Favorite Books:

Art
Amphigorey - Edward Gorey
Amphigorey Also - Edward Gorey
Amphigorey Too - Edward Gorey
Ascending Peculiarity - Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey - Karen Wilkin
My Circle of Bears - Michele Dirkson Clise
The Other Statue - Edward Gorey
Paris Out of Hand - Karen Elizabeth Gordon
The World of William Joyce Scrapbook - William Joyce and Phillip Gould


Cookbooks/Cooking Memoirs
Chocolate - Carl Petzke and Sara Slavin
Desserts by Pierre Herme - Dorie Greenspan
Espresso - Carl Petzke and Sara Slavin
Found Meals of the Lost Generation - Suzanne Rodriguez-Hunter
Tea - Carl Petzke and Sara Slavin
Unplugged Kitchen - Viana LaPlace


Etc.
14,000 Things to be Happy About - Barbara Ann Kipfer
The Art of the Bath - Carl Petzke and Sara Slavin



Fiction
The Blue Lantern - Colette
The Book of Salt - Monique Truong
The Collected Stories of Colette
The Collected Stories of Dorothy Parker
The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen
Creatures Great and Small - Colette
Doctor Dolittle Books (All) - Hugh Lofting
Ella Minnow Pea - Mark Dunn
The Forgetting Room - Nick Bantock
Fruit and Flowers - Colette
The Garden of Eden - Ernest Hemingway
The Golden Mean - Nick Bantock
Griffin and Sabine - Nick Bantock
The Gryphon - Nick Bantock
I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint Exupery
Jean Rhys - The Collected Novels
Madeleine is Sleeping - Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum
Miss Bianca - Margery Sharp
Miss Bianca in the Orient - Margery Sharp
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
The Rescuers - Margery Sharp
The River Sutra - Gita Mehta
Sabine's Notebook - Nick Bantock
Tales from Watership Down - Richard Adams
The Turret - Margery Sharp
The Twenty-One Balloons - William Pene Du Bois
The Venetian's Wife - Nick Bantock
Veronica - Nicolas Christopher
Watership Down - Richard Adams
The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Graham
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte


Gardening/Art and Writing Related to Gardening
An Island Garden - Celia Thaxter and Childe Hassam
My Favorite Plant - Jamaica Kincaid
On Flowers - Kathryn Kleinman and Sara Slavin


Travel/Travel Memoirs
The Impressionists' Paris - Ellen Williams
West with the Night- Beryl Markham
Without Reservations - Alice Steinbach
Long Ago in France - M.F.K. Fisher
A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway
Picasso's Paris - Ellen Williams


Writing/Style Guides/Inspiration
The Artist's way - Julia Cameron
The Deluxe Transitive Vampire - Karen Elizabeth Gordon
The Encarta World Dictionary
Heart Steps - Julia Cameron
The New Well-Tempered Sentence - Karen Elizabeth Gordon
The Observation Deck - Naomi Epel
Poemcrazy - Susan G. Woolridge
Right to Write - Julia Cameron
A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf
Sin and Syntax - Constance Hale
Vein of Gold - Julia Cameron
Walking In this World - Julia Cameron
A Writer's Book of Days - Judy Reeves
Writing Down the Bones - Freeing the Writer Within - Natalie Goldberg


Essential Listening List



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