A Look Inside Le Cinéma Français: An Illustrated Guide to the Best of French Films

If there's one thing I can say from this quarantine is that it definitely made me a compulsive book buyer. While some people went crazy with their kids and others decided to take up physical exercises, I decided to treat my own anxieties with Amazon Prime, which resulted me in finding this marvelous treat that … Continue reading A Look Inside Le Cinéma Français: An Illustrated Guide to the Best of French Films

A Look Inside Young Chet by William Claxton

Chet Baker has been a growing obsession since I've discovered him back in 2015. Being one of the youngest jazz musicians of his time, Baker had a turbulent life growing up with his father, trying to get by with jazz, surviving with almost no money, several love affairs, and heroin addiction. He even got his front … Continue reading A Look Inside Young Chet by William Claxton

A Look Inside Ryan McGinley’s Mirror Mirror (NSFW)

It's been such a long time since I've written anything about books that is hard to imagine that Papiro & Mint has actually started with the idea of sharing content about photography books that I've started to collect. But since the very first post on this website is about Ryan McGinley's You and I, there … Continue reading A Look Inside Ryan McGinley’s Mirror Mirror (NSFW)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A Crossover Between the Book and the Film

The great thing about buying several books before even starting the ones you have previously bought is having a shelf full of unread books ready to be rediscovered whenever you feel like it. That's how I ended up with Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's, a marvelous book that inspired the iconic film featuring Audrey Hepburn. … Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A Crossover Between the Book and the Film

A Look Inside of “What I See” by Brooklyn Beckham

What would be like to be the son of David and Victoria Beckham? Fortunately, Brooklyn Beckham leaves that out of his debut photography book, a collection of sixty-six stories told through images by the son of one of the most famous football players in the world. With only 18 years old, Brooklyn opens his 304 … Continue reading A Look Inside of “What I See” by Brooklyn Beckham