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One List You Have to See Before Saying “With This Ring, I Thee Wed”

Elizabeth Schwartz is a well-known advocate for LGBT rights and the author of Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise, a comprehensive guide for LGBT people (and...

New Chip Kidd Art Book Dazzles with Graphics Delights

Chip Kidd is a gay artist known for his comic and retro inspired art. Chip Kidd Book Two (Rizzoli, $60) is the second volume of a continuing look back at his successful career; it...

A New Book, “French Chateau Living” Puts Readers In Luxury’s Lap

By Barbara de Nicolaÿ | Flammarion; $75; Part of what makes The Château du Lude so rare is the fact that it survived the French Revolution....

“Coffee Style” Book Takes Readers from Beans to Brew

By Horst A. Friedrichs | Prestel; $35 Coffee: It is the fuel that drives so many of us, the focus of shops and blogs, emblazoned on clothing and accessories. Heck, we even named...

Peek inside Christie’s Through “The Jewelery Archives Revealed”

By Vincent Meylan | ACC Publishing; $95 Christie’s is a jewelry lover’s dream — a repository where some of the world’s most valuable pieces have been protected and...

A Witty Book Makes Readers “Suave in Every Situation”

Written by Gonzague Dupleix | Flammarion; $24.95 If you prefer your guides to living well and looking good to come equipped with a hearty helping of humor, consider Suave in Every...

I Actually Wore This: A New Book About a Timeless Idea

Written by Tom Coleman and Jerome Jakubiec | Rizzoli; $35 Have you ever looked in your closet and noticed an article of clothing you can’t believe found its way into your life?...

London Sartorial: See How the British Do It in Style

Written by Dylan Jones | Rizzoli; $45 London is well known for — among other things — its sense of style, and London Sartorial: Men’s Style from Street to Bespoke offers an...

Strike a Pose: The Vogue Years Captures Doisneau’s Keen Eye

By Robert Doisneau | Flammarion; $60 Robert Doisneau was a 20th Century visionary. His photography both elevated magazine work to the level of art, while also creating immortal...

90 Miles From Florida, Cuban Culture Flourishes

Since relations between the United States and Cuba are thawing, the chance to visit this long-forbidden nation is finally becoming a reality. By Alicia E. García | Rizzoli; $55...

Sicilian Cooking: Melting Pot of the Mediterreanean

Sicily is a center of fusion cuisine — spicing traditional Italian recipes with flair from elsewhere in the Mediterranean. By Melissa Muller | Rizzoli; $40 Here Melissa Muller...

Ayurvedic Cooking Is a Tasty Pathway to Better Health

Ayurveda is one of the old’s oldest forms of holistic healing. It originated between two and five thousand years ago and is still practiced today. It teaches that the body can...