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For the 100th anniversary of Ian Fleming's birth, Penguin UK commissioned artist Michael Gillette to create new covers for a set of centenary edition James Bond hardbacks. The original paintings--all psychedelic colors and strategic, suggestive poses--were on display recently in London and limited edition prints signed by Gillette are on sale at the online gallery Cosh. Thus far, the books appear to only be available in the United Kingdom but if you can stand the exchange rate, they're available through Amazon's UK site.
About $18, at Amazon.co.uk.

A Proper Martini
(The Bond Way)
  • Three measures of Gordon's
  • One of vodka
  • Half a measure of Kina Lillet
  • Shake until ice cold
  • Serve with a slice of lemon peel
(Source: Fleming's Casino Royale)
  • James Bond will be outfitted in suits by Tom Ford in November's Quantum of Solace. From $2,900 at Tom Ford. 845 Madison Ave., New York.



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