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Here's what you should know about the decade-spanning, nine-book series.
Since Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City premiered on Netflix in June, the limited series has sparked a renewed interest in its source material: a series of nine books, written over decades by the beloved writer and LGBTQ activist Armistead Maupin. Here, ...
 
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Five standout new releases of the month—and one old favorite to revisit.
This month, dive into a troubling account of life in a 1960s boarding school, devour a culinary adventure around the globe, try a novel about the effects a top-notch education can have on the parents of those receiving it, consider a look ...
 
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"I realize that there is an enormous parallel between Gloria Vanderbilt, her life, and the world that I write about in Crazy Rich Asians."
Before Kevin Kwan was famous for his hit Crazy Rich Asians novels, he was an editor—an editor who happened to work with Gloria Vanderbilt on her memoir It Seemed Important at the Time, helping her choose which photos to include in order to tell the ...
 
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T&C exclusively reveals that a Boivin Starfish brooch owned by Claudette Colbert has been acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts.
How many jewels have this kind of charisma?” Lee Siegelson, a third generation rare jewelry dealer, has seen plenty of big jewels with big personalities: Paul Flato’s aqua and ruby belt necklace, Belperron’s chalcedony set made for the Duchess of Windsor. But the Boivin ...
 
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In his new book, Michael Shnayerson chronicles the art market's big personalities—and even bigger checks.
After one of his paintings went for $90 million in November 2018, David Hockney enjoyed the distinction of being the most expensive living artist in the world—for a grand total of six months. This May, Jeff Koons unseated him when his sculpture, Rabbit, sold for ...
 
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An award-winning author creates stories on modern princesses who don't need princes while teaching little girls how to invest, establish businesses, and negotiate all by themselves.
At the heart of every children’s book or every fairy tale lies a lesson awaiting its young readers. Imagine if those stories armed children with practical life skills—lessons that they can take with them as they grow older.HSBC Philippines is engaging its ...
 
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These recent books capture the modern experiences of Filipino women around the globe.
Who runs the world? Women! At least, this seems to be the theme in contemporary Filipino writing, given the surge of literary debuts by female authors in the past two years. From a riff on Bulosan’s classic America Is In The Heart ...
 
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Lest you forget, Father's Day falls on June 16.
The holiday honoring matriarchs around the world has come and gone, which means Father's Day is fast approaching.Just like mom, dad can wear many hats—he can be a home cook, a businessman, a casual yachtsman, or an amateur golfer. Whatever this special ...
 
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The British monarch traditionally provides a welcome gift for foreign dignitaries on state visits.
The Trumps have officially arrived for their hotly anticipated (and heavily protested) three-day state visit to the U.K. and the traditional festivities are underway. In addition to the ceremonial welcome to Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Camilla, the U.S. president and first lady have ...
 
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The adaptation of Donna Tartt's best-selling novel will star Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Sarah Paulson, and Luke Wilson and is from the director of Brooklyn.
This September, Donna Tartt's best-selling novel The Goldfinch is being adapted into a film. Here's what we know so far.See the full clip above.In the snaps from set, Nicole Kidman, normally a glamorous-looking 51-year-old, has been completely transformed by age makeup into her character, ...
 
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Jose Rizal scribbled on some of the books in this library.
In celebration of National Heritage Month, the Antonio Vivencio del Rosario UST Heritage Library, or simply the Heritage Library, opened its collection of ancient books to Esquire Philippines. The Heritage Library’s holdings of over 30,000 ancient books that date back to the 15th century up ...
 
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Happy Skin founder Rissa Mananquil-Trillo shares insights on life, beauty, and business in her new book.
In this day and age, building your own business is more accessible than ever—as seen by the onslaught of startups and online brands that continues to multiply each year. However, with the fiercer competition and the unpredictability of the market, it can ...
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