Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Bookworms

Fiction, fantasy, fairytales, food, photography and beyond in our first guide for the season

From enthralling novels to informative tomes and inspiring bedtime stories, there’s nothing as alluring as a good book. This Bookworms gift guide includes everything from magical realism to memoirs, classic literature, politics, poetry and beyond. Plus, there are photo-filled art and design books, travel guides and zines. Whether buying for kids or grown-ups, there’s countless worlds to explore (as well as reading-centric products) for the …

Patrick Fry’s “Magic Papers” Explores Ephemera From 1890 to 1960

Released today, designer and CentreCentre Books publisher Patrick Fry’s Magic Papers: Conjuring Ephemera 1890-1960 explores the design language of vintage magic ephemera—from show bills and tickets to journals and periodicals. Made in collaboration with Philip David Treece (whose vast collection and Collecting Magic project piqued Fry’s interest), the book details the eccentricity and history of magic printed matter, and has been expertly designed by Kia …

Book + Record Pairings That Highlight Milestones From NYC’s Music Scene

A nostalgic look at the some of the delights from the wildly influential cultural hub

No list of musical moments will ever come close to the momentous gravity of NYC’s influence on sound over the last century plus. The following pairings, however, aim to tap into some of our personal favorite milestones in the midst of it all. Some of them—the Beastie Boys Book and Paul’s Boutique, for example—connect directly. Others—like last year’s exquisite photographic study of the Chelsea Hotel and …