Looking for a place to shop for books online that benefits independent bookstores? If so, you’ll want to check out Bookshop. The online platform has made its mission one to “financially support local, independent bookstores.” Believing that they are essential to communities, Bookshop distributes a portion of its sales to these individual entities. My Modern Met is proud to be a partner in this great program, and we’ve even opened our own Bookshop. There, you can find books from artists we’ve featured on our site and more; all are sure to nourish your creative soul.
Our editorial team regularly adds publications to our Bookshop collection. So, be sure to check out our shop and bookmark it so you can see what we continue to add. Get a taste of what you’ll find in our Bookshop, below.
Help support independent bookstores when you shop at Bookshop. My Modern Met has partnered with the company and opened our own shop on the site. Here are some of the books in our hand-picked collection:
This seminal text is a historic manifesto by Le Corbusier that tells of his “technical and aesthetic theories, views on industry, economics, relation of form to function, the mass-production spirit, and much else.”
Shortly before his death in 1967, Langston Hughes chose the poems to be featured in this volume of works. Read them to understand how his writing helped launch a revolution of Black writers in America.
If you’re as enthralled by Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors series as we are, you’ll want to check out the book of the same name. This publication examines the immersive installations and how they’ve influenced contemporary art over the past 50 years.
Author and illustrator Mari Andrew’s Am I There Yet? is a guide to growing up. The book delves into “tales of the twentysomething documenting the road less traveled.” Among all the pit-stops and starts, it will remind you that they were pointing you on the path you were meant to go.
Author Vanessa Grall runs the website Messy Nessy Chic and has dedicated Don’t Be a Tourist in Paris to being the “ultimate bible to Paris unknown.” The travel guide features people-watching spots, dining discoveries, architectural hunting, and more.