• Summer Reading List
  • The Greater Journey The Greater Journey The Book of Secrets The Book of Secrets Todd Eberle Empire of Space Empire of Space
  • Every Mother Counts Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight Susan Sontag Susan Sontag Half the Sky Half the Sky
  • WSJ Magazine A Visit from the Goon Squad A Visit from the Goon Squad The Bronte Sisters the Bronte Sisters Critique of Pure Reason Billy Baldwin Decorates Billy Baldwin Decorates Living By Design
  • Narciso Rodriguez Devil in the White City Devil in the White City Narciso Rodriguez Narciso Rodriguez Isabel Toledo Isabel Toledo
  • New York Magazine Finishing the Hat Finishing the Hat Act One Act One Age of Greed Age of Greed
  • Carolyne Roehm What the Dog Saw What the Dog Saw Lost King of France Lost King of France Atlas Shrugged Atlas Shrugged
  • Vogue Japan Yoga Mala Yoga Mala Slim Aarons Slim Aarons Coco Chanel Coco Chanel
  • Jill Kargman Just Kids Just Kids Rotten Ralph Rotten Ralph Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut
  • Willie Geist Life Life American Freak Show American Freak Show Loaded! Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
  • W magazine Lightning People Lightning People The Buddenbrooks The Buddenbrooks Walter Albini Walter Albini and His Times
  • Maclaren Nursery Wall Street Journal The Bedwetter The Bedwetter Confessions of Felix Krull Confessions of Felix Krull The Bridge of San Luis Rey The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • Jason Wu Just Kids Just Kids Gruau Gruau Diana Vreeland Diana Vreeland
  • Shala's Rabbit Hole Green Hills of Africa Green Hills of Africa Conversations with God Conversations with God The Man Who Planted Trees The Man Who Planted Trees
  • Douglas Keeve An Object of Beauty An Object of Beauty The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Open: An Autobiography Blood Meridian Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West The Beautiful Fall The Beautiful Fall: Fashion, Genius and Glorious Excess The Beautiful Fall: Fashion, Genius, and Glorious Excess Jungle Fever
  • Martha Stewart Living The Submission The Submission Angel of Repose Angel of Repose Angel of Repose Jasper Conran Country Country
  • Marie Claire Incognito: The Secret Lives of The Brain Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain Thoughts Without Cigarettes Thoughts Without Cigarettes The Fear Peter Godwin The Fear
  • The Lambs Club What the Dog Saw What the Dog Saw The Stories of John Cheever The Stories of John Cheever Hugging the Shore Hugging the Shore
  • The Big Bang Theory Bossypants Tina Fey Bossypants The Lovely Bones The Lovely Bones Amy Sedaris I Like You I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
  • The Lion NYC Super Sad True Love Story Super Sad True Love Story Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel Unbearable Lightness of Being Unbearable Lightness of Being The Hunger John Delucie The Hunger John DeLucie
  • The New Yorker Figment.com The Long Goodbye The Long Goodbye Life Studies for the Union Dead Life Studies for the Union Dead Consider the Oyster Consider the Oyster
  • The New York Times Alex Witchel Snobs Julian Fellowes Snobs Julian Fellowes To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird Ghost Light Ghost Light Frank Rich
  • Vogue Losing Mum and Pup Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir Amanda Foreman A World on Fire Amanda Foreman A World on Fire
  • Social Primer The Sun Also Rises The Sun Also Rises Zeitoun Zeitoun Mary's World Richard Cote Mary's World Richard Cote The Secret History Donna Tartt The Secret History Donna Tartt
  • Le Figaro My Sister, My Love My Sister, My Love La Ravissement de Lol V. Stein Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein
  • Saving the Season W Magazine The Art of the Commonplace The Art of the Commonplace The Art of the Commonplace Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza & Calzone Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza & Calzone The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook
  • Commune Design Diary of the Cuban Revolution Diary of the Cuban Revolution Edie: An American Biography Edie: An American Biography Play it as it Lays Play it as it Lays
  • Jennifer Egan A Visit from the Goon Squad The Ask Sam Lipsyte The Ask The Image The Image Daniel Boorstin The House of Mirth The House of Mirth
  • Sloane Crosley How Did You Get This Number You Think That's Bad: Stories You Think That's Bad: Stories Dubliners James Joyce Dubliners Fraud David Rakoff Cabinet of Natural Curiosities Cabinet of Natural Curiosities Cabinet of Natural Curiosities
  • The Carrier Margaret Betts A Voyage for Madmen A Voyage for Madmen War & Peace War & Peace My First Loves Ivan Klima My First Loves Ivan Klima
  • Ann Brashares Sisterhood Everlasting Carver: Collected Stories Carver: Collected Stories Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. The Leopard Giuseppe di Lampedusa The Leopard The Lymond Chronicles The Lymond Chronicles Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
  • The Impossible Cool Lost Illusions Honoré de Balzac Lost Illusions Goodnight Moon Goodnight Moon Travels With Charley Steinbeck Travels With Charley Steinbeck
  • Glamour Magazine The Girl Who Played With Fire The Girl Who Played With Fire Jane Eyre Jane Eyre The Age of Innocence The Golden Gate The Golden Gate Vikram Seth
  • Allegra Hicks History of a Pleasure Seeker History of a Pleasure Seeker Letters to a Young Poet Letters to a Young Poet An Eye For Design An Eye For Design Allegra Hicks The Baron in the Trees
  • Los Angeles Times Delivering Happiness Delivering Happiness Yellow DIrt Yellow Dirt A Separate Peace A Separate Peace Diana Vreeland D.V. D.V.
  • Hanneli Mustaparta Stories I Only Tell My Friends Stories I Only Tell My Friends Bossypants The Allure of Chanel The Allure of Chanel Richard Avedon fashion Herb Ritts Helmut Newton Richard Avedon Just Kids The Female Brain
  • slate.com Dance to the Music of Time Dance to the Music of Time Homage to Catalonia Homage to Catalonia
  • Todd Eberle Todd Eberle Empire of Space Todd Eberle Empire of Space The Essays of Truman Capote The Essays of Truman Capote Capote: A Biography Capote: A Biography
  • The Elegant Variation My Faraway One My Faraway One Netherland Netherland Nobility of Spirit Nobility of Spirit Nobility of Spirit
  • Mrs. Lilien Valley of the Dolls Valley of the Dolls Valley of the Dolls There's a Wocket in My Pocket There's a Wocket in My Pocket Poolside With Slim Aarons Poolside With Slim Aarons
  • Leanne Shapton Waterlog Waterlog Who Do You Think You Are Alice Munro Who Do You Think You Are All The Clothes of a Woman All the Clothes of a Woman
  • Elin Hilderbrand Cutting for Stone Cutting for Stone Franny and Zooey Franny and Zooey Eric Puchner Model Home In a Perfect World The Riders




READING NOW:
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, David McCullough
Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood, Alexandra Fuller
A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Devil in the White City, Erik Larson
Age of Greed, Jeff Madrick
What the Dog Saw, Malcolm Gladwell
The Lost King of France, Deborah Cadbury
Yoga Mala, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
Just Kids, Patti Smith
Life, Keith Richards
Lightning People, Christopher Bollen
The Bedwetter, Sarah Silverman
Green Hills of Africa, Ernest Hemingway
An Object Of Beauty, Steve Martin
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers
Open: An Autobiography, Andre Agassi
The Submission, Amy Waldman
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, David Eagleman
Thoughts Without Cigarettes, Oscar Hijuelos
Bossypants, Tina Fey
Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel, Gary Shteyngart
The Long Goodbye, Meghan O’Rourke
Snobs, Julian Fellowes
Zeitoun, Dave Eggers
Mary’s World: Love, War, and Family Ties in Nineteenth-century Charleston, Richard N. Côté
My Sister My Love, Joyce Carol Oates
The Art of the Commonplace: the Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry, Wendell Berry and Norman Wirzba
Diary of the Cuban Revolution, Carlos Franqui
The Ask, Sam Lipsyte
You Think That’s Bad: Stories, Jim Shepard
A Voyage for Madmen, Peter Nichols
Carver: Collected Stories, Raymond Carver
Lost Illusions, Honoré de Balzac
The Girl Who Played With Fire, Steig Larsson
History of a Pleasure Seeker, Richard Mason
Delivering Happiness: A Path To Profits, Passion and Purpose, Tony Hsieh
Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed, Judy Pasternak
Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography, Rob Lowe
The Allure of Chanel, Paul Morand
Dance to the Music of Time, Anthony Powell
Portraits and Observations: The Essays of Truman Capote, Truman Capote
My Faraway One: Selected Letters of Georgia O’Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz
Valley of the Dolls, Jacqueline Susann
Waterlog: A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain, Roger Deakin
Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese



BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE:
The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life, Deepak Chopra
Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors, Susan Sontag
The Brontë sisters, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë and Anne Brontë
Critique of Pure Reason, Immanuel Kant
Narciso Rodriguez, Betsy Berne
Act One, Moss Hart
Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life, Justine Picardie
Rotten Ralph, Jack Gantos
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
The Buddenbrooks, Thomas Mann
Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man: The Early Years, Thomas Mann
Gruau, Rene Gruau
Conversations with God, Neale Donald Walsch
Blood Meridian: or The Evening Redness in the West, Cormac McCarthy
Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner
The Stories of John Cheever, John Cheever
The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
Life Studies for the Union Dead, Robert Lowell
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir, Christopher Buckley
The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza & Calzone, Alice Waters
Edie: An American Biography, Jean Stein and George Plimpton
The Image, Daniel Boorstin
Dubliners, James Joyce
War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Judy Blume
Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke
A Separate Peace, John Knowles
Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell
Capote: A Biography, Gerald Clarke
Netherland, Joseph O’Neill
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!, Dr. Suess
Who Do You Think You Are?, Alice Munro
Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger



BOOKS TO GIVE AS GIFTS:
Empire of Space, Todd Eberle
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Billy Baldwin Decorates, Billy Baldwin
Living By Design, John Stefanidis
Isabel Toledo, Valerie Steele
Finishing the Hat, Stephen Sondheim
Slim Aarons: Once Upon A Time, Slim Aarons
Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut, Jill Kargman
American Freak Show, Willie Geist
Loaded!</em>, Willie Geist
Walter Albini and His Times, Maria Luisa Frisa and Stefano Tonchi
The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
Diana Vreeland, Eleanor Dwight
The Man Who Planted Trees, Jean Giono
The Beautiful Fall: Fashion, Genius, and Glorious Excess in 1970′s Paris, Alicia Drake
Jungle Fever, Jean-Paul Goude
Country, Jasper Conran
The Fear, Peter Godwin
Hugging the Shore, John Updike
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, Amy Sedaris
The Hunger: A Memoir of an Accidental Chef, John DeLucie
Consider the Oyster, M.F.K. Fisher
Ghost Light, Frank Rich
A World on Fire, Amanda Foreman
The Secret History, Donna Tartt
Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein, Marguerite Duras
The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, Alice B. Toklas
Play it as it Lays, Joan Didion
The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton
Fraud, David Rakoff
Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, Albertus Seba
My First Loves, Ivan Klima
The Leopard, Giuseppe di Lampedusa
The Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, William Steig
Travels with Charley, John Steinbeck
The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
The Golden Gate, Vikram Seth
An Eye For Design, Allegra Hicks
The Baron in the Trees, Italo Calvino
D.V., Diana Vreeland
The Female Brain, Louann Brizendine
Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal, Rob Riemen
Poolside With Slim Aarons, Slim Aarons
All the Clothes of a Woman, Hans-Peter Feldmann
Model Home, Eric Puchner
In a Perfect World, Laura Kasischke
The Riders, Tim Winton