Here are some gorgeous, funny, clever and inspiring books — mostly published in 2016 — for the literary particular person in your life (or oneself). Whether it’s a beautifully-bound poetry collection, a motivational journal or or considerably-necessary source of laughter and satire, the present of a book can be sophisticated, subversive and/or intellectual, three qualities we need to have in abundance this year. And don’t overlook to skip Amazon and purchase straight from the publisher, or order these gifts from your nearby indie retailer (if you can).
Without having additional ado, our bookish guide:
For the poetry fanatic:
Selected Poems, Emily Dickinson
The Folio Society’s beautiful, affordable selection of Dickinson’s poems is perfectly-timed to the Dickinsonassaince, with A Quiet Passion likely to hit theaters in 2017.