authors and their private collections

“I’m big on sniffing books. The old Soviet ones really have this strong smell, reminding me, for some reason, of tomato soup in a cheap Soviet cafeteria.” – Gary Shteyngart

Who better to appreciate books, their histories, and their impact on the human experience than authors themselves? Financial Times magazine took the time to interview some of today’s most influential and recognizable authors in their natural habitats-their personal living-space libraries and bookshelves.

Financial Times Magazine–Unpacking my Library


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