September 30, 2015

One Book at a Time

By Brian Michael Murphy

I’m not sure what felt better, successfully defending my dissertation, or returning 120 books to the library and being able to see the floor of my office again. My bookcases […]

June 17, 2014

Sugimoto’s Darkness

By Brian Michael Murphy

You’re unlikely to find a more beautiful book than Hiroshi Sugimoto, designed by Takaaki Matsumodo. The book is cloth-bound in shadow-blue, with a slight sheen, only a shallow stamp of […]