Bibliophile: Diverse Spines

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$18.95  $17.62
Chronicle Books
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6.1 X 8.1 X 0.8 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author

Jamise Harper is the creator of the #diversespines hashtag and the Diverse Spines book community on social media, which highlights literature by Black women and women of color, as well as Spines & Vines, a blog dedicated to book and wine pairings. She lives in the Washington, DC, metro area.

Jane Mount is an illustrator, designer, and writer. In 2008, she founded Ideal Bookshelf, a company that makes things for bibliophiles. She currently lives in a log cabin in Hawai'i with her husband, weird cats, and a freckled puppy.


"If you love reading, reveling in ideas, any and everything about books . . . if you love hanging out with people who love to read too, this book is for you. Jamise Harper and Jane Mount have given us a gift. Grab a nice glass of wine and enjoy every page. And my writing space is in this book!" --Eddie S. Glaude Jr., author of the New York Times bestseller Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
"Eloquent and inspirational. Celebrating multiculturalism and diversity, this book is a gem. A must-have on every bookshelf!" --Etaf Rum, author of the New York Times bestseller A Woman Is No Man and owner of Books and Beans coffeehouse and bookstore
"A must-have collection of book recommendations that expands the literary canon to encompass the diversity of our world. A beautifully illustrated gift to all book lovers constantly wondering, 'What should I read next?' Start with this one." --Brit Bennett, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Vanishing Half
"Bibliophile: Diverse Spines is a glorious, expansive celebration of literature. This rich collection of BIPOC books and bookstores and authors and booksellers and bookstagrammers highlights the vibrant work that is happening across genre, across publishing, and across the world. This is an essential reference guide for anyone who wants to know what the future of books looks like." --Emma Straub, author of the New York Times bestseller All Adults Here and owner of Books Are Magic
"Jamise Harper and Jane Mount have curated an important resource for educators, librarians, and book lovers everywhere. With Bibliophile: Diverse Spines, readers can find books that center both unfamiliar experiences and their own reflection on the page." --Melissa Rivero, author of The Affairs of the Falcóns