Tag: G&L Library

From the G&L Library: The Georgetown Set

The original M Street yuppies… n the autumn of 1945, with the United States and the world at peace for the first time in half a decade, the most sought-after and exclusive invitation was to one of Joe Alsop’s Sunday…

Happenings: Girls Standing on Lawns

A Garden Party with Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler… MoMA NYC in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, 1 June 2014, Sunday 3:00 – 5:00pm. Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket) celebrate their new book, Girls Standing on Lawns, with…

Is The Official Preppy Handbook Satire?

Muffy’s friends seem to think so… This weekend the enduring authority on Prep and preppiness, Muffy Aldrich, asked, Is The Official Preppy Handbook Satire?  She notes that, “For some, it was “of its time”, for others, it was timeless… To…

From the G&L Library: Guide to Urban Moonshining

About as American as they come…   While it sounds like a DIYer’s guide to at-home booze making — and you’ll certainly find directions for just that within these pages — the The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How…

From the G&L Library: Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons

Hands down the best, and most revered, guide to mastering golf’s fundamentals.  Illustrated with remarkable anatomical detail by Anthony Ravielli, the Lessons were originally published as a series of articles in Sports Illustrated.  The first article of the series, The…