Ideal Bookshelf of a Voracious Reader

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marish Pessl A Moveable Feats by Ernest Hemingway Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own by Nina Garcia Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems (Edicion bilingue) by Pablo Neruda A Heartbreaking Work of…

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Ideal Bookshelf Data

When my boyfriend, who works on data for Kickstarter, offered to take a look at the mess of spreadsheets and lists that we accumulated making Ideal Bookshelf (nearly two thousand books were chosen, over one hundred bookshelves), we were overjoyed! My favorite feature is this cloud of contributors (screen shot below). If you move your mouse over the node,…

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I made this earlier this year for my friend’s (now girlfriend’s) birthday – some of her favorite books and books from her childhood. The Time Garden – Edward Eager A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place – e.l. konigsburg Matilda – Roald Dahl Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close –…

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My Ideal Bookshelf

Emily Dickinson (R.W. Franklin, ed.): The Poems of Emily Dickinson William Shakespeare: The Pelican Shakespeare Philippe and Françoise Roberts-Jones: Pieter Bruegel Holbrook Jackson: The Anatomy of Bibliomania András Batta: Opera Kenneth Koch: Collected Poems Estelle Ellis, et al: At Home With Books Norton Juster: The Phantom Tollbooth

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Here is a sneak peek of what’s inside the pages of My Ideal Bookshelf. This is the awesome bookshelf of George Weld. George is a chef–he runs Egg and Parish Hall in Williamsburg, both very excellent restaurants that you should check out if you haven’t already. George is also a poet and a huge reader.…

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