We may be people who are more at home in the world of the mind, but we’re people too, you know. We like stuff, too. In fact, there is so much on our shelves we’re coveting, we thought we’d share some with you.
Pictures of stuff courtesy of Donna and Jane.
New York: Portrait of a
Bookstore City, by Reuel Golden
French computer bag with orange interior
At Home: A Short History of Private Life, by Bill Bryson
Wooden Tic-Tac-Toe set with hand-blown Venetian Marbles
The Thousand Authumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell
It Is Right to Draw Their Fur: Animal Renderings, by Dave Eggers
Eva Ophelia (Lucia’s little reader) covets:
Keats’s Neighborhood – An Ezra Jack Keats Treasury
Cleopatra: A Life, by Stacy Schiff
The Best American Comics 2010, edited by Neil Gaiman
Faithful Place, by Tana French
Bukapalooza: A boxed set of essays, short stories, pictures and poems in tiny, separate editions, to be read in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. ($1.49 each makes them perfect stocking stuffers!)
Atlas of World History, edited by Patrcik O’Brien
Historical Atlas of the North American Railroad
Boxed set of Rance soap, Made in Milan, original fragrance
Selected Poems of Amy Clampitt
The Most Awesome Fire Truck Ever
What’s on your wish list?
On our beloved Patty’s daughter-in-law’s list were two things: a turquoise-colored scarf and a red one. When Patty wandered in 2 days ago, guess what she happened past. Go on. Guess.
Magic, I tell you. Magic!
One response to “Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me World Peace and a PlayStation 3”
Also from my short list: ROCK AND ROLL VS. JAZZ CHESS SET!!!! Head-banging rockers vs. the Giants of Jazz…… what could be more awesomer????
And the surprise most intriguing coffee table photography book turned out to be….. and I merely glanced at it when it came in…. believe it or not….I know, I know,… is… “The World of Gloria Vanderbilt”. Completely compelling, absorbing… with fantastic photos. Who knew!!!!???