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Legendary Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is, to many, a mystery behind dark designer sunglasses. In this nearly 500-page biography, journalist Amy Odell strives to fill in the blanks and humanize Wintour, charting her rise from tomboy child to fashion-forward teenager. Anna is based on interviews with more than 200 of the editor’s friends and colleagues, and offers plenty of intriguing insights: Wintour spent years eating the same thing for lunch every day (a steak and Caprese salad with no tomatoes); Andy Warhol once described her as a “terrible dresser”; and she reportedly hoped to become an ambassador to the U.K. if Hillary Clinton won the 2016 election. Anna: The Biography is a detailed and revealing look at one of the most enigmatic figures in fashion history. —Angela Haupt

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