Letter to a Future Lover

Letter to a Future Lover

An exuberant, expansive cataloging of the intimate physical relationship between a reader and a book

A way to leave a trace of us, who we were or wanted to be, what we read and could imagine, what we did and what we left for you.

Readers of physical books leave traces: marginalia, slips of paper, fingerprints, highlighting, inscriptions. All books have histories, and libraries are not just collections of books and databases but a medium of long-distance communication… (more)

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"Letter to a Future Lover" becomes an invocation from the present to a distant set of readers, the "future lovers" of its title, reminding them, above all else, that we were here.


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Publisher: Graywolf Press (February 03, 2015)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English


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