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  • The Story of Beatrix Potter

    “Sumptuous…a fitting legacy for a pioneering conservationist who helped save thousands of acres of the Lake District” – The Mail on Sunday, August 2016To this day, Beatrix Potter’s…

    August 2016 Hardcover $27.95 978-1-909881-80-8

  • The World According to Karl

    Karl Lagerfeld’s quick wit and silver tongue are as notorious as Chanel’s quilted handbag. This book is a cornucopia of his Karlisms: cultivated, unpredictable, provocative, sometimes shocking, but…

    September 2013 Hardcover $29.95 978-2-08-020170-6

  • This is M. Sasek

    A charming biography of the artist behind the bestselling “This is…” series of children’s books—which have sold over a million copies since being reissued by Universe—illustrated in the…

    February 2018 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3427-5

  • Venice: An Illustrated Miscellany

    Like an expert gondolier, eminent novelist Philippe Sollers guides the reader on an intimate journey through Venice, the city that has enchanted him for more than 50 years….

    March 2015 Hardcover $34.95 978-2-08-020213-0

  • Venice: An Illustrated Miscellany

    Like an expert gondolier, eminent novelist Philippe Sollers guides the reader on an intimate journey through Venice, the city that has enchanted him for more than 50 years….

    September 2017 Hardcover $14.98 978-2-08-020331-1

  • Versace

    A long-awaited and highly intimate visual history of Versace, the glamorous and globally renowned Italian fashion house. Versace—a name that epitomizes Italian opulence, bold sexiness, and a flair…

    November 2016 Hardcover $100.00 978-0-8478-4607-8

  • Vino, I Love You

    Oscar Farinetti is currently considered one of Italy’s greatest entrepreneurs, a visionary, able to export “Made in Italy” anywhere. Vino, I Love You comes from an intuition, or…

    September 2014 Hardcover $29.95 978-88-918013-8-8

  • Vita & Virginia

    A double biography of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, their friendship and love affair. Virginia Woolf is one of the world’s most famous writers – a leading light of literary…

    September 2018 Hardcover $26.95 978-1-911358-38-1

  • Wardrobe Wisdom

    Alicia Healey spent four years working as a Lady’s Maid in Buckingham Palace, and now she travels the globe ensuring that some of the world’s wealthiest people look their best….

    October 2018 Hardcover $14.95 978-1-911358-43-5

  • Why He Is a Saint

    Available in English for the first time, this engaging and enlightening biography of John Paul II argues the case that the late pope’s life and deeds make him…

    October 2010 Hardcover $22.50 978-0-8478-3631-4

  • Winner Takes All

    Michael Winner, the legendary film director, writer and food critic, is a colourful figure who has led a remarkable life. He has a reputation for being outspoken, and,…

    September 2005 Trade Paperback $15.95 978-1-86105-840-9

  • Writers of the American South

    Flannery O’Connor, Peter Taylor, Thomas Wolfe. The South has long revered its literary luminaries. Their talent for evoking a sense of place in their settings and in their…

    October 2005 Hardcover $35.00 978-0-8478-2767-1

  • You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams

    A magical concoction of the mischievous, tender, whimsical, and debauched real-life adventures of Alan Cumming, told in his own words and pictures. Described by the New York Times…

    September 2016 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-8478-4900-0

  • Yves Saint Laurent

    This definitive portrait of the creative genius who transformed fashion is the first major English-language biography of Yves Saint Laurent since his death in 2008, featuring exclusive interviews…

    March 2019 Hardcover $45.00 978-0-8478-6339-6