What We’re Giving: Holiday 2021

What We're Giving: Holiday 2021

It’s no surprise that here at Celadon, we love to give books as much as we love to read them. Here’s a peek at the titles we’re giving family and friends this holiday season.

By The Celadon Team
Rules of Civility – Celadon Books Pick Holiday 2021

Rules of Civility

By Amor Towles

"I have a friend who has not yet had the great pleasure of reading Amor Towles, so I will be getting her all three of his books: Rules of Civility (still my favorite), A Gentleman From Moscow, and his new novel, The Lincoln Highway." –Jamie Raab, President

The Lincoln Highway – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

The Lincoln Highway

By Amor Towles

"I’ve already bought two copies of the new Amor Towles, The Lincoln Highway, for my sons. We are huge fans of his first two books, and the word of mouth on this one is fantastic!" –Deb Futter, Publisher and SVP

A Course Called America – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

A Course Called America

By Tom Coyne

"Part travelogue, part history lesson, with a dash of comedic misadventures, this book will be sure to delight anyone who dreams of spending more time on the links and checking off their bucket list of the best courses in the U.S. This one is going to my father this year!" –Rachel Chou, SVP, Associate Publisher

The Left Hand of Darkness – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

The Left Hand of Darkness

By Ursula K. Le Guin

"With the hype for and revival of old classic sci-fi like Dune, I've been trying to get friends interested in Ursula K. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness, which is one of my favorite cult classics. It's not only a gorgeous exploration of the culture clash between a gendered culture and a genderless one, it’s also a beautiful rumination on what love of a country versus loyalty to a leader means. Highly, highly recommend." –Sandra Moore, Marketing Assistant

What Kind of Woman – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

What Kind of Woman

By Kate Baer

"After reading Kate Baer’s poetry collection, What Kind of Woman, last year, I immediately bought two copies as holiday gifts for girlfriends. Baer has a way of perfectly memorializing the shared experiences of womanhood in her short, precise (and sometimes funny) verses. Although poetry has a reputation for being inaccessible, What Kind of Woman is filled with the type of poems you’ll want to snap as photos to send to your group text when someone is frustrated with her significant other or dealing with demanding children. In other words, it’s relatable, thought-provoking, and the perfect gift." –Jennifer Jackson, Senior Director, Consumer Marketing

Dance Theatre of Harlem – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

Dance Theatre of Harlem: A History, a Movement, a Celebration

By Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel

"The ballet company is just around the corner from my home, and I’ve had the pleasure of seeing them perform many times. Dance Theatre of Harlem was allegedly founded in reaction to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, and its fascinating history is entwined inseparably with America’s fight for equality. I am gifting this brand-new coffee-table book to a dancer friend of mine." –Jaime Noven, Senior Marketing Manager

Noble Rot – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

The Noble Rot Book: Wine From Another Galaxy

By Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew

"This holiday season I’m gifting The Noble Rot Book — the rare coffee-table book one might actually read as well as flick through! It’s a big volume, full of gorgeous pictures. The authors talk about everything from how wine is made to what to look for when shopping for wine — and of course what to note and appreciate when drinking it! It’s a great gift for anyone who is already interested in wine...or who wants to become more knowledgeable about the wine they drink." –Randi Kramer, Assistant Editor

The Book of Hope – Celadon Books Picks Holiday 2021

The Book of Hope

By Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams

"In this troubling time, Goodall’s insistence on hope is powerful and so very necessary. I can see many people in my life appreciating the message. And with its beautiful cover, I think this book makes a gorgeous addition to any coffee-table collection. So, I’m giving it to everyone I know!" –Cecily van Buren-Freedman, Assistant Editor

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