Afternoon Bites: Machiavelli Family, Flapper History, Gay Talese on Tailoring, Meg Wolitzer, and More


“The styles we’ve come to connect with Louise Brooks, Norma Talmadge, Colleen Moore and other American actresses on the silver screen in the Jazz Age can be traced back to Europe, and more specifically, a few important designers.” – Who created the flapper look?

Meg Wolitzer talks with NPR.

Ever consider raising your kids by using the Machiavelli way

Gay Talese talking tailoring and journalism.

“a new generation of scholars is increasingly turning to what, strangely, risked becoming the most marginalized group of all: the bosses, bankers and brokers who run the economy.” – The New York Times on trying to teach capitalism to the kiddies.

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