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Brooke Astor Estate

Shopping (Sort of!) at the Brooke Astor Auction

Liz Smith | Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

How does one select or run across this Norman novel out of the plethora of Brooke Astor's collection? How would they find it for you to buy it specifically? The coincidence and synchronicity raised the hair on the back of my neck.

PHOTOS: First Day Of Brooke Astor Auction Fetches Millions

AP | Posted 11.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- An auction of the contents of philanthropist Brooke Astor's two homes brought in over $18.8 million, Sotheby's said Tuesday. Sotheby's of...

Brooke Astor's Estate To Be Auctioned

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 09.23.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Brooke Astor was the immaculately dressed grande dame of New York City, a philanthropist, taste-setter and host extraordinaire, at ease wi...

The Last of Mrs. Astor -- Her Belongings Are Up for Auction, but I Still Have a Few More Tales to Tell About This Dazzling Philanthropist

Liz Smith | Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"When I was 40, I used to wonder what people thought of me. Now I wonder what I think of them," said the saucy philanthropist Brooke Astor when she was only 92 years-old.