Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
‘Fashion Victims’: The Morbid Madness of Fashion’s Deadly Past in Pictures
Women dying from arsenic gowns and lead makeup sounds like a plotline from a Guillermo del Toro gothic horror film, but fashion trends were killing women during the 19th and early 20th centuries in France and North America. …Read More