Hand-Drying In America

And Other Stories

by Ben Katchor

Hardcover, 159 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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Hand-Drying In America
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And Other Stories
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The cartoonist author of The Cardboard Valise presents a visual exploration of the many ways property reflects influences and cultural values. The subjects of these strips include window-ledge pillows for people-watchers, artificial tree forests for allergy sufferers and high-visibility construction vests for lonely individuals.

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Excerpted from Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories by Ben Katchor. Copyright 2013 by Ben Katchor. Excerpted by permission of Pantheon, a division of Random House.