Design as Art Bruno Munari
What is a Designer Norman Potter
The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design John Harwood
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler Italo Calvino
Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees Lawrence Weschler
Ways of Seeing John Berger
Six Memos for the Next Millenium Italo Calvino
Slouching Toward Bethlehem Joan Didion
Invisible Cities Italo Calvino
The Mezzanine Nicholson Baker
The Anthologist Nicholson Baker
A Schoolboy’s Diary and Other Stories Robert Walser
An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris Georges Perec
Tenth of December George Saunders
In Persuasion Nation George Saunders
Civilwarland in Bad Decline George Saunders
The Shape of Time George Kubler
I Seem To Be a Verb R. Buckminster Fuller
Understanding Comics Scott McCloud
A Pattern Language Christopher Alexander
The Gift Lewis Hyde
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis Lydia Davis
Design, Form, and Chaos Paul Rand
Cameraworks Lawrence Weschler, David Hockney
Common as Air Lewis Hyde
The Mirror: A History Savine Melchoir-Bonnet
Collected Essays James Baldwin
Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives David Eagleman
In Praise of Shadows Junichiro Tanizaki
Dream Work Mary Oliver
The Complete Peanuts Charles Schulz
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes (Edith Grossman Translation)
100 Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez
An Everlasting Meal Tamar Adler
Angelmaker Nick Harkaway
A Field Guide to Getting Lost Rebecca Solnit
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West Rebecca Solnit
Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste Carl Wilson
Essays of E.B. White E.B. White
Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
Where Good Ideas Come From Steven Johnson
The Power of Myth Joseph Campbell
And the Pursuit of Happiness Maira Kalman
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne Sarah Bakewell
Madness, Rack, and Honey Mary Ruefle
Ballad Blexbolex
The Real World of Technology Ursula M. Franklin
How to Tell When You’re Tired Reg Theriault