Woody Guthrie’s New Years Rulin’s Greeting Cards
Guthrie wrote these heartfelt and playful resolutions on New Year’s Day, 1943. From "Don’t Get Lonesome,” and "Dream Good,” to "Love Everybody”, these all-occasion cards delight and inspire in any season.
Baby Lit Collection
Introduce young ones (ages birth and up) to a world of literature with these cheerful, colorful, and humorous board books, bundled together in an I Love Books canvas tote. The ten books include four classics from the wildly popular Baby Lit series, two volumes from Baby Lit Shakespeare, and four from Baby Lit Little Poets.
Baby Lit Little Naturalists
Introduce young ones to four legendary naturalists with these cheerful, colorful, and humorous board books that tell the stories of Jane Goodall, Beatrix Potter, Rachel Carson, and Wangari Maathai. Each volume is brightly illustrated and accompanied by clever, simple text and are part of the wildly popular Baby Lit series.
Mealtime Fun and Games Paper Placemats Kit
Each of the 24 sheets provides a different activity, puzzle, word scramble, or maze to keep children entertained at the table, including dozens of fun conversation starters for young gastronomes; with 12 gel pens in a pouch.
Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Cotton Tote Bag
A limited-edition, two-sided printed cotton canvas bag by Rachel Comey for The New York Review of Books, with a leather handle and zig-zag edge. The tote features two recent covers of the Review. On one side, the Summer 2022 issue featuring Stay Up, 2014, a painting by New York artist Andrew Kuo. On the other, the Fall Books 2022 issue, illustrated and hand-drawn by children’s book author Jon Klassen.
Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Mesh Tote Bag
A limited-edition, two-sided printed nylon mesh bag by Rachel Comey for The New York Review of Books, with a leather handle and zig-zag edge in printed cotton canvas. The print features two recent covers of the Review.
Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Fall Books Issue Scarf
An oversized scarf with short, fringed edges on modal, a breathable and durable fabric that feels like silk cashmere. The scarf beautifully reproduces the fall books Issue of the Review from 2022.
Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Summer Issue Scarf
An oversized scarf with short, fringed edges on modal, a breathable and durable fabric that feels like silk cashmere. This scarf beautifully reproduces the summer 2022 issue of the Review.
Walt Whitman Gold Happiness Bracelet
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." Walt Whitman Whitman’s beautiful line from LEAVES OF GRASS has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
Eudora Welty Cuff Bracelet
“All serious daring starts from within.” For anyone interested in writing, reading, and creativity, Eudora Welty’s autobiographical One Writer’s Beginnings is an iconic work. This sterling silver cuff is engraved with the memoir's most famous line.
County Library: We Want One Paperweight
This handsome glass paperweight reproduces a 1928 photograph now in the collection of the Library of Congress. The photo captures the longing (and firm demand) of a rural community for a permanent library, and memorializes early bookmobiles and their mission to provide for them.
“I Am Born” Onesie
What better way for a baby to announce that he or she has arrived? “Chapter I. I Am Born”—the first line of Charles Dickens’s classic David Copperfield—is printed in black across the chest of this white 100% cotton baby onesie.
Romantic Poets All-Occasion Cards
British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets. Eight different cards featuring various poets are included in this pack.
Uncle George Holiday Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"In order to escape the insidious commercial excesses of Christmas, Uncle George opts for a quiet weekend away from it all."
Whitman Square Inch Bracelet
"Some people are so much sunlight to the square inch.” Walt Whitman’s beautiful line has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
David Levine Author Mug
Caricatures by world-renowned artist David Levine enriched and enlivened the pages of The New York Review of Books for almost five decades. Thirty-three of Levine’s most arresting and iconic caricatures of authors decorate this heirloom quality bone china mug, including the artist’s self-portrait.
“Those who love each other” Gold Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." Whitman’s words have been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle using the ancient art of lost wax casting. The designer works from a solar-powered studio in Southern California.
Votes For Women Paperweight
This handsome glass paperweight is based on a button, worn by marchers at the 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade, now housed at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Historians later credited the event with invigorating the suffrage movement with a new wave of inspiration and purpose.
David Levine Author Notebook
Caricatures by world-renowned artist David Levine enriched and enlivened the pages of The New York Review of Books for almost five decades. Thirty-three of Levine’s most arresting and iconic caricatures of authors decorate this beautifully crafted notebook.
Dark Forces Holiday Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"It is December and already dark forces are gathering." These holiday cards are sure to enchant both confirmed Baxterians and those in dire need of an introduction.
Janet All-Occasion Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"Janet set aside an hour each day to work on her threatening letters." These all-occasion cards are Baxter at his most Baxterian: “A kind of mad cross between Magritte, S. J. Perelman, and Pulp Fiction.”—The New York Times
Jane Austen All-Occasion Cards
Steventon Rectory was the Austen family home for the first twenty-five years of Jane Austen’s life. It was here she wrote the first drafts of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey. Eight cards (two each of four designs) depict various places Jane lived.
Nineteenth Amendment All-Occasion Cards
Eight notecards feature images honoring influential leaders and commemorating pivotal events of the suffragist movement (Ratification, Equal Pay Equal Work, Failure is Impossible, Women’s Suffrage Centennial, Susan B. Anthony Votes, Liberty, Men’s League, New World Order).
Brontë Sisters Holiday Cards
Eight cards: four each of two different views of Haworth in Yorkshire- the home of the Brontë sisters. Made in England.
Walt Whitman Earrings
"Resist much. Obey little." The poet's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from the 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass" are stamped on these sterling silver domed disc earrings, for pierced ears. They are handmade in the U.S.A. by artist Amy Volchok.
Booklover's Holiday Cards
Wish “Season’s Greetings” with this holiday card showcasing an historic poster created for a WPA Library Project, circa 1936-40. The words and image express the happiest of thoughts: A Year of Good Reading Ahead. Ten cards and envelopes. Blank inside or Season's Greetings inside.
“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." As befitting the personal nature of the sentiment, Walt Whitman’s line has been stamped inside this cuff, a private message to a beloved recipient.
Walt Whitman Happiness Quote Cuff
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." — Leaves of Grass, “A Song for Occupations”. Each bracelet is individually made by a local New York area artist. Each letter is stamped, then the silver is oxidized, sanded, and polished for a minimal yet handmade look.
Young Booklover’s Holiday Advent Calendar
This non-religious version of the traditional Advent calendar was designed for The New York Public Library and features animals from children’s books through the years, by illustrators such as the d’Aulaires, Ludwig Bemelmans, Wanda Gag, Ruth Krauss, the Petershams, Dr. Seuss, and others.
Literary Quotes Cocktail Napkins
Quotes, on the martini [Noël Coward, Elaine Dundy], whiskey [William Faulkner], and Champagne [Winston Churchill]. Offered in pack of 100 or 24 napkins.