December 1, 2012
Though the references and figures Ms. Coddington invokes in writing her latest literary venture, Grace, are of course appreciated by the fashion minded, her memoir has a much broader appeal. What she has penned is a winning memoir about an enduring and fascinating life and career.
May 31, 2012
When I started researching my book, Women From the Ankle Down, back in 2008, I attended a “shoe party” hosted at a fantastic but prohibitively expensive store that soon became a casualty of the recession.
February 21, 2012
Once I started the irresistible novel The Dressmaker, I simply could not pry myself from the couch until I was done. Kate Alcott seamlessly weaves little-known facts about the aftermath of the sinking of the Titanic with not only a love triangle but, just for good measure, she throws in an early twentieth-century version of a “Devil Wears Prada” boss.