The Author's Bookshelf

Ever wonder what's on your favorite author's bookshelf? Strand presents The Author's Bookshelf: a selection of must-reads from a few of the Strand's most beloved authors and artists.

George Takei

George Takei

Actor, social justice activist, and social media mega-power,.

Patti Smith

B.J. Novak

Writer, actor, producer, and comedian.

Patti Smith

Patti Smith

Writer, performer, and visual artist.

John Darnielle

John Darnielle

Writer, composer, guitarist, and vocalist.

Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman

Hoffman’s work has been published in more than twenty translations and more than one hundred foreign editions.

Ursula K. Leguin

Ursula K. Le guin

Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud Award Winner.

Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks

Physician, Best-selling author, and Professor of Neurology at the NYU School of Medicine.

Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn

New York Times Bestseller, Emmy Award Winner.

Miranda July

Miranda July

Acclaimed writer, filmmaker, and artist.

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham

Award-winning actress, producer, director, and acclaimed writer.