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Readership as Destroyership/Mnemoship (#4)

Fanzine featured my essay on looking for books designed to be destroyed by the act of reading them. Books as experiments in frailty–and invitations to a different kind of–and more active–chronic/mnemonic relationship to them. Thanks Paul Cunningham for the motivation to write this and everyone at the archive. Here it is.

Poem

Filed under: Book Notes

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Joe Hall is a writer, educator, and deprofessionalized academic. Black Ocean Press published his most recent book, Someone's Utopia, in 2018. His second book, The Container Store Vols. I & II (SpringGun Press 2012) was written with Chad Hardy. He has published journal articles working the intersections of poetics, empire, and the commons.

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