Oscar-winning actress (and muse of the iconoclastic British director Derek Jarman) Tilda Swinton has left her mark in a string of memorable films, including Orlando, The Deep End, Burn After Reading, I Am Love, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Grand Budapest Hotel, We Need to Talk About Kevin, and A Bigger Splash. In addition to her acting career, she is known for her performance/installation piece, “The Maybe,” in which she presents herself as a museum exhibit in a glass case.
Below are Tilda Swinton’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually.
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Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems
Darwish, Palestinian poet of the Resistance, writes like breath. His passion for the essence of homeland is universal as well as painfully particular. A true master, a poet and a heart for the ages.
A reflection by one great lens-grinding thinker and revolutionary humanist on another: John Berger—our contemporary—writes on Benedict Spinoza, the 17th century philosopher so influential for the Enlightenment, but he also writes on drawing, on living, on life, and on living life now. For those not familiar with one or both, this is a great introduction to the company of two seminal souls.
Une Vie Exemplaire
A succinct and comprehensive guide for living made up of irreducible bite-size wisdoms, exquisitely illustrated. From “Live the seasons” through “Lose time in chatting” and “Don’t be afraid to get wet,” to the unassailable “Go from time to time to Scotland,” there can be no better pocket of counsel for any of us at any age.
$178.93 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
$206.98 The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
$156.80 Lives of Girls and Women
$160.88 The Warmth of Other Suns
$142.97 Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny
Leslie Odom Jr.
$160.79 I Knew You’d Be Lovely
$220.83 The Complete Calvin & Hobbes
$153.86 On Booze
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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