Vanity Fair 100 Years

Autor: Graydon Carter
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9781419708633
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Offers the history of "Vanity Fair" by presenting how the magazine displayed American culture in the many decades of its operation, including the Jazz Age, the Depression, the Reagan Years, and the Information Age.

Vanity Fair S Hollywood

Autor: Christopher Hitchens
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ISBN: 9780500283240
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A collection of classic images that presents a century's worth of stars, moguls, parties and scandals, as seen through the unrivalled lens and inimitable prose of Vanity Fair.

Vanity Fair S Writers On Writers

Autor: Graydon Carter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143111760
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A collection of beloved authors on beloved writers, including Martin Amis on Saul Bellow, Truman Capote on Willa Cather, and Salman Rushdie on Christopher Hitchens, as featured in Vanity Fair What did Christopher Hitchens think of Dorothy Parker? How did meeting e.e. cummings change the young Susan Cheever? What does Martin Amis have to say about how Saul Bellow's love life influenced his writing? Vanity Fair has published many of the most interesting writers and thinkers of our time. Collected here for the first time are forty-one essays exploring how writers influence one another and our culture, from James Baldwin to Joan Didion to James Patterson.

Oscar Night

Autor: Graydon Carter
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 9781400043408
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This Special Limited Edition of "Oscar Night has: * A special page signed by the authors, Graydon Carter, editor-in-chief of "Vanity Fair and David Friend * A unique, glossy red slipcase that matches the cover * An 8 X 10 glossy photograph of Gwyneth Paltrow signed by celebrity photographer Jonathan Becker From the first Academy Awards black-tie dinner dance in 1929 to the glittering "Vanity Fair gala in 2004, from the 1940s gatherings at the most fashionable nightspots in Los Angeles-Ciro's, Mocambo, Romanoff's, Chasen's-to the star-studded parties thrown by legendary agent Swifty Lazar from the 1960s to the 1990s, here is a photo history of all those events, presented by Graydon Carter and David Friend. More than five hundred archival and personal black-and-white and color photographs-many never seen before-have been collected in "Oscar Night. There is an afterword by Dominick Dunne and a look at every detail, from menus to matchbooks to seating charts. You'll see intimate and unposed photographs of such classic icons as Cary Grant, Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne, Gloria Swanson, David O. Selznick, and Alfred Hitchcock, among many others, at the formal dinners of the 1930s through the 1950s. Here also are amazing photographs of another generation of icons at the exclusive Governors Balls: Jack Nicholson, John Travolta, and John Belushi, Dennis Hopper with Michelle Phillips, and a very young Ali MacGraw dancing with Robert Evans. And here is a mix of New York and Hollywood at Swifty's parties, with pictures of Bianca Jagger, Sam Shepard, Michael Caine, David Geffen, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the Ahmet Erteguns. Here, too, is the Hollywood that gathers today at theVanity Fair Oscar party: Warren Beatty, Mick Jagger, Oprah Winfrey, Nicole Kidman, Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron, Sofia Coppola, Sigourney Weaver, Fran Lebowitz, Sean Combs, and Renee Zellweger. Irresistibly sumptuous-and juicy-"Oscar Night is a book full of elegance and egos, of glamorous pictures that you will want to look at again and again.

The World In Vogue

Autor: Hamish Bowles
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0307271870
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Features images of trend-setting and news-making figures as photographed for Vogue by such individuals as Cecil Beaton, Herb Ritts and Annie Liebovitz between the 1960s and the present, in a volume that showcases celebrity events in a variety of famous locations.

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ISBN: 1605295957
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10 000 Years Of Art

Autor: Editors of Phaidon Press
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714849690
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Chronologically presents five hundred examples of art from different countries, cultures, and civilizations and discusses what makes each piece both unique and representative.

Vanity Fair S Tales Of Hollywood

Autor: Graydon Carter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143114710
File Size: 47,11 MB
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'THESE ARE THE UNREPORTED ANECDOTES . . . WHO DID THE DIRECTOR REALLY WANT FOR THE LEAD? WHICH TWO (OR THREE) STARS WERE SPOTTED CARRYING ON IN THE LOCATION TRAILER? WHO DOESN'T WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE KNOCKDOWNS, THE HISSY FITS, THE BRAWLS, AND THE BREAKDOWNS?' - FROM GRAYDON CARTER's INTRODUCTION Vanity Fair's Tales of Hollywood is an insider's look at big-studio moviemaking, revealing what really happened on the locations and back lots of 13 of the most iconic films and biggest box-office bombs in cinema history. Featuring stories packed with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes anecdotes, courtesy of Vanity Fair's roster of marquee-name writers, this great collection explores the cultural impact of such films as Cleopatra, Sweet Smell of Success, Saturday Night Fever, and many more. Find out who was initially slated to star in All About Eve and Mike Nicholas's The Graduate, and how Mel Brook's planned novel Springtime for Hitler turned into the juggernaut we now call The Producers. A one-of-a-kind compendium of memorable articles, Vanity Fair's Tales of Hollywood is sure to captivate movie buffs and pop-culture fanatics alike .

Vanity Fair The Portraits

Autor: Graydon Carter
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN:
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Spanning the ninety-five-year history of Vanity Fair, a remarkable array of iconic portraits features three hundred full-color and black-and-white photographic images by such renowned photographers as Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibovitz, and Mario Testino of famed figures from the worlds of film, art, music, sports, business, and politics.

Portraits Of Canadian Writers

Autor: Bruce Meyer
Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill
ISBN: 0889843961
File Size: 76,87 MB
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Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen, Ray Robertson, Bronwen Wallace—these are just a few authors whose unforgettable words have made them icons of Canadian literary expression. In Portraits of Canadian Writers, Bruce Meyer presents his own personal experience of these and many more seminal Canadian authors, sharing their portraits alongside amusing anecdotes that reveal personality, creativity, and humour. Meyer’s snapshots, both visual and textual, reveal far more than just physical appearance. He captures tantalizing glimpses into the creative lives of writers, from contextual information of place and time to more intangible details that reveal persona, personality and sources of imaginative inspiration. Through these portraits, Meyer has amassed a visual archive of CanLit that illustrates and celebrates an unparalleled generation of Canadian authorship.