I Like Big Books

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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.

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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.

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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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