In a world of tablets and e-readers, books have become proper indulgences.
The swipe of a touchscreen can't match the feel of a glossy page between your fingers, or give you the accompanying inky scent. And there's not been a retina display yet invented that can compete with the depth of a beautifully- printed image.
An impeccably curated collection of coffee table reading brings with it one other benefit: it makes your home look that bit more stylish. To lend credence to our cause, we asked seven of fashion's best- dressed men to each nominate a book that has most inspired their lives in style.