'In the Spirit of Monte Carlo' chronicles the 700-year-old Grimaldi dynasty, the artists and socialites who first brought the luxury and glamour, the fairy-tale story of how Hollywood darling Grace Kelly attracted the celebrity spotlight, the city's vibrant arts and culture scene and legendary Grand Prix race, and the recent, controversial metamorphosis of the cityscape. This gorgeous volume also includes an insider's guide featuring the best hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs, shopping, attractions, and activities in Monte Carlo and its environs.
Pamela Fiori's career in magazine publishing spans more than forty years. She was editor in chief of Town & Country, America's premier magazine for the affluent in America, for seventeen years. Before that, she was editor in chief of Travel + Leisure for fourteen years. An authority on luxury, travel, style, connoisseurship, and philanthropy, Fiori writes and speaks frequently on these subjects. Her first book, 'Stolen Moments', is a tribute to the photography of Ronny Jaques, a contemporary of Richard Avedon and Lillian Bassman. She has also written 'In the Spirit of Capri' (2009), In the Spirit of St. Barths (2011), and 'In the Spirit of Palm Beach' (2012) for Assouline.