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Mamika the Great

I like books with pictures in them. This may surprise those of you who know that I have a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature. (You know- because that means I read things.) I need to train myself to say “I like photography books,” because that statement will get me mistaken for a much more artistic and interesting individual.

Sacha Goldberger‘s photography book, Mamika, is sure to entertain everyone. Can you imagine a ninety-something year old grandma dressed up in superhero costumes, riding a motorcycle, and even ironing a small dog? Luckily, you don’t have to imagine these things: Goldberger already beat you to it. Flip through these pages and you’ll find surprisingly wise (though often ridiculous) quotes from Mamika, Goldberger’s 93-year-old grandmother (a Jewish Hungarian immigrant to France) who “survived Nazism and Communism”) along with pictures of the delightful woman in fun getups and unlikely scenarios. The actual woman is a wonder, but her model/muse alterego is a real treat.

Pick yours up at Barnes & Noble!


About Kristine Hope Kowalski

Editor-in-Chief Kristine is 25 and lives with her parents in the fabulously tan New Jersey. She writes all about teen celeb fashion and beauty as the Web Editor of TwistMagazine.com. She has previously worked fashion and accessories at Lifestyle Mirror, the beauty closets of Marie Claire and Seventeen, and wrote about celebrity babies as HollyBaby Editor of HollywoodLife.com. Clinton Kelly told her she looked fabulous - twice. When not quoting Tolstoy or catching up on her Twitter feed, she can be found watching iCarly or perusing the clearance racks at Bloomingdales.

One comment on “Mamika the Great

  1. This book looks so ridicilous, I just have to pick it up and look through it the next time I’m at the book store. Thanks.

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