The Jeeves and Wooster bench was the very first one I visited. “Jeeves,” I said, massaging the old lemon, “why is there a painted bench shaped like a book with us on it in the middle of a shopping centre?” “Because,” … Continue reading
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The UK’s National Literacy Trust installed 51 public sculptures in London this summer, what they called BookBenches-benches shaped like open books and illustrated with figures and scenes from iconic works of adult and children’s literature. They were organised around “trails” … Continue reading