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
A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess
Tarzan of the Apes
Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
Tim Burton
The Nonexistent Knight and The Cloven Viscount
Italo Calvino
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler
Italo Calvino
Answered Prayers
Truman Capote
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
Evil Under the Sun
Agatha Christie
Rayuela (Hopscotch)
Julio Cortázar
The Red Badge of Courage
Stephen Crane
Tales of the Unexpected
Roald Dahl
House of Leaves
Mark Danielewski
The Complete Fables of Jean de La Fontaine
Jean de La Fontaine
The Aviator (L’Aviateur)
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Night Flight
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
Dombey and Son
Charles Dickens
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