zurow, December 15, 2008 (view all comments by zurow)
If you're like me and fed up with human interest books void of content that exercise mental masterbation and not much else, How to Be an Explorer of the World is the perfect post-modern redemption. The interactive format pushes you to consider the procedural process through which we perceive and perscribe meaning to reality. I intensely enjoyed this book and highly reccomend it if you're tired of coffee and want a mechanism wake you up!
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sll, December 11, 2008 (view all comments by sll)
A fantastic book to encourage focus, free-thinking, creativity, and intense observation on a deeply individual level. No screens, money, plastic gadgets required. A book meant to be used, written in, carried around. I got this as a Christmas gift for my daughter and I think I want one for myself!
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The nifty-sized follow-up to the international bestseller Wreck This Journal—perfect for die-hard wreckers wherever they are in the world!
Featuring dozens of new activities as well as some of the most popular prompts from the original, Wreck This Journal Everywhere will have you travelling the city streets and country byways, filling the pages with man-made and natural objects, recording what you see, drawing, doodling — and destroying pages as you go. Perfect for sliding in your pocket or stuffing in your bag, Wreck This Journal Everywhere is the ideal creative companion!
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