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Gift Guide 2016: Bibliophile

For the Bibliophile
Gift Guide 2016: Bibliophile
Gifts for the bibliophile
By Sarah Purkrabek, AFAR Contributor
Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    For the Bibliophile
    For the Bibliophile
    With themes including hyper-focused cooking, the beautiful homes of the Yucatán, and a new wave of fashion in Africa, these five reads are meant to be savored. Click through to find the perfect book to give for the holidays—or keep for yourself.
    Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    A New Kitchen Bible
    A New Kitchen Bible
    The 18 chapters in The Short Stack Cookbook ($40) each focus on one ingredient—say, bacon, honey, or cherries—and offer up surprising (and strikingly beautiful) meals you can pull off at home.
    Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    Dinner Party Aid
    Dinner Party Aid
    Invite friends over. Pick one of the themed menus from Brooklyn restaurateur Andrew Tarlow’s Dinner at the Long Table ($40). Make dishes like beer-brined ham together. Enjoy.
    Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    One Wild Read
    One Wild Read
    You’ll never experience the outdoors —or think about the Internet, ants, or Greek mythology— the same way after reading Robert Moor’s debut On Trails ($25), a meditation on the paths we make and follow.
    Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    At Home in Mexico
    At Home in Mexico
    Rizzoli’s Casa Mexico ($55) offers a voyeuristic peek into some of the Yucatán region’s most inspiring homes, from sunny villas to colonial haciendas that have been restored for modern living.
    Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    High Style in Africa
    High Style in Africa
    In African Catwalk ($50), Swedish photographer Per-Anders Pettersson, whose work has appeared in AFAR, takes readers behind the scenes of the fashion world in 16 African countries.
    Photo by Jeffery Cross
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    For Everyone Else
    For Everyone Else
    Find gifts for everyone else on your list, too. Here, our top picks for the style lover, the adventurer, the aesthete, the entertainer, and the gadget-obsessed.
    Courtesy of Happier Camper