Get it? I’m pretty sure Téa herself drew this.
Levente Szabó’s “Great Books Project” is a series of redesigns for some of literature’s classic works. It was entirely made in Photoshop, and the letters are all handwritten. (via 12 Beautiful Redesigned Covers Of Literary Classics)
Stumbled on this old BuzzFeed post but missed it the first time around; these are really stunning, click through and enjoy.
Your favorite literary speed-dating is back! Get your tickets now, it always sells out. Tickets here.
Poster illustration and design by the talented Andrea Sparacio.
Matt Kish, one of the kindest humans I’ve ever corresponded with, is donating four original illustrations from Heart of Darkness to be silent auctioned (silently auctioned?) at next Thursday’s Conversations on Practice event with Glenn Kurtz. The auction will benefit Housing Works. THANK YOU MATT, and everyone should come to the event it will be great!
"Just because you love a writer’s books doesn’t necessarily mean they would be great company. I’d love to meet Oscar Wilde, because they all say he was so much more wonderful in person than on the page. From reading the journals of Tennessee Williams, I’m almost positive that if Tennessee and I had ever met, we would have been friends. And if it was a dinner date? Albert Camus. That trench coat! That cigarette! I think my French is good enough. We’d have a great time." —Donna Tartt - By the Book - NYTimes.com
Man at Housing Works Bookstore on Crosby Street (that’s us!) — October 14, 2013 via Every Person in New York
Ladies tickets are SOLD OUT but we’re still in want of some fine literary lads for I Like Your Glasses: Literary Speed Dating, Hosted by CoverSpy. This is the third speed dating we’ve done and it’s so. much. fun. It’s very focused on books, so you’ll definitely have something to talk about and hopefully, at the very least, walk out with some book recommendations. Use the code “GATSBY" for $3 off your ticket.
Notes: This particular speed dating is designed for M4W and W4M, 21–39 years old. We have done a queer ladies event in the past and hope to do another, and we hope to also have events for different age ranges if the demand allows.
Poster design and illustration by Andrea Sparacio.
Join us for some literary speed dating? Pride Week’s coming up, you guys. Actually, you girls.
Registration is required at housingworksbookstore.org.
Our popular literary speed dating event is back with a special all-ladies pride week edition. Get tickets now, it sold out crazy early last time!
Coming in October 2013 from my fine publisher Tin House Books, a new edition of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness with 100 full color illustrations by me. Above is the final cover, and I couldn’t be more pleased. It captures everything I was trying to convey with my illustrations, and is just a brilliant piece of work. Many many thanks to Diane Chonette at Tin House for putting this together, and to Tin House in general for making this dream a reality.
GIMME. Love Matt Kish’s work, so excited about this.
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