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Fever of Animals (book giveaway)

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Miles Allinson’s first novel Fever of Animals is a beautifully written meditation on love, history and grief. And we’ve got copies to give away.

Charles Darwin's Doodles

Sunday August 30, 2015

On the Origin of Species might be one of the most important books ever written. But to Darwin’s kids, it was just another thing to scribble on.

Josef Tari’s collection of small books puts new meaning to the term ‘light reading’.

News from the Empire

Wednesday August 19, 2015

A computer program that presents real-life news stories as the opening crawl from Star Wars is doing its bit to make the news more entertaining, less upsetting.

Bare walls getting you down? Why not cover them in expired (read: free) patent art?

Nirvana documentary Montage of Heck was recently given the book treatment, and it's a grunge-soaked doozy. Thanks to Hachette, we have five copies to give away.

Ghana is a long way from Hollywood. But its hand-painted posters for U.S. films are from another dimension altogether.

The only good thing to come from people losing their beloved pets is this gallery of the heartbreaking, DIY posters they made to try and retrieve them.

Twin Punks

Monday July 27, 2015

Ever wonder what the Twin Peaks soundtrack would sound like as a post-punk album? Wonder no more.

Modern Fossils

Monday July 20, 2015

We often refer to the dated gadgets that clutter our garages as ‘fossils’. It’s a term artist Christopher Locke has taken rather literally.

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