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Downton Abbey End-of-Season Roundup Roundtable

Season Five of Downton Abbey ended last week, but the fun isn’t over yet! Here to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of this past season are Stephens, who pens News in Asia each week for Persephone Magazine, and fellow Downton Abbey recapper for the very funny blog Happy Nice Time People (seriously, […]

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Birthday Giveaway & Book Review: Blood Diva, by V. M. Gautier

What if one of Paris’s most elegant, most sought-after demimondaines lived the life of the girl about town as a vampire in modern-day Brooklyn? V. M. Gautier dares to ask that question and has spun a very believable tale of the life Marie Duplessis might live as one of the undead in her slickly written […]