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    on the road: part one

    Nov 23, 2009

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    did everyone finish reading part one of on the road? what did you think? i love part one of the book because it really captures the feelings of freedom and independence as sal (kerouac) crosses the country for the first time. i was lucky enough to be able to take a road trip in the (…) Read more »

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    book club selection 1: on the road by jack kerouac

    Nov 12, 2009

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    good morning everyone…i am so excited to announce about the launch of the book club! we have chosen on the road by jack kerouac as the first book featured in the free people book club! this is one of my favorite books of all time, and I can’t wait to hear what you all have (…) Read more »

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    thank you!

    Nov 09, 2009

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    thank you so much for all of your feedback on starting a book club! we’re so glad you all like the idea, and you’ve given us so many suggestions to think about. stay tuned for an announcement about the fp book club later this week! (…) Read more »

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    calling all book lovers…

    Nov 08, 2009

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    did you know yesterday was book lover’s day? what better day to announce that we would like to start a free people book club! first, we want to know straight from our readers if that is something you guys would like to participate in, and we also want suggestions! have you read a great book (…) Read more »

  • features

    ny art book fair!

    Oct 01, 2009

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    go to p.s.1 contemporary art center in queens this weekend for the ny art book fair! free admission… :) and if you’re free tonight, check out the preview! right after, deitch studios generously hosts a benefit for printed matter, featuring industrial punk-and-dub duo, I.U.D. (lizzi bougatsos of gang gang dance and sadie laska of growing). (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    road less travelled

    Sep 06, 2009

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    the post about amelia merrick made me want to seek out more images of nomadic types…santiago mostyn’s book all most heaven did that, and then some. (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    denim diy FYI

    Aug 31, 2009

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    anthropologie’s kayte terry held a denim applique diy session at work today, part of an ongoing workshop/lecture series here in the navy yard… kayte showed some crafty urbn employees how to make a denim applique…as explained in her book, “complete embellishing techniques and projects.” she is awesome! check out her new book due out in (…) Read more »

  • design

    the grammar of ornament

    Jun 24, 2009

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    EricGjerge has an amazing set on Flickr where he has uploaded images from Owen Jones’ book The Grammar of Ornament. I could look at all the prints and patterns forever – there is so much inspiration on each page! Check out the whole set for many more awesome pictures like the ones above, in bigger (…) Read more »

  • friends

    a visit to bibliodyssey

    Feb 24, 2009

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    These gorgeous pictures are from the Collectanea Botanica, a series of monographs by John Lindley issued between 1821 and 1826. I love things like this! I saw them on BibliOdyssey, which is becoming one of my favorite sites to visit lately. The guy who works on it finds pictures from all kinds of old books, (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    le ballon rouge

    Feb 10, 2009

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    Do you recognize the little boy and his red balloon? When I was a little girl I had this book, Le Ballon Rouge, and I loved it so much! It’s the story of a little boy and his best friend, a red balloon. It has fabulous pictures, and the story is really cute and touching! (…) Read more »

  • décor

    a house for your books

    Jan 16, 2009

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    What do you think of these cute houses for your books and such? Called Library, this little project was designed by Thomas Bentzen of Denmark. I love how it reminds me of my dollhouse from when I was a kid. Looks roomy too! Via dezeen. (…) Read more »

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    book cover archive

    Jan 15, 2009

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    I had lots of fun flipping through this online gallery of book covers and designers! I love seeing the different versions of the same books and seeing covers I’ve never seen for books that I have read. Have you ever bought a book based on the cover? Did the book live up to the art? (…) Read more »

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