Monday, February 18, 2013 | Categories: Episodes |
Even the dust jacket, with its creamy, smooth, hand-made paper and its crimson embossed title is a pleasure to see and to hold.
Complications of love, personal failure and madness drive the storyline, but the story unfolds in unexpected ways on the physical page. You can't read this book left to right, top to bottom. You have to decide how to read it. The words and sentences become geometric shapes or parallel columns or spirals and waves that force you to turn the book sideways and upside down in order to read them.
Hear Stephen Marche talk about his techniques and his passion for the book.