A spread from The Sweet Flypaper of Live, by Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes.

"A world that is melodramatic, joyful and heartbreaking all at the same time"

Document Journal, "five books for the serious daydreamer" by John Edmonds
June 26, 2019

"The Sweet Flypaper of Life by Roy DeCarava & Langston Hughes.
A classic that effortlessly weaves text and image, fact and fiction, the real and the imagined...It is a picture book that should be read from beginning to end, and that takes you in and out of a world that is melodramatic, joyful and heartbreaking all at the same time."

Read the full review in Document Journal.

The Sweet Flypaper of Life is available from David Zwirner Books.

Image: The Sweet Flypaper of Life. Photo by Kyle Knodell

 

 

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