From the acclaimed writer of Stuffed: an intimate, richly illustrated memoir, published with attraction and panache, that juxtaposes two intriguing lives—the iconoclastic designer Elsa Schiaparelli and the author’s personal mother—to take a look at how a woman fashions herself into a girl.

Audrey Morgen Volk, an upper-center-class New Yorker, was a fantastic splendor and the polished hostess at her family’s…

Shocked | indiecorp | 4.5