Apr 15, 2011

by English Muse

The April issue of Matchbook Magazine is out and I’ve been poring over every page. There’s a wonderful story about Minnie Mortimer (her family is considered New York royalty.) She’s married to Oscar winning writer/director Stephen Gaghan, who did Syriana and Traffic.

Their Los Angeles home is amazing, but their library is beyond wonderful. It’s stylish, but in the way true bibliophiles’ collections are stylish–an arrangement that evokes both care for the books and their frequent use. Stacking is the tip-off!

(Photo from Matchbook Magazine.)


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11 Responses to “The Mortimer/Gaghan Library”

  1. sami. says:

    OMG i want to steal that bookshelf. so super jealous!


  2. kimberj says:

    Glad you're not going away, I think you'd miss the outlet. I do miss all the old postings before you revamped. Isabella's videos, pets, vintage finds, photos, etc…

  3. Molly McGonigle says:

    love that book shelf. Those books look very loved.

  4. gasilhane says:

    This is the thing you love, I'm really really happy about your decision. Don't quit for anyone, anything. Love from İstanbul.

  5. Helen Ailsa says:

    Yeay, you're still here. 🙂 Those bookshelves are amazing.

  6. Maggie May says:

    i was sad you left, and you're back! 🙂

  7. Luli says:

    I am so glad you are back. I missed you and even though we don't know each other from Adam, I felt super sad when your blog was gone. Now I am pleasantly surprised. Merci merci merci!

  8. Katie Bee says:

    If stacking is the tip-off, then I'm definitely a true bibliophile! My books don't fit unless stacked.

  9. sensiblyluxe says:

    I thought the exact same thing when I saw this photo.

  10. Erin Wallace says:

    I dream of having a library like this.

  11. alexkeller says:

    haha – good to know – i'm a stacker, too!

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