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Gift Books to Delight and Enthrall: Full List

Below, find the full list of senior correspondent Ketzel Levine's holiday gift book recommendations. To print, choose the "print page" icon at upper right.

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  • Atlas Maior by Peter Van Der Krogt. Taschen, 2005
  • Cities of the World by Peter Whitfield. University of California Press, 2005.
  • One People: many journeys from the Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet Publications, 2005.
  • Woman in the Mirror: The Photographs of Richard Avedon, 1945-2004. Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 2005
  • Exposure by Mary Ellen Mark. Phaidon Press, 2005.
  • Woody Guthrie Artworks: The Journals, Drawings and Sketchbooks of an American Original by Steven Brower. Rizzoli + Universe, 2005.
  • Basquiat, edited by Rudy Chiappini. Rizzoli + Universe, 2005.
  • Still Looking: Essays on American Art by John Updike. Knopf, 2005.
  • Dear New Girl or Whatever Your Name Is, edited by Lisa Wagner, Trinie Dalton and Eli Horowitz. McSweeney's, 2005.
  • Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and The Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak. Harcourt, 2005.
  • Hoops : Four Decades of the Pro Game, text by Mark Jacobson and photos by Walter Iooss, Jr. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005.
  • Beyond Glory : Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink by David Margolick. Knopf, 2005.
  • The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Stanley Kunitz with Genine Lentine. W. W. Norton, 2005.
  • Classic Cats by Great Photographers by Jules Farber. Flammarion, 2005.
  • The Bedside Book of Birds by Graeme Gibson. Nan A. Talese, 2005.
  • 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century, edited by Mark Strand. W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.
  • Beethoven: The Universal Composer by Edmund Morris. Eminent Lives, 2005.
  • The Rescue Artist: A Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece by Edward Dolnick. HarperCollins, 2005