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Book recommendations for a nerdy, super smart, often silly uncle?

What newly released books would my nerdy, geeky, incredibly smart, completely rad uncle enjoy? [more inside]
posted by missmary6 on Dec 10, 2013 - 26 answers

Book of humorous Christian short stories for men?

Can you recommend a Christian book for men, that contains a humorous collection of short stories? [more inside]
posted by magnoliasouth on Jun 21, 2013 - 10 answers

Dress up

Book about style/clothing for a woman in her mid 20s wanting to look her age and put together a new wardrobe [more inside]
posted by Ideal Impulse on Dec 4, 2012 - 12 answers

Looking for a book recommendation that combines art and philosophy

Students of art, lovers of philosophy, can you recommend a book I can buy as a gift for a friend? [more inside]
posted by Chichibio on Jul 25, 2012 - 17 answers

Engineer me a great gift.

UK Giftfilter: My mid-20s younger brother is currently teaching himself about workshop stuff and electrical & mechanical engineering. Help me find the perfect christmas gift for him on my minuscule budget! More detail? There's more inside... [more inside]
posted by Magnakai on Dec 12, 2011 - 14 answers

Help me, help them, help us all

I need a book recommendation for my conservative parents, something of critical thinking subject matter but not tip them off its picked to change the way they think. [more inside]
posted by MiltonRandKalman on Dec 7, 2011 - 20 answers

Book of home interiors?

Gift for mother-in-law who loves to look in your windows. [more inside]
posted by kat518 on Nov 18, 2011 - 21 answers

Bound by love.

For a three month dating "anniversary" I'd like to create a bound book of all the text messages my girlfriend and I have sent back and forth. [more inside]
posted by talkingmuffin on Mar 3, 2011 - 10 answers

Books that would be best purchased in a print version?

I'm looking for books that would be best purchased in a print version, not borrowed from the library or bought on a Kindle. [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jan 4, 2011 - 14 answers

Non-romantic "us" book?

I really want to fill out a book like this ... but for my sibling. Does something like what I want exist? Does anyone have any experience with books of these kind or know of one that would work in a non-romantic context?
posted by jitterbug perfume on Dec 15, 2010 - 5 answers

Mount a small object in front cover of hardback book? Please/

How can I insert a small mirror or peephole into the front cover of a handmade hardcover book? What kind of material is appropriate for the cover? Will cardboard/cloth do? What about leather? Is there a tutorial anywhere to show how this is done? [more inside]
posted by waxbanks on Dec 9, 2010 - 4 answers

Is There a Guidebook for Being a Swiss Expat in the United States?

Please recommend a guidebook for a Swiss person moving to the United States. [more inside]
posted by Xalf on Dec 6, 2010 - 4 answers

Book Mark

How would you feel if you received a book as a gift and found that it had a remainder mark? [more inside]
posted by jocelmeow on Nov 23, 2010 - 70 answers

What book should I give to my father-in-law?

Book recommendations for a retired anthropologist? [more inside]
posted by TheGoodBlood on Oct 19, 2010 - 8 answers

Help finding an inexpensive, yet totally awesome, book!

What book should I choose to be dedicated to me in honor of my recent graduation? [more inside]
posted by jenny76 on Sep 4, 2010 - 15 answers

What books should I buy my math professors?

I recently applied to grad schools, and I got recommendations from three of my math professors. I'd like to get them all books as a "thank you" but I'm stumped on which specific titles to get two of them. The books don't have to be overtly math-related (thought it wouldn't hurt), but I think they probably shouldn't be completely orthogonal. If it helps, the book that I did buy is Michael Ruhlman's latest food book Ratio. [more inside]
posted by cybertaur1 on Apr 15, 2010 - 14 answers

Looking for a seaworthy gift for my dad.

Book-recommendation-filter: help me choose a book to get for my dad for Christmas. [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Dec 20, 2009 - 28 answers

Other historical works like 1776?

I'd like to buy a book or books for someone who really liked 1776, by David McCullough, but who now wants to know more about the Revolutionary War. [more inside]
posted by kingjoeshmoe on Dec 17, 2009 - 10 answers

Maybe she can avoid my years of blurry pictures of flowers

Gift-filter: I'd like to find a book about fun photography projects for a very smart 14-year-old girl. [more inside]
posted by dreamyshade on Dec 16, 2009 - 7 answers

i'm pretty sure she already owns gray's anatomy.

What's a good book for a med student? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Nov 12, 2009 - 14 answers

Need Help Reading Vidal

What Gore Vidal book would you recommend to start with / which of his books has been your favourite ? (Could apply to non-american readers). [more inside]
posted by Jireel on Oct 7, 2009 - 18 answers

Book-Hungry Mother

[Xmas Filter] I'm doing my Christmas shopping, and I'm a bit stuck on what I need to get my mother. She likes culinary-cultural history books, preferably with recipes. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Weebot on Dec 9, 2008 - 40 answers

What are the best books on and of underwater photography?

A great book about/of underwater photography, for the gifting? [more inside]
posted by kwaller on May 4, 2008 - 6 answers

personalised book for gift

My friend is getting married sometime this year, and I was thinking of doing a photo book, made up of my favourite recipes and my photos of the food (we are both into cooking). What else could I include in such a book? [more inside]
posted by AnnaRat on Mar 31, 2008 - 13 answers

What's hot in Hangul?

Korean Book Gift Filter: What Korean books (meaning books written in Hangul) should I get for my parents? [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Dec 20, 2007 - 5 answers

Recommend a book for Mom that lists old movies

For a Friend: Recommend a book that will list all the movies my mother would have seen back in the 50s, 60s, and 70s if she'd had the time. [more inside]
posted by username68 on Dec 16, 2007 - 6 answers

What are some good dental anthroplogy texts?

What are some good books focusing on dental anthropology and evolution? [more inside]
posted by Loto on Dec 13, 2007 - 3 answers

Architecture book for a wonderful grandpa.

Giftfilter: I am looking for a book for my grandfather, a retired architect, as a thank you gift for building me a desk. [more inside]
posted by Sreiny on Oct 28, 2007 - 10 answers

Russian History in Book Form: A Quest for a Gift

Can you help me find a book which traverses Russian history from, well, as far back as possible up to the Russian Revolution of 1917? [more inside]
posted by The Great Big Mulp on Dec 17, 2006 - 10 answers

Does anyone know the kind of book I'm aiming for?

Are there any books you think a smart, grieving preteen would find comforting or of use? More details inside. [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Dec 17, 2006 - 15 answers

French-language print media gift for a 16-year-old

Any suggestions for cool French-language print media (comics, magazines, etc.) which would be interesting to an enthusiastic 16-year-old American in his third year of studying French in high school? [more inside]
posted by mdonley on Nov 26, 2006 - 21 answers

Where can I get a first european edition of Murakami's Wind Up Bird Chronicles?

I need helping trying to find a first European edition of a Haruki Murakami book. [more inside]
posted by spec80 on Nov 14, 2006 - 7 answers

Where is the proper spot to sign a book or leave comments?

Where is the proper spot to sign a book or leave comments? [more inside]
posted by birdlips on Jul 26, 2006 - 12 answers

What's a good book for a novice wine connoisseur?

Looking for a good book as an introduction to learning about wines. This will be a gift to a novice who wants to learn the basics and then proceed from there.
posted by turbanhead on Feb 3, 2004 - 3 answers

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