Coffee Talk

Top-Ten Tabletop Reads to Give and Receive



(page 2 of 3)


Hearst Ranch: Family, Land, and Legacy, Victoria Kastner, foreward by Stephen T. Hearst
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst’s legendary Hearst Castle. Through historical images from the vast Hearst archive and full-color photography, the still-private grounds are gloriously uncovered. Along with insightful text sharing unknown tales of the famous family, enjoy stunning vistas of the California coastline and picturesque scenes of the Hearst cowboys in action. $50, Abrams Books.

Hearst Ranch


George Hurrell's Hollywood: Glamour Portraits 1925-1992, Mark A. Vieira
Creator of the Hollywood glamour portrait, George Hurrell instituted a sharp, dramatic look that revolutionized the soft-focus aesthetic of his time. A portrait collection of Hollywood’s most exalted era, this book spans the shutterbug’s entire career, from humble beginnings as a society photographer to capturing celebrities as a celebrity himself.
$60, Running Press.


Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age, Graydon Carter
Journey through a century of arts, war, and politics, illustrated in both black-and-white and color photography. A living time capsule, the book documents the magazine’s lifespan beginning in 1913, through the Jazz Age and Depression, straight through the Information Age. Step back and take a decade-by-decade look at the world seen through our time’s top editors. $65, Abrams Books.

Vanity Fair 100 Years : From Jazz Age to Our Age

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular Articles

  1. Stacy Bass Book Signing
    Lillian August, New York
  2. Love Notes
    Springy Stationery
  3. Flower Fest
    Get set for spring with the greatest finds in garden design, May 7-10
  4. Making an Entrance
    Architect Charles Hilton shares favorites for the foyer.
  5. Introducing athome Books
    Moffly’s newest division publishes its first project, Stacy Bass’s Gardens at First Light.