Whether you’re enjoying a staycation or beach break, there’s always an excuse to pick up a new book to enjoy. The Square’s bookstore, Taschen, has some exciting summer arrivals.
Amy Winehouse, £30
If you’re a music fan, this week see’s Blake Wood’s book on Amy Winehouse hit the shelves. Flick through 85 beautiful colour and black & white previously unseen photographs which capture a rare and lighter side to the music icon from her times in London, Paris and St Lucia.
Walt Disney’s Disneyland, £40
If you’re looking to be whisked away to somewhere magical this summer, then Walt Disney’s Disneyland book will transport you to the visionary theme park that is recognised worldwide. This visual history traces the life of the park and how it’s immersive experience leaves it’s visitors with a feeling of magic and wonder. In store in August.
Italy Around 1900, £150
Dreaming of being whisked away to somewhere in the Med? ‘Italy around 1900. A Portrait in Colour’, out in August, will help you discover the rapturous charms and historical grounds of newly-formed Italy. A selection of photochromes and vintage coloured prints showing Venice, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Napes and Vesuvious, Genoa, Palermo and lakes Como and Garda are sure to inspire you to grab that passport and hop on a plane.