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January 18, 2013

Betony Vernon presents The Boudoir Bible

Betony Vernon is a sex educator based in Paris and Milan. Pursuing her vision—to dismantle the pleasure Taboo—she created the Paradise Found Fine Erotic Jewelry collection. This led Betony to the realization that our society suffers from a dire lack of sexual understanding. Her twenty years of design work, sexual research and personal explorations culminate in The Boudoir Bible: The Uninhibited Sex Guide for Today.

Although it covers the basics, The Boudoir Bible is a comprehensive and instructional guide to the new sexual landscape, filling the niches missing from the “classic” sex guides with chapters on subjects like rope bondage, restraints of sound and sight, erotic flagellation, and the stimulation of new erogenous zones. Going beyond “lovemaking”, this witty and uninhibited tome expands the sexual act with chapters entitled “The Genital Gym,” “Nipple Tease,” “Male Ejaculation Control,” and “The Anthems of Anal Sex.”

Well-researched, The Boudoir Bible is written from a joyful, sex-positive point of view. Illustrated by the renowned artist François Berthoud, whose provocative creations have graced both Prada campaigns and museum exhibitions, this book provides a fresh view of sexuality in the twenty-first century.

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Click here to learn more.

January 14, 2013

Get Ready for Spring Books!

Although spring weather may feel like a long time off, Rizzoli’s hot new spring titles are already here!

With titles launching as early as January, including The Racing Bicycle, The Parisian Diet, Diary of a Nose, The Boudoir Bible, Annette Messager, and Make Hey! While the Sun Shines, our spring season is well under way. Add to that the fabulous list of titles available in February, such as Paris Haute Couture, Painting and Photography, Louise Bourgeois, Irving Harper, Stuck on Star Trek, and Patisserie, and you’ve got plenty to keep you busy while nestled indoors during those last few cold months of winter.

Take a look at our full Spring 2013 catalog below for many more titles, releasing through Summer 2013.

Top photograph © Charley Star

December 17, 2012

Happy Holidays from Rizzoli!

We would like to wish all of our friends and fans a happy and safe holiday season. Thank you for your continued support throughout the last year. We look forward to bringing you more of the books you love in 2013!

December 3, 2012

Rizzoli Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect holiday gift?
Check out this vast array of our most recent titles—from fashion to cooking to interior design—sure to satisfy everyone on your holiday gift list.

Looking for the perfect holiday gift?

Check out this vast array of our most recent titles—from fashion to cooking to interior design—sure to satisfy everyone on your holiday gift list.

For a full list, visit our Featured Titles page.

November 27, 2012

Enter to win a signed copy of Kate: The Kate Moss Book

This contest is only open to Facebook and Twitter fans and followers of Rizzoli. You must be logged into Facebook or Twitter to enter.
Created by Kate Moss herself, in collaboration with creative director Fabien Baron, Jess Hallett, and Jefferson Hack, this book is a highly personal retrospective of Kate Moss’s career, tracing her evolution from “new girl with potential” to one of the most iconic models of all time.
Kate: The Kate Moss Book will be released with eight unique covers, shot by Mario Testino, Corinne Day, Inez & Vinoodh, Craig McDean, Mert & Marcus, David Sims, Mario Sorrenti, and Juergen Teller. The winner will receive a cover that is chosen at random.
To enter on Twitter: http://ow.ly/fCe7Y
To enter on FB: http://ow.ly/fCe0Image courtesy of Colette

Enter to win a copy of Kate: The Kate Moss Book
Prize includes an autographed book plate signed by Kate Moss.

Created by Kate Moss herself, in collaboration with creative director Fabien Baron, Jess Hallett, and Jefferson Hack, this book is a highly personal retrospective of Kate Moss’s career, tracing her evolution from “new girl with potential” to one of the most iconic models of all time.

Kate: The Kate Moss Book will be released with eight unique covers, shot by Mario Testino, Corinne Day, Inez & Vinoodh, Craig McDean, Mert & Marcus, David Sims, Mario Sorrenti, and Juergen Teller. The winner will receive a cover that is chosen at random.

Image courtesy of Colette

November 14, 2012

Holiday Entertaining Tips & Recipes: Cocktails

Cocktails with Food: Ideally, cocktails should be drunk before or after a meal. So if you’re inviting people out for evening cocktails suggest dinner before or after. And bear in mind, some drinks aid digestion and some whet the appetite.

Making a Toast: When making a toast with cocktails, the clanking together of full glasses complete with garnishes can lead to spilled drinks. Far better to raise your glass in your companion’s direction and make meaningful eye contact. It goes without saying that you should wait for all the drinks to arrive before you start drinking.

-From The Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails

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Holiday Entertaining Tips & Recipes: Desserts

BAKED APPLES WITH BLUEBERRIES

“Draw inspiration from the colors and textures of nature and the seasons for recipes, table decoration, and food presentation-especially when preparing an elegant holiday meal.”

-May Vervoordt, author of At Home with May and Axel Vervoordt

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

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Holiday Entertaining Tips & Recipes: Main Dishes

GOAT STUFFED PIG (WITH PEAR PAN GRAVY)

Many people supplement their holiday turkey dinners with a piece of pork and this is where Libbie Summers comes in with her Goat Stuffed Pig recipe. Knowing Libbie like we do, we are not surprised by the ease of this recipe, nor her attitude towards adding it to your holiday table.

“Fast and impressive–the attributes found in my favorite cars, lovers and recipes. This one is no exception.”

—Libbie Summers, Author of The Whole Hog Cookbook


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Holiday Entertaining Tips & Recipes: Winter Squash

This holiday season, I’m going to start small and switch out the usual cranberry relish for a squash mostarda. It comes from La Cucina Italiana: The Encyclopedia of Italian Cooking. The Italians have an inventive way with winter squash (zucca); it pops up in pasta fillings, tarts, soups, and fritters. Here it’s simmered in a sweet and sour sauce with a hint of mustard. I’m betting it will add just the zing to the turkey, without upsetting the traditionalists at the table.

—Christopher Steighner, Senior Editor, Cookbooks

 WINTER SQUASH

Winter squash, as the name implies, is harvested in the colder seasons of the year. It is a keeping vegetable and can be stored in a cool, dry place for several months. It is a staple of rustic cooking in Italy, where it is eaten on its own and also used to stuff pasta and make savory tarts, gnocchi, soup, and risotto. Winter squash can even be sliced into thin julienne and eaten raw. It comes in a wide range of varieties with different shapes, colors, and sizes.

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October 25, 2012

Man Ray, Lee Miller, and Muses throughout time…

American Lee Miller was a successful model before traveling to Paris to become the apprentice, lover, and muse of Man Ray; Nancy Cunard, British writer, heiress, and political activist, was a lover to numerous members of the twentieth century’s art and literary circles, including Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot; Parisian-born artist and poet Dora Maar had a profound influence on her infamous lover, Pablo Picasso. While the lives of these women were very different in most aspects, they shared the ability to awaken fervor in and to influence the work of their Pygmalion painters, writers, or photographers.

Watch the video below for a look into Flammarion’s new book Muses: Women Who Inspire, featuring the stories of thirty-three women who enthralled society’s artistic geniuses and thus inspired the creation of some of the greatest works of the past two centuries.

Click here to learn more about Muses.

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