By Penguin Press,Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer has lengthy had a fondness for the paintings of the twentieth-century American assemblage artist Joseph Cornell. encouraged by means of Cornell’s avian-themed bins, and suspecting that they'd be equally inspiring to others, Foer started to write letters.
The responses he bought from luminaries of yankee writing have been not anything in need of miraculous. Twenty writers generously contributed items of prose and poetry which are as eclectic as they're creative, and the result's a different collaborative undertaking and probably the most major engagements of literature with artwork for plenty of years.
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