O B J E C T L E S S O N S
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Object Lessons is a series of concise, collectable, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.
Each book starts from a specific inspiration: an historical event, a literary passage, a personal narrative, a technological innovation-and from that starting point explores the object of the title, gleaning a singular lesson or multiple lessons along the way. Featuring contributions from writers, artists, scholars, journalists, and others, the emphasis throughout is lucid writing, imagination, and brevity.
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