And the Pursuit of Happiness
Writer and illustrator Maira Kalman explores democracy and its workings in And the Pursuit of Happiness. Originally published as a 12-part series in the New York Times, this complete volume tells the colorfully illustrated and hand-lettered history of America through Kalman's year-long journey in the pursuit of happiness.
I Listen to the Wind...
I Listen to the Wind That Obliterates My Traces: Music in Vernacular Photographs from Dust-to-Digital is a unique compilation of 51 vintage recordings from 1925-1955 and a 184-page hardcover book including 150 reproduced photographs in a range of print processes, from tintype to real photograph postcards to turn-of-the-century snapshots, with short excerpts from literary sources contemporary with the recordings. Quotes from Nabokov, Wordsworth and Hamson, among others, accompany a variety of recordings like an American cowboy ballad, a poem read by a Swedish Nobel Laureate, and the artificially created sound of evening crickets.
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Perfect is the Enemy of Great Poster
From artist Amos Kennedy, these hand printed letterpress posters were made at his newly established The Detroit Printing Plant on 9" x 14" chipboard in a limited edition run of 100. Each print is signed by the artist. Printed in metallic silver with a subtle shape of the state of Alabama and overlaid in black with the words "Perfect is the Enemy of Great." Free Shipping. Made in the USA.