Nonfiction on Fashion and Film | Xpress Reviews


This survey of international scope will be of interest to both fashionistas and cinema buffs

Dressing the Decades by Emanuelle Dirix | LJ Review


LJ’s review of Emanuelle Dirix’s Dressing the Decades

Dressed and Obsessed: 17 Fashion Titles To Beautify Your Collections


Breward outlines the suit’s evolution; Dirix writes absorbingly about fashions of the 20th century; Fashion’s Double is a must-read for students; Cecil Beaton’s wardrobe as legacy; master jeweler Belperron; the colorful spirit of London’s East End Fashionistas

Fashion Forward | LJ Reviews


An informative and entertaining documentary of how pioneering Jewish immigrants created the Fashion District, also known as the Garment Center; a fascinating look at a little-known art in the fashion industry

TV Readers’ Advisory (RA) | Wyatt’s World


The fall television season is about to begin, making it a perfect time to pair books with broadcasts. Here is a list for fans of Project Runway.

Fashion Is Our Passion: Design Titles Fit for All Collections


For anyone who collects, wears, or is interested in vintage fashion; a brief historical overview of the interplay of fashion and dance; museums as collectors and exhibitors of fashion; the American and French fashion industries.

Experience Schubert’s Winter Journey, the History of the Book, Poet Muldoon, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews


British tenor Bostridge’s take on Franz Schubert’s Winterreise, a history of the book in 100 books, poems that inspire readers to think, a charming history on the color green, an extravagant compilation of fashion history

Fashionable Reading | Wyatt’s World


From the image-rich and detailed Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the quirky and eclectic Worn Stories

Our Vietnam, Legal Advice for Women, Langston Hughes, Andrew Cuomo, Fashion Giants | Barbara’s Nonfiction Picks, Feb. 2015, Pt. 3


Appy, Christian G. American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity. Viking. Feb. 2015. 416p. ISBN 9780670025398. $28.95. HISTORY A professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Appy is noted for two big books on the Vietnam War, Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides, an oral history, and Working-Class War: […]

Family Papers | Memoir

Blue Box

Family histories, families in history, historic families, and a memoir about cochlear implant surgery at a later age.