31 Books Recommended by Maira Kalman

31 Books Recommended by Maira Kalman

Maira Kalman is an Israeli-born American illustrator, writer, artist, and designer. Her work most widely held in WorldCat libraries is Fireboat: the heroic adventures of the John J. Harvey, a picture book she both wrote and illustrated.

1. Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle by Vladimir Nabokov


2. Allure by Diana Vreeland


3. Berlin Childhood Around 1900 by Walter Benjamin


4. Candida Hofer: Architecture of Absence by Candida Hofer


5. Fruits by Shoichi Aoki


6. How to Wrap Five Eggs: Traditional Japanese Packaging by Hideyuki Oka


7. Jakob Von Gunten (NYRB Classics) by Robert Walser


8. Later the Same Day by Grace Paley


9. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert


10. Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans


11. Memoirs of Hadrian: And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar


12. Mike Disfarmer: Original Disfarmer Photographs by Mike Disfarmer


13. One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty


14. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov


15. Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited by Vladimir Nabokov


16. Summer in Baden-Baden by Leonid Tsypkin


17. Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust


18. The Amazing Bone by William Steig


19. The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Lewis Carroll


20. The Assistant by Robert Walser


21. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein


22. The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology by P.G. Wodehouse


23. The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa


24. The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol by Nikolai Gogol


25. The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy


26. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky


27. The Robber by Robert Walser


28. The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories by Bruno Schulz


29. The Tanners by Robert Walser


30. Ulysses by James Joyce


31. Watt by Samuel Beckett


Source: http://www.strandbooks.com


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