#tobyreads: Unexpected Lives, From Surrealists to Juggalos

I made my visit to Terrace Books a few weeks ago, and found it to be the kind of Platonic ideal of a used bookstore: cleanly laid out, well-stocked, and a generally pleasant place to browse. (See also: Human Relations; Book Thug Nation.) While there, I picked up a collection of linked essays by Jeanette Winterson, titled Art Objects. It begins with Winterson musing on how she essentially educated herself in terms of appreciating art; as someone who similarly doesn’t have […]

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