A dozen perfect gifts for the bookish people in your life

A holiday book list that's tailor-made for all sorts of devotees, via @latimes

Can you read your friends and family like a book? Here are a dozen perfect gifts for the bookish people in your life.


For the fur fiend:

The Life and Love of Dogs

Lewis Blackwell

Abrams, $50


For the family that plays together:

Unbored Games

Serious Fun for Everyone

Joshua Glenn

Bloomsbury, $16


For the religious experiencer:

The Norton Anthology of World Religions

Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger, et al.

W.W. Norton, $100


For the L.A. foodie:


Stories, Secrets, and Recipes from Our Kitchen

Zoe Nathan

Chronicle, $35


For the well-read-child:

Personalized Vintage Bookplates

Oiseuxvintage.com, $16.95


For the literary twentysomething:

Texts From Jane Eyre

And Other Conversations With Your Favorite Literary Characters

Mallory Ortberg

Henry Holt, $23


For good sports:


Great Writing About the National Sport

Edited by John Schulian

Library of America, $30


For the fantasy fanatic:

Game of Thrones e-reader cover

Geekifyinc.com, $52.95 and up


For the pop-culture fan:

Dear White People

A Guide to the Inter-Racial Harmony in "Post-Racial" America

Justin Simien

Atria, $19


For the history buff:

The Roosevelts

An Intimate History

Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Alfred A. Knopf, $60


For the literary adventurer:

Map of London rewritten as book titles

Wearedorothy.com, $40 and up


For the eccentric DIYer:

Taxidermy Art

The Rogue's Guide to the Work, the Culture and How to Do It Yourself

Robert Marbury

Artisan, $18.95

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