Requiem for a Paper Bag: Celebrities and Civilians Tell Stories of the Best Lost, Tossed, and Found Items from Around the World (Paperback)

By Davy Rothbart (Editor)
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Hey! My name is Davy. I make a magazine called Found. We publish notes & letters that folks find on the street.

I asked my favorite writers, musicians, artists & entertainers to tell me about the things they've found.

These are the stories they've shared.

About the Author

Davy Rothbart is a frequent contributor to "This American Life" and a variety of magazines, the founder of "Found Magazine" and the editor of its various bestselling anthologies, and the author of "The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas". He was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he still lives.

Praise For…

"Found is a quirky lens into the flotsam and jetsam of humanity." -- Chicago Tribune

"Found is as unexpected as a tumbleweed." -- The New Yorker

"I love Found! The tales in this book prove that life is full of surprises; when you keep your eyes on the ground, you never know what you're gonna find!" -- Drew Barrymore

"Found is a trash picker's and anthropologist's dream come true!" -- Los Angeles Times

"Found is a powerful fix for thinking voyeurs!" -- The Boston Globe

"Pick up a copy of Found and be instantly utterly fascinated." -- The Guardian (UK)

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416560548
ISBN-10: 1416560548
Publisher: Fireside Books
Publication Date: May 5th, 2009
Pages: 234
Language: English