Looking for Coffee Table Books?

A lot of people wonder what a Coffee Table book really is. According to the dictionary, it’s an expensive, lavishly illustrated book, intended especially for casual reading. It’s also referred to as a cocktail table book, as it’s usually placed in the living room where guests are entertained and it also inspires conversation. You cannot help but notice it as it’s hard-covered and oversized and designed to make an impact.
A Coffee Table Book makes a great gift as well as coffee table décor. For your own home, you can choose books that interest you. Cooking, Gardening, Interior Design, Travel, and Art are some genres you can consider while looking for the ones to place on your coffee table.
If you are new to the concept of using Coffee Table books as decor, then here are some ideas for placing them to create that impact.
A coffee table book also makes a lovely home decor. Checkout this Insta Worthy shot that has a coffee table book placed below the lamp.

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Depending on the size of your Coffee Table, you can stack them up in a variety of ways and place interesting decor pieces on them to make them worthy of admiration.

We have curated a list of Coffee Table Books that you will love to have in your home and your guests would love to go through.

Masterpieces of Indian Art- Alka Pandey

This Illustrated book portrays the most precious treasures of Indian Art. Written by Alka Pande, a trained Art Historian, it truly is a book on Art History. With extensive photo research and rich detail, it introduces us to Indian art treasures.

Black Coffee & Metamorphosis- Ankurita Pathak & Ankuran Pathak

The metamorphosis in this book refers to a journey of transformation from ache to acceptance, struggle to happiness, and sense to the soul. Beautifully illustrated it takes you on a journey to self-discovery.



View From Above- Terry Verts

No one has taken as many pictures of Earth from above as NASA astronaut Terry Virts. Stunning pictures of our planet and the vastness that surrounds it. This book becomes our guide to a new way of viewing the world.

National Geographic Rarely Seen- National Geographic

This book contains sensational pictures shot by the world’s most renowned photographers and also contains the most phenomenal pictures from all over the Globe.


Made for Living- Amber Lewis

Amber Lewis, an interior designer known for her multifarious style, and she shares more than 250 gorgeous photographs of her interior styles in this book.


The Finer Things- Christiane Lemieux

In this book, Christiane Lemieux interviews the world’s greatest experts which helps gain insights and guidance from dozens of interior specialists, textile fabricators, accessories, and interior designers. She also shows us how luxurious interiors can be created with fine decor.



Booze & Vinyl- André Darlington & Tenaya Darlington

Beautifully designed and photographed, Booze & Vinyle sets the party mood with great records from the 1950s to 2000s. From modern craft cocktails to old shake-it recipes, stir and pour your way through some of the best. So get into the party mood with amazing cocktail recipes and great lyrics.



The Scented Bath- Sharman Wicker Schubert, Louie Tejeda 

This book on Aromatherapy provides guidance to create wonderfully scented bath products and perfumes. It also provides reference material and recipes with easy-to-follow instructions.


Khalil Gibran- Khalil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran’s poems, parables, axioms, and stories are a source of ageless wisdom. This collectible hardbound Deluxe edition is beautifully crafted and designed, making it perfect for gifting as well as for your coffee table. A prized edition for any home.


The Illustrated Mahabharata-DK

The Illustrated Mahabharata tells the story of this great epic through 18 episodes, using stunning photographs, paintings, and historical artifacts. It also helps you to understand the main characters of the Mahabharata along with important moments that took place.



Michael Jackson-  François Allard and Richard Lecocq  

This detailed book describes the story behind every single song that Michael Jackson recorded and released during his long singing career.


Looking forward to your Coffee Table book suggestions to add to our list.

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Author: Aparna Malhotra

Aparna is an avid reader, a passionate cook, a coffee aficionado and a musicophile. On most days you can find her appreciating the wonder of nature, nurturing her plants, lost in the deep blue sky, watching the sunset, being at one with the cycle of life.