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Thatcher Wine's Summer Reading List

Thatcher Wine's Summer Reading List

There is nothing like the feeling of a new book. The first crack of the spine, the crinkle of fresh pages, slowly finding yourself immersed in a new world. Few fully grasp the sheer delight of a page-turner quite like Colorado Insider, Thatcher Wine—designer of custom book collections and owner of Boulder’s Juniper Books.

“In a day and age when many are concerned about the future of the print medium, I’m lucky enough to do what I love: make books and libraries more appealing and personalized. Books have been around for centuries and I think they will survive as long as they continue to evolve. I am proud to have a hand in that.”

Whether you are looking for the perfect children’s tale, or a literary classic Thatcher has given us an exclusive on his top summer reads that are sure to please every type of reader.

 

The Classic: “I always try to revisit the classics every now and then and I adore Mark Twain.  This summer I'm reading Roughing It - a humorous adventure tale in the American West.”

For The Kids: “I have two kids and read a lot with them.  I was a big fan of the animated short, 'The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmor', before it won an Academy Award!  Now the story is available as a book and I'm going to read it with my kids.”

Non-Fiction: “I was a history and art history major, so I really enjoy learning about both. The Unknown Matisse by Hilary Spurling in one of my current reads.”

Contemporary Fiction: “As I am eagerly awaiting the next Nick Hornby novel, I'm re-reading High Fidelity.” 

Wish List: Marc Newson published by Taschen, is a gorgeous 610 page oversize book containing all of the designer's works. Inspiring! The limited edition is available now for $6,000 . . . another edition is coming soon for $1,000!

To get the full scoop on Thatcher's favorite Boulder spots grab our summer Colorado issue, on newstands now!

 

[Illustration by Stefanie Merullo]

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