Inspirations

“Where books are burned, in the end people will be burned too.” — Heinrich Heine, 1823Celsius 233 Philip Zimmermann Tuscon, AZ: Spaceheater Editions, 2015 N7433.4 Z55 C45 2015From the artist: I started doing research on the history of book-burning after seeing a video posted by the Islamic State/Daesh...

“We have all our elephants to see.” Empire BuildersCarol Inderieden and Chandler O’LearyTacoma, WA: Anagram Press, 2015N7433.4 I52 E47 2015 From the authors’ essay: “To see the elephant was to embark on a quest for riches and prosperity…The elephant is an illusion, an impossible...

“It is a prayer for the rebirth of a way of writing with breath.”CHANCCANI QUIPU Cecilia Vicuña New York: Granary Books, 2012Quipu, or knotted cords, encoded the spoken language of the Inca, representing both single sounds and whole words, and was used as a form of communication...

«Лолита , свет моей жизни , огонь моих чресел . Грех mой , душа моя . Ло -ли –та…”Лолита Владимир Набоков (1899-1977) New York: Phaedra, Inc., Publishers, 1967 First hardcover edition in RussianFirst published in Paris in 1955, then in New York City in 1958 and...

An inflammatory guide: banned & challenged… Jessica Spring Tacoma, WA: Springtide Press, 2012 xN7433.4 S713 I54 2012From the colophon: “…printed by hand to commemorate Banned Books Week…” Letterpress printed. Accordion folded pages attached to match-book style binding with staples.View the original article on the OpenBook Blog...