The Book Book (All the Pages I Read for a Month)...a Reading Book, performed and designed 2001, printed 2001-present, publicity image (above) designed 2003

For one month, Chris took photographs of all the pages of bound printed material he read, including newspapers, comic books, books, and magazines. As he finished each page, he wrote down the date and time during which he read it (for instance, "9:43-9:45 pm, 9/8/1"), as well as the material's bibliographic information. He ended up reading approximately 1440 pages that particular month. Each volume in this ten-book edition serially presents an equal number of those pages, reprinting the pages at a much-reduced (and essentially illegible) size, annotated with the bibliographic and temporal information.

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