WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by booksellers Heather Boyne on WAMC's The Roundtable on March 15, 2-22. 

What Artists Wear Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324020400
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2022

An eye-opening and richly illustrated journey through the clothes worn by artists, and what they reveal to us.

From Yves Klein’s spotless tailoring to the kaleidoscopic costumes of Yayoi Kusama and Cindy Sherman, from Andy Warhol’s denim to Martine Syms’s joy in dressing, the clothes worn by artists are tools of expression, storytelling, resistance, and creativity.

The Tree Book: The Stories, Science, and History of Trees Cover Image
ISBN: 9780744027464
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Published: DK - May 17th, 2022

The secret world of trees is revealed in this beautiful and absorbing guide to the giants of the plant world.


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By E. B. Goodale, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780358153948
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Published: Clarion Books - February 22nd, 2022

An ode to the way memories allow us to be in many places at once, Also is a powerful exploration of being present as well as looking back. Perfect for Mother’s Day, birthdays, or graduation, this modern classic is by Ezra Jack Keats Honor–winner E. B.

A Garden of Creatures Cover Image
By Sheila Heti, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735268814
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Published: Tundra Books - May 10th, 2022

A tender and deeply moving picture book about loss and the big questions it leaves behind from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Heti and acclaimed illustrator Esmé Shapiro.

Children of the World Cover Image
By Nicola Edwards, Andrea Stegmaier (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781944530402
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Published: 360 Degrees - May 24th, 2022

Young readers can discover what life is like for children all around the world as they explore everything from food to family, and even learn how to say hello in many different languages.