Brown paper packages tied up with string

Today a brown paper package tied up with string arrived in our mailbox from Lisbon.  In it was my favorite new book of 2011.  The title is _06_msr_08 fotografia* and then *…remodelação / ampliação do Museu de São Roque.  Our colleague, Sophie Barbasch, kindly translated the cover letter for us, which describes an exciting collaboration… Continue reading Brown paper packages tied up with string

“If You See Something, Say Something” or, Hungarian Rhapsody

[To the non-New York-based blog readers: Our Transit System displays posters advising us to report un-attended boxes and suitcases using the above slogan.] A box arrived in the New Year from Hungary.  We knew that Shandor Hassan had been acting as our intermediary there, and books would be coming, so we gathered at closing time… Continue reading “If You See Something, Say Something” or, Hungarian Rhapsody