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Tag: books

20 Apr

The Albertine

Located on the ground floor of the glorious Payne Whitney mansion that houses the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Albertine is...

12 Sep

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

Many wonderful photographers have documented the African bush and its wildlife, but no one’s work, in my book, is as honest, as stunningly...

2 Sep

BookHampton: The East End’s Storied Gem

On the lovely east end of Long Island, a bookstore has been reinvigorated by a friend of mine, Carolyn Brody. About a year ago, Carolyn purchased...

8 Aug

Where Travel Begins

<a href="http://lisalindblad.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/764165 have a peek here.jpg”> I am a traveler.  I am a literal...

26 Jun

Being Mortal

Atul Gawande, Being Mortal‘s author, is one of those rare and remarkable beings:  Practicing surgeon, writer for the New Yorker, author...

1 Feb


It has always been about storytelling. Childhood is made magical by storytelling and impoverished by the lack of it.  Romance floats  on the...

14 Oct


Jesse Kornbluth, the eminence grise behind Headbutler, has been writing about culture for decades as an author and magazine journalist.  He...

27 Aug

Paper Art

It’s interesting how some great talents are born in the stillness of a moment rather than in the heaving passions we often hear about....

21 Jul

The Corner Bookstore

Tuesday’s announcement that Amazon was now selling more electronic books than bound books was a sobering one.  I mourn the passing of...

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