Hi! Here’s more information on the book release of “It Chooses You” by Miranda July.
If you like to read you should pick up a copy of this  book!  I went  along and shot the photos. See below for more on what it’s about, along with links to excerpts, openings and more.

"In the summer of 2009,  Miranda July was  struggling to finish  writing the screenplay for her  much-anticipated  second film. During  her increasingly long lunch  breaks, she began to  obsessively read the PennySaver,  the  iconic classifieds booklet  that reached everywhere and seemed to  come  from nowhere. Who was the  person selling the "Large Leather  Jacket,  $10"? It seemed important to  find out—or at least it was a  great  distraction from the screenplay.
Accompanied by photographer Brigitte Sire, July crisscrossed Los Angeles to meet a random selection of PennySaver sellers,     glimpsing thirteen surprisingly moving and profoundly specific     realities, along the way shaping her film, and herself, in unexpected     ways.
Elegantly blending narrative, interviews, and photographs    with  July’s off-kilter honesty and deadpan humor, this is a story  of    procrastination and inspiration, isolation and connection, and grabbing     hold of the invisible world.”

Links and Opening Information / McSweeney’s
Excerpt from the book / The New Yorker

Hi! Here’s more information on the book release of “It Chooses You” by Miranda July.

If you like to read you should pick up a copy of this book!  I went along and shot the photos. See below for more on what it’s about, along with links to excerpts, openings and more.

"In the summer of 2009, Miranda July was struggling to finish writing the screenplay for her much-anticipated second film. During her increasingly long lunch breaks, she began to obsessively read the PennySaver, the iconic classifieds booklet that reached everywhere and seemed to come from nowhere. Who was the person selling the "Large Leather Jacket, $10"? It seemed important to find out—or at least it was a great distraction from the screenplay.

Accompanied by photographer Brigitte Sire, July crisscrossed Los Angeles to meet a random selection of PennySaver sellers, glimpsing thirteen surprisingly moving and profoundly specific realities, along the way shaping her film, and herself, in unexpected ways.

Elegantly blending narrative, interviews, and photographs with July’s off-kilter honesty and deadpan humor, this is a story of procrastination and inspiration, isolation and connection, and grabbing hold of the invisible world.”

Links and Opening Information / McSweeney’s

Excerpt from the book / The New Yorker



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