The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 2

by Joseph Gordon-Levitt

On Sale: 11/13/2012

The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 2

by Joseph Gordon-Levitt

On Sale: 11/13/2012

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About the Book

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Looper, 500 Days of Summer) made a big splash with The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories—so now he’s back with volume 2! One of the most ingenious and successful projects to come out of Gordon-Levitt's online creative coalition hitRECord—an international collaboration of artists and writers—The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 2 offers more quirky, delightfully small, ingeniously illustrated haiku-like tales, proving once more that the universe isn’t made of atoms; it’s made of tiny stories. The best things do come in small packages.

Critical Praise

“From the department of Perfect Hipster Stocking Stuffers . . . Buy it for your brooding-artist cousin, but then selfishly decide to keep it for yourself.” — Philadelphia City Paper

“Not just a coup for [hitRECord.org] but also an object lesson in how it works.” — New York Times

“Told with haiku-like precision.” — LA Weekly

“This tiny book is a winner . . . half short story collection, half communal poem.” — Flavorwire, 10 Must Reads for December 2011

“Ingeniously illustrated . . . witty . . . meaningful.” — Entertainment Weekly

“HitRECord.org, where tens of thousands of contributors now bring their original music, text, illustrations and footage, lets people really “share” their work - not in the YouTube sense of simply posting something and hoping for an enthusiastic response, but in the true spirit of collaboration.” — Salon

“These clever little stories-really more like illustrated haikus-often pack a wallop despite their slender length, running the gamut from funny to poignant to just plain strange.” — The Hollywood Reporter

“A victory for the enduring power and allure of physical, bound books.” — The Millions

“Gordon-Levitt has culled quirky gems for Vol. 2. A handsome hardbound book full of wit, whimsy, and a little wisdom.” — Philadelphia Inquirer

“A brand new collection of moving (and funny!) stories from the hitRECord family and It Books.” — Entertainment Weekly

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062121639
  • ISBN 10: 0062121634
  • Imprint: It Books
  • On Sale: 11/13/2012
  • Pages: 128
  • List Price:21.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / General
  • BISAC2 : COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga / Fantasy
  • BISAC3 : COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Anthologies
  • BISAC4 : ART / Popular Culture

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