Booze & Books
Last night n+1 and Harper Perennial celebrated the release of Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager. The book compiles Keith Gessen’s interviews with a financial man of mystery, whose work The Observer has also published.
We spent most of the party standing over Read More
Books & Pills
Those following the deal announcements on Publishers Marketplace could be forgiven for thinking that publishers are in a weird headspace this week.
At Harper Perennial: Allison Lorentzen bought Coming of Age on Zoloft: Notes on My Generation on Drugs by Katherine Sharpe, billed as “a memoir-investigation of the use of antidepressants among young people” and Read More
A biography of Isabella Blow, the magazine editor who wore extravagant hats to prevent fashion folk from attacking her with air-kisses; who is often credited with discovering designers Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy; and who after several suicide attempts finally succeeded in tragically ending her life in 2007, was acquired by Carrie Kania at Harper Read More
Most of the people who came to Camilla Morton’s book party at the Diane von Furstenberg showroom last Thursday night appeared to be models or DJs or photographers. Giselle Bündchen arrived in skintight leather pants. A man with a waxed handlebar mustache wandered about wearing glasses. One young lady had on an American Apparel leotard Read More