2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide! All items on our carefully curated 57th Street, Kids’ and Staff lists are 10% off through 12/31. For your convenience, we’ve also put together quick reference lists of award winners and current events-related titles.

Below, you’ll find a variety of ways to view our guide, which is also available in print at both stores. You can view or download a full PDF of the guide here, view lists by subsection at the links (in red) below, our browse all titles in the guide (sortable by author or title) on the shelves further down.


 57th Street Gift Guide

African American Interest

Art, Photography & Architecture

Biography & Memoir

Chicago

Economics & Business

Food & Beverage

Graphic Novels

History – American

History - General

Impossible Books

Literature

Music, Culture & Miscellany

Poetry

Religion & Spirituality

Science & Nature 

Science Fiction

Thrillers & Mysteries

 

 


57th Street Kids’ Guide 

Picture Books

Middle Grade

Young Adult

Nonfiction

Local Authors

 


Staff Favorites 


2016 At a Glance 

 

Dali : Les Diners De Gala

$59.99

Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense

Hardcover
$45.00

Gordon Parks : I Am You - Selected Works 1934-1978

Hardcover
$50.00

If They Come in the Morning

Paperback
$17.95

Isamu Noguchi : Playscapes

$45.00

Simple: The Easiest Cookbook in the World

Hardcover
$19.99

The Big Book of Science Fiction

Paperback
$25.00

The Voynich Manuscript

Hardcover
$50.00

The Genius of Birds

Written by Ackerman, Jennifer
Hardcover
$28.00

Sufism and Surrealism

Written by Adonis
Paperback
$19.95

Thunder Boy Jr.

Written by Alexie, Sherman
Hardcover
$17.99

The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods

Written by Alpern, Liz
Hardcover
$35.00

The Adventures of Fat Rice: Recipes from the Chicago Restaurant Inspired by Macau

Written by Amano, Hugh
Hardcover
$35.00

Kids of Appetite

Written by Arnold, David
Hardcover
$18.99

Pieces and Players

Written by Balliett, Blue
Paperback
$7.99

How This Book Was Made

Written by Barnett, Mac
Hardcover
$17.99

Pavilion of Former Wives

Written by Baumbach, Jonathan
Paperback
$16.95

Gertie's Leap to Greatness

Written by Beasley, Kate
Hardcover
$16.99

Ada Twist, Scientist

Written by Beaty, Andrea
Hardcover
$17.95

Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People

Written by Bolz-Weber, Nadia
Paperback
$15.00

The Wild Robot

Written by Brown, Peter
Hardcover
$16.99

The Poem Is You: Sixty Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them

Written by Burt, Stephen
Hardcover
$27.95

The Other Catholics

Written by Byrne, Julie
Hardcover
$29.95

Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack

Written by Cappello, Mary
Hardcover
$29.00

The Sick Bag Song

Written by Cave, Nick
Hardcover
$21.00

Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects: Build * Invent * Create * Discover

Written by Challoner, Jack
Hardcover
$19.99

We Gon' Be Alright

Written by Chang, Jeff
Paperback
$16.00

Black Panther 1 : A Nation Under Our Feet

Written by Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Paperback
$16.99

Summerlost

Written by Condie, Ally
$17.99

Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking

Written by Cook, Steven
BB
$35.00

Sweetbitter: A novel

Written by Danler, Stephanie
BB
$25.00

Pretty Deadly 2 : The Bear

Written by De Connick, Kelly Sue
$14.99

Raymie Nightingale

Written by DiCamillo, Kate
Hardcover
$16.99

Envelope Poems

Written by Dickinson, Emily
Hardcover
$12.95

The Selfishness of Others

Written by Dombek, Kristin
Paperback
$13.00
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Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, the Cosmos

Written by Eiseley, Loren
$70.00

Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Co

Written by Eiseley, Loren
Hardcover
$35.00
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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Co

Written by Eiseley, Loren
Hardcover
$35.00

Du Iz Tak?

Written by Ellis, Carson
Hardcover
$16.99

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Written by Frankopan, Peter
BB
$30.00
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The Trespasser: A Novel

Written by French, Tana
Hardcover
$27.00

The Mare

Written by Gaitskill, Mary
Paperback
$16.95

The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

Written by Gidwitz, Adam
Hardcover
$17.99

All the Real Indians Died Off

Written by Gilio-Whitaker, Dina
Paperback
$15.00

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Governs the American Soul

Written by Glaude Jr, Eddie S
Hardcover
$26.00

The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

Written by Gordon, Robert J
Hardcover
$39.95

Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Written by Gott, J Richard
Hardcover
$39.95

Homegoing: A novel

Written by Gyasi, Yaa
Hardcover
$26.95

Cupcake Cousins, Book 3 Winter Wonders

Written by Hannigan, Kate
Hardcover
$16.99