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.
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.