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LJ Best Books 2017It's time again for LJ’s annual Top Ten Best Books of the year, selected by our editors, as well as Top Five lists for genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry and literature, graphic novels, and SELF-e titles.
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Best Books 2012: Cookbooks

101 Cookbooks: 501 Classic Recipes. Rizzoli. Oct. 2012. 688p. ed. by Marvin J. Taylor & Clark Wolf. photogs. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780847837939. $40. Essential for cookbook lovers and food historians, this curated collection offers signature recipes from 20th-century classics, from Fannie Farmer’s The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, to James Beard’s American Cookery, to Mark Bittman’s […]

Best Books 2012: DIY

Art Instruction by Heather Halliday Plowman, Randel. The Collage Workbook: How to Get Started and Stay Inspired. Lark Crafts: Lark Books. 2012. c.132p. illus. index. ISBN 9781454701996. pap. $17.95. Chock full of vibrant examples of collage work, this book encourages readers to experiment, explore, and establish a daily creative practice using found materials. This book […]

Best Books 2011: Art Instruction

Best Books 2011: Art Instruction

Best Books 2011: Cooking

Best Books 2011: Cooking

Best Books 2011: Crafts

Best Books 2011: Crafts

Best Books 2011: Fiber Crafts

Best Books 2011: Fiber Crafts

Best Books 2011: Do It Yourself

Best Books 2011: Do It Yourself

Best Books 2011: Interior Design

Best Books 2011: Interior Design

Best Books 2011: Parenting

Best Books 2011: Parenting

Best Books 2011: Self-Help

Best Books 2011: Self-Help