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The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Volume 2 (Hardcover)

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Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Looper, 500 Days of Summer) made a big splash with The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories so now he's back with volume 2 One of the most ingenious and successful projects to come out of Gordon-Levitt's online creative coalition hitRECord an international collaboration of artists and writers The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 2 offers more quirky, delightfully small, ingeniously illustrated haiku-like tales, proving once more that the universe isn t made of atoms; it's made of tiny stories. The best things do come in small packages.

About the Author


HitRECord founder and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt s acting career has managed to garner a massive popular appeal while maintaining a widely respected artistic integrity. He recently starred in Christopher Nolan s Academy Award-nominated Inception and received Golden Globe, Independent Spirit and People s Choice award nominations for his performance in (500) Days of Summer. Currently earning rave reviews for his performance in 50/50, also starring Seth Rogen, his upcoming films include David Koepp actioner Premium Rush and Rian Johnson s sci-fi thriller Looper, with Bruce Willis. He is currently in production on The Dark Knight Rises, the third installment in Christopher Nolan s Batman trilogy, and will next begin work opposite Daniel Day Lewis in Steven Spielberg s Abraham Lincoln biopic, Lincoln.

Praise For…


“From the department of Perfect Hipster Stocking Stuffers . . . Buy it for your brooding-artist cousin, but then selfishly decide to keep it for yourself.”
-Philadelphia City Paper

“Not just a coup for [hitRECord.org] but also an object lesson in how it works.”
-New York Times

“Told with haiku-like precision.”
-LA Weekly

“This tiny book is a winner . . . half short story collection, half communal poem.”
-Flavorwire, 10 Must Reads for December 2011

“Ingeniously illustrated . . . witty . . . meaningful.”
-Entertainment Weekly

“HitRECord.org, where tens of thousands of contributors now bring their original music, text, illustrations and footage, lets people really “share” their work - not in the YouTube sense of simply posting something and hoping for an enthusiastic response, but in the true spirit of collaboration.”
-Salon

“These clever little stories-really more like illustrated haikus-often pack a wallop despite their slender length, running the gamut from funny to poignant to just plain strange.”
-The Hollywood Reporter

“A victory for the enduring power and allure of physical, bound books.”
-The Millions

“Gordon-Levitt has culled quirky gems for Vol. 2. A handsome hardbound book full of wit, whimsy, and a little wisdom.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“A brand new collection of moving (and funny!) stories from the hitRECord family and It Books.”
-Entertainment Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062121639
ISBN-10: 0062121634
Publisher: It Books
Publication Date: November 13th, 2012
Pages: 137
Language: English
Series: Tiny Book of Tiny Stories