Fireside Guide: The Best Burlesque and Pinup Books of 2015


Winter is perfect for curling up by the fire with a good book!  Here’s our favorite new titles!

DtaThe long awaited beauty tell-all from Dita Von Teese, Your Beauty Mark,  was released last month!  In typical Dita fashion, you will learn not only more about her and her signature looks, but more on burlesque and pinup history, as well as tons and tons of full color images of the icon herself.

Beauty Tips from Dita




DrawingBloodMolly Crabapple, creator of Dr. Sketchy’s, released a brilliantly raw memoir complete with gorgeous illustrations in her own iconic style. Drawing Blood is available on Amazon.

“In language that is fresh, bracing, and deeply moving and illustrations that are rich, irreverent, and gorgeous here is a memoir that will change the way you think about art, sex, politics, and survival in our times.”

Our interview with Molly



GoddessofLoveLeslie Zemeckis, author of the acclaimed Behind the Burly Q, has done it again, with Goddess of Love Incarnate, bringing history to life in the most complete book on the legendary Lili St. Cyr to ever be written, giving humanity to Cyr’s notoriety.





More Recommended Reading: The Three Books of the Burlesque Bible, Fireside Guide 2011


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