The Best Book Gifts for the Well-Read on Your List

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Okay, okay — I know not everyone jumps up and down when she feels the outline of a book beneath the wrapping. But this gift guide will make sure that once your recipient tears open the paper, he or she will be pleasantly surprised, no matter if you're gifting to a chef, your sister, or someone who hasn't read a paper book in a year. And you'll find more here than just novels and non-fiction tomes to give to your mother and grandfather. In the last few months of the the year, publishers release tons of stunning, highly gift-able art and photography books, so this list is chock full o’ those, too.

And, hey, here's a little PSA: Although we link to Amazon for you to take a peek at these titles, there isn’t any better time than the holiday season to support your local bookstore. Nudge, nudge.

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