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Dexter Sinister: Portable Document Format

Dexter Sinister: Portable Document Format


  • Format: Hardcover
  • pages
  • Publisher: Sternberg Press
  • Published: February 2010
  • ISBN-10: 1933128852
  • ISBN-13: 9781933128856

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A library is a collection of books kept for use. That axiom is key to this sly little book, part of Sternberg's White Pocketbook Series. Even the title is sly: the portable document format refers both to texts assembled in the -library- at, and to this other amazing artifact of technology, a pocket-sized, hardcover book. Includes 13 texts by a variety of writers (ever heard of that Poe fellow?) that investigate contemporary publishing in its broadest sense, stemming from a New York basement workshop and bookstore in 2006. The second part consists of reproductions of a series of 10 images titled W.A.S.T.E. Proof Prints, with their extended captions. Contributions by Stuart Bailey, Rob Giampietro, Anthony Huberman, J. Christopher Jones, Louis Kaplan, Edgar Allan Poe, Seth Price, David Reinfurt, David Senior, Giles Weaver.