Neil Gorman

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I've started seeing more people wear brown shoes with black suits, but I've always been taught this was a fashion faux pas

I've started seeing more people wear brown shoes with black suits, but I've always been taught this was a fashion faux pas. What's your take on this look?<p>Great question! I like it worn more casually. However, wearing it more formally is never a good look.<p>YES:<p>YES:<p>NO:

On the Street…Via Montenapoleone, Milan

On the Street…Angelo, Paris

On the Street…Details, Paris

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On the Scene… At Pitti Uomo, Florence

Yield To Admire This Glass French Press

The French Press, my personal gateway to home brewing, is often overlooked because it seems so archaic, so basic, so much less exciting than pour …

Coffee

Pour-Over Coffee Station - Concrete

<b>Mount Zao</b> is our Pour-Over Wood Series Station.<p><b>Filter</b><br>The double filter is laser-cut with an additional mesh filter inside. Unlike paper filters which …

10 Underrated Audiobooks You Should Listen To

This post is sponsored by Playster.Playster is the world’s first all-in-one entertainment service. It takes care of everything — ebooks, audiobooks, …

On the Street…Left Bank, Paris

What a wonderful character.<p>I shot this gentleman about 8 years ago, he only seems to get better with age!

In a Walt Whitman Novel, Lost for 165 Years, Clues to ‘Leaves of Grass’

Readers who picked up The New York Times on March 13, 1852, might have seen a small advertisement on Page 3 for a serial tale set to begin the next day in a rival newspaper.<p>“A RICH REVELATION,” the ad began, teasing a rollicking story touching on “the Manners and Morals of Boarding Houses, some …

George Saunders on Chekhov's Different Visions of Happiness

The Lincoln in the Bardo author dissects the Russian writer’s masterful meditations on beauty and sorrow in the short story “Gooseberries,” and explains the importance of questioning your stance while writing.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages</b> …

Books

Now You Can Dress Like an Effortlessly Cool French Guy Without Breaking the Bank

Introducing Octobre Éditions.<p>When Parisian Morgane Sézalory launched Sézane in 2013, it was a first for the fashion capital: a digitally native brand that eschewed the biannual release schedule of the industry, instead offering customers monthly capsule collections (which quickly sold out). Recent …

Benjamin Clementine by Craig McDean

Benjamin Clementine by Craig McDean.

“When you’re out to get the honey you don’t go killing all the bees”Joe Strummer. 

“When you’re out to get the honey you don’t go killing all the bees”<p>Joe Strummer.

On the Street…The Fortezza, Florence

On the Street…Stripes & Checks, Florence

Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale sales boosted by fear of Trump

Margaret Atwood has said worries about women’s issues after the US election have made her book The Handmaid’s Tale the latest dystopian novel to shoot back up bestseller lists.<p>The book, about a theocratic dictatorship in the US where women are forced to bear children for the ruling class, topped …

What Milo Yiannopoulos can teach us about the importance of campus free speech

Recent events at the University of California, Berkeley reflect the enormous difficulties that campuses can face when trying to ensure freedom of speech while, at the same time, meeting their duty to ensure an inclusive learning environment and protect everyone’s safety. Many, including president …

Rights & Freedoms

Neil Gaiman picks up Thor’s hammer in Norse Mythology

Marvel has brought a certain strain of Norse mythology to the mainstream through Thor, Loki, and Odin’s family drama. And in a way, the franchise …

Books

What Effective Protest Could Look Like

Perspective from the right on Trump’s political challenge for the left<p>Fourteen years ago, I found myself an unexpected micro-target of a left-liberal protest demonstration. I had visited London to watch the debate and subsequent vote in the House of Commons over the Iraq war resolution. A huge …

Rights & Freedoms

The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables – review

David Bellos’s history of a bestseller written in exile puts Victor Hugo’s great novel centre stage once more<p>A translator of note (he wrote the elegantly witty <i>Is That a Fish in Your Ear?</i> about the perils of translation) and an admired authority on French literature, David Bellos is just the man to …

Paris Review - Adam Phillips, The Art of Nonfiction No. 7

Interviewed by Paul Holdengräber<p>Issue 208, Spring 2014<p>In his analysands' chair, 2000.<p>Adam Phillips was born in Cardiff, Wales, in 1954. He was educated at Oxford, where he read English. Later he trained as a child psychotherapist and would become the principal at Charing Cross Hospital, in London. …

Amazon sells out of '1984' after America remembers it can read

After nearly a week on the best-seller list, and a push to the number one spot yesterday — Amazon has now sold out of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, ‘1984.’<p>If you’re wondering what caused the surge of interest in a book first published in 1949, a look at Google Trends seems to point towards …

The End of the American Century

The country’s role as a global model and guarantor of freedom and rule of law is being brought to an end by Trump.<p>In 1941, a year before America entered World War II, Henry Luce, the founder and publisher of <i>Time</i>, wrote an essay called “The American Century.” It was an argument not just against …

Political Science

Use the Fibonacci Sequence to Quickly Convert Between Miles and Kilometers

Math has tons of fascinating quirks. For example, if you want to convert between miles and kilometers, you can use the Fibonacci sequence to make a …