On the lookout for some new reading material? Here are our recommendations from the realm of fashion, history, exploration and more…
THE REBEL’S WARDROBE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF MENSWEAR’S RENEGADE PAST
Thomas Stege Bojer and Bryan Szabo from denimhunters.com collaborated with international publishing house Gestalten on “The Rebel’s Wardrobe: The Untold Story of Menswear’s Renegade Past.” The book invites us to delve deep into the renegade items from various eras through unique stories delivered in an entertaining way.
“The Rebel’s Wardrobe” highlights iconic rebels and working-class heroes who transformed utilitarian menswear from functional to fashionable. It also explores the often-surprising origins of the garments that have become so embedded in our cultures and lifestyles. On that note, the book explores the origins of the polo shirt, the first man to utilize rivets to reinforce denim trousers and many other menswear-related topics.
Bryan’s narrative is complemented by stunning full color illustrations of detailed and historical pictures, making “The Rebel’s Wardrobe” an exemplary exhibition of iconic and rebellious menswear’s long history
POVERTY BY AMERICA
In his monumental book “Poverty by America,” sociologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond reimagines the discussion on poverty and explores why it persists more in America than in any other modern democracy. Desmond presents a new paradigm about a morally urgent problem in an elegant manner and assists us in imagining solutions.
IN THE GARDEN OF THE RIGHTEOUS
“In the Garden of the Righteous” tells the tragedy of the Holocaust, in which more than six million Jews were brutally slaughtered during World War II. And in the middle of all the horror, a brave group of people risk it all to save those being persecuted the by Nazis. To that end, “In the Garden of the Righteous” focuses on ten astonishing stories based on the author’s extensive research.
WANDERLUST: AN ECCENTRIC EXPLORER, AN EPIC JOURNEY, A LOST AGE
Journalist Reid Mitenbuler tells the life story of Peter Freuchen, a wildly eccentric explorer, in “Wanderlust: An Eccentric Explorer, an Epic Journey, a Lost Age.” The book is precisely written and gripping, carrying away readers with tales of discovery, inspiring through a portrayal of restlessness and delivering an emotional experience about environmental stewardship.
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