Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Summer Issue Scarf
A 47" x 63" 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. Made in Italy.
Word 4 Word
Test your vocabulary skills with the Word 4 Word game. Create as many high scoring words as you can, building each word card by card. It’s a more portable/packable version of Scrabble™: letters are printed on cards, not tiles, and there’s no need for a board. Packaged in a tin.
Agatha Christie Bingo
Follow the trails of murder, blackmail, and mystery created by the Queen of Crime. Travel down the Nile, on the Orient Express, and into the drawing rooms of quaint English country cottages hot on the heels of Poirot, Miss Marple, and other famous characters while you play this traditional bingo game that features 64 characters and clues from Agatha Christie's novels.
The Shakespeare Game
The winner of the 2022 Independent Toy Awards Board Game Category, The Shakespeare Game is a labor of love and scholarship. The illustrations, text, game design have been carefully researched and the consultants have impeccable credentials.
STET! A game for language lovers, grammar geeks, and bibliophiles
Whats’ wrong with this sentence? If that misplaced apostrophe leapt right off the page, this is the game for you. Based on the New York Times bestseller, 100 sentences await you, the copyeditor, to correct—or to STET (a copyeditor’s term that means “let it stand”).
Animals of the World 100-Piece Puzzle
This detailed puzzle for ages five and up comes with a poster of the image to use as a guide while working the puzzle and an educational booklet to use as a “seek and find” tool to learn about each animal. For ages 5 and up.
This strategy game for ages six and up was developed by a beekeeper at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. The object of the game is to buzz bees to flowers to collect pollen and then back to the hive to make honey for the colony.
Match a Pair of Birds Memory Game
This classic memory game is a fun and educational way for both children and more experienced birdwatchers to master a body of knowledge that will serve them a lifetime: how to identify both the male and female of a species. For two players, ages 6 and up.
The World of Frankenstein: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Immerse yourself in key scenes in this classic book while working the puzzle, a fun way to introduce the story to children or refresh a reader’s familiarity. Each piece has enough visual interest to capture the imagination and makes the puzzle both challenging and richly rewarding; poster included.
The Story of Impressionism: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together this beautifully detailed puzzle to create the Paris of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters and along the way discover the people and places that helped create a new way to see the world.
Alice's Wonderland: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Tumble down the rabbit hole and fall into your own adventures in Wonderland with this richly detailed jigsaw puzzle, a fun way to introduce a classic work to new readers or refresh one’s own familiarity with the book. A poster highlighting characters, settings, facts, and cultural references is included.
This dapper box is filled with 140 multiple-choice questions that cover myths and folklore—from gods and heroes to magical beasts and monsters—from cultures around the world, including Egyptian, Greek, Norse, Native American, Japanese, Senegalese, Chinese, Slavic, Haitian, and more.
The Real Women of Greek Myths: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
In this beautifully detailed jigsaw puzzle, rediscover the lives and stories of the women of Greek myths, from Medusa and Medea to Helen, Euridice, Aphrodite, Phaedra, Artemis, and others.
Jane Austen Playing Cards
This deck can be used the same way as traditional playing cards… but if you’re game, the accompanying booklet provides instructions for five Regency-era card games featured in Austen’s novels. Hearts are Heroines and Heroes; spades are Fools and Bores; diamonds are Friends and Relations; clubs are Rogues and Mischief-makers.
Edward Gorey: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, the puzzle features the image “Untitled” (1965) by the incomparable Edward Gorey, creator of the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
Shakespeare Playing Cards
The deck features 54 Shakespearian characters, arranged in four suits: hearts = lovers; clubs = fools; diamonds = heroes and heroines; and spades = villains, with Romeo and Juliet the King and Queen of Hearts, Ariel the Joker, and more.
The Moth: Presents a Game of Storytelling
PBS’s The Moth is all about true stories told live, and this game is designed to prompt a volley of sharing and listening between players. Created by the program’s storytelling experts, this interactive card game encourages lively conversations, sparks creativity, and improves public speaking abilities.
Edward Gorey Dancing Cats: 300-Piece Puzzle
Originally appearing in Edward Gorey's book "Dancing Cats and Neglected Murderesses", these felines—knitting, skating, balancing, and juggling—are classic examples of the artist's quirky narratives that keep his devotees in gleeful anticipation of decorous mayhem.
Edward Gorey Noel Holiday Cards
Send holiday wishes with panache and good cheer via greeting cards decorated with this drawing by the inimitable Edward Gorey, creator of, among other things, a wealth of darkly hilarious books and the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
Edward Gorey Holiday Card Assortment
‘Tis the season to be Gorey… This is Edward St. John Gorey at his festive best. Join him to sip the flaming punch, sample a cookie, dispose of the fruitcake, and decorate the fireplace. 20 assorted cards and envelopes.
Charles Addams Brownstone Snowman Holiday Cards
Cartoonist Charles Addams (American, 1912–1988), of Addams Family fame, was inspired by the quirks of his fellow New Yorkers and the singular nature of their city—itself one of Addams’ characters.
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.
Cluny Tapestry Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design of this scarf is based on imagery of the six Lady and Unicorn tapestries in the Musée de Cluny, Paris, thought to represent a meditation on earthly pleasures. The hems are hand rolled and sewn, not stitched; the scarf is large enough to wear as a light shawl.
Read Banned Books Enamel Pin
The best way to protest the banning of books is to read them. Spread the word by pinning this “Read Banned Books” pin to a lapel, backpack, or book bag. It’s one inch in diameter and made of brass with a white nickel finish.
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.
Collective Noun Birds Tea Towel
A chime of wrens, a bouquet of pheasants, a charm of goldfinches, and more on a hand-screened tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative collective nouns, illustrated.
Shakespeare’s Britain: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Decorated with symbols and icons of towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths, the image on the puzzle is a pictorial map of Britain as it was in 1583, with the geographical settings of Shakespeare’s history plays labeled.
FAF Desk Pad
Manufactured in Paris in a workshop built by Eiffel, a desk pad with everything one would expect of an item with such an estimable pedigree: a unique vintage look, solid construction, and high functionality.
The World of Sherlock Holmes: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Enter into the world of Holmes in this detailed puzzle depicting the London of his day. Spot infamous villains, crime-solving clues, and historical figures.
Virginia Woolf’s Notebooks
The patterns on these hardcover notebooks are reproductions of two of the seven Virginia Woolf notebooks in which she drafted the 1931 novel The Waves, considered among her best and most experimental works.
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.
James Joyce Holiday Cards
“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” The quote on these holiday/all-occasion cards is from Joyce’s story “The Dead,” in Dubliners, and is printed in Ireland on acid-free stock, 100% recycled, FSC certified and carbon neutral.