Category Archives: Books

Joe Eula

Joe Eula illustration

Dior illustration by Joe Eula, late 1950s   As much as I love books, I have become incredibly selective with the ones I buy, especially that I don’t read kindle books, otherwise we will soon have to move houses just … Read More

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Truffaut, Kar Wai, Film Noir and …

The Films in My Life Francois Truffaut

  … Mistletoe. Happy New Year everyone! May it be a good year! Now, this being the week of the Golden Globes, let’s talk movies, shall we? Or better said, books about film (the newest additions to my alarmingly fast … Read More

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Time to Holiday

Time to holida

  I gave in after all (after trying to resist it, not too hard, as I was confessing here), and started reading my Christmas books early. I am currently reading Paul Theroux’s The Great Railway Bazaar, and so far, so … Read More

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Everest: The First Ascent & Other Winter Reading

Everest The First Ascent

  First of all, I should start by confessing that I bought this book, Everest – The First Ascent, by mistake. And I am glad I did. Another book, with a very similar title, The Ascent of Everest, had been … Read More

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Giorgio Armani: The Book

Giorgio Armani Book

  The man and the fashion designer Giorgio Armani, in his own words. It couldn’t get better than this. The man is discrete, meticulous, honest, uncompromising, loyal, constant, determined, perfectionist, loathing exhibitionism and excesses, whose trust is hard to gain, … Read More

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