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Best Coffee Table Books for 2011

You’ve done it again. You’ve run out of time and ideas — and you need those gifts now!


I’ve already shared with you my list of the Best Books for the Holidays — but sometimes words aren’t enough. In fact, sometimes words are too much and what you really want from a great book...are great pictures.

What you need, then, is that perfect coffee table book that will sweep those “hard-to-buy-for” people off their feet — transporting them to another place, giving them hours of joy just flipping through the pictures.

Click ahead to see some great ideas for that traveler, cat lover, adventurer, movie fan, nature lover, foodie, or fashionista on your list.

By Gloria McDonough-Taub
Posted 16 December 2011

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