You’ll Never Look At Books the Same Way Again

by on December 12, 2016

After writing about my top books of 2016,  I realized that I failed to mention that if you love books and recognize their value beyond reading you need to know about Jim Rosenau. Rosenau’s craft venture, This Into That,   is a pure joy for book lovers. Rosenau takes books with provocative titles—-like “How to Raise Your own Salary” or “Jobs For All”—and turns them into works of art.

I was so entranced by Rosenau’s collection when I first saw it last June that I vowed to let Beyond Chron readers know about  these unique, affordable art projects. And, better late than never, I now have.

Check out Rosenau’s wonderful objects at his website above. He’s open 11-6 both days next weekend as part of Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios so you can see the man’s genius up close and take home a work.
You won’t be disappointed.

Randy Shaw

Randy Shaw is the Editor of Beyond Chron and the Director of San Francisco’s Tenderloin Housing Clinic, which publishes Beyond Chron. Shaw is the author of four books on activism, including The Activist's Handbook: Winning Social Change in the 21st Century, and Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century. His new book is The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco

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