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The patron saint of the bookstore.
When authors get into character – in pictures
Neil Gaiman, Malorie Blackman, Benjamin Zephaniah, Michael Rosen and a galaxy of Britain’s best-loved writers and storytellers have transformed themselves into the characters they most loved as children for an interactive photographic installation at Oxford’s Story Museum. A badger, a trickster and a monkey god are just some of the highlights from the 26 Characters exhibition
Ah. Ma. Zing.
The Bench Of Thought By Alvaro Tamarit
Alvaro Tamarit has collected and repurposed an array of old books to create this awesome Bench of Thought (Banco del Pensamiento). A perfect literary space to inspire reading — or to be purely admired as a sculptural work of art – the curved shape back-rest gives this piece a modern and elegant appearance, as opposed to solid and heavy stack of stories. Read more: Alvaro Tamarit Reuses Recycled Books to Form Bench of Thought Sculpture | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
True on our end too!!