What I’m Reading

I’m always reading something. Among the dozens of magazines, blogs, and online publications that I manage to devour, I always make sure to have at least one old fashioned book in my hands. These are a few highlights that had me hooked. I will keep the list updated as I discover new great reads. Suggestions are always welcome!

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls Nayana Currimbhoy

Just Kids Patti Smith

Devil in the White City Erik Larson

The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970’s Paris Alicia Drake

The Eyes of the Skin: The Architecture of the Senses  Juhani Pallasmaa

The Infinity of Lists Umberto Eco

The Deptford Trilogy  Robertson Davies

Aztec Gary Jennings

I Was Told There’d be Cake Sloane Crosley

The History of Beauty Umberto Eco

The Modern Interior Penny Sparke

La Sombra del Viento Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera

La Mujer Justa Sándor Márai

Los Borgia Mario Puzo

El Último Encuentro Sándor Marai

On Photography Susan Sontag

El Túnel Ernesto Sabato

Delirious New York Rem Koolhaas

Thinking Architecture Peter Zumthor

Atmospheres Peter Zumthor

Francis Bacon : A Terrible Beauty Barbara Dawson and Martin Harrison

The Architecture of Happiness Alain de Botton

Privacy and Publicity Beatriz Colomina

In Praise of Shadows Junichiro Tanizaki

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4 Responses to “What I’m Reading”
  1. Mara Logaldo says:

    A wonderful reading list indeed …. May I humbly suggest two more titles in the same line?

    William Hogarth, The Analysis of Beauty (1753)
    Zadie Smith, On Beauty (2006)

    Looking forward to seeing you again in Verbania, hugs

    Mara Logaldo

  2. sartenada says:

    I have read from those books which You have read this one:

    La Sombra del Viento Carlos Ruiz Zafón

    Happy reading!

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