We’re giving you a preview of the 13 books — from travel to urban design –we are releasing this week as our “baker’s dozen” books to give or get for this year’s holiday season. Come back later this week –we will share with you interviews, book reviews, videos and excerpts of our choices for Holidays 2016.
Tomi Ungerer’s Treasury of Eight Books
Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Gene
Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, Robert Kanigel (Knopf).
Hide and Seek: The Architecture of Cabins and Hideouts
The Soul of an Octopus
The Hidden Life of Trees
Edward O. Wilson’s Half Life
Feral Cities: Adventures of Animals in the Urban Jungle
The Revenge of Analog Real Things and Why They Matter, David Sax
The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to get Inside our Heads, Tim Wu
The Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, From the 15th Century to the Twenty-First, Frank Trentmann
New York Times Europe 36 hours
Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places to See…