From my library…

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I was in my library the other day organizing my books... and tweeting and instagraming a ton of pictures... there was just something about these two piles that made me post them. One is a stack of crumbling books from my grandmother's library. I think the price on the Lolita was 50 cents or something crazy... the other is a stack of some of my … [Read more...]

Books & Rooms.

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I was perusing Kelly Wearstler's blog the other day when I came across these images of some books that KW found at a bookstore. You see, when KDubs shops for books, she manages to find the chicest books on earth, not just brand new books or smelly used books that are in tatters (all my books look like this, I sometimes drop them in the bathtub! … [Read more...]

The importance of being Ernest.

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Hemingway, of course. He has been on my mind quite a lot lately. First, I stumbled into the Hemingway African Art Gallery a few days ago, where I met the owner, who used to be partners with Gregory AKA Gloria Hemingway. (A FASCINATING story.) Gregory's son still works there sometimes.... and apparently I can meet him if I go in on the right … [Read more...]

Look what came in the mail:

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My penguin book cloth covered classics. Im getting the whole collection! Read the interview with designer Coralie Bickford-Smith at Design Sponge. … [Read more...]

A Novel Idea

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I know how to design a bookcase, I know how to buy the books, I know how to read the books.... BUT I sure as hell don't know how to style them! … [Read more...]