Book Spine Poetry vol. 3: New York
The charismatic chaos of the city, captured in book spines.
By Maria Popova
People occupy everything
A glorious enterprise!
This is New York
The inadvertent poets:
- People by Blexbolex, one of the 11 best children’s books of 2011
- Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America, edited by the team at n+1 and with cover design by the brilliant Kelli Anderson, my collaborator on the Curator’s Code project
- Blabber Blabber Blabber: Volume 1 of Everything by Lynda Barry
- Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas by Denis Wood
- A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science , which celebrates 200 years of the Academy of Natural Sciences
- This Is New York by Miroslav Šašek, one of the most influential children’s picturebooks in history
Published April 20, 2012