Requiem for a Paper Bag

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Requiem for a Paper Bag

Celebrities and Civilians Tell Stories of the Best Lost, Tossed, and Found Items from Around the World

By Davy Rothbart

Fireside Books, Paperback, 9781416560548, 234pp.

Publication Date: May 5, 2009

Description

Hey! My name is Davy. I make a magazine called Found. We publish notes & letters that folks find on the street.

I asked my favorite writers, musicians, artists & entertainers to tell me about the things they've found.

These are the stories they've shared.



Praise For Requiem for a Paper Bag

"Found is a quirky lens into the flotsam and jetsam of humanity." -- Chicago Tribune



"Found is as unexpected as a tumbleweed." -- The New Yorker



"I love Found! The tales in this book prove that life is full of surprises; when you keep your eyes on the ground, you never know what you're gonna find!" -- Drew Barrymore



"Found is a trash picker's and anthropologist's dream come true!" -- Los Angeles Times



"Found is a powerful fix for thinking voyeurs!" -- The Boston Globe



"Pick up a copy of Found and be instantly utterly fascinated." -- The Guardian (UK)