by Leah Price
Hardcover, 201 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $20 | purchase
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Looks at the literary collections of thirteen top novelists—including Jonathan Lethem, Rebecca Goldstein, Junot Diaz, Alison Bechdel, Edmund White, Claire Messud, and Lev Grossman—and showcases their libraries with full-color photos.
December 9, 2011 Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from independent booksellers Lucia Silva, Rona Brinlee and Daniel Goldin. This winter, their top picks range in subject from toasters to typeface, odd bookmarks to old Volkswagens, department stores to pasta design.
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