Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Literary Houses

I have been a huge fan of British artist Su Blackwell’s  work for many years. Many of her projects involve recycling books into works of art. I recently stumbled across a wonderful older project of her’s called “Literary Houses.” Blackwell … Continue reading

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The Brits are so over Jane Austen too

I was somewhat surprised to recently read that a letter writing campaign and a steady barrage of public criticism ended plans for a statue of formerly beloved author Jane Austen. It seems that Winchester Cathedral commissioned sculptor Martin Jennings to … Continue reading

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Literary Coffee

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Never Enough Books

I can’t think of a more appropriate way to camouflage unsightly electrical transformers. The Library Place Apartments, adjacent to the Everett, Washington Public Library have just added this wonderful installation. It’s called the “Book Stack” and it stands 8-feet-tall and … Continue reading

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