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A Holiday Gift Guide (Fiction)


Recommendations written by Anne-Marie, Matthew, Charlie and Thomas. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt  The Goldfinch is the critical and commercial hit of the Fall.  It’s an engrossing, capacious coming-of-age novel that takes on both our relationship to enduring art and

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Schottenfreude — A recommended stocking stuffer


The miscellaneously fecund Ben Schott (creator of Schott’s Miscellany) has dived into the German language and come out the other end with Schottenfreude : German Words for the Human Condition.  Making use of the German language’s compounding capacity, Schott confects

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"A wonderful establishment, with a splendid staff. This place helps redeem the Upper East Side of New York. Every reader in the area should make it a home away from home."

–Stephen Koch, Author and Former Chairman of the MFA Graduate Writing Program at Columbia

"A veritable book lover’s paradise"

– New York Social Diary

“Crawford Doyle is that rarity: a gorgeous store with the nuanced selection and incredible staff to back it up. They set a new benchmark for what a bookstore can be and do.”

– Dustin Kurtz, Marketing Manager at Melville House