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chip-kidd's picture
Sep.20.2010
"Wake up, Muffy. We're back." From Lisa Birnbach, the author of The Official Preppy Handbook—and designer Chip Kidd—comes a whole new take on the prep world that Birnbach turned into an international best-selling phenomenon thirty years ago.True Prep is a contemporary look at how the...
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Feb.04.2009
To Carley Wells, words are the enemy: the countless SAT lists from her tutor, the “fifty-seven pounds overweight” assessment from her personal trainer, and most of all, the “confidential” Getting To Know You assignment from her insane English teacher (whose literary terminology lessons include “...
irwin-gootnick's picture
Sep.18.2008
So many people are unhappy because they are trapped in repeated self-defeating behaviors with weight, love, career, and parenting, and are unable to change for the better no matter how much they desire to or try. Isn't it remarkable that no matter how intelligent or well meaning the advice you...
irwin-gootnick's picture
Sep.18.2008
So many people are unhappy because they are trapped in repeated self-defeating behaviors with weight, love, career, and parenting, and are unable to change for the better no matter how much they desire to or try.  Isn't it remarkable that no matter how intelligent or well meaning the advice you...
wade-rouse's picture
Aug.22.2008
When Wade Rouse—a rural, public school graduate who grew up more Hee Haw than Dynasty—was hired as the director of publicity at the prestigious Tate Academy, he quickly discovered his real job was to make a few of the very pretty, very rich, very mean mommies of the elite students happy. Enter...
susan-orlean's picture
Apr.25.2008
In keeping with its tradition of sending writers out into America to take the pulse of our citizens and civilization, The New Yorker over the past decade has reported on the unprecedented economy and how it has changed the ways in which we live.
pat-montandon's picture
Mar.03.2008
After an eleven year marriage to a man she loved beyond reason, a beautiful son, living at the top of the economic scale, an unexpected brutal and public divorce ends it all. At age fifty, broke, her son living with his dad and stepmother, Pat Montandon, indeed, rises from...
pat-montandon's picture
Dec.18.2007
The brutal breakup of Pat Montandon’s seemingly perfect marriage to multimillionaire Al Wilsey and the loss of her son, was the stuff of gossip columnists’ dreams—full of wealth and beauty, cruelty and betrayal. But her headline grabbing divorce and public ridicule led Montandon to a road beyond...
clive-barker's picture
Dec.17.2007
Galilee is Clive Barker's horrific version of a trashy nighttime soap opera (think Dynasty in particular). In a surprisingly romantic tale, a beautiful woman marries into a rich family—and discovers once and for all that money most certainly does not buy happiness.