Windows on the World: Fifty Writers, Fifty Views


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by Matteo Pericoli.  Preface by Lorin Stein. Published by Penguin Press, 2014. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, illustrated boards.135pp. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Publisher’s marketing material laid in.

“Fifty of the world’s greatest writers share their views in collaboration with the artist Matteo Pericoli, expanding our own views on place, creativity, and the meaning of home

All of us, at some point in our daily lives, have found ourselves looking out the window. We pause in our work, tune out of a conversation, and turn toward the outside. Our eyes simply gaze, without seeing, at a landscape whose familiarity becomes the customary ground for distraction: the usual rooftops, the familiar trees, a distant crane. “