Category Archives: Books

Journeys to the Other Side of the World

Why David Attenborough’s stories are the best read for your summer vacation.   David Attenborough needs no introduction. His pioneering role in surveying almost every aspect of life on our planet is unwavering. And the fact that, for decades, he … Read More

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Men and Style: Essays, Interviews and Considerations

David Coggins’ book, Men and Style: Essays, Interviews and Considerations, is about style as hard-earned individuality, as a long path towards self discovery, as slow distilling of culture. Read More

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On Tennis: Three Books Worth Reading

Three books about tennis that can deepen your understanding of, interest in and love for the game. Read More

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The Enduring Allure of the West and of the Western Style

The great frontier always drew dreamers. I am not an American, but I am a dreamer. And I’ve always considered the Western as one of the greatest adventure movies. Jane Fonda in “Comes a Horseman” Read More

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A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 Years in Hollywood

A Life in Movies, by Irwin Winkler, paints an intimate, straightforward, complex portrait of what it is like to be a producer in Hollywood and of how movies get made. But Winkler is not just another producer. Read More

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