What to Get The Bookworm in Your Life
‘Tis the season to celebrate who you love… and what they love. We found out-of-this-world presents for every pop culture fan on your list. Ahead, find out what to get the avid reader in your life.
A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara
JANUARY: The saga of four friends — one with an unspeakably awful past — will electrify the new year.
Ann Tenna, by Marisa Acocella Marchetto
FEBRUARY: Fall in love with a cosmic gossip columnist in this graphic novel.
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, by Stephen King
MARCH: Terrifying short stories with autobiographical intros from King.
Kitchens of the Great Midwest, by J. Ryan Stradal
APRIL: Devour this novel about the life of a star chef. Recipes included!
So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, by Jon Ronson
MAY: Required reading for the Internet age: lives derailed after mistakes were met with online shaming.
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, by William Finnegan
JUNE: Surf’s up with this love letter to the wave-riding sport.
Pacific, by Simon Winchester
JULY: Not quite a “beach read” but a history of the Pacific Ocean, from H-bombs to Gidget.
Bettyville: A Memoir, by George Hodgman
AUGUST: Spend the last month of summer in Missouri exploring a complex mother-son relationship.
The Art of Memoir, by Mary Karr
SEPTEMBER: Go back to school with the master of memoirs as she spills her tricks of the trade.
In a Dark, Dark Wood, by Ruth Ware
OCTOBER: Celebrate Halloween with a bachelorette party, a murder, and a foggy memory.
The Explorers Guild, by Jon Baird and Kevin Costner
NOVEMBER: A nod to the swashbuckling tales of Robert Louis Stevenson and Rudyard Kipling.
The Thousand Dollar Dinner, by Becky Libourel Diamond
DECEMBER: A mouthwatering tale of one luxurious 1851 dinner.