center of the world. It constitutes an unparalleled history of that city's transformation, and of a New York City institution as well.

The Art of Fielding Book
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The Art of Fielding

  • Author : Chad Harbach
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Date : 2011-09-07
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9780316192163

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At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended. Henry's fight against self-doubt threatens to ruin his future. College president Guert Affenlight, a longtime bachelor, has fallen unexpectedly and helplessly in love. Owen Dunne, Henry's gay roommate and teammate, becomes caught up in a dangerous affair. Mike Schwartz, the Harpooners' team captain and Henry's best friend, realizes he has guided Henry's career at the expense of his own. And Pella Affenlight, Guert's daughter, returns to Westish after escaping an ill-fated marriage, determined to start a new life. As the season counts down to its climactic final game, these five are forced to confront their deepest hopes, anxieties, and secrets. In the process they forge new bonds, and help one another find their true paths. Written with boundless intelligence and filled with the tenderness of youth, The Art of Fielding is an expansive, warmhearted novel about ambition and its limits, about family and friendship and love, and about commitment--to oneself and to others.

Oscar Night Book

Oscar Night

  • Author : Graydon Carter
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Date : 2004
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1400042488

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Collects photographs of celebrities at Academy Award parties, from the first black-tie dinner in 1929 to the Vanity Fair gala in 2004.

Tom Ford 002 Book

Tom Ford 002

  • Author : Tom Ford
  • Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
  • Date : 2021-11-16
  • Category : Design
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780847864379

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A fashion icon, provocative American designer Tom Ford brings us his highly anticipated second book, which takes readers through the illustrious trajectory of his billion-dollar luxury empire established in 2005. Synonymous with high-octane glamour, opulent sexuality, and fearless fashion, Tom Ford is an iconic designer whose namesake label has devout followers across the globe, from Milan and New Delhi to Shanghai and New York. Seventeen years after his best-selling debut book Tom Ford (2004), which detailed his time as creative director for the Italian label Gucci, this second volume is a visual ode to Ford’s eponymous brand created in 2005 and encompasses cosmetics, eyewear, menswear, and his critically acclaimed womenswear line. The revered designer not only catapulted his brand to the highest echelons of the fashion world—receiving accolades from the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Time magazine’s Best Designer of the Year—but also commanded the attention of Hollywood by featuring loyal A-list fans such as Julianne Moore, Lauren Hutton, Pat Cleveland, and Nicholas Hoult in his runway shows and advertising campaigns. This gorgeous slipcased volume includes dazzling imagery of Ford’s clothing and accessories designs, fashion editorials featuring top models such as Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, Mica Argañaraz, and Jon Kortajarena, and his signature sexually-charged advertising campaigns by photographers such as Inez & Vinoodh, Nick Knight, Steven Meisel, and Mert & Marcus. This volume, printed with Forest Stewardship Council approved materials and edited by Ford personally, reflects his exceptional taste and unapologetic sensual aesthetic and is a true collector’s item for his devotees and connoisseurs of fashion, style, and design.

Miami Contemporary Artists Book

Miami Contemporary Artists

  • Author : Paul Clemence
  • Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited
  • Date : 2007
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : UOM:39015080719985

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Miami, Florida, is fast becoming a critical center for contemporary art. Serving as an incubator for outstanding visual artists, this "natural playground for inspiration" is poised to become one of the leading cultural destinations of the world. With more than 315 stunning color photos, this exciting new book takes readers through significant highlights of the city's art history and showcases the works of over 100 contemporary artists who have helped bring the cultural evolution to fruition. Ranging from established artists with international careers to those beginning to make a name for themselves, this selection reveals diversity that breathes creative energy into the sultry, scintillating city of Miami.