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Surprisingly Small Homes Innovate to Let the Outdoors In

Homeowners today are increasingly forgoing McMansions in favor of more intimate, innovative living spaces. With economic complications and other outside factors in mind, these...

A Hundred Unseen Photos Surface in New Marilyn Monroe Book

The Essential Marilyn Monroe | By Milton H. Greene; ACC Art Books; $65 There’s something about Marilyn. She seems to represent so much we love about old Hollywood — from her...

Before All Those Ch-Ch-Changes: A New Book Reveals “Bowie Unseen”

Bowie Unseen | By Gerald Fearnley; ACC Art Books; $25 The subtitle of this intriguing look an extraordinary figure says it all: “Portraits of an Artist as a Young Man.” It’s...

New Schiaparelli Book Explores Her Inner Circle: Dali, Picasso, Cocteau

By André Leon Talley, Donald Albrecht, Dawn Ades, Hamish Bowles, Angelo Flaccavento, Dilys Blum and Justine Picardie; | Rizzoli New York; $85 Elsa Schiaparelli may be best known...

“Fabulous” New Tom Britt Book Takes Readers Into Luxe Living

Fabulous! The Dazzling Interiors of Tom Britt | By Mitchell Owens;Rizzoli New York; $75 Tom Britt is a world renowned designer whose specific style has attracted many famous...

Metrosource’s Top 5 LGBT Friendly Kids’ Books

Not too long ago, it would have been nearly impossible to find children’s books with gay themes. Fortunately, times are changing, and now there’s a variety of quality...

Red Carpet: Hollywood Fame and Fashion

Red Carpet | By Frank Trapper; Welcome Books; $40 The original version of red carpet hit stands in 2007, offering readers a closer-than-the-telecast look at hollywood’s biggest...

The Decadent Days of Disco Captured in a New Book: “Studio 54”

Studio 54 | By Ian Schrager; Rizzoli New York; $75 From the moment studio 54 opened in 1977, the club provided spectacles that epitomized the idea that nothing succeeds like...

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...