For the Love of Books: Designing and Curating a Home Library

For the Love of Books: Designing and Curating a Home Library

By Thatcher Wine and Elizabeth Lane
264 pages
September 2019


A celebration of the meaning and comfort printed books bring to our homes and lives, from the curation and design experts at Juniper Books.

Explore the significance of the home library, embellished with alluring photography and illustrations, in a keepsake worthy of any bibliophile’s collection. For the Love of Booksshares the vision of Juniper Books, a business that embraces the roles that books fulfill in our lives and their staying power. It recounts the history of books and private libraries, and champions the resilience of books in the digital era. Dive into the nuances that define books for reading, books for decoration, and books for inspiration. Instructive chapters provide useful details for creating and curating one’s own home library, whether it be a single shelf or multiple rooms each with their own collection. You will never look at your bookshelves the same way again.

For the Love of Books is about storytelling beyond the pages of our favorite books. Our books―the ones we choose to keep―tell the story of who we are. They remind us who we once were and who we aspire to be.

For the Love of Books ... outlines how to create the perfect library in any setting and how to completely re-think your shelves at home." - Town & Country

"Wine's curated collections and custom book jackets demonstrate how books can be meticulously choreographed to transform ordinary shelves into artistic masterpieces." -