Multcolib My Librarian Darcee: Sneaking a peek into the lives of others

Humans of New York
Humans of New York By Stanton, Brandon Book - 2013 974.7 S7921h 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 13 copies

Annotation:You've seen it in our Facebook feed. Now take some time with the book to really appreciate photographer Brandon Stanton's attempts to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments.

Self Portrait in A Velvet Dress
Self Portrait in A Velvet Dress Frida's Wardrobe : Fashion From the Museo Frida Kahlo Book - 2008 759.972 K12s 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Take a glimpse into the closet of Frida Kahlo. 95 original and beautifully staged photographs of Kahlo's newly restored clothing are paired with historic photos of the artist wearing them and her paintings in which the garments appear.

What I Eat
What I Eat Around the World in 80 Diets By Menzel, Peter Book - 2010 394.1209 M5513w 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A photographic collection with stories of 80 people and the food they eat over the course of one day, organized by total daily calorie count and including detailed food lists.

Where Children Sleep
Where Children Sleep By Mollison, James Book - 2010 779.25 M7269w 2010 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Photographs of children's bedrooms around the world, each shown with a portrait of the child whose bedroom is featured and with a short story text about their life. The contrasts are eye opening.

Dictator Style
Dictator Style Lifestyles of the World's Most Colorful Despots By York, Peter Book - 2006 920.009 Y63d 2006 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Running with the idea that our homes are where we are truly ourselves, Peter York's wildly original and scathingly funny look at the interior decorating tastes of some of history's most alarming dictators proves that absolute power corrupts absolutely, right down to the drapes.

Bill Cunningham New York
Bill Cunningham New York DVD - 2011 DVD 779.092 BILL Available in some locations

Annotation:Bill Cunningham has been obsessively and inventively chronicling fashion trends and high society charity soirees for the New York Times Style section in his columns On the Street and Evening Hours for decades. Presented is a delicate, funny, and often poignant portrait of a dedicated artist whose only wealth is his own humanity and unassuming grace.

Snoop What your Stuff Says About You By Gosling, Sam Book - 2008 155.91 G676s 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:A provocative look at how our private spaces reveal our personalities. When it comes to the most essential components of our personalities--from friendliness to flexibility--the things we own and the way we arrange them often say more about us than even our most intimate conversations.

The Sartorialist
The Sartorialist By Schuman, Scott Book - 2009 779.974692 S392s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Photographs from Scott Schuman's blog that began with the idea of creating a two-way dialogue about the world of fashion and its relationship to daily life.

Grey Gardens
Grey Gardens DVD - 2001 DVD 920.72 GREY Available in some locations

Annotation:One of the top cult films on fall time, Grey Gardens is the story of Big and Little Edie Beale, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who live in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton. Heartbreaking, oddly beautiful and utterly fascinating.

Material World
Material World A Global Family Portrait By Menzel, Peter Book - 1994 306.85 M551m All copies in use Availability details Holds: 6 on 5 copies

Annotation:Photo spreads, with brief commentaries, of possessions of families in more than 50 countries. What would it reveal if you spread your worldly possessions on your front lawn to be photographed?

It Chooses You
It Chooses You By July, Miranda Book - 2011 920.0794 J948i 2011 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 13 copies
A Shared List by multcolib_darceem

Member of Multnomah County Library

Send multcolib_darceem a Message FollowFollow IgnoreIgnore Report This List


Do you love people watching? Are you drawn to invent stories about the person sitting near you on the MAX? Do you check out people's shopping carts as they unload their groceries? Can't help but glance in open cupboards and brightly lit windows? The items on this list may be for you!

Topic Guide