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4 Inspiring Books to Add to Your Literary Collection

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Looking to update your coffee table book collection? Check out some newly-published picks.

Veere Grenney: A Point of Viewveere grenney book
by: Veere Grenney

In 150 photographs and 256 pages, interior designer Veere Grenney gives readers a look into his career. The book, printed on mixed paper styles, also touches on a variety of design subjects—from what ‘Englishness’ means to him in decorating, to rooms he loves.



Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany
by: Jane Mount

bibliophile jane mount book

Just as the name implies, this book is for people who can’t get enough of, well…books. Illustrated by Jane Mount—who runs the company Ideal Bookshelf, all about books, this 224-page tome brings together everything from illustrations of famous bookstores to beautifully-drawn stacks of classic reads and recent hits. Described as “a love letter to literature,” the book also comes in a planner version.




Stan Smith: Some People Think I’m a Shoestan smith shoe book
by: Stan Smith

Fans of Adidas’ famous Stan Smith shoe will love this book, written by world-champion tennis player and the sneakers’ namesake, Stan Smith. In it, you’ll find 200 photos, with lots of street style shots, as well as stories from Smith and the many people he’s collaborated with over the years, like Pharrell Williams. With a foreward by Williams, the book is edited by sports journalist Richard Evans.



Safari Style Africa
by: Annemarie Meintjes and Laurian Brown, photography by Dook

safari style africa book

For those dreaming of going on safari in Africa, this book will definitely inspire your wanderlust—and then some. With gorgeous photos of lodges in South Africa, Botswana, East Africa, Namibia, and more, this book visually showcases the spaces, highlighting the environment and the combination of both the traditional and the modern.



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