This book is a marvelous case of "Oh-come-on, I-could-have-done-that!". Sure, but you didn't.
Joe Brainard's childhood memories might have taken place in the 50's but they certainly feel like our own: losing a glove, skipping school, laying tissues on a public toilet seat, Christmas mornings, juiceboxes, heartbreaks... With his (re)collection of small, simple and even trivial things he has effortlessly succeeded in a rather tricky task: creating something timeless and universal.
"I feel like I am everybody."...Continua