Category Archives: Books

Moresukine, the book

Dirk Schwieger of the Moresukine blog has compiled his sketches into a book: Dirk lived in Tokyo, had a comics blog where he had people dare him to try all sorts of different things, exotic, disgusting, revealing, whatever!, in this … Continue reading

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The Red Leather Diary Book Party & Photo Exhibition

The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal by Lily Koppel Rescued from a Dumpster on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a discarded diary brings to life the glamorous, forgotten world of an … Continue reading

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The Red Leather Diary

Rescued from a Dumpster on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a discarded diary brings to life the glamorous, forgotten world of an extraordinary young woman. For more than half a century, the red leather diary lay silent, languishing inside … Continue reading

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Book to the Future

Delve into the lives of ordinary people at their most honest. With time capsule appeal, Dear Future Me is a collection of letters written by everyday people to their future selves. This fascinating portrait of real life offers a sometimes … Continue reading

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Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination

"American artist Joseph Cornell (1903–1972) has been celebrated internationally for his boxes, collages, and films since the 1930s. His mining of far-flung ideas and traditions and elegant integration of woodworking, painting, papering, and drawing define the innovation and visual poetry … Continue reading

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The Principles of Uncertainty

"The Principles of Uncertainty is an irresistible invitation to experience life through the psyche of Maira Kalman, one of this country’s most beloved artists. The result is a book that is part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, part chapbook, … Continue reading

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Book:Working for the Man

Moleskinerie friend Jeffrey Yamaguchi over at 52 Projects has a new book: "The book takes a raw and humorous look at the workplace and offers up unique and offbeat ways to improve your work experience, ways to keep the relentless … Continue reading

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Explorer’s Notebook

Found this beauty in a bookstore in the little seaside village called Avalon, in Sydney, Australia. Explorer’s Notebook: Essays On Life, History and Climate The Penguin Group describes it as follows: An Explorer’s Notebook is an exhilarating selection of Tim … Continue reading

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Lit mention: Moleskine in “A Century Is Nothing”

An experiment in perspective, an epic with multiple players, A Century Is Nothing takes the reader on a pilgrimage to the subconscious. Join Omar, an exiled Tuareg Berber and blind prescient writer from the Moroccan Sahara, on his travels as … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Would Be Nothing Without Spices

Think your Thanksgiving is as American as pumpkin pie? Not so fast. Food historian Jack Turner explains to Andrea Seabrook how plants like cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg made their way around the world onto our dinner plates. Listen to All … Continue reading

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