Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Bookworms

From novels to teen fiction, design books, zines and more, presents for people in your life who love to read

From enthralling novels to inspiring design books, tender bedtime stories, volumes of poetry and beyond, there’s nothing as alluring as a good book. Whether you’re looking for magical realism or a memoir, a book of art, travel guides, zines or a tote bag to carry them all, our Bookworms gift guide has it all. Within, there are countless worlds to explore for the people in …

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh’s 2018 novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, follows the existence of an unnamed narrator as she attempts a kind of hibernation thanks to prescription medications. Living on the Upper East Side in a pre-9/11 NYC, the antihero protagonist is a beautiful Columbia graduate who works at an art gallery, but feels alienated—and her solution to this feeling is total isolation. A story …

My Best Friend’s Exorcism

Written by Grady Hendrix, My Best Friend’s Exorcism combines horror, adventure, comedy and ’80s nostalgia for a story that ultimately celebrates friendship. Set in 1988 Charleston, the tale of high school sophomores and best pals Abby and Gretchen quickly gets tricky when Gretchen begins acting differently—moody, rude, manipulative and cruel. After trying to reason it away, Abby understands something is very wrong and embarks on …