Gift ideas for the bibliophile (that aren’t books)


By Su Fen Tan

Gift ideas for the bibliophile (that aren’t books)

Getting a book for the bookworm might seem like the most obvious gift idea, but with so many titles out there, it can get tricky picking out one that they really want and haven’t got round to reading. To avoid that dilemma, we’ve sussed out some gift ideas (that aren’t books) that will hopefully pique your book-loving friend’s fancy.


Chewie on Notebook Enamel Pin

So the bibliophile with a soft spot for cats can wear their loves on their sleeve—literally!


Papercuts: A Party Game for the Rude and Well-Read

Think of it as a literary version of Cards against Humanity.


John Keats Tote Bag

A beautiful tote complete with a line from John Keats’ Bright Star to carry your essentials, books and all. More book-themed bags to choose from here.


Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Solitaire LeGrand Fountain Pen

If you know for a fact that The Little Prince sits high on your friend’s list of faves, then you can’t go wrong with this exquisite fountain pen—or anything from Montblanc’s Meisterstück Le Petit Prince collection really.


The Bibliophile’s Lamp

An LED lamp that masquerades as a book and fans out and lights up when opened? We might just place an extra order for ourselves too.


Diptyque Bois Ciré


To set the mood right for a cosy reading session, Diptyque’s Bois Ciré will do the trick with the warm, welcoming ambiance of a freshly waxed library floor. Mmm.


OasisSpace Bathtub Tray

Drink? Check. Candle? Check. Book? Check. Now all that’s left is to lay back and indulge in the best bath ever.


Kindle Paperwhite


If you’re still sceptical about dropping your book into the bath, then the latest Kindle might be the answer—it’s waterproof, so you can read and relax at the bath or by the beach with a peace of mind.


Olympia Le-Tan Capitol Look Homeward, Angel Clutch Bag

The book lover who never misses a fashion beat will certainly appreciate Olympia Le-Tan’s exclusive collaboration of classic book cover clutches with Capitol.


Books Turn Muggles into Wizards Socks


Perfect for Potterheads and wizards of wisdom who like snuggling in bed on a cold night with their favourite book in hand.


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