Vanity Fair 100 Years

Vanity Fair 100 Years


  • Author: Graydon Carter
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Photography
  • File Size: 167917550 Bytes


Vanity Fair 100 Years showcases a century of personality and power, art and commerce, crisis and culture—both highbrow and low. From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age and the Depression, to its reincarnation in the boom-boom Reagan years, to the image-saturated Information Age, Vanity Fair has presented the modern era as it has unfolded, using wit, imagination, peerless literary narrative, and bold, groundbreaking imagery from the greatest photographers, artists, and illustrators of the day. This sumptuous book takes a decade-by-decade look at the world as seen by the magazine, stopping to describe the incomparable editor Frank Crowninshield and the birth of the Jazz Age Vanity Fair, the magazine’s controversial rebirth in 1983, and the...

Middlemarch
Score: 5
From 6 Ratings

Middlemarch


  • Author: George Eliot & Rosemary Ashton
  • Release Date : 2006-08-03
  • Genre: Classics
  • File Size: 2675138 Bytes


One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World''One of the few English novels written for grown-up people' Virginia WoolfGeorge Eliot's nuanced and moving novel is a masterly evocation of connected lives, changing fortunes and human frailties in a provincial community. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfilment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; Dr Lydgate, whose pioneering medical methods, combined with an imprudent marriage to the spendthrift beauty Rosamond, threaten to undermine his career; and the religious hypocrite Bulstrode, hiding scandalous crimes from his past.Edited with an Introduction and notes by ROSEMARY ASHTON...

Vanity Fair 100 Years

Vanity Fair 100 Years


  • Author : Graydon Carter
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1419708635


Vanity Fair 100 Years Book Description :

Offers the history of "Vanity Fair" by presenting how the magazine displayed American culture in the many decades of its operation, including the Jazz Age, the Depression, the Reagan Years, and the Information Age....

Vanity Fair
Score: 4.5
From 24 Ratings

Vanity Fair


  • Author : William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1853
  • Genre: England
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : BCUL:1092909039


Vanity Fair Book Description :

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The Vanity Fair Diaries
Score: 2.5
From 3 Ratings

The Vanity Fair Diaries


  • Author : Tina Brown
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627791373


The Vanity Fair Diaries Book Description :

Named one of the best books of 2017 by Time, People, Amazon.com, The Guardian, Paste Magazine, The Economist, Entertainment Weekly, & Vogue Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood. The Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman barely out of her twenties who arrives in New York City with a dream. Summoned from London in hopes that she can save Condé Nast's troubled new flagship Vanity Fair, Tina Brown is immediately plunged into the maelstrom of the competitive New York media world and the backstabbing rivalries at the court of the pl...

Vanity Fair s Hollywood

Vanity Fair s Hollywood


  • Author : Christopher Hitchens
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0500283249


Vanity Fair s Hollywood Book Description :

Here is a century’s worth of stars and moguls, parties and scandals, power and glamour, captured through the unrivaled lens and the inimitable prose of Vanity Fair. The definitive book of its kind, ''Vanity Fair’s Hollywood'' is a collection of classic photographs, essays, and caricatures. This national best-seller depicts a century of Hollywood power, glamour, myth, and mystery-directly from the pages of Vanity Fair, from 1914 to today. On the motion-picture front, no other publication of our age has achieved the stature of Vanity Fair. The magazine prides itself on assigning the world’s top photographers, writers, and illustrators to explore the brightest stars in the Hollywood firmament....

Harper s Bazaar  150 Years

Harper s Bazaar 150 Years


  • Author : Glenda Bailey
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683350071


Harper s Bazaar 150 Years Book Description :

America’s first fashion magazine, Harper’s Bazaar has showcased the visions of legendary editors, photographers, and stylists and featured the works of noted writers since 1867. From its beginnings as a broadsheet aimed at the rising leisure class, the publication has since transformed into a magazine devoted to examining the lives of women through the lens of fashion. In celebration of the magazine’s 150th anniversary in 2017, Harper’s Bazaar: 150 Years captures the greats who have shaped the magazine over these decades. Harper’s Bazaar: 150 Years includes the most iconic pieces of work from the magazine's archive: more than 150 photographs and covers and 50 text excerpts, including articles, poems, and works of fiction. Organized chronolo...

Vanity Fair s Women on Women
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Vanity Fair s Women on Women


  • Author : Radhika Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525562153


Vanity Fair s Women on Women Book Description :

Looking back at the last thirty-five years of Vanity Fair stories on women, by women, with an introduction by the magazine’s editor in chief, Radhika Jones Gail Sheehy on Hillary Clinton. Ingrid Sischy on Nicole Kidman. Jacqueline Woodson on Lena Waithe. Leslie Bennetts on Michelle Obama. And two Maureens (Orth and Dowd) on two Tinas (Turner and Fey). Vanity Fair’s Women on Women features thirty of the best profiles, essays, and columns on female subjects written by female contributors to the magazine over the past thirty-five years. From the viewpoint of the female gaze come penetrating profiles on everyone from Gloria Steinem to Princess Diana to Whoopi Goldberg to essays on workplace sexual harassment (by Bethany McLean) to a post–#MeToo rea...

Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung


  • Author : Prabal Gurung
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683356646


Prabal Gurung Book Description :

The first monograph on fashion designer Prabal Gurung, packed with stories, design inspiration, and never-before-seen photographs In February 2017, Prabal Gurung ended his show with a parade of feminist tees featuring phrases like “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like,” “Voices for Choices,” and “We Will Not Be Silenced.” A year later, his collection took inspiration from two female-dominated Asian cultures. Activism is built into designer Gurung’s ethos and the celebration of female empowerment serves as a constant focal point of his designs. He presents femininity with a bite, beauty with substance, and a diverse, inclusive world that is “Stronger in Color.” Prabal Gurung offers a window into Gurung’s design process, and it is fil...

100 Years  Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

100 Years Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life


  • Author : Joshua Prager
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393285710


100 Years Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life Book Description :

An extraordinary literary journey, 100 Years celebrates every age from birth to 100 with quotations from the world’s greatest writers. This literary tapestry of the human experience will delight readers of all backgrounds. Moving year by year through the words of our most beloved authors, the great sequence of life reveals itself—the wonders and confinements of childhood, the emancipations and frustrations of adolescence, the empowerments and millstones of adulthood, the recognitions and resignations of old age. This trove of wisdom—featuring immortal passages from Arthur Rimbaud, Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, David Foster Wallace, William Shakespeare, Herman Melville, Jane Austen, and Maya Angelou, among many others—reminds us that the patte...

Oscar Night

Oscar Night


  • Author : Graydon Carter
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1400042488


Oscar Night Book Description :

Collects photographs of celebrities at Academy Award parties, from the first black-tie dinner in 1929 to the Vanity Fair gala in 2004....

Bohemians  Bootleggers  Flappers  and Swells

Bohemians Bootleggers Flappers and Swells


  • Author : Graydon Carter
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-10-30
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698170094


Bohemians Bootleggers Flappers and Swells Book Description :

Offering readers an inebriating swig from the great cocktail shaker of the Roaring Twenties—the Jazz Age, the age of Gatsby—Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells showcases unforgettable writers in search of how to live well in a changing era. Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter introduces these fabulous pieces written between 1913 and 1936, when the magazine published a Murderers’ Row of the world’s leading literary lights, including: F. Scott Fitzgerald on what a magazine should be Clarence Darrow on equality e. e. cummings on Calvin Coolidge D. H. Lawrence on women Djuna Barnes on James Joyce John Maynard Keynes on the collapse in money value Dorothy Parker on a host of topics, from why she hates actresses to why she hasn’t married...