Blog Posts by Ultra Violet
Ultra Violet is an artist, but not the one who hung out with Warhol at the Factory. She is also the only library staff member who was a Shakespearean research scholar and a member of the Meat Cutters' Union in the same year.
The Very Best of Charles De Lint
The Three Incestuous Sisters
A Fatal Grace
1000 extra/ordinary objects
The Blind Contessa's New Machine
I picked up this diminutive book because of the beautiful cover and the intriguing title, but when I saw that it is a novel based on the true story of the invention of the typewriter, I was hooked.
The horror of the worst of the decorating sensabilities of the 70's, combined with Lileks bitingly witty comments makes for one hilarious book. Not for the faint of heart!