Gift Guide 2010: Kitsch Lit

Sure, you can download just about anything you want on your Kindle or your iBook. But when it comes to presents, you want something you can wrap. Cozy little Watchung Booksellers has all manner of books suitable for gift giving, from cookbooks to literary masterpieces. But here are two for that someone on your list who’s mad for 1960’s-era kitsch. Amy Sedaris’s “Simpler Times: Crafts For Poor People” ($25.20 with Watchung’s regular discount) is filled with pompoms and all manner of gingham, all ironic of course. “Mad Men: The Illustrated World” by Dyna Moe ($13.50 with discount) features Joan Hollaway paper dolls and instructions on how to create the classic 60’s bouffant hair-do.

Watchung Booksellers is at 54 Fairfield St., Montclair. 973.744.7177.

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