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A Legendary Mouse Turns 90, Isaac Mizrahi Runs All the Time, and a Culinary Legend Runs a Marathon

What We’re Reading

BY // 03.16.16

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

Mickey Mouse. His name is known around the world, and he is the iconic creation of Walt Disney. What is it about the little rodent? As he nears 90, let’s take a look.

Allow me to go a little dark here and mention death. It’s a given, of course, and while no one really wants to be there when it happens, I am a proponent of getting comfortable with it. A new book takes us on the final journeys of Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, and others. Click here for some great reading.

Isaac Mizrahi is a man on the run, going from one activity to another, full of energy and ideas. QVC, writing a memoir, theater: He’s all in, says Daniel McDermon.

She was a grand dame of the American cuisine, and even taught the French a thing or two. Generations of home cooks and professional chefs love her work and words. Now, Julia Child is running a marathon.

The Met is a great museum in a city of great museums. Much change has been happening at the institution on 5th Avenue, and you can get an inside view by going here.

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