Give A Special Book This Season

From famed mystery authors, to acclaimed chefs and esteemed scientists, McIntyre’s Books is fortunate to house many autographed books in the store. These books are rare and treasured gifts, and perfect for the holidays.

Here are our top 10 signed books to gift to a special someone this season!

Sweet Caress by William Boyd
A fantastic novel about a woman photographer’s life that spans most of the 20th century. Fabulous writing from a critically acclaimed author– hard a hard time believing this was fiction.

My Pantry by Alice Waters and Fanny Singer
Chef Waters shares her preserving secrets to create building blocks and grace notes of flavor. ANything by Alice Waters is a cause for celebration.

The Nomad Cookbook by Daniel Humm, Will Guidara, and Leo Robitschek
Signed by all three authors, this cookbook has a secret cocktail book hidden in the back. From one of the leading chefs in the world, this cookbook is garnering critical acclaim.

Southern Soups & Stews by Nancie McDermott
Fabulous recipes from a wonderful cookbook author. From Brunswick Stew and Burgoo to Jenny Fitch’s Spring Green Soup– it is in here!

My Kitchen Year by Ruth Reichl
When Gourmet magazine was shuttered, its beloved editor saw her world fall apart. So what’s a woman to do? Find herself, literally, in the kitchen. Terrific reading and recipes.

Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World by Bill Nye
Bill Nye the Science Guy has created a generation of scientists and science lovers. In Unstoppable, Nye applies his message of technical optimism to climate change.

The Secret Game by Scott Ellsworth
The fascinating story of a secret basketball game in 1943 between the all-white military team from the best campus team at the time, Duke’s medical school, and the North Carolina College for Negroes – now North Carolina Central University – coached by one of James Naismith’s proteges, John McLendon. This true story tells of a remarkable season in which a group of forgotten college basketball players, aided by a pair of refuges from Nazi Germany and a group of student activists, blazed a trail for a new kind of America and created on of the most meaningful moments in basketball history.

Barefoot to Avalon: A Brother’s Story by David Payne
A riveting memoir by one of the best writers in America today about losing his brother George to mental illness.

Miss Julia Lays Down the Law by Ann B. Ross 
Follow the inimitable Miss Julia as she keeps up the good cheer in the latest installment of this very enjoyable series.

The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny
Chief Inspector Gamache and the residents of Three Pines struggle with the death of a young boy and a mystry hearkening back to hearkening back to the Vietman war.

Swing by McIntyre’s and ask about these titles (and more)!

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