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

Categories: Literature & Fiction

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