The Brooklyn Public Library’s Nationwide Library Card to Access Banned Books

For a limited time, the Brooklyn Public Library is offering a free electronic library card to any person ages 13 to 21, anywhere in the US. This move, which grants access to 500,000 digital works (including an array of books banned in certain states, like Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird) is an attempt to combat …

Football: Designing the Beautiful Game

Football: Designing the Beautiful Game is a first-of-its-kind book that explores the evolution of soccer and the role design played in creating its international reach. With words by analyst Statman Dave, broadcaster Martin Tyler, architect Jacques Herzog and adidas vice president Sam Handy along with interviews with Justin McGuirk and James Bird, the book spans the style of famous stadiums to team badges, footwear materials and …

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 …