When the bottle of Chardonnay just won’t cut it, dazzle the holiday hostess with a true feast for the eyes. Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates celebrates the hundreds of traditional and contemporary china patterns over the centuries with gorgeous oversized photos and detailed close-ups.
Design Sponge at Home will keep your favorite DIY enthusiast, whether a new home owner or a decorating buff, engaged all year round. Followers of the popular designsponge blog will be amazed by how author Grace Bonney has incorporated her passion for how-tos and impeccable eye for details into one keepsake.
For those who loved the Sidewalk series and still reference The Giving Tree, this will be the gift that truly gives back. Every Thing on It, a brand-new compilation of previously unpublished poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein, will capture the hearts of both young and not-so-young for years to come.
The Birding Life: A Passion for Birds at Home and Afield is a soaring collection of rich photos (more than 200!), descriptive accounts of field trips, and peeks into the habitats of bird enthusiasts across the country. Plus, helpful advice for beginners inspired to head out into the wild.
The Gospel According to Coco Chanel is a quick and fanciful read that explores the life of the renowned fashion designer and her philosophies on everything from money and success to femininity and style.
In the witty and vivid Turn Right at Machu Picchu, author Mark Adams sets out to replicate the trek through the Andes undertaken by noted explorer Hiram Bingham in 1911. An inspiring pick for the friend preparing for her next big adventure or that Indiana Jones–wannabe brother-in-law.
Both feared and revered in her long run as the New Yorker’s film critic, the late Pauline Kael captured her audience with her entertaining dialogue and insightful comments about some of the biggest films to hit the big screen. The Age of Movies, a career-spanning anthology, covers The Godfather,Last Tango in Paris, and more.
Packing in the thrilling highlights of the game—the unforgettable game-winning catches, the Hail Mary plays—plus memorable photos, illustrations, and commentary from football’s finest, 100 Yards of Glory is 320 pages any fan would want to tackle.