If you liked 1984, you should read Amitav Ghosh's The Hungry Tide.
Both authors' most formidable strength is their storytelling ability, and their power to prophetically explain a narrative that will make you think about the future in a way you never have before.
Bauhaus. Updated Edition - TASCHEN Books
Between two world wars, the Bauhaus School of Art and Design changed the face of modernity. Realized with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, this updated edition celebrates the school’s centennial, gathering 550 illustrations across 400 pages, including architectural plans and biographies of key figures like Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, and Marianne Brandt—the ultimate guide.
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine — Dawn Alexander
I would recommend Eleanor Oliphant (And yes, autocorrect, I mean OLIPHANT. Not ELEPHANT. Leave me alone. I know what I'm doing!) to my friends who enjoy a slower-paced plot sprinkled with off-beat humor.
The Impossible Collection of Wine
In this stunning addition to the Assouline Ultimate Collection, Enrico Bernardo, the world’s best sommelier, imagines the perfect cellar filled with the most exceptional wines of the twentieth century: The Impossible Collection of Wine. Weighing the virtues of rarity, terroir, taste, and historical mystique, Bernardo’s is a list any connoisseur could only dream of. To turn grapes into bottled poetry, the winemaker must be a kind of alchemist. Despite changes in technology and tastes over the…
The Luxury Collection: Hotel Secrets
The seventh volume in The Luxury Collection series, The Luxury Collection: Hotel Secrets discovers the hidden stories of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Showcasing a curation of exclusive sights, decadent flavors, and unparalleled history, explore the unique experiences that make each Luxury Collection propert
35 of the Best Travel Coffee Table Books I've Ever Seen | Faraway Lucy
From treehouse escapes and adventurous road trips to nature photography and city guides, here are 35 of the best travel coffee table books I've ever seen!
Chaumet: Photography, Arts, Fetes
Chaumet, established in 1780, is one of the crown jewels of Place Vendôme, the first fine jeweler on the square, and today Chaumet continues its legacy of fine technical craftsmanship and innovative, sophisticated design with ever more inspired high jewelry collections. Following the release in 2016 of a first slipcase set of Mémoire volumes, on Place Vendôme, Tiaras, and Naturalism, Assouline introduces a second set on the themes of Photography, the Arts, and Fetes, seen through the lens of…
Mother and Child
In the latest body of work by author and photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank, the artist set out to explore what modern motherhood means in the 21st century. Turning her lens on 70 iconic families of mothers and children from such celebrated names as Delfina Figueras, Carolina Herrera, Lauren Santo Domingo, Anne Vyalitsyna, Aerin Lauder, and Patti Hansen, Swanson Frank’s stunning portraits capture the emotional bonds and beauty that frame the primal relationship of a mother and her child…
Walls of Change: The Story of the Wynwood Walls
The story of Wynwood Walls is one of change through passion, art and community. When Tony Goldman stumbled upon the expanse of stock warehouse buildings in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, he saw a blank canvas. In 2009, the celebrated visionary set out to transform the area into a center for cultural exploration—with the help of the world’s most innovative and recognized street artists. Walls of Change: The Story of The Wynwood Walls is a rediscovery of a decade of art, inspiration and…
A hub for barefoot bohemians and glamorous goddesses, Tulum is a Mayan hideaway that perfectly distills the gypset lifestyle. An off-grid escape for nomadic creatives, it is a playground for spirituality and community. This tiny, idyllic eight-mile strip of sand on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula is tucked between a tropical jungle, Mayan ruins, and the Sian Ka’an biosphere: It’s a heady vortex. Tulum’s isolated and breathtakingly beautiful environment also makes it the perfect place for those…