Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
The Intriguing Passports of 20 Famous Artists and Writers
Like business cards, passports can say a lot about a person — where they’ve been, where they’re going, and well, how photogenic they are under the worst conditions. This week, we caught a glimpse of René Magritte’s passport (and pipe) over at Fuck yeah, manuscripts!, and so as dyed in the wool collectors of the pop culture ephemera, we decided to check out the legal papers of a few more of our favorite artists, from Virginia Woolf to Walt Disney. Check them out after the jump, and then go count your passport stamps. René Magritte’s pipe and passport Read more