Books I've Read: A Bibliophile's Journal (Hardcover)
A Bibliophile's Journal
Potter Style, 9780770433840, 240pp.
Publication Date: June 25, 2013
For avid readers who see books as a vital part of their lives and homes, this beautifully illustrated reading journal is a decorative object in itself. Whether you read print books, ebooks, or a bit of both, Books I've Read will serve as a tangible keepsake of your reading experiences. The journal features an elegant three-piece case and is filled with Virginia Johnson's full-color illustrations of impressive home libraries and cozy reading corners from Deborah Needleman's home decor guide The Perfectly Imperfect Home. It also contains recommended reading lists from a variety of reputable sources (Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker, and National Book Award winners, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, BBC's Best Novels, etc.), as well as prompts for making your own lists (Most Beautiful Books, Books I've Given as Gifts, Books I Loved as a Child).
About the Author
Deborah Needleman is the editor in chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine and creator of the Off Duty section of The Wall Street Journal. She was the founding editor in chief of domino magazine and co-author of domino: the book of decorating. She grew up in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and attended George Washington University. She now lives in Manhattan with her husband, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg, and their two children. Virginia Johnson was born in Toronto and attended Parsons School of Design before returning to her hometown, where she now lives with her husband and two children. Her illustrations have appeared in books by Kate Spade and on textiles carried in more than 100 stores, including Barneys, Liberty of London, and Net-A-Porter.