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A maze made out of books would have been cool enough. But if I’m interpreting these photos correctly, the maze is based on Jorge Luis Borges’s fingerprint. I may be wrong, but if so, my wrongness is so great!
I saw this a week or two ago but forgot to share it: Chip Kidd is a book designer for the Knopf, and here tells a bit of the creative process, the taken for granted wit of book jacket design. … Continue reading
I stumbled across a batch of illustrations the other day, which I gather will be released (with others) in a book in honor of the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. Tolkien’s precision comes through in his illustrations … Continue reading
Making sense of the Borges Google doodle: http://ow.ly/6cWTJ — Penguin Classics (@PenguinClassics) August 25, 2011 YouTube animation of yesterday's Borges Google doodle! http://ow.ly/6cVHa — Penguin Classics (@PenguinClassics) August 25, 2011
Good morning! Did you guys see Google’s logo today? It’s very pretty! It’s the birthday of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), Argentine author. Some of his work is on my TBR list, but I have never read anything he’s written, and I … Continue reading
If you haven’t been following scott c.’s Great Showdowns series, shame on you. Sure, his showdowns are from movies, but I culled a few great literary showdowns as an excuse to share his work. More paintings after the jump.
As a child I often made weak attempts at and imitations of being crafty. No worthwhile projects came of it, and I didn’t pursue anything along that line. But I still find myself wishing I was crafty. Especially when I … Continue reading