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A Fashion Star Dies at Age 39, Hitchcock Gets Reexamined and Vegetables Are Celebrated

What We’re Reading

BY // 10.24.16

Our editors are a diverse lot, and are constantly perusing a long and broad list of publications. Fashion? Art? Architecture? Culinary studies? Semantics? It’s all here. In What We’re Reading, PaperCity shares the wealth.

David Hockney is a great artist, and a fine writer. Think of California light and languid pools, and color. And now read his A History of Pictures.

Books bound in human skin: hideous image, yes? Surely there’s no reason to know anything about this. But wait; read this, and be fascinated.

The presidential election is nearing its end (at least this cycle), and it’s a safe bet that most Americans will not be sad to see it go. No matter how you vote, don’t lose your optimism and longer vision. The country will go on. Here’s a reading list for you, a reminder that theory and thought are still relevant.

Richard Nicoll has passed away, at the age of 39. Cause of death? A heart attack. Nicoll’s collections for Fred Perry and Topshop were splendid, and his Modernist vision attracted many fans. Here’s an appreciation.

Like vegetables? If so, and you are looking for great ways of cooking them, read this.

Finally this week, for all the Hitchcock fans out there, a nice read about the genius director.

 

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