Bulletins of The Serving Library #9

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Bulletins of The Serving Library #9

Summer 2015

Edited by Stuart Bailey, Angie Keefer and David Reinfurt

Distributed for Sternberg Press




Issue number nine tackles all manner of sports and games, providing commentary on their language, politics, and philosophies. It kicks off with Rob Giampietro on New England Patriots controversial quarterback Tom Brady in view of ancient Greek ideas of heroism, and ends with David Peace narrating seminal Liverpool FC manager Bill Shankly's 1975 radio interview with UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Uncovering a fascination for what is still considered the most difficult game of cards, Vincenzo Latronico takes us through the complexities of bridge. Kathy Acker identifies the bodybuilder's language as the simplest of language games, reduced to a minimal set of nouns and numerical repetition. Joe Scanlan presents “three object lessons” on advanced imaging technologies related to movement, while James Langdon follows the debates on the innovations to rock climbing. The issue slaloms through further contributions from Christoph Keller, Sarah Demeuse, Linus Elmes, Chris Evans, Junior Aspirin Records, Philip Ording, Leila Peacock, Justin Warsh & Miguel Abreu, and Carlin Wing.

ContributorsKathy Acker, Stuart Bailey, David Reinfurt & Christoph Keller, Sarah Demeuse, Linus Elmes, Chris Evans, Rob Giampietro, Junior Aspirin Records, James Langdon, Vincenzo Latronico, Philip Ording, David Peace, Leila Peacock, Joe Scanlan, Justin Warsh & Miguel Abreu, Carlin Wing


$19.95 T ISBN: 9783956791673 192 pp. | 6.5 in x 9.25 in 52 b&w illus.

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Stuart Bailey

Angie Keefer

David Reinfurt

David Reinfurt, a graphic designer, is cofounder of Dexter Sinister and The Serving Library, an online and print publishing project, and a Lecturer at Princeton University. His work is in the permanent collections of Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, Walker Art Center, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.