Chosen Books

Invited designers and commentators have chosen these as the books that inspire them and that have shaped their worldview or their ideas about design.
329 books
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
Reif Larsen
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
Milan Kundera
The Man Who Would Be King
Rudyard Kipling
The Tain
Thomas Kinsella (trans.)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Ken Kesey
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (German edition, Ein Porträt des Künstlers als junger Mann)
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
James Joyce
Notes of a Son and Brother
Henry James
A Prayer for Owen Meany
John Irving
Against Nature (A Rebours)
Joris-Karl Huysmans
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Victor Hugo
The Map and the Territory (La Carte et le Territoire)
Michel Houellebecq
The Elementary Particles
Michel Houellebecq
Things You Should Know
A. M. Homes
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
Eric Hodgins
The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)
Hermann Hesse
Narcissus and Goldmund
Hermann Hesse
The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel et al.
Death in the Afternoon
Ernest Hemingway
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