One For the Books Joe Queenan
Joe Queenan, Humorist and author of the best-selling Closing Time, presents an offbeat analysis of his own eccentric reading style to explain why he avoids acclaimed books, reads several things simultaneously and refuses to lend out his books.
My ideal Bookshelf art by Jane Mount; edited by Thessaly La Force
Dozens of leading cultural figures identify the books that most define their ambitions, beliefs and personalities and helped to inspire their achievements. My Ideal Bookshelf includes contributions from Malcolm Gladwell, Thomas Keller, Michael Chabon, Alice Waters, James Patterson, Maira Kalman, Judd Apatow, Chuck Klosterman, Miranda July, Alex Ross, Nancy Pearl, David Chang, Patti Smith, Jennifer Egan, and Dave Eggers.
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books edited by Leah Price
Ever wonder what books you favorite author reads? Unpacking My Library features interviews with prominent authors and provides color photos of author libraries and close-ups of individual volumes. Among the thirteen authors profiled are Alison Bechdel, Junot Diaz, and Stephen Carter.
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