This gem of a book muses on the history and future of the bookshelf, and what books can tell us about their owners.
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books shines a light on the personal libraries of 13 well-known novelists, including Gary Shteyngart, Stephen Carter, Junot Díaz, Sophie Gee, Alison Bechdel, Phillip Pullman and Edmund White, with stunning photographs that provide full views of their collections.
Supplementing the photographs are author interviews, which probe the relation of writing to reading, collecting, and arranging books. Each writer provides a list of their top ten favorite titles, offering unique personal histories along with suggestions for every book lover.
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