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Book Worms

Nothing is quite as comforting as curling up next to the fire with a good book. Treat yourself to a shiny new tome, or send something smart to your beloved bookworms, from one of our favorite spots:

Brian Bolke’s brand new Chapter Two at Highland Park Village

1. Nest Dallas: From Assouline to Farameh, Dali and Art Nouveau coloring books for the kids to travel diatribes—enjoy perusing the tome-laden tables. 4524 McKinney Ave., 214.373.444,

2. Taschen Library: With it’s artful redesign, the Joule Hotel aptly added a little nook for all the art patrons coming their way. For the books on de Kooning, Pollock and Degas, head this way. 1530 Main St., 214.748.1300,

3. Stanley Korshak: The Dallas department store has always been the perfect one-stop-shop for gifts, but we’ve always been prone to heading straight for the books, and they’ve always had an impressive collection—especially come holiday time. 500 Crescent Court, 214.871.3600,

4. Neiman Marcus: Always a staple for the native Dallasite, don’t forget to stop upstairs for a little gift shopping. After all, the home section is just as magnificent as the shoe department! NorthPark Center, 214.363.8311,

5. Chapter Two: Brian Bolke does it again! Right next door to his ever popular Number One has opened a cozy little bookstore where you’ll find titles from Assouline, Rizzoli, Taschen and more on everything from cooking to architecture. And don’t forget to browse through the specialty and hard-to-find magazines! 2 Highland Park Village, 214.520.0101