Christina Person

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The Romanov Sisters

• <b>Author:</b> Helen Rappaport<p>A 12-WEEK <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<p>"Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses." <b>—People magazine</b><p>"The public spoke of the sisters in a gentile, superficial manner, but Rappaport captures sections of letters and diary entries to showcase the …

Marc Jacobs On Louis Vuitton, Porn Stars and Going On Grindr - PAPER

Marc Jacobs at Sant Ambroeus New York<p>In my kitchen I have a framed cutout from a 1989 issue of <i>Vanity Fair</i>. It's a Steven Meisel photo of designer Marc Jacobs, then a longhaired darling of the fashion world, nude in bed save for a pair of black motorcycle boots. Yes, I was a fan. Flash forward to …

Dior's early days told in a book

From the first show until the founder's last breath, British Journalist Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni delves into the French fashion house's history, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

The Woman Code

• <b>Author:</b> Sophia A. Nelson<p>Every woman lives by a code, whether she realizes it or not. It informs how she treats others and herself, how much she expects of herself, and how far she is willing to go in order to find success. But is the code we're living by truly helping us create the lives of purpose …

The Last Days of the Romanovs

• <b>Author:</b> Helen Rappaport<p>Rappaport, an expert in the field of Russian history, brings you the riveting day-by-day account of the last fourteen days of the Russian Imperial family, in this first of two books about the Romanovs. Her second book <i>The Romanov Sisters</i>, offering a never-before-seen glimpse …

1776

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain …

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Baker<p>This is the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Simon Baker charts the rise and fall of the world's first superpower, focusing on six momentous turning points that shaped Roman history. Welcome to Rome as you've never seen it before - awesome and splendid, …

The Diary of a Young Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Anne Frank<p><b>The diary as Anne Frank wrote it.</b><p>At last, in a new translation, this definitive edition contains entries about Anne’s burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Anne Frank’s <i>The Diary of a Young Girl</i> is among the most enduring …

Sister Queens

• <b>Author:</b> Julia Fox<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of …

We Two

• <b>Author:</b> Gillian Gill<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><br>BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide.<p>It was the most influential marriage of the nineteenth century–and one of history’ s most enduring love stories. Traditional biographies tell us that Queen Victoria inherited the throne as a naïve teenager, …