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    journey is the destination

    Apr 10, 2007

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    I promised to share a couple of books that were really inspiring to the creative team while working on April’s catalog. The first is called “Zara’s Tales” , a memoir about Peter Beard’s adventures in Africa and dedicated to his daughter, Zara. Beard’s beautiful photography and drawings are scattered throughout. The second is called “The (…) Read more »

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    fictional travels

    Apr 03, 2007

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    Coolhunting did this great post about how touching it can be to read a story set in a place that you personally know. Penguin UK has organized a series of stories based on travels called Great Journeys. Stay tuned… when our next catalog drops I’ll share a couple of books about “journeys” that really inspired (…) Read more »

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    guide to style

    Mar 27, 2007

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    First read about the Cheap Date Guide to Style on stylebubble, and quickly decided Susie was probably right. If you’re attracted to this book, you probably already have a pretty good idea about your personal style and they are just preaching to the choir. Susie felt it was more of a “style affirmation”. Then I (…) Read more »

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    career advice

    Mar 05, 2007

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    Are you looking for some career advice? Whether you want to live off your art, enter a new industry or find enough time to rock climb everyday, I recommend this book, The Anti 9 to 5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube written by Michelle Goodman. It’s not really anti (…) Read more »

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    i like you, amy

    Oct 31, 2006

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    This is possibly the best book ever. Amy Sedaris, funny lady, has just published this amazing tribute to the art of entertaining, among other things, titled “I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence”. Like if Martha Stewart was hip, wore vintage and had a sick sense of humor. Amy shows us what not to wear (…) Read more »

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