Books
04 December 2008
I met a knot of Goths at night, posing through Smithfield Market on the Day of the Dead, youngsters whose artifice and...
Books
20 November 2008
Paul Morand first met Gabrielle Chanel at a New Year's Eve party in 1921 at her salon in the rue Cambon, Paris. She was...
Books
26 June 2008
Fukui Prefecture, on the northern backside of the island of Honshu in Japan, has a coastal plain facing the permacold...
Books
17 April 2008
Not long after Lydia Lopokova danced at Covent Garden for the final time at the age of 41, her worst-decayed teeth were...
International Politics
28 February 2008
The pants of Rachel Louise Snyder's subtitle are indigo-blue denim jeans, and the idea is to follow production from the...
Ideas
29 May 2006
I didn't skip a word in this book, not even on the second reading, not even CC1CC(C)(C)C2=CC(C)=C(C=C2C1(C)C)C(C)=O,...
Books
04 April 2005
Gabrielle Chanel was barely entitled even to her rustic surname, being the illegitimate infant, born in 1883, of a...