Random House Us

  • Après 16 ans de travail, Chris Ware publie enfin la suite de son roman graphique culte, Jimmy Corrigan. Chef d'oeuvre à la fois narratif et visuel, Rusty Brown met en scène le croisement des vies de 3 personnages. Ce croisement des points de vue agencé avec brio se tient lors d'un début de journée ordinaire dans une petite ville du midwest américain.

  • From the bestselling authors of How to be Parisian , what smart, savvy, fabulous French women think, feel and advise as they hit forty on life, love, and everything else Older, but Better, but Older has the playful wit, self deprecation and worldly advice we have come to expect from these bestselling authors, but now that advice is focused on the French woman's mindset as she hurtles towards forty. Caroline de Maigret and Sophie Mas are back to amuse you with how they find they are modifying their favorite bad-girl behavior as they address beauty, love, seduction as well as lifestyle, family, work, and living alone. ;;;; They are still bohemian iconoclasts saying what you don't expect to hear. They will tell you things aren't what they used to be--when a thirty-year-old guy arrives at a party and does not even glance at you; when you wake up feeling great and everyone tells you how tired you look; you know you're an adult when you're excited just to go home. ;;;; Neuroses vs. confidence, resistance vs. acceptance, passion vs. serenity, de Maigret and Mas through spirited short stories capture the different stages of ageing--as nostalgic but modern Parisian women. From the privately absurd to the strangely universal, this book captures moments of everyday life that will make the reader nod, cringe, and laugh out loud.

  • The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more . Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French . This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to apéritifs such as Kir and Lillet, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.

  • Mimi explores the beautiful coasts and countrysides of Italy in this lavishly photographed cookbook featuring simple, authentic recipes inspired by the country's devoted producers and rich food heritage. Beloved for her gorgeous cookbooks A Kitchen in France and French Country Cooking , Mimi Thorisson, along with her lively family and smooth fox terriers in tow, immersed readers in the warmth of their convivial lives in rural France. In their newest cookbook, the Thorissons pause their lives in the idyllic French countryside to start a new adventure in Italy and satisfy their endless curiosity and passion for the magic of Italian cooking. Old World Italian captures their journey and the culinary treasures they discovered. From Tuscany to Umbria to Naples and more, Mimi dives into Italy's diverse regional cuisines and shares 100 recipes for authentic, classic dishes, enriched by conversations with devoted local food experts who share their timeworn techniques and stories. You'll indulge in dishes culled from across the country, such as plump agnolotti bathed in sage and butter from the north, the tomato-rich ragùs and pastas of the southwest, and the multifaceted, seafood-laden cuisine of Sicily. The mysteries of Italian food culture will unravel as you learn to execute a perfect Neapolitan-style pizza at home or make the most sublime yet elemental cacio e pepe. Full of local color, history, and culture, plus evocative, sumptuous photography shot by Mimi's husband, Oddur Thorisson, Old World Italian transports you to a seat at the family's table in Italy, where you may never want to leave.

  • A landmark reference guide to the LGBTQIA+ community's contributions to the English language--an intersectional, inclusive, playfully illustrated glossary featuring more than 800 terms and fabulous phrases created by and for queer culture. Do you know where "yaaaas queen!" comes from? Do you know the difference between a bear and a wolf? Do you know what all the letters in LGBTQIA+ stand for? The Queens' English is a comprehensive guide to modern gay slang, queer theory terms, and playful colloquialisms that define and celebrate LGBTQIA+ culture. This modern dictionary provides an in-depth look at queer language, from terms influenced by celebrated lesbian poet Sappho and from New York's underground queer ball culture in the 1980s to today's celebration of RuPaul's Drag Race . The glossary of terms is supported by full-color illustrations and photography throughout, as well as real-life usage examples for those who don't quite know how to use "kiki," "polysexual," or "transmasculine" in a sentence. A series of educational lessons highlight key people and events that shaped queer language; readers will learn the linguistic importance of pronouns, gender identity, Stonewall, the Harlem Renaissance, and more. For every queen in your life--the men, women, gender non-conforming femmes, butches, daddies, and zaddies-- The Queens' English is at once an education and a celebration of queer history, identity, and the limitless imagination of the LGBTQIA+ community.

  • Ami d'Andy Warhol et de Karl Lagerfeld, protégé de Diana Vreeland, Andre Leon Talley ou ALT revient, dans The Chiffon Trenches, sur une carrière de plus d'un demi-siècle qui l'a amené à côtoyer tous les grands noms de la haute couture. Les lectrices et les lecteurs assidus de Vogue connaissent bien son nom. Directeur de la création de 1988 à 1995 sous l'omnipotente Anna Wintour, ce personnage exubérant, reconnaissable entre tous avec ses tenues chics et ses caftans colorés, est le symbole d'une époque révolue où l'argent coulait à flots dans les magazines de mode.

  • Anglais The labyrinth

    Saul Steinberg

    Une oeuvre phare d'un artiste dont les dessins dans The New Yorker, LIFE, Harper's Bazaar et de nombreuses autres publications ont influencé toute une génération d'artistes et d'écrivains américains. Tout au long de sa carrière, Saul Steinberg a créé une série de livres uniques, formant une autobiographie visuelle continue, témoignant d'un regard amusé et aiguisé sur le monde et tout ce qui le constitue. Dans Le labyrinthe, d'abord publié en 1960, Steinberg disait « découvrir et inventer une grande variété d'événements », comme dans un inventaire. Cette réédition permet de redécouvrir le monde unique de cet artiste acclamé.

  • Anglais Vanlife diaries


    Inspiré par le blog et le compte Instagram à succès Vanlife Diaries, ce livre est un regard inspirant et détaillé sur le monde des maisons roulantes construites et occupées par une nouvelle génération de nomades modernes : des professionnels et des créatifs qui ont abandonné les maisons conventionnelles pour la liberté dde la route et la beauté du plein air. Plus de 200 photographies représentent les vanlifers, leurs animaux de compagnie, leurs fourgonnettes et leurs bus reconvertis - VW, Sprinters, Toyotas et bien plus encore - avec des intérieurs spécialement personnalisés et décorés pour leur travail et leurs loisirs, ainsi que les magnifiques paysages qui inspirent cette tendance.

  • Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. Covering a wide array of artistic mediums, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women's representation in museums, and notable works by women. Women in Art celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.

  • Anglais Megastructure

    Reyner Banham

    Réimpression du classique de l'histoire et de la critique architecturale consacré au concept de « mégastructure » à l'ère moderne. Dans cet ouvrage de 1976, le critique et historien Reyner Banham compile et analyse les propositions et les mythes ayant accompagné cette idée novatrice et visionnaire d'édifice à grande échelle aux innombrables utilisations et adaptations, cherchant à tracer son ascension enthousiaste, mais aussi sa chute rapide.

  • Un compte-rendu tout en images sur les filles de la scène skate contemporaine. De tous âges et de toutes origines, des novices aux pros, ce livre propose une banque de photos étonnates ainsi qu'une brève histoire illustrée du skate, et quelques tricks pour réussir ses figures.

  • Nouvelle version entièrement cartonnée et nouvelles recherches pour ce petit livre à succès. Il faut toujours trouver Momo dans chaque image, mais aussi ses petites affaires et accessoires : son hot-dog, son foulard, ses bottes de pluie ou son jouet...

  • The three superstars of turn-of-the-century Parisian high society were Geneviève Halévy Bizet Straus; Laure de Sade, Comtesse Adhéaume de Chevigné; and Élisabeth de Riquet de Caraman-Chimay, Comtesse Greffulhe. All unhappily married, these women sought fulfillment by reinventing themselves as icons, and their fabled salons inspired generations of artists, composers, and writers.

  • Le récit fin et captivant des relations intenses qui unirent Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury, quatre artistes majeurs ayant changé l'art de leur temps.