Have you ever wondered what an author truly thought about the novel they wrote? This collection of first edition books are full of interesting notes and thoughts straight from the author. Discover exactly what they thought about their writing and understand the motives behind it all. This collection came about when Peter Straus had the creative […]
UK illustrator and biting wit, Mr Bingo, decided to keep the tradition of postcard sending alive through touching and thoughtful insults. And who doesn’t love a good dose of swearing and hand-rendered personal attacks arriving on their door mat? If only this service were still running, I’d be shelling out 20 quid to be told I’ll ‘never be as good as Peter Andre’. Luckily the 400 bits of hate mail have now been collated into a lovely book.
Writing redefined. The Newer York is a fresh take on life for creative people. The book is ‘written’ by a series of submissions from artists and writers from around the world. Published by Joshua Raab, the pocket sized, 60 page book is simply charming, delightfully witty, sometimes brutal, and extremely visceral. Leafing through the creamy […]
In our fame-obsessed culture, we’re fed daily (whether we like it or not) with every little detail (real or invented) about the lives of stars. In his wonderful ‘oral novel’, Paolo Sedazzari attempts the opposite: he fleshes out the biography of a band that never was. There is no Hollywood ending where the three young […]
It seems like I always stumble across Joe Hill’s writing in a time of desperate need for something to read. Most recently was when I was on tour and searching up and down for a good bookstore. Just as I’d given up and decided no one reads in San Diego, we found a little indie bookstore and Horns jumped at me off one of the shelves.
Eben Weiss, the authority on cycling better known as BikeSnobNYC, just released an amusing and impassioned treatise on bike culture featuring illustrations by Chris Koelle and 208 pages of insights, musings, and rants about the growing contingent of people who get around on two wheels.
Rich pralines, vivid petit fours, wispy French meringues, and deep pastry creams piped into light éclairs, then coated with iconic works of art. Only at Fauchon. And now, happily, no matter where you are, you can capture a year’s worth of this hyper-luxe French foodie haven’s sweet and savory delights right on your coffee table.