Check out these holiday gift books. They are sure to be big hits with friends and family. Need more ideas? Stop by the Pearl River Public Library we have something for everyone.
National Geographic 125 Years: Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries that Changed the World
World’s Best Travel Experiences: 400 Extraordinary Places
Both armchair travelers and serious adventurers will appreciate National Geographic’s compilation of exotic locales, with hundreds of dazzling photographs and contributions by literary luminaries such as Bill Bryson and Anna Quindlen.
Route 66 Still Kicks: Driving America’s Main Street /Rick Antonson
Full of interesting and historical facts, this winning mixture of travelogue and history follows Atonson and his traveling companion from Chicago to Los Angeles as they discover the old Route 66.
Heads in Beds: a Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality /Jacob Tomsky
After 10 years in the business, Tomsky offers an eye opening and hilarious glimpse behind the scenes of the hotel industry.
The Rolling Stones 50
With more than 1000 illustrations, this work celebrates the band’s 50th anniversary.
Bruce /Ames Peter Carlin
This comprehensive biography of Springsteen is the first in 25 years, to be written with the cooperation of the artist himself. Ames presents an intimate and vivid portrait of the man and his music.
The Truth About Style /Stacy London
London, the popular host of TLC’s ‘What Not to Wear’, examines the emotional obstacles (her own included) to finding one’s own sense of style.
Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: the Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet
Fans of Project Runway have long admired Tim Gunn’s dry humor and fashion savvy. This history of fashion is both an interesting reference work and a fun read.
Barefoot Contessa Foolproof Ina Garten
The Barefoot Contessa has done it again, with recipes that are fairly simple but big on flavor.
Food Lover’s Guide to the World
Lonely Planet, publishers of the popular travel guides, has compiled this global food journey, with recipes from 20 different culinary regions.