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Book Review: "Unpacking My Library"

Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Yale University Press, 2011) is the second (architects came first) in Yale's series of small coffee-table books featuring short interviews with well-known people about their libraries alongside images of the writers' libraries. Leah Price provides a short introduction and conducted the interviews, with writers Alison Bechdel, Stephen Carter, Junot Diaz, Rebecca Goldstein & Stephen Pinker, Lev Grossman & Sophie Gee, Jonathan Lethem, Claire Messud & James Wood, Philip Pullman, Gary Shteyngart, and Edmund White.
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Writers and Their Books

Entertainment / Books : The Millions (3 years ago)

Equal parts voyeuristically indulgent and unapologetically stimulating, Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books is the second installment in Yale University Press’s ongoing series, a journey into the personal libraries of thir... Read Post

New Book, Unpacking My Library, Checks Out Writers and Their Book Collections

Education / Library & Research : Library and Information Science News (3 years ago)

In Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Yale, $20), a new collection of photographs and interviews, editor Leah Price asks 13 authors, including three couples, about the books and bookcases in their homes. Author Philip Pu... Read Post

Charles Bernstein’s Papers Acquired by Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog (6 hours ago)

Great news! Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has acquired the papers of Charles Bernstein. What a generous gift for future generations of poets and scholars! From Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library bl... Read Post


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