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TYPE BOOKS' HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

what Type thinks your loved ones should be reading


GIFTS FOR THE SISTER WHO WANTS TO BUILD A CABIN AND GET AWAY FROM IT ALL
(AND SAYS SHE'LL LET YOU VISIT WHENEVER YOU WANT)
Your Cabin in the Woods by Conrad E. Meinecke and Victor Aures
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
Upstream by Mary Oliver
Landscapes: John Berger on Art by John Berger
The Long, Long Life of Trees by Fiona J. Stafford
Woodcut Memory Game by Bryan Nash Gill




GIFTS FOR THE BOYFRIEND WHO LOVES POP CULTURE
(ALMOST AS MUCH AS HE LOVES YOU)
Collect Records frisbee by David Shrigley
In My Humble Opinion: My So-Called Life by Soraya Roberts
Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
Seth's Dominion by Luc Chamberland and the NFB




GIFTS FOR THE NEIGHBOURS WHO HAVE A GORGEOUS GARDEN
(AND WHO OCCASIONALLY GIVE YOU TIPS ON YOURS) 

Mushroom Medley wall calendar by Jill Bliss
Herbarium by Caz Hildebrand
Plant: Exploring the Botanical World by Lisa Creagh
standing pen by Areaware
trees bookplates by Sugarcube Press




GIFTS FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES TO TRAVEL
(ALMOST AS MUCH AS SHE LOVES TO PLAN HER TRAVELS)
Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier by Jon Day
Map Stories: The Art of Discovery by Francisca Mattéoli
Citix60 travel guides to Amsterdam, Paris, New York, Tokyo
Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas by Rebecca Solnit
Your Room is Ready: A Set of Fictional Hotel Notepads by Herb Lester Associates





GIFTS FOR YOUR FOODIE WORK FRIEND WHO GIVES THE BEST DINNER PARTIES
(AND WHO MIGHT INVITE YOU TO ONE IF YOU'RE LUCKY)
Appetites: A Cookbook by Anthony Bourdain
Lucky Fish keyring by Idlewild
You Cannot Drink Too Much Tea mug by David Shrigley
Dalí: Les Dîners de Gala by Salvador Dali
The Cocktail Deck by Love & Victory
How to Read the Menu in France, Italy and Spain by Herb Lester Associates
The Short Stack Cookbook by Nick Fauchald and Kaitlyn Goalen




GIFTS FOR ALL THE FRIENDS WHO HAVE BIG STACKS OF BOOKS BY THEIR BEDS
(BUT WHO ALWAYS NEED MORE TO DISTRACT THEM FROM NETFLIX)

Slim Book Lamp by Kikkerland
The Mothers by Brit Bennett
The Subsidiary by Matias Celedon
Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey by Elena Ferrante
Swing Time by Zadie Smith




GIFTS FOR THE COUSINS WHO ARE VISITING FROM VIRGINIA
(AND WHO ARE SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING A MOVE TO CANADA)
The Canadians by Roger Hargreaves and Jill Offenbeck
I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
Wenjack by Joseph Boyden
The Crown Maple Guide to Maple Syrup by Robb Turner
Toronto desk calendar by TYPE Books and Laywine's




GIFTS FOR THE NIECE WHO GETS WHAT GIRL POWER IS
(AND FOR THE NEPHEW WHO NEEDS TO GET IT TOO)
Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs
Closer by Sarah Barmak
Notes from a Feminist Killjoy by Erin Wunker
False Eyelashes pin by GuyGuyGuy
Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl




GIFTS FOR THE FELLOW BOOK-CLUBBER WHO READS ALL THE PRIZE-WINNERS
(AND WHO REALLY LIKES TO TALK ABOUT THEM) 
Original TableTopics card game by TableTopics
Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien




GIFTS FOR THE DOG WALKER
(WHO'S ALSO A GREAT ARTIST, BESIDES BEING A GREAT DOG WALKER)

Gradient puzzle by Areaware
Remembered Light: Cy Twombly in Lexington by Sally Mann
Playing cards by David Shrigley
How to See by David Salle
frieze A to Z of Contemporary Art by frieze Magazine
A History of Pictures by David Hockney & Martin Gayford




GIFTS FOR THE IN-LAWS WHO WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE HECK IS HAPPENING TO THE WORLD
(AND WHY)

We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race by Jesmyn Ward
Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston



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