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Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati by Scot D. Ryersson and Michael Orlando Yaccarino, University of Minnesota Press, 2004

Another biography of an astonishing person, but from a different era: Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati by Scot D. Ryersson and Michael Orlando Yaccarino. The writing isn’t the best, but it is such a good story that it doesn’t matter too much. Casati was a legend in early 20th century, her creative life expressed in the way she dressed, partied and entertained. She was a truly singular person.