Authors Showcase Their Bookshelves

Steal My Bookshelf

A selection of shoppable shelves, photographed by their passionate owners.

As told to Lauren Ro and Jessica Silvester

The bookshelf market is tough to crack. There are a couple of reliable favorites: the Billy, for something cheap but dependable; the splurgier (but quite handsome) Vitsoe shelving system. To find some less obvious options (and to see how those old standbys can best be styled), we asked authors, literary agents, and publishers to name the shelves they keep their own collections on. Surprisingly, most everything recommended is actually available for purchase — from Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s (rather inexpensive) wall shelves to the wheel-around option Gabrielle Zevin uses for art books. See the full piece at New York Magazine.

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