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The fall books are starting to arrive and my absolute favorite is Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan. Although she was born into a aristocratic family, her life really began when she married Gianni Agnelli in 1953. The book written with her niece Marella Caracciola Chia is part memoir, family album, and home and garden tour. […]

I’ll Drink to That

09 . 05 . 14

If you ever saw the documentary, Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s, you know that personal shopper Betty Halbreich has a great sense of humor.  The 86 year old (yes 86!) has written a book about her life that is not only funny but also poignant and inspiring.  I had the pleasure of meeting her last night […]

I ordered a few books online and stopped by The Corner Bookstore today to make sure I have enough to read while I’m away for the long holiday weekend.  I picked up The Vacationers which already has me hooked but I also purchased Gone Girl so I can read it before the film version is released. After being […]