Words of wisdom from Roger Sterling? We're in. As fans of Mad Men will now, Sterling was working on his book — Sterling's Gold ($12) — during the last season, filling it with observations on life, business, women, success, drinking, and even New York City, all with Sterling's signature wit. [via]
Who better to discuss the fragile nature of human life than a member of the undead? While he might not be a literal zombie, Life by Keith Richards ($16) only reaffirms the notion that he's done enough drugs over his 60+ years to preserve himself long into the afterlife. Covering ground from his childhood and first musical interests through becoming a Rolling Stone, tax exile, husband, father, and eventually big-screen pirate, Life has more insight to offer than you might think.
Not all comforters are created equally. For those looking to step up their sleep game, Brooklinen's All-Season Down Comforter is the ideal addition to turn your bed in to a year-round cloud of comfort. Handmade in Northwest Canada of premium Hutterite down, a soft cotton sateen shell and a baffle box construction, this is a no-brainer upgrade. Warm enough to rely on during the winter and light enough to keep on your bed year round. After 5 months of back orders, these babies are finally back in stock so grab one while you can.
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Think all mattresses-in-a-box are made from foam alone? Think again. The Sapira Mattress was created by the experts at Leesa to provide an innovative alternative to bulky traditional mattresses and collapsible all-foam affairs. It combines an advanced pocket spring system with layers of high-performance memory foams, the latter providing the same cooling and pressure-relieving properties that make the Leesa so good, and the former providing the bounce and support people crave. And just like the Leesa, it ships right to your door in a convenient box, giving you a luxurious night's rest at an affordable price.
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Everyone loves winning, but let's face it: almost everyone has also come up a little short one time or another. The First Book of Seconds ($10) celebrates 220 almost-champions, from the second color TV broadcast signal to the second-longest-running TV show, each honorably named alongside those bastard winners. Also included are cameos by the Honda Civic, remote control pioneer Robert Adler, and Elvis, who came in second a lot more often than you might think.
You may think that by knowing what episode of The Simpsons is getting ready to come on by Bart's chalkboard phrase, you know a lot about the show. But you still don't hold all the knowledge of Simpsons World ($90). This 1,200 page, 8.8 pound gargantuan devotes at least two pages to every single episode of The Simpsons' epic 20-season run, and also features new artwork, a complete filmography of "Itchy & Scratchy," and a list of every "D'oh" or "Mmm..." Homer has ever uttered, which is kind of like keeping track of every time Steve Jobs has ever said "boom."