The Eight-Day Week
Wednesday, July 27
Summer’s caught up with us—and we know, we complain about it every week, but the aggregate effect of sweating this much packs a more crippling punch than Wendi Murdoch! We find ourselves regressing to childhood: leaning hard on the chocolate-frozen yogurt handle at 16 Handles, wearing Read More
This morning, the Daily Transom received a invite to a party taking place this evening at the Midtown Loft, at Fifth Avenue and 29th Street, to celebrate the sort of beauty product we thought only existed in the world of 4 a.m. infomercials. According to the invite, socials will arrive for a cocktail hour to Read More
Former Dalton teacher Anisha Lakhani‘s novel Schooled—inspired by the author’s experince teaching wealthy Manhattan private school kids—was optioned this week by actress Lorraine Bracco with Ms. Lakhani signed on to write the screenplay, Ms. Lakhani told the Daily Transom today.
"I went to Barnes & Noble yesterday, believe it or not, and bought Read More
The rain didn’t deter Hamptonites from making their way to Bridgehampton for the polo matches, but when they got there, the fields were muddy and the games had been canceled. Fortunately suave polo player Nacho Figueras was there to make everyone feel better, Irina Aleksander reports.
Then Ms. Aleksander muscled her way into Read More
"It’s a story about a teacher, but it’s also a story about how certain children on a certain island are getting through schools seemingly magically, but maybe not so," said the tutor-cum-novelist Anisha Lakhani the other day. Her first book, Schooled, out this week, was inspired by her experiences teaching and tutoring wealthy Manhattan schoolchildren. Read More