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Recently read: books touching on the search for home, the settings that shape us, the things we collect, and the power of being alone in our space.

Personal Narratives

Interior by Thomas Clerc

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf

Making Things Right: The Simple Philosophy of a Working Life by Ole Thorstensten

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing

Just Kids by Patti Smith


The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Circe by Madeline Miller

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah


Fewer, Better Things: The Importance of Objects Today by Glenn Adamson

The Art of Gathering by Priya Parket

At Home: The Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson