A Peek Inside the Libraries of Famous Writers

Tidy insight into the libraries of writers – I wonder what they looked like when the cameras were turned away!


There’s nothing like a well-stocked library to enhance a home. Especially when that library has been outfitted with books chosen by some of the choosiest readers of all — the authors themselves. We recently caught a peek at the literary collections of a few contemporary novelists in Leah Price’s excellent and newly released Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books, but we admit that our library-lust wasn’t quite sated, and we had to go hunting for more. We’ve already shown you a choice selection of the libraries of the rich and famous, but here, inspired by Price’s book, we’re focusing on the libraries, studies, and carefully organized bookshelves of the authors themselves. Click through to see a few snapshots of the libraries of famous authors, and let us know which ones inspire you to curl up and read in the comments.

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Appreciating the little things, that become the big things

It's been a busy stretch lately with a focus on the house. Completed my green building continuing education credits today online (I'm a LEED-AP BD+C*), with one kid home sick from school. I appreciate the balance of both architectural building interests and family attention. Lining up all the elements of life. What are you appreciative … Continue reading Appreciating the little things, that become the big things