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Dior Joaillerie or the Treasure Chest of Victoire de Castellane

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.20.2012 | Style
Evelyne Politanoff

De Castellane's designs evoke a playful spirit -- rings in the shape of buds that 'blossom'; lacquered earrings in the shape of ladybugs; snakes, lizards and frogs presented in colored gemstones, Gothic skulls with diamond crowns... and much more.

AIDS. Remember Me?

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 05.12.2012 | Books
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Everyone has their own way of honoring our fallen, lost to AIDS. There is no one correct way of doing so. For me, I chose to write.

Baratunde Thurston Teaches You 'How To Be Black'

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices
Shira Lazar

Few people are as good at being black as Baratunde Thurston. He's so good at it in fact, he decided to write a book on the subject. His book, "How to be Black," has quickly rose to the New York Times Bestsellers list and explores the subject using satire.

Sex Experiments Fqor Jesus?

Christian Piatt | Posted 03.13.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Christians can't have it both ways. We can't use quasi-sexual sensationalism to promote our products, while also condemning the culture around us that does exactly the same thing.

The Mystery of Love

Warren Adler | Posted 02.12.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

Through the composing and imaginings of thirty volumes of novels, numerous short stories, plays, and poems, I have been wrestling with the mystery of attraction.

Mystery Writer, Sara Paretsky

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.07.2012 | Books
Elysabeth Alfano

Sara Paretsky is a game-changer. In 1982, Sara came out with her first V. I. Warshawski novel, Indemnity Only, now celebrating its 30th year in print...

Steve Jobs -- Does the Ends Justify the Means?

Joel Drucker | Posted 01.30.2012 | Technology
Joel Drucker

Having just finished reading Walter Isaacson's engaging biography of Steve Jobs, I am struck yet again by our country's twisted values.

Food Lover's Guide to Wine

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

In a frenzied and scholarly approach, the team scoured the country for the best sommeliers from coast to coast, where they gleaned insights and secrets from dozens of cellar zealots who cumulatively represent decades of training and experience.

At Home With Billy Graham On His 93rd Birthday

Larry Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Larry Ross

As I headed up the mountain to Billy Graham's house that lovely August afternoon, I did not know what to expect or what I would encounter in terms of his mindset or demeanor.

Audrey Hepburn's Other Roman Holiday

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

From her very first performance on film in 1948 as an airline stewardess to her last one in 1989 as an angel, Audrey Hepburn withstood over forty years of artistic scrutiny. Today she remains the irrefutable personification of irresistible charm, grace and dignity.

Behind the Scenes at the Chicago Literary Awards

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

It is wonderful to live in a city so rich of history, so rich of character, so rich of talent and art. But do we celebrate it enough?

'Our Bodies, Ourselves' Turns 40

The Washington Post | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty

When it comes to women’s sexuality and reproductive health, I’ve come to believe that the world divides into two camps: those who know something a...

All the Things You Are: The Life of Tony Bennett

David Evanier | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
David Evanier

Judy Garland said it best a long time ago: "I remember the first time I heard Tony sing on a record years ago. I thought, That sound! He isn't copying anyone! His sound gets into your ear and into your heart."

The Recovery Is Dead, Long Live the Recovery

Robert Scheer | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

Neither party has ever dared to use the deficit ceiling to blackmail the entire nation -- until now. And for that, the GOP is the party clearly at fault. But it is also true that it was Barack Obama who folded.

Lady Gaga To Release Photography Book (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga will release a book of photographs with fashion photographer Terry Richardson. Grand Central Publishing announced Thursday t...

Bill McKibben On 'The Biggest Crisis That Humans Have Ever Faced'

Mother Jones | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

When we talk about global warming, much of the debate centers on separating facts from fluff, and environmental activist and Mother Jones contributor ...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Move Over Mama, My Book's Gonna Win! | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books

Bristol Palin's new book, "Not Afraid Of Life: My Journey So Far," has a long way to go if she wants it to rival the success of her mother's debut boo...

The Life Out Loud: Alison Thompson, an Angel in Action

MeiMei Fox | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Ten years ago on September 11, most New Yorkers fled lower Manhattan in horror as the first World Trade Center tower collapsed in a paroxysm of glass, metal and fire. Not Alison Thompson.

Growing Up Laughing: My Story, and the Story of Funny!

Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

I've written five other books, but Growing Up Laughing is the most personal. It's my memoir, and in it I share with you the greatest treasure of my...

Video of Blood, Bones and Butter Author Gabrielle Hamilton on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York
Mark Bazer

Gabrielle Hamilton, chef/owner of Prune in New York City, stopped by The Interview Show at Union Hall in Brooklyn to talk about her life, restaurant and more.

A Strawberry-Chocolate Celebration Cake For 'In the Small Kitchen'

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

There it is! Our book! We could not be happier to have In the Small Kitchen in our hands. It's been a year and a half since we landed a book deal, an...

Chelsea Handler Got Chunky

Wendy Diamond | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

There's a special man in late-night vixen Chelsea Handler's life. He's furry, walks on all-fours, and will eat anything. No, it's not Chuy. It's Chelsea's new dog, Chunk!

How Will Ebooks Change the Author Experience?

Jason Pinter | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

In the end, the act of writing a book will not change. Yet as the publishing world changes, as do the ways in which readers digest books, many of the most meaningful moments in an author's career will be lost or different in a way to make them unrecognizable.

Help Make the Encyclopedia of Gratitude Happen

Erich Origen | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact
Erich Origen

I'm happy to announce the launch of the Encyclopedia of Gratitude -- a reference that changes how you experience life by giving you a world of things to be grateful for.

My Lucky Hong Kong Gift

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Doing business in Hong Kong is not the same as doing business in New York, Paris or Rome. The biggest lesson for those planning to introduce a brand here or strike a deal is that superstition matters.