Manhattan — The Strand dollar racks on the corner of Broadway and 12th Street is simply one of my favorite places in the world. In the sorting machinery of New York City, the dollar rack is one of the exhaust ven...
New york — I am cleaning out my bookshelves. I really need to take a hard look at this sort of situation. Why, exactly, do I need this nine inch stack of books, an incomplete encyclopedia of technology, circa 19...
Gatwick — Small books are often called handbooks, though the broader category of handbook has outgrown the average hand size. Handbooks aspire to be both thrifty and useful, a reference easily pocketed for a re...
Face direction of travel
A book in a city in a book in a city
Harumi Gals arrive by airmail.
Pop art in a bubble wrapper
Heavy hands, light feet.
(The New) How it Works, or, books and obsolescence
Handbooks for Observers, Spotters and other Witnesses
Building a Galleon in the Desert
In the vast sorting machinery that is New York City, The Strand's dollar rack is one of the exhaust vents, a place where excess information is discarded.