Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs — Terry Border

February 8, 2014 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

rosemarysbabyTerry Border (“humorist, photographer, earthling”) takes old paperback books and turns them into anthropomorphic representations of the stories in the books. This is more of a book shenanigan than a library shenanigan, but you know we don’t stand on ceremony here at Library Shenanigans. I particularly enjoyed seeing the very paperback editions I read, the ones that seem right, for several books — it was like seeing old friends. Are there books you prefer to read in particular editions? I’ve heard that as soon as you have two editions of the same title in your house, you are not just a reader but a collector. By that definition I think most readers are probably collectors.

Thanks, io9!

Entry filed under: art, books, private libraries.

no Nazgul in the library, please 400 robotic books form a honeycomb sculpture

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