My Ideal Bookshelf

IDEAL BOOKSHELF: Writing Workshops Los Angeles Instructors Pride...

IDEAL BOOKSHELF: Writing Workshops Los Angeles Instructors Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen  The Weekend by Peter Cameron Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov American Tabloid by James Ellroy The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell Merriam Webster Unabridged Dictionary Bleak House by Charles Dickens Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
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Here’s me and Jane at the San Francisco showing and book signing!...

Here’s me and Jane at the San Francisco showing and book signing! Photo credit goes to Molly DeCoudreaux. Thank you to everyone for coming.
My Ideal Bookshelf

Ideal Bookshelf of a Voracious Reader

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marish Pessl A Moveable Feats by Ernest Hemingway Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own by Nina Garcia Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems (Edicion bilingue) by Pablo Neruda A Heartbreaking Work of a Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
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Ideal Bookshelf Data

When my boyfriend, who works on data for Kickstarter, offered to take a look at the mess of spreadsheets and lists that we accumulated making Ideal Bookshelf (nearly two thousand books were chosen, over one hundred bookshelves), we were overjoyed! My favorite featureis this cloud of contributors (screen shot below). If you move your mouse over the node, you can see what books they have in common...
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Check us out with a nice little “# 1” label at the bottom of the...

Check us out with a nice little “# 1” label at the bottom of the Strand! I have to admit, there is something so thrilling about sneaking through a bookstore to find your own book…
My Ideal Bookshelf

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My Ideal Bookshelf

I made this earlier this year for my friend’s (now girlfriend’s)...

I made this earlier this year for my friend’s (now girlfriend’s) birthday - some of her favorite books and books from her childhood. The Time Garden - Edward Eager A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place - e.l. konigsburg Matilda - Roald Dahl Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling The Book Thief - Marcus Zusak To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee The School Story - Andrew Clements Trial by Journal - Kate Klise The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
My Ideal Bookshelf

I had to expand on either side - and I’m still not sure this is...

I had to expand on either side - and I’m still not sure this is totally finished/correct… but I think it comes pretty close!
My Ideal Bookshelf

On My Future Deserted Island

The Pinhoe Egg The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian The Cryptonomicon The Thirteen Clocks Sweethearts Boy21 Lirael Abhorsen Beowolf