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ITEM# 14101954
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    ITEM#: 14101954

    Jane Mount is an artist and illustrator. Her paintings of bookshelves have caught the eye of media outlets like The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Daily Candy, and InStyle, among others. She lives in northern California with her husband and two cats.

    Thessaly La Force is a writer and editor who has worked at The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and the New York Public Library. She is currently attending the Iowa Writer's Workshop and is working on a collection of short stories about objects and aesthetics. Thessaly divides her time between Iowa City and New York City; she also has two cats and shares a birthday with Jane.
    "The books that we choose to keep-let alone read-can say a lot about who we are and how we see ourselves. In THE IDEAL BOOKSHELF, dozens of leading cultural figures share the books that matter to them most-books that define their dreams and ambitions andin many cases helped them find their way in the world. With colorful and endearingly hand-rendered images of book spines by Jane Mount, and first-person commentary from all the contributors, this is a perfect gift for avid readers, writers, and all who have known the influence of a great book"--

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    ISBN 9780316200905
    Genre LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 225
    Publisher Date 2012-11-13 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Little Brown & Co
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 9.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.88 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Country of Origin United States

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