Presents Through the Window
Taro Gomi. Chronicle.
Originally published in Japan in 1983,
Gomi’s delightful holiday story lets
readers tag along as Santa delivers his
gifts, peeking through windows in the
pages to see who’s asleep inside each
house. The only problem? Santa is relying
on snap judgments, and the results are
Tree of Treasures:
A Life in Ornaments
Bonnie Mackay. Penguin.
Mackay, whose collection of nearly
3,000 ornaments was highlighted in the
New York Times, showcases them here
through photos and vignettes.
Suite for Barbara Loden
Nathalie Léger. Dorothy Project. ISBN 978-0-9973666-0-0
“It’s a combination of fiction and nonfiction that is based on a real
person who was married to Elia Kazan. She directed and starred in a
movie, Wanda, and died in her 40s. It’s a great little book, awesome
design, and translated from the French. I’ll read anything the Dorothy
Project puts out. This is a perfect little hand-sell.” —Fernando Flores,
bookseller, Malvern Books, Austin, Tex.
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