Tag Archives: Books
The new issue of Broken Pencil is out now, with a review I wrote of Mike Barnes’s The Reasonable Ogre, Tales for the Sick and Well, and lots of amazing pieces, including a great cover story about prison zines by Ashleigh Gaul.
“To believe in a world without limits, you have to inherently trust your protagonist.” My review of Westlake Soul, a novel by Rio Youers, in the latest edition of Broken Pencil magazine.
SDTC’s summer reading list, featuring picks from myself, Zoe from The Drake, Caitlin from Fashion Magazine, and SDTC fashion intern Natasha. READ ON!
In 2007, the art and fashion world was shocked by the suicide of Isabella Blow. An iconic figure in her bright red lipstick, gravity-defying Philip Treacy hats, and armorial, avant garde ensembles, Isabella ended a life long battle with depression in the same way as her husband’s father, drinking poison. Detmar Blow, her partner for 18 years, pays tribute to his wife’s artistic vision and emotional struggles in a new book, Blow by Blow. Edited by Tom Sykes, husband of Issie’s fellow Voguette and once-assistant, Plum, the book moves at a fast clip through Issie’s tragic childhood, raucous youth, and veritable storming of the international fashion scene, but never shies away from the painful reality of the swinging pendulum of manic depression. Read more on She Does The City…