Joan Didion’s Blue Nights Available Today
Blue Nights, the latest novel from Joan Didion, goes on sale today. It's already back-ordered at Amazon.com – though if you've got a Ki..
Death & Taxes Poster by Jess Bachman
Every year, the US government releases hundreds of thousands of spreadsheet tables, a 1,000 page 50 pound book detailing where every last..
Nobrow Illustrations and Graphic Arts
I stumbled upon Nobrow in London while staying at the Hoxton. They publish beautifully tactile illustrated books and small-run screen pr..
The Best Way to Feel Happier: The Gratitude Journal
I've always been a great believer in the Abraham Lincoln adage that "Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." B..
The Best e-Book Wireless Reading Device: Amazon Kindle
Although the iPad does a zillion things that a wireless reading device doesn't, it's far from perfect as a reading device. The newly re..
Great Gift: America The Beautiful: A Pop-up Book
My boyfriend Marcio became an American Citizen last Friday. For those who pursue American citizenship, there's no gift you can give the..
The Best Atlas: National Geographic Atlas of the World
Thanks to my friend David at UprightAndStowed for this tip. He says "Hands down the greatest hard-bound world atlas there is. My dad ga..
Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow’s Big Changes
My friend Kinney’s book came out today. Now I’ve seen Kinney in silly and compromising situations (and vice-versa: we were in Mixed Com..
Bondage and Barbara Streisand
One of the most interesting aspects of online shopping is the ability to see what other people are buying, and the shopping sugg..
The Best Italian Cookbook: Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan
Once again I have my friends Ron & Steve to thank for a delicious dinner, and for today’s recommendation. Essentials of Classic Italian..