Books as Multidisciplinary Art Objects: A Recommended Reading List, by Kylie Garrett

Lit Lists Artists of different styles often collaborate in the creation of their work. When words and images intersect, they can come together to produce something beneficial for both learning and inspiration. As children, many of us experience this in the form of reading picture books, but throughout our adulthood we are often not provided with the benefits of books like these. Lisa Pearson founded an independent publisher called the Siglio Press for this specific purpose. Their goal is to publish “uncommon books at the intersection of art and literature.” As an artist herself, she felt there was no existing outlet for this type of creativity. What was once “uncategorizable” now has a community passionate about fostering the genre. In order to celebrate multidisciplinary literature, below you will find ten recommendations to enjoy and hopefully spark creativity in your own life.   William Strunk Jr. & E. B. White The Elements of Style Illustrated Penguin The Elements of Style Illustrated is a classic style manual that has assisted writers from all over the world for over a century. Now in its fourth edition, the rules and principles of composition have received a face-lift with the addition of beautiful illustrations by Maria Kalman. Originally written by William Strunk Jr. and further revised by E. B. White, this brief manual provides clear, sharp, and valuable advice for writers of any kind to consistently refer back to... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

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