grace coddington memoir

List of Books Frances has read

* A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
* A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
* A supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again - David Foster Wallace
* And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks - Jack Kerouac and Willian S. Burroughs
* American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
* Atlas of Human Anatomy vol. I
* Atlas of Human Anatomy vol. II
* Atlas of Human Anatomy vol. III
* Collected Poems 1947-1997 - Allen Ginsberg
* Complete Tales & Poems - Edgar Allan Poe
* Consider the Lobster and Other Essays - David Foster Wallace
* Desolation Angels - Jack Kerouac
* Desperation - Stephen King
* Disco Bloodbath James St. James
* Dracula - Bram Stoker
* Dream More: Celebrate the Dreamer In You - Dolly Parton
* Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson
* Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
* Flappers & Philosophers - F. Scott Fitzgerald
* From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest - T.Z. Lavine
* Geek Love - Katherine Dunn
* Grace: A Memoir - Grace Coddington
* Hallellujah - Leonard Cohen
* Ham on Rye - Charles Bukowski
* Haunted - Chuck Palahniuk
* Helen of Troy: Beauty, Myth, Devastation - Ruby Blondell
* Hunger - Knut Hamsun
* If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him! - Sheldon B. Kopp
* Infinite Jest - David Foster Wallace
* Just Kids - Patti Smith
* Love is a Dog from Hell - Charles Bukowski
* Life After Death  - Damien Echols
* Memoirs of a Beatnik - Diane Di Prima
* Naked Lunch - William S. Burroughs
* Queer - William S. Burroughs
* Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 - Susan Sontag
* Rotten - Johnny Lydon
* Sextet - Henry Miller
* Something Wicked This Way Comes - Ray Bradbury
* The Aforementioned - Merriam Webster
* The Atheist’s Bible: An Illustrious Collection of Irreverent Thoughts - Joan Konner
* The Book of Lies - Aleister Crowley
* The Complete Poems - Anne Sexton
* The Dharma Bums - Jack Kerouac
* The Essential Feminist Reader - Estelle B. Freedman
* The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
* The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
* The Key - Junichiro Tanizaki
* The Magic of Reality - Richard Dawkins
* The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides
* The Monk - Matthew Lewis
* The Outermost House - Henry Beston
* The People Look Like Flowers At Last - Charles Bukowski
* The Road Less Travelled - M. Scott Peck
* The Sane Society - Erich Fromm
* The Silmarillion - J. R. R. Tolkien
* The Town and the City - Jack Kerouac
* This is Water - David foster Wallace
* Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh
* Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller
* We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson
* Will Work for Drugs - Lydia Lunch
* Zen and the Art of Motorcyle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig

anonymous asked:

Please could you recommend some fashion reading material? Books, articles etc. on fashion journalism, good biographies and books on fashion. Thank you.

for anything article or online related i don’t have much to offer since i’m very lazy so: business of fashion and occasionally i like paper and dazed (to past time tbh) but a list of hardcopy media that i’ve enjoyed, i hope the list suffices:

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  • refusing fashion by mocad
  • the golden age of haute couture by claire wilcox
  • ysl’s studio by jeromine savignon
  • extreme beauty by harold koda
  • russian elegance by yefimova & aleshina (when i was really into history lfmesidujfgmk……………)
  • the master of us all (balenciaga) by mary blume (my recent favourite, i highly recommend if one is interested in general histories of fashion, paris, ww ii)
  • fashion philosophy by lars svendse (philosophy is much more exciting when you read it as a hobby)
  • dior by dior by christian dior (i read this before i started working at dior, its wonderful)
  • the culture of fashion by christopher breward
  • (un)fashion by tilbot kalman (cultural perspective of fashion as a global norm in different countries, verrrry good!!)
  • a memoir by grace coddington
  • ALT, a memoir by andre leon talley
  • dries van noten:inspirations
  • alber elbaz ‘lanvin, by pascal design

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