“I think your books always tell a story about you … They’re a way to touch on ideas and thoughts that aren’t your own but are essential to you. A lot of people would put books on shelves they hadn’t read or were by someone who had touched their lives.”
Our former online editor, Thessaly La Force, on the growing business of reader recommendations. Thessaly’s book, My Ideal Bookshelf, a collaboration with artist Jane Mount, is out in November.
Cool! We’re mentioned in the LA Times:
“My Ideal Bookshelf” (coming in November from Little, Brown, $24.99), a visually entrancing collection of illustrations, explores how we use books to represent us. It’s an expansion of the work of artist Jane Mount, who has been doing a series of…