William S. Burroughs was born 100 years ago this month. James Parker and Rivka Galchen discuss where literary bad boys live today. Read about it here.
~This 2008 collection of art comics and illustrations weaves together a soothing, surreal dreamscape~
I give it: 8/10
Length: 471 pages
Watch this fantastic video-preview of the book here.
Through a premeditated kaleidoscope of color, movement, and pure emotion, Carré, Chicago-based illustrator, shares strange tales. A lack of page numbers adds to the book’s feeling of floating away from the real world. These stories are unlikely, and unsettling. See the table of contents for yourself:
In “Rainbow Moment”, a man explains over coffee what a rainbow moment is: “Like you’re feeling rain and sunshine at the same time, and are caught somewhere between the two.”
Franco Ricci y Massimo Listri
La divina proporción, Museo Nacional de San Carlos.