Unboxing: Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Tree of Codes”

Here’s a the trailer for the book that got me interested in the first place:

And here’s his own introduction to the project:

And finally, an excerpt -from and link-to his interview in the New York Times:

It was hardly an original idea: it’s a technique that has, in different ways, been practiced for as long as there has been writing — perhaps most brilliantly by Tom Phillips in his magnum opus, “A Humument.” But I was more interested in subtracting than adding, and also in creating a book with a three-dimensional life. On the brink of the end of paper, I was attracted to the idea of a book that can’t forget it has a body.

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