What makes us love our things? Why do we attach certain sentiments to certain items? How is it that sometimes objects can tell stories more eloquently than people? These are questions explored and answered in The Uncommon Life of Common Objects. Author Akiko Busch devotes a chapter to each of 12 common objects, and discusses her and others' experiences that give everyday things their significance. Through her examination of: a video camera, a cel...
By Akiko Busch
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Metropolis Books (July 15, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 656544
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
These essays provide escape from the image-saturated life we live every day into a more contemplative one. If you have ever wondered what happened to card tables, this is your book! It goes beyond the twinkling dollars of the Antiques Road Show to