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We Are The Friction

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We Are The Friction is a collaborative book of short fiction and illustration created by 12 pairs of international writers and illustrators, creating work inspired by the work of their partner: stories from illustrations, and illustrations from stories.
Paperback, Limited edition / 1000, 136 pages
Published July 23rd 2009 by Sing Statistics
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Kevin Fanning
Great idea, great execution, great cast. Really enjoyed a bunch of the stories and a bunch of the art.

Now, some data which I find interesting.

In general I preferred the stories that were inspired by illustrations to the stories that inspired illustrations. SIMILARLY, I preferred the illustrations inspired by stories to the illustrations that inspired stories. What does that mean, I wonder? Is that any real reflection on the quality of the stories from each half of the book, or is it a result of...more
In the versus battle between short story writers and illustrators, I can never decide who wins. This anthology was perfect for me.
(Also: wow, Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown can write!)
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