Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

Last week we asked for your suggestions of what "books" (i.e. ancient Kindles made of wood pulp and ink and with the capacity to store only one title) to get your loved ones for Christmas. Here are some of your suggestions.

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

Gawker's Camille Dodero writes: "For people who enjoy long-form non-fiction: Jon Ronson's Lost At Sea. Ronson is great at dialogue-driven features-his characters sparkle on the page. [Amazon]

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

MrsDewey just mentioned the new The Onion book, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information, with no additional commentary. But all previous Onion books have been hilarious and I'm sure this one is no exception. [Amazon]

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

CJ4 writes "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain is fantastic. Truly fantastic." It's a novel about the Iraq War. [Amazon]

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

Former Gawker writer Richard Lawson pointed me to the new graphic novel by famous New Yorker cover illustrator Chris Ware. The New York Times calls Buliding Stories "magnificent". [Amazon]

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

Supertank writes: "I'd give research oriented readers Bookdarts. These super light metal page markers clip on to the thinnest pages without damage, but the greatest feature is that they allow one to mark lines with a single object. Even when reading for pleasure, I keep a few darts on the title page in case I want to note something." Plus you can hurl them at people to kill them in a pinch. Bookdarts! [Bookdarts.com]

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

Leah Beckmann writes that Junot Diaz's latest book "is wonderful. I suggest you put it in an unmarked garbage bag and leave it on the doorstep of your now happily married ex." Don't do that because you might be arrested for stalking! [Amazon]

Gift Guide Roundup: The Best Gifts For People Who Still Read Books

Buckalot suggests legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson's nonfiction collection Distrust That Particular Flavor. I read this and would agree: Great for nerds! [Amazon]