Novel Ideas

December 2019 View more

Styled by Kate Loscalzo

From photography and movies to sports and science, gift books are a fit for any occasion.

1. Ballpark by Paul Goldberger (Knopf) The history of baseball, told through the stories of the national ballparks.

2. Last Call by Brad Thomas Parsons (Ten Speed Press) Bartenders answer the question, “What’s the last thing you’d want to drink before you die?”

3. The Art of Curiosity by Exploratorium (Weldon Owen) Well-known creatives share their thoughts on science and education.

4. Coincidences at Museums by Angela Stief and Stefan Draschan (Hatje Cantz) Art and viewer merge in this fun, gift-worthy volume.

5. Star Wars: The Ultimate Pop-Up Galaxy by Matthew Reinhart and Kevin Wilson (Insight Editions) Blast into hyperspace for a journey through the Star Wars saga.

Photograph by Olivia Kohler