Bradley Clacyadded October 15, 2020

1st edition of Johnson’s classic experimental text with the famous cut-out hole in the pages to deceive the reader into seeing through the pages into the future part of the text. (See 2nd photo)
- this book for me is the first book of the New Sincerity movement written all the way back in the 60’s.

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Bradley ClacyOctober 15, 2020

@Snearson11 It’s very cool indeed. B.S. Johnson is very famous for his typographical inventiveness. I’m not sure if you also saw the copy I have of his ‘The Unfortunates’, but that one is renowned for being loose-leaf pages that you can shuffle around and read in whichever order you desire.

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Session SnearsonOctober 15, 2020

@bradclacy yes I recall that post, the first thing that came to my pea brain was the "choose your own adventure" series from the 80's? Obviously ‘The Unfortunates’ concept is quite different, genius.

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Bradley ClacyOctober 15, 2020

@Snearson11 haha, yeah, probably something similar, though 20 years earlier. It’s genius for sure.