Barbra Streisand, Design Diva

Barbara Streisand My Passion for Design
Barbara Streisand My Passion for Design

People who love design books by pop culture icons are the luckiest people in the world.

At least they are now, because Barbra Streisand is coming out with My Passion for Design, a tome to be published by Viking on November 16. Maybe this is the diva's big career move for 2010, closely following the 2009 release of "Love is the Answer," the CD of her intimate and successful Village Vanguard concert.

Now there will be another relatively rare public appearance in New York for Barbra Streisand. And it will bring together two of my very favorite things...