We had a peek into the new book Unpacking My Library: Writers and their Books edited by Leah Price in the latest FT Magazine. The article made us think about the books we have in our homes and why we keep them. Reference material, nostalgia and decor - what purpose do your books serve in your home?
Have you moved to reading on a kindle or other digital device? I still prefer reading actual books. The book "Unpacking My Library: Writers and their Books" features the personal libraries of authors including Junot Díaz, Rebecca Goldstein and Stephen Pinker, Lev Grossman and Sophie Gee, Jonathan Lethem, Claire Messud and James Wood, Philip Pullmann and Gary Shteyngart. Shown in the images are authors Claire Messud and James Wood (images 1 and 2) and Gary Shteyngart (image 3) in their respective homes.
Images: Gabrielle Reed and Christian Lazen-Bernardt; and Michael K Mills via FT Magazine