I Like Big Books


Founded in 1980, Pioneer Book store in Provo, Utah carries a wide selection of used, antiquarian, rare and out-of-print titles from the 17th through 21st centuries. Last week the popular bookshop unveiled its wonderful new façade featuring a huge bookshelf created by Salt Lake City-based artist Alicyn Wright.


Pioneer Book manager Travis Patten chose the theme based on a similar mural found on a Kansas City library. Patten selected the specific titles for the painting based on their lasting literary appeal.


You can discover more about the artist and the project at her website

images © Alicyn Wright.

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2 Responses to I Like Big Books

  1. Nirvana says:

    Woah! I wanna see this bookshop for myself 😀

  2. casblomberg says:

    I love this! What a great way to stand out and remind people how books shape our lives. While the bookstores around me don’t boast such a unique facade, I’m inspired by this post to blog about them and remind everyone about the stores. Thanks!

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