Lifestyle

From celebrity designers to niche photography projects and quirky crafts, we represent some of the leading design and craft books of today. We love lavish four-color books on fashion, home decor, and crafts and are always interested in books that teach as much as inspire us to live a more colorful life. 

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Brendan Newman & Rico Gagliano

Brunch Is Hell

Little, Brown

Brunch Is Hell is a call to arms against brunch and a guide for fighting back, from the hosts of the hit podcast and public radio show The Dinner Party Download. A forum for overpriced eggs, brunch is a leisure-time-squandering hellscape, embodying all that is soul-killing about modern life. Fight back by throwing dinner parties--the cornerstone of civilized society! This guide takes hesitant hosts through every phase of throwing a great dinner party, from guest list to subpoena, as it leads readers to restoring civility in the world.

Moorea Seal

Make Yourself At Home: Design Your Space to Discover Your True Self

Sasquatch Books

From the author of the blockbuster hit journals The 52 Lists Project and 52 Lists for Happiness comes a book about beautifying your life inside and out, helping you turn your home into a comfortable space that reflects your best self. Organized room by room, each chapter delves into what one room represents in our lives, and how feeling at home in our spaces can help us feel at home in ourselves.

Anushka Rees

The Curated Closet

Ten Speed/Random House

Creator of Into-Mind.com, Anuschka Rees presents a fascinatingly strategic approach to identifying, refining, and expressing personal style and building the ideal wardrobe to match it. With infographics, charts, activities, and beautiful fashion photography, The Curated Closet provided style and shopping strategies that women can use every day. 

Michelle Tea

Modern Tarot

HarperElixir/HarperCollins

In Modern Tarot, Michelle Tea, the beloved literary iconoclast, delivers a fresh twenty-first century primer on tarot that can be used with any deck. She leads readers on a journey through the cards, teaching us how to use this tradition to connect with our higher selves. Michelle Tea has written several memoirs including How to Grow Up, contributes to publications like n+1, Lenny Letter, and Buzzfeed, and was selected Best Local Writer by the Guardian.

Tom Coleman and Jerome Jakubiec

I Actually Wore This: Clothes We Can't Believe We Bought

Rizzoli

In everyone’s closet, there is one article of clothing that truly demonstrates a momentary lapse in fashion judgment. I Actually Wore This is a celebration of these fashion missteps of otherwise stylish individuals—from celebrities and fashion insiders to media experts and regular humans. Emmy-nominated writer and filmmaker, Tom Coleman, here teams up with fashion and celebrity photographer Jerome Jakubiec to tell the stories of these unfortunate articles of clothing.

Sasha Duerr

Natural Color

Ten Speed/Random House

Organized by season, Natural Color is a beautifully photographed guide to the full range of plant dyes available. Using sustainable methods and artisanal techniques, designer and professor Sasha Duerr details achievable ways to apply these limitless color possibilities to your home and wardrobe. Her “slow fashion” movement has been featured in the New York Times, American Craft Magazine, and the Huffington Post