Books Make the Perfect Holiday Gifts! Here are my FAVORITES!
I have always believed that there is no better gift that you can give to someone than a book. Whether it be for a child or a grown-up, books are the gift that keeps on giving. I still have books that I was given as a child for my birthday, or for Christmas, and they are well-loved. Below, I have compiled a list of some of the best books that I know will make a cherished gift for someone special on your list this year!
For the sports fan!
Decade-by-decade team histories from the Chicago Tribune comprising essays, original reporting, archival photographs, and various memorabilia from Chicago’s most beloved franchises.
For the true crime aficionado!
A visual retelling of the rise and eventual fall of Al Capone—the Chicago gangster, bootlegger, and leader of Prohibition’s most infamous crime syndicate.
For the holiday baker!
A collection of the best recipes from theChicago Tribune’s annual holiday cookie contest, as judged by the newspaper’s award-winning food writers.
For the photography guru!
A powerful and visually stunning photographic collection that tells the dark story of Chicago’s nefarious crime underworld.
For the trivia whiz!
10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything
Mark Jacob, Stephan Benzkofer
A carefully curated collection of fun and obscure facts, covering everything from language and food to politics and war.
For the caffeine fiend!
Craft Coffee: A Manual
Jessica Easto with Andreas Willhoff
This accessible guide to making coffee explores multiple pour-over, immersion, and cold-brew techniques on 10 different devices.
For the history buff!
A Century of Progress
A comprehensive photographic portrait of the second Chicago World’s Fair, a civic milestone forever honored by the fourth star on Chicago’s flag.
For the Chicago enthusiast!
The Chicago Coloring Book
Hours of coloring fun in more than 50 original pen-and-ink illustrations, featuring modern architectural treasures, local icons, and Chicago food and fauna.