July 9, 2012
Tomorrow’s the day:
WHAT: Significant Objects: Hosted by Joshua Glenn and Rob Walker
WHO: Joshua Glenn, Rob Walker, Luc Sante, Matthew Sharpe, Mimi Lipson, Ben Greenman, Annie Nocenti, Shelley Jackson, Jason Grote.
WHEN: July 10, 7:00PM – 8:00PM
WHERE: The Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway, New York City
Regarding the tiny brandy jug, it’s not really Mark Frauenfelder’s. Not anymore, although he wrote the story about it that appears in the new book. It could have been mine. I bid on it, but not quite high enough. Although, who knows what crazy price the eBay winner might have been willing to pay? Such is the provenance of a humble object with a great story.
See also: Significant Jar of Marbles