Some of My Lives

Rosamund Bernier's glamorous life has brought her into close contact with artists like Picasso and Matisse, musicians like Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland, and fashion luminaries like Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld. To mark her 95th birthday this month, the former Vogue European features editor, who went on to co-found the French art magazine L'Oeil and lecture frequently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is releasing a lively, conversational memoir chockablock with intimate anecdotes about her famous cohorts.

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