Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book is insane.
Entitled “Tree of Codes,” it is a collection of die-cut pages from his favorite book, Bruno Schulz’s “The Street of Crocodiles.” Made as an exploration of “the pages’ physical relationship to one another” and the die-cut technique, Foer attempts to create a meaningful narrative with an existing text.
Printers didn’t want to touch it, saying “the book you want to make just cannot be made.” Until, of course a Belgian printer said Challenge Accepted, and this was made.
IF ONLY I HAD $40 TO SPARE. Books, you will truly just be the death of me. Click through for more photos. Well-worth the click, I am telling you.
(via Visual Editions)
OMFG! My head just exploded! How for the love of all that is holy could I not have known about this before now?!
I need to own this, like, yesterday.