Reader Who Has It All
Mara says: What an unusual, fascinating book! The author found a stranger’s possessions in storage in Paris. Her subsequent exploration of the artifacts of everyday life is entrancing.
Tegan says: I bet there’s someone on your gift list who would go gaga over this strikingly hip, fun book! Photos of amazing pairs, text about design and history… This is a quirky, gorgeous, shoe-geeky delight.
Mara says: Unpacking My Library: Artists and Their Books, Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books, and Unpacking My Library: Architects and Their Books-- Savor one or collect them all... These photographs of bookshelves and interviews with the brilliant people who own them are a perfect peek into others’ worlds: stylish volumes full of inspiration and joy for booklovers.
In 2016, Wendee said: For the Creative and Entrepreneurial Spirit. From fashion designer Eileen Fisher to poet Nikki Giovanni, this collection puts the spotlight on 100 women across all industries and of all ages, ethnicities, and religious beliefs. Bursting with creativity and energy, this is a perfect gift for your young niece or great aunt.
Mara says: An inspiring book for any woman, great interviews and visually stunning.
In 2016, Tegan said: Beautiful, bizarre, intriguing, absurd-- it is arm-chair travel at its most curious and delightful. Get lost among the 700+ entries.
In 2016, Judy said: For the lover of fashion and art, Yves Saint Laurent, Perfection of Style by Florence Muller. This gorgeous book shows the genius of the designer, including original sketches, interviews and beautiful photos. This is a companion to the show that came to the Seattle Art Museum.