Post-it Note Diaries
20 Stories of Youthful Abandon, Embarrassing Mishaps, and Everyday Adventure
Publication Date: October 4, 2011
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Personal stories from an all-star lineup-immortalized in beautiful, black Sharpie(r).
When Arthur Jones cocreated a reading series centered around ubiquitous Post-Its(r), the series struck a chord. It grew in popularity and was ultimately featured on a This American Life live simulcast broadcast across the nation.
Inspired by the series and spanning a wide and weird range of topics from an A-list roster of contributors, Post-It(r) Note Diaries captures everyday occurrences from a job interview gone hilariously awry and a nude run-in with a neighbor to hair-raising events like an overnight encounter at Nicholas Cage's house (it's not what you think!), and nearly drowning while trying to paddle across the East River in a homemade canoe. Post-It(r) Note Diaries is perfect for NPR addicts and fans of unique graphic favorites like Postsecret and Blankets.
Diarists include: John Hodgman, David Rakoff, Hanna Tinti, Arthur Bradford, Chuck Klosterman, Andrew Solomon, Starlee Kine, Kristen Schaal, Mary Roach and Andrew Bird.
Arthur Jones is an illustrator, designer, animator, writer, and graduate of the Rhode Island school of Design. He was awarded a MacDowell Colony residency in 2009, and currently lives in Brooklyn.